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Is there web app that can open .eml attachments properly?

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(Updated) I did a search and found a service by a company named Encryptomatic. The web page lets you specify an .eml file (or other file formats such as .msg) from your computer. It will then render the contents of the file.

Link: http://www.encryptomatic.com/viewer/

A note from a legal/privacy perspective: When you specify a file, you are essentially giving the service a copy of your file. I assume they are reading the copy and then deleting it, but I have no knowledge or connection with the company or the service.

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While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. – user221287 Jan 1 '13 at 16:28
Thanks - have just updated my answer. – Dave Clausen Jan 2 '13 at 2:01

This question is old but I'll chime in anyway.

You shouldn't have to rely on webmail services for this task (I'm talking from a privacy perspective). I would suggest downloading a free e-mail client and open the .eml file locally.

I am using Mozilla's Thunderbird which is free, and opens .eml files excellently (attachments rendered properly as files and all). From that point, you can choose what to do with your e-mail: extract contents, download attachments, forward etc.

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