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Review for SysTools® MBOX Converter Software

Posted In Office tools, Software Reviews, Utilities - By Techtiplib on Thursday, November 14th, 2013 With No Comments »

MBOX (short form of MailBox) is one of the familiar file formats for users who work on multiple email platforms. MBOX can be referred as the most common file format with reference to the facility it is provided as a text file to store email messages and manage them effectively on a PC. The pattern of data storage shown by MBOX files add up reliability in maintaining information accuracy. Starting its journey from UNIX platform, MBOX is still in use by many of the valued email clients like Eudora, Entourage, Thunderbird, Apple Mail, PowerMail, Postbox, Netscape, AOL PocoMail etc.

User who lacks the MBOX supportive email platforms find it tough to open or read MBOX file, which create business downtime or information loss.  For example, if user receives emails with MBOX file attached in it and Windows OS Deny the availability of supportive application to open it, then the only solution left is to get the SysTools® MBOX Converter software. This all in one software solution is designed with the ability to convert MBOX file to PST, EML and MSG format, so that the platform dependency can be avoided while opening MBOX file in a new environment. This multiple option to convert MBOX files help to widen the intelligence of user to decide the correct file format to which they want the MBOX content.

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Working Procedure of SysTools® MBOX Converter!

Select MBOX File- From the location where MBOX file is stored user can select it and add files to the software UI. Multiple MBOX files can be added from any location on PC.

Scan MBOX File- Once the MBOX file is added to the tool, it will start scanning the content to give the preview of emails for a complete analysis of data before exporting it.

Export MBOX- After getting the preview of MBOX emails, user can export MBOX file content to the selected format among the options given as PST, MSG or EML selecting the folder or email that is to be exported.

Outstanding Qualities of SysTools® MBOX Converter Software!

  • Convert MBOX file to PST, MSG or EML format.
  • No Outlook installation needed to perform MBOX to PST conversion.
  • Naming convention option activated while saving MBOX as EML or MSG.
  • No file size or type of MBOX extension concern to convert an MBOX file.
  • Support to convert MBOX files created under 17 email platforms.
  • Report of the entire MBOX Conversion process generated at the end of process.
  • Newly created PST file is readily accessible by any of the Outlook versions.


MBOX Converter Version 2.1 Is Live Now- Check What Is New In It!

MBOX Converter version 2.1 is live now and to answer the curiosity of what is new in it, have a look:

  • Multiple MBOX files can be added to scan all at one go.
  • Thunderbird mail folders can be scanned and converted easily as the option to scan MBOX file from sub-folders by to maintain folder hierarchy is updated.
  • Option to migrate MBOX files to MS Outlook PST, MSG and EML file formats.
  • While MBOX to PST conversion options are provided as
    • Merge multiple MBOX files into single PST or get separate PST for every MBOX file selected.
    • Email properties will be kept intact even after MBOX to PST, MSG or EML migration.
    • For easy data management the inline images and HTML formatting of email body will be retained, helping for easy data management.

Free Version Download for SysTools® MBOX Converter

New MBOX Converter version 2.1 is available for free download where user gets the provision to convert 25 emails from each MBOX file selected. It is highly recommended to try free demo of the software before full version purchase so that the step by step procedure for unlimited MBOX file conversion can be known without any investment made.

System Requirements

  • Operating System: – All Versions of WIN OS (34 and 62 bits) supported. (Win 2000, 2002, 2003, XP, Vista, 7 to Win 8)
  • Outlook – NO Outlook Installation is mandatory
  • Processor- 1GHz Processor (Suggested 2.4 GHz)
  • Memory – 512 MB of RAM (Suggested 1GB)
  • Free Space- Minimum of 5 MB free space Advised

Read: Steps to Convert MBOX Files to PST, EML or MSG using SysTools® MBOX Converter! 


The benefit bundle that’s SysTools® MBOX Converter brings to the user by triple options to convert MBOX to PST, EML or MSG format make it worth download for free . MBOX file that was restricted to be opened and accessed under certain email platforms will be available to be opened at user familiar environment like Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows mail and Windows Live mail once the conversion of the MBOX file is carried out using the SysTools® MBOX Converter. The highlighted feature of the tool is that:

  • NO Outlook installation is demanded for MBOX to PST, EML or MSG conversion
  • Convert MBOX file created within 17 different email platforms.

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