Mac Gmail Backup

Easily create a backup of Gmail data into EML, PST, MBOX, MSG, and EMLX format on Mac platform with SysTools Mac Gmail Backup Software. This innovative technology allows you to save a copy of mails on on-premise environment and prevent it from unexpected online catastrophe events.

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Backup Gmail Emails MAC to EML, PST, MBOX, MSG, & EMLX File Easily


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  • Backup emails from Gmail account on Mac OS X
  • Allows to Backup Gmail Emails to EML, PST, MBOX, MSG & EMLX
  • Tool allows to Download Emails from Selective Folders during backup process
  • It supports to Apply Date Filter to archive data within specified date range
  • Backup process can be paused and resumed as needed
  • Download attachments with Emails during the backup process
  • Provides Delete After Download Facility to save server space after Gmail Backup
  • Automatically Generates Status Report in CSV file after complete backup Process
  • Option to Save Gmail Email data at desired on-premise location
  • Gmail Archive Utility maintains Integrity of Emails & retains Folder structure
  • Installation of MS Outlook is not required for Gmail data backup on Mac OS

Note: This Tool supports to take backup of only FREE Gmail Account ( with " *** " ).

Free Live Demo - SysTools MAC Gmail Backup Fully Secured Download Version

List of Key Features in SysTools MAC Gmail Backup Software

Gmail Account Backup

Gmail User Email Backup

The Mac Gmail Backup software features to provide an email backup for Gmail user account on Mac system. All email folders are included in the download during the Gmail Backup Process. Therefore, the complete Gmail account emails are downloaded as part of the backup process. For this you must make sure to have good internet Bandwidth for smooth backup process & One needs to provide valid credentials of their account and within few minutes, you will be having the Gmail archive file in hand.

Note: Disable "Two Step Authentication" & Enable "Less Secure Apps" prior to the Gmail Backup Process.

Backup in Multiple Formats

Backup into Multiple Formats

Software supports to create backup of email data in different formats like PST, EML, MSG, MBOX & EMLX.

  • PST File: Supported by MS Outlook Email Client
  • MBOX File: Supported by Apple Mail, Thunderbird, Entourage, Netscape, Pocomail etc.
  • MSG File: Single Message file, supported by Microsoft Outlook
  • EML File: Supported by Windows Live Mail, Outlook Express, Apple Mail, etc.
  • EMLX File: Supported by Apple Mail email client application

Backup Selective Folders

Backup All or Selective Folders

This feature applies to email folders using which you can download data only from selective folders. You can either download from all folders or selective ones using Select All or checkbox against selective folders like Inbox, Drafts, Sent Mail etc. respectively which you want to backup on Mac.

Backup MAC Gmail by Date

Backup Gmail Emails by Date

You can take the backup of Gmail data within a specific date range. Apply filters to minimize the time consumed in unnecessarily downloading the entire Gmail account data with Mac Gmail to PST, EML, EMLX. MBOX & MSG Converter tool.

Pause and Resume

Pause & Resume Downloading

Software provides Pause and Resume Option for uninterrupted Backup of Gmail emails. If in between the downloading, internet connection is lost or stopped, the process can be later resumed. Once paused, the process can be resumed even after the software is closed and re-run later on, only by providing the respective account password.

Status Report

Maintains Status Report of Backup

While you backup Gmail to MBOX, PST, EML, EMLX & MSG, the tool will show complete progress report with details like: Source Path, Destination Path, MailCount, Fail Count & Status of backup process. You can also save the Status Report as CSV after the complete Gmail backup process.

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Delete After Download Option

Gmail Archive Tool offers a functionality to automatically delete the emails from the Gmail account once they are downloaded and saved to the computer hard drive. You have to enable the Delete after download option so that some storage space is generated in the Gmail account without a data being lost.

Maintain Folder structure

Retain Folder Hierarchy of Gmail Labels

This feature within the application retains the folder structure of email folders while downloading Gmail emails to the local hard drive. In addition, the meta attributes in each emails are maintained in order even after the Gmail backup process is completed.

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Download All Email Attachments

Mac Gmail Email backup Software is capable of saving all the attachments within the emails to be backed up in the local system drive. There is a possibility availed for exporting selected email attachments to the system. The emails that are moved to the hard drive have its attachments too downloaded to the system hard drive.

