... for Mac?

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hondavtec
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... for Mac?

Post by hondavtec » Wed Nov 01, 2006 1:35 am

It would be VERY nice to have your tool also for Thunderbird under Mac OSX... I'm already running it under Windows
on an Intel Mac.

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Post by BloodDragon » Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:48 pm

yeh, but you don't have active sync for mac, so that would mean a lot more to do

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Post by Birdy » Wed Nov 01, 2006 8:47 pm

As it was mentioned previously, the problem is that the technology used on Mac is different from ActiveSync and is based on iSync. So it would very likely need a lot of work to do this adaptation...
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Post by fredoo75 » Wed Sep 05, 2007 11:31 am

Birdy wrote:As it was mentioned previously, the problem is that the technology used on Mac is different from ActiveSync and is based on iSync. So it would very likely need a lot of work to do this adaptation...
I have found this making activesync job on Mac:
http://www.markspace.com/missingsync_windowsmobile.php
but I don't know if BirdieSync works with it....
And run it this Parallels?

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Post by Birdy » Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:54 am

Thanks for the link. At first glance, it would need a lot of work to adapt BirdieSync to missingSync (if it would be possible to use it).
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Post by fredoo75 » Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:56 pm

An other link :
http://forum.parallels.com/thread2743.html
to use Activesync with parallels

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Post by Birdy » Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:28 pm

Well, if Parallels works with Outlook, then maybe it would work with BirdieSync... The constraint would be to also install the PC version of Thunderbird. But the question is to know if a Mac Thunderbird profile can be accessed by a Thunderbird for PC...
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Re: ... for Mac?

Post by sunspots » Thu Jul 31, 2008 12:46 pm

Even though I don't currently own a Mac, it will be the next OS I do buy to replace my Windows machine. This could happen tomorrow (heaven forbid) or in the next few years (you never know when your machine will die :( ).

So, I would like to see Thunderbird & Lightning/Sunbird work with BirdySync on the Mac platform.

Maybe you could start a poll to gauge how much interest there is and how many now use Mac & Windows Mobile devices.

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Re: ... for Mac?

Post by mlakhi » Wed Jul 15, 2009 1:49 pm

Yes please. Was using Thunderbird with Birdiesync on my PC very hapily but have just migrated to Mac Pro and REALLY need this.

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Re: ... for Mac?

Post by wiseguy » Wed Dec 30, 2009 7:47 pm

Now that BirdieSync 2 is working without Active Sync, is it possible to use BirdieSync with MAC Thunderbird?
That would be very great for my dad because he have a new macBook and I want to have Thunderbird on his Notebook.

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Re: ... for Mac?

Post by DoDoMe » Mon Mar 08, 2010 10:10 am

hi all,

I'm also interested in switching into the mac world - so I also would appreciate a birdiesync for that part of the universe! I will try some options with a friend of mine and give a report soon!

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Re: ... for Mac?

Post by GrafvonZahl » Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:04 pm

For a Mac there are interesting options:

1. Get a Nokia phone as a birthday gift. FInd out that Nokia sucks because they do not support Macs in general, that their "Ovi" software only runs on Windows, that there is no iSync plugin for exactly your Nokia phone. Sell the Nokia phone and delete the word "Nokia" from your memory.

2. Consider buying an iPhone. Find out that it costs a fortune. Get crazy when you find out that it is impossible to sync an iphone with anything else than Apple's stupid address book and calendar. They both suck. Big time. Believe me, they are awful. (Fanatic Mac users love them, or course)

3. Use Thunderbird on your Mac. Great software. Until you find out that OpenOffice for Mac can't read addresses for letters out of that, but that's another problem.

4. Ask in a Thunderbird forum how to sync Thunderbird with any mobile phone and ask for recommendations for a phone. People will tell you "get MyPhoneExplorer" or "buy BirdieSync". Find out that both run on Windows PCs only.

5. Ask in a Mac forum how to sync Thunderbird on a Mac with any mobile phone and ask for recommendations for a phone. People will tell you "use Apple's fantastic address book and calendar" and "buy an iPhone" - and nothing else.

6. Consider living without a computer and using paper and a pen again. And a phone box. Just to avoid to go mad.

Are there any other options?

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Re: ... for Mac?

Post by GrafvonZahl » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:40 am

So, when is this available for Mac? Come on, guys, there are so many people who like their Mac and their iPhone and Thunderbird and Lightning.

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Re: ... for Mac?

Post by Birdy » Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:08 pm

I understand your frustration and agree that it would be great to have BirdieSync running on a Mac. As usual, it's a matter of time and there are a lot of features that it would be nice to provide or new platforms that BirdieSync could support. Porting this software to mac requires a new installer, specific adaptations, additional tests, etc. I still cannot tell you when it would be possible to provide such a version.
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Re: ... for Mac?

Post by robb » Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:45 am

Well, it's been almost a year since the last update. And this is now something that I'd be very interested in too. So... any news?
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