Author: Adam Tow

MsgFiler Plugins Updated for maOS Big Sur 11.2

If you have upgraded to macOS Big Sur 11.2, your MsgFiler mail plugins may have been disabled. If so, please upgrade to the latest versions of the plugins:

  • MsgFiler Engine: Version 1.5.3 works with macOS 11.2. This is the plugin you should install if you are purchased MsgFiler from the Mac App Store.
  • MsgFiler Classic: Version 2.5.3 works with macOS 11.2

If you are running a previous version of macOS, such as Catalina or Mojave, you should not need to do anything.

MsgFiler Engine 1.5.0 and Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.5.0 for macOS Big Sur 11.0

Beta versions of MsgFiler Engine 1.5 and the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.5 have been released, providing compatibility support for macOS Big Sur 11.0.

macOS Mojave introduced a new way to manage and enable Mail Plug-Ins. You’ll install MsgFiler Engine and the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin in the same way as before, but you’ll need to go into Mail’s Preferences to enable the plug-ins to work. See step 9 below for more details.

It is common for macOS updates to disable your Mail plugins. To get back fast-filing performance with MsgFiler, simply:

  1. Download the latest version of the plugin.
  2. Double-click on the disk image file.
  3. Go to the Finder.
  4. Hold the option-key down and click on the Go menu.
  5. Choose Library.
  6. Navigate to the ~/Library/Mail/Bundles folder.
  7. Drag the MsgFilerEngine.mailbundle or MsgFilerPlugIn.mailbundle folder into the Bundles folder.
  8. If you are using macOS 10.15 Big Sur or Catalina, open Mail Preferences.
    1. Click Manage Plug-Ins.
    2. Ensure that MsgFilerEngine.mailbundle (or MsgFilerPlugIn.mailbundle) is checked.
    3. Click Apply and Restart Mail.
  9. Quit and relaunch Mail.

Verify that the plugin is active by clicking on the Message menu:

  • MsgFiler Engine: A menu item labelled “MsgFiler Engine 1.5.0” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.
  • Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin: A menu item labelled “Move with MsgFiler” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.

MsgFiler Engine 1.4.1 and Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.4.1 for macOS Catalina 10.15.5

New versions of MsgFiler Engine 1.4.1 and the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.4.1 have been released, providing compatibility support for macOS Catalina 10.15.5.

macOS Mojave introduced a new way to manage and enable Mail Plug-Ins. You’ll install MsgFiler Engine and the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin in the same way as before, but you’ll need to go into Mail’s Preferences to enable the plug-ins to work. See step 9 below for more details.

It is common for macOS updates to disable your Mail plugins. To get back fast-filing performance with MsgFiler, simply:

  1. Download the latest version of the plugin.
  2. Decompress the ZIP archive.
  3. Double-click on the disk image file.
  4. Go to the Finder.
  5. Hold the option-key down and click on the Go menu.
  6. Choose Library.
  7. Navigate to the ~/Library/Mail/Bundles folder.
  8. Drag the MsgFilerEngine.mailbundle or MsgFilerPlugIn.mailbundle folder into the Bundles folder.
  9. If you are using macOS 10.15 Catalina, open Mail Preferences
    1. Click Manage Plug-Ins.
    2. Ensure that MsgFilerEngine.mailbundle (or MsgFilerPlugIn.mailbundle) is checked.
    3. Click Apply and Restart Mail.
  10. Quit and relaunch Mail.

Verify that the plugin is active by clicking on the Message menu:

  • MsgFiler Engine: A menu item labelled “MsgFiler Engine 1.4.1” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.
  • Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin: A menu item labelled “Move with MsgFiler” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.

MsgFiler Engine 1.3.3 and Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.3.8 for macOS Mojave

New versions of MsgFiler Engine 1.3.3 and the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.3.8 have been released, providing compatibility support for macOS Mojave 10.14.

Mojave introduces a new way to manage and enable Mail Plug-Ins. You’ll install MsgFiler Engine and the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin in the same way as before, but you’ll need to go into Mail’s Preferences to enable the plug-ins to work. See step 9 below for more details.

It is common for macOS updates to disable your Mail plugins. To get back fast-filing performance with MsgFiler, simply:

  1. Download the latest version of the plugin.
  2. Decompress the ZIP archive.
  3. Double-click on the disk image file.
  4. Go to the Finder.
  5. Hold the option-key down and click on the Go menu.
  6. Choose Library.
  7. Navigate to the ~/Library/Mail/Bundles folder.
  8. Drag the MsgFilerEngine.mailbundle or MsgFilerPlugIn.mailbundle folder into the Bundles folder.
  9. If you are using macOS 10.14 Mojave, open Mail Preferences
    1. Click Manage Plug-Ins.
    2. Ensure that MsgFilerEngine.mailbundle (or MsgFilerPlugIn.mailbundle) is checked.
    3. Click Apply and Restart Mail.


