If you have decided to migrate from Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook and you are looking out for convenient options that would ease off your migrating procedure, then you are definitely at the right place. For those who are using Thunderbird must be aware that Thunderbird email client puts down all its storage data in MBOX files. Therefore, people require a utility that will convert the mbox files into Outlook PST file format.
Here we will assay a product that will help users to export the MBOX files into Outlook. It will facilitate in converting the MBOX files to PST file format.
Installation and Usage of Tool
You can download the tool from the website of SysTools without any complexities. The setup file size is 9.6 MB, and it is easily installed on the system. Since the application is completely Windows based, it is compatible with all the versions of Windows Operating System including the version 8.1.
Once it is installed, you can easily track down its functionalities. Let us have a look on the product features.
Short Description of the Product
The MBOX to PST converter tool has been designed for users who are seeking for a comfortable approach to transfer the MBOX files into PST file format of Outlook. This utility is a stand-alone tool that provides support for the conversion of data from various email clients that use Mbox file format for the storage of data. The utility extends its compatibility with a wide range of email clients like Spicebird Mail, Entourage, The Bat, Pocomail, Eudora, Apple Mac, etc.
Let us have a look on its set of functionalities
- Converts the MBOX files to Outlook PST in a batch process
- Filters out MBOX files from other email database file formats
- Option of splitting the output PST to manage the files more effectively
- Includes support for the latest 64-bit version of Operating System
- Apart from Outlook PST file format, converts the MBOX data into EML and MSG
- Supports creation of PST file in 2 ways: single PST for all MBOX or single PST file per MBOX file
Exploring Its Features
Detection of Email clients
This feature works in to provide greater accessibility of detecting the MBOX files. You just need to select the mail client and the software will automatically fetch the MBOX files from the storage location to the interface.
However, if you have orphan MBOX files, then you need to browse the location of MBOX file from your hard drive manually.
Preview of Data Stored in MBOX
One the software scans the data; it will fetch you a preview of all the folders containing email messages, contacts, notes, attachments, etc. this preview will appear on the right-hand side pane of the software panel. Also, you will get to analyze the email messages in nine different views including the attachment view.
Selective Export of Data
You can either export all the fodders by selecting the tab present at the top menu bar or else if you want to export the data selectively then enable the checkbox against the folders that you wish to export.
No Dependency on Outlook
The software does not require Outlook set up for MBOX to PST conversion. Even if you do not have Outlook on your system, you can convert the MBOX files into PST file format.
Trial and Testing
The demo version of MBOX to PST conversion tool shows the preview of all the email messages that lies in MBOX file. However, it can export only 25 items into PST file format.
Performance and Rating
The application sets barriers in invoking a process by which you can convert the backup (MBOX file) of the Google Vault and Gmail in Outlook PST file format. My rating for the product would be 5/5 regarding performance and productivity.
Wrapping it off
Instead of noticing the striking interface, your eyes are going to set on the remarkable feature put aside by the application in automatically detecting the client specific .mbox files from the hard drive and then one can proceed with the conversion of file format to PST. The tool has all the makings of a high-end device that has been designed to suit the requirements of every user, and this makes it deserving of high marks.
The tool has all the makings of a high-end device that has been designed to suit the requirements of every user and this makes it definitely deserving of high marks.