Support MAC OS

Supported Mac OS X

The tool is incorporated with a simple & user-friendly interface. It offers an understandable layout, which eliminates all the challenges faced at the time of Gmail backup .The tool successfully run on Mac Versions macOS High Sierra(10.13), macOS Sierra(10.12),OS X El Captain(10.11), OS X Yosemite(10.10), OS X Mavericks (10.9), OS X Mountain Lion(10.8)

Gmail Backup MAC Software Specifications
Free Try the Demo Version of Gmail MAC Backup Tool to Export Gmail Data into EML, PST, MBOX, MSG & EMLX

Software Download

Size : 25.3 MB

Version : 3.1

MD5 : eab67fce477019ed115019fbe6655ea5

Trial Limitations

Demo of MAC Gmail Backup software can preview & Export first 100 Emails to EML, EMLX, MSG, MBOX and PST

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space

Around 2 GB of RAM

Intel® Pentium 1 GHz processor (2.4 GHz is recommended)


Operating System

MacOS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), MacOS X 10.9(Mavericks), MacOS X 10.10 (Yosemite), MacOS X 10.11 (El Capitan), MacOS X 10.12 (Sierra), MacOS X 10.13 (High Sierra), MacOS X 10.14 (Mojave), MacOS X 10.15 (Catalina)


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Get an Overview of Mac Gmail Mailbox Backup Features - DEMO and Licensed Version

Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Backup Single Gmail User Account Emails
Backup All or Selective Folders
Backup by Date
Pause & Resume Backup Process
Maintains Status Report
Supports Mac OS X 10.8 & later versions
Save & Export Mac Gmail Email into PST, MBOX, MSG, EML and EMLX Backup First 100 Emails All Items
Cost FREE $39
Frequently Asked Questions

Listed Commonly Asked Questions and Answers

How Can I Backup Complete Gmail Account with this Mac Gmail Backup Tool?

"I have approx 10 Gb of data in my Gmail Account. How Can I take complete backup of my Gmail Account?"

Gmail MAC Backup

You can follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Download MAC Gmail Backup.
  • Step 2: Select Export Options as EML, PST, MBOX, MSG, and EMLX.
  • Step 3: Backup Gmail Emails by Date & Folder Filter.
  • Step 4: Successfully backup Gmail Emails on Mac OS X.

"I have an Apple Mac machine and my usual interaction with clients is done via Gmail. However, after a recent account hack, I have become particular about its safety. Concerning the same, I wanted to ensure that business continuity is always maintained. Therefore, I want the data from my Gmail account to reside on my machine too, so that I can always have access on it even though the account is hacked. Is there a possible way to do so?"

Mac Gmail Backup is the apt release for your requirement to archive emails in multiple file formats like EML, PST, MBOX, MSG, EMLX. The software is built to download Gmail account data at the specified directory. Moreover, the software features user specific customizations in the backup process with the help of date filter & custom folder backup.

"There are a lot of emails stored on my Gmail account that are of great importance due to the contents they store within. This has caused a security concern, which I am unable to get over. Is there a way to get these emails on my Mac machine in bulk so that they can be cleared off from the online storage? Online storage is risky owing to the possibility of hacking. How to backup Gmail account on Mac machine?"

With this software, you can backup / download your Gmail account data moved to local storage. This can be done in two ways:

  • You can selectively backup the emails (with attachments) from your Gmail account and maintain the continuity of data usage.
  • Alternatively, you can download selective emails via folder selection or email filter via date and choose Delete After Downlod Option to clear them from the Gmail account for continued safety.

"I am currently having Gmail for Business Account with Custom domains. Does your software also supports to take backup of Custom Domain Gmail Account?"

No, This Mac Gmail Backup software does not support "custom domain Gmail account" (other than

"I am a MAC user and I am using limited file formats due to some security reasons. I wanted to know about the MAC Gmail Backup software file formats. In which format the backup is migrated?"

Mac Gmail Backup provides users to take backup in EML, PST, MBOX, MSG, EMLX on Mac OS X Platform. Theses file formats are easily supported in their supportive applications like: PST File (MS Outlook Email Client), MBOX File (Supported by Apple Mail, Thunderbird, Entourage, Netscape, Pocomail etc) MSG File( supported by Microsoft Outlook),EML (Supported by Windows Live Mail, Outlook Express, Apple Mail, etc.), EMLX File (Supported by Apple Mail )

Yes, you can install the software and export Gmail messages to PST smoothly without Outlook installation.

This occurs when your Mac's machine language is not English (India), English (UK), or English (US). Set the desired language and region, and restart the machine to successfully backup.

The time taken by the software to backup a Gmail email account entirely depends upon the internet speed and amount of data being backed up.

The basic need to run the software is the JDK (Java Development Kit) and JRE 8 (Java Runtime Environment). You have to download and install JDK & JRE 8 packages to overcome the pop-up error message “Unable to load Java Runtime Environment” in your system. Or if you want more information, then check the Pre-requisites that is listed in the Specifications section.

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