  10. Quit and relaunch Mail.

Verify that the plugin is active by clicking on the Message menu:

  • MsgFiler Engine: A menu item labelled “MsgFiler Engine 1.3.3” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.
  • Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin: A menu item labelled “Move with MsgFiler” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.

MsgFiler Engine 1.3.2 and Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.3.7 Updated

New versions of MsgFiler Engine 1.3.2 and the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.3.7 have been released, providing compatibility support for macOS High Sierra 10.13.

It is common for macOS updates to disable your Mail plugins. To get back fast-filing performance with MsgFiler, simply:

  1. Download the latest version of the plugin.
  2. Decompress the ZIP archive.
  3. Double-click on the disk image file.
  4. Go to the Finder.
  5. Hold the option-key down and click on the Go menu.
  6. Choose Library.
  7. Navigate to the ~/Library/Mail/Bundles folder.
  8. Drag the MsgFilerEngine.mailbundle or MsgFilerPlugIn.mailbundle folder into the Bundles folder.
  9. Quit and relaunch Mail.

Verify that the plugin is active by clicking on the Message menu:

  • MsgFiler Engine: A menu item labelled “MsgFiler Engine 1.3.2” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.
  • Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin: A menu item labelled “Move with MsgFiler” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.

MsgFiler Engine 1.3.1 and Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.3.6 Updated

New versions of MsgFiler Engine 1.3.1 and the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.3.6 have been released, providing compatibility support for macOS Sierra 10.12.4.

It is common for macOS updates to disable your Mail plugins. To get back fast-filing performance with MsgFiler, simply:

  1. Download the latest version of the plugin.
  2. Decompress the ZIP archive.
  3. Double-click on the disk image file.
  4. Go to the Finder.
  5. Hold the option-key down and click on the Go menu.
  6. Choose Library.
  7. Navigate to the ~/Library/Mail/Bundles folder.
  8. Drag the MsgFilerEngine.mailbundle or MsgFilerPlugIn.mailbundle folder into the Bundles folder.
  9. Quit and relaunch Mail.

Verify that the plugin is active by clicking on the Message menu:

  • MsgFiler Engine: A menu item labelled “MsgFiler Engine 1.3.1” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.
  • Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin: A menu item labelled “Move with MsgFiler” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.

MsgFiler Engine 1.3.0 and Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.3.5 Updated

New versions of MsgFiler Engine 1.3.0 and the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.3.5 have been released, providing compatibility support for macOS Sierra 10.12.2.

It is common for macOS updates to disable your Mail plugins. To get back fast-filing performance with MsgFiler, simply:

  1. Download the latest version of the plugin.
  2. Decompress the ZIP archive.
  3. Double-click on the disk image file.
  4. Go to the Finder.
  5. Hold the option-key down and click on the Go menu.
  6. Choose Library.
  7. Navigate to the ~/Library/Mail/Bundles folder.
  8. Drag the MsgFilerEngine.mailbundle or MsgFilerPlugIn.mailbundle folder into the Bundles folder.
  9. Quit and relaunch Mail.

Verify that the plugin is active by clicking on the Message menu:

  • MsgFiler Engine: A menu item labelled “MsgFiler Engine 1.3.0” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.
  • Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin: A menu item labelled “Move with MsgFiler” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.

MsgFiler Engine 1.2.9 and Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.3.4 Updated

New versions of MsgFiler Engine 1.2.9 and the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin 2.3.4 have been released. The update for the Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin fixes a bug with filing when using the Return/Enter key. It also provides compatibility support for macOS Sierra.

It is common for macOS updates to disable your Mail plugins. To get back fast-filing performance with MsgFiler, simply:

  1. Download the latest version of the plugin.
  2. Decompress the ZIP archive.
  3. Double-click on the disk image file.
  4. Go to the Finder.
  5. Hold the option-key down and click on the Go menu.
  6. Choose Library.
  7. Navigate to the ~/Library/Mail/Bundles folder.
  8. Drag the MsgFilerEngine.mailbundle or MsgFilerPlugIn.mailbundle folder into the Bundles folder.
  9. Quit and relaunch Mail.

Verify that the plugin is active by clicking on the Message menu:

  • MsgFiler Engine: A menu item labelled “MsgFiler Engine 1.2.8” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.
  • Original MsgFiler Mail Plugin: A menu item labelled “Move with MsgFiler” will appear at the bottom of the Message menu.