Gmail Backup tool

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Sure, you do regular backups of your data, right? You know you'd be sunk if you lost all that stuff: financial information, customer database, reports, and more. But what about your email? Back in the day, you used a desktop email application. When you backed up your system, you were sure to grab your email at the same time. But now that you use an online system for email, that little piece has gone away. If your email service of choice is Gmail, you're in luck: you've got Gmail Backup.

Gmail Backup is a tool that lets you back up your Gmail account. If you use Gmail in your business, you really can't afford to lose your important mail. You'd like to assume that Google will always be there, and that your data will always be safe, but then again they thought the Titanic was unsinkable as well. With this app it's pretty easy to do an "incremental backup", where you grab all the email since your last backup, so you don't have to grab several years worth of messages each time you run it. You're backing up the "All Mail" folder, so everything you really care about, including all sent, received, and draft messages.

A free download, Gmail Backup runs under Linux and Windows. There's an unsupported command-line only Mac version as well, if you're feeling particularly adventurous.

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One Response to “Gmail Backup tool”

  1. A simple solution for Gmail backup or IMAP backup, Use Beyond Inbox , which lets you keep your email organized and inbox clean so that you can find a message when you need it. At the same time, you also need to make sure that you archive and backup your email to prevent the loss in situations like accidental loss of data from email servers, hacking of account, forget password, over size inbox or unpredictable scenarios.

    There are five basic functions that we all need to perform in order to manage and safeguard our email- backup, restore, archive, transfer and organize the data. Beyond Inbox can help you perform all of these in a very efficient and easy way.
    Using Beyond Inbox, you can backup, restore, archive, transfer or organize email from any IMAP enabled email account.

    It makes a single file(.eml) for each downloaded mail, so that you can see the relevent mail through any other email Client application like MS Outlook, Thunderbird etc.

    Beyond Inbox is available in two different flavors i.e. an easy User Interface using which you use all its feature like backup ,restore,copy and move and Command line interface using which you can schedule the task of gmail backup or IMAP backup .

    You can use this tool on Windows, Linux as well as Mac OSX. Click here to download

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