Mail Act-On's interface is always a keystroke away when you need it, and it quickly disappears when you are finished. Alternatively you can lock it open to organize multiple messages in rapid-fire succession
Move messages by keystroke only
Mail Act-On’s interface includes the ability to move or copy messages to any folders by keystroke, even if you don’t have an Act-On rule for a particular mailbox.
Version 2.1 introduces preferred mailboxes. You can now quickly configure your number keys to move messages to specific mailboxes for even faster filing of messages.
Easy rule configuration
Act-On integrates its Outbox and Act-On rules seamlessly into Mail's rule editor. If you have created a regular Mail rule, you can create an Act-On rule.
Go ahead, make mistakes. Mail Act-On can undo your last rule application, no matter how many messages were affected or how complex the actions were.
Preview, don’t read
Mail Act-On lets you control when you mark a message read. Set it to immediately, after a delay, or never for better control over items in your inbox.
Works with all Mail accounts
Mail Act-On will work with all types of messages and accounts: POP, IMAP, GMail, RSS items and notes.
Integrates with other Mail plugins
Mail Act-On works with other Mail plug-ins such as MailTags and MiniMail to improve organization and efficiency of your email experience.
See Mail Act-On in Action
Mail Act-On is very simple to use, just hit one or two keystrokes to organize your mail. But don’t let this simplicity deceive you. You can use Mail Act-On to build very sophisticated rule based systems that will help you automate your email organization. The following tutorials guide you through a few of these techniques.
Learn how to create and apply keystroke rules to messages.
Learn how to create outbox rules that automatically organize your sent mail.
Learn how to use multiple rules to provide different sets of actions to take on different messages.
Learn how to use Outbox rules and rule chaining to automatically file a message after you reply to it.
Learn how chain rules together to build sophisticated And/Or logic in your rule application.
Learn how to organize your corresponsdance better by watching for replies to message you send.