SMS plugin lets you read text messages stored on your device right from your Mac (Free SyncMate edition).

Note: To show names instead of telephone numbers, first sync Contacts between your device and Mac. 

With Expert edition of SyncMate you can export messages from your device to your Mac in HTML, TXT and CSV formats. Just click Export button next to the message:

And choose the required format:

If you have an Android device, you can send text messages right from your Mac in SyncMate Expert edition (your device should be connected to Mac). Click New text (SMS) button: 

To send a message to multiple recipients at a time, just check several of them: