How to convert Thunderbird MBOX files to MS Outlook PST format?

Get the complete process to convert MBOX to Outlook PST with MBOX to PST Converter automated application. Follow the steps to know the process of conversion.

Step.1 Run the program - Firstly, install and launch MBOX to PST Converter on any Windows operating system. After that, you will find the first image of the software as shown below –

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Step.2 Add MBOX file/files - Now, add MBOX files to whom you want to open in MS Outlook. You can select a single MBOX file or a folder of MBOX.

Here are the options to add Thunderbird MBOX files to the software panel –

  • Folder mode – This will upload a folder of MBOX at once.
  • File mode – To add MBOX file one by one.
  • Load Thunderbird files – This will directly load Thunderbird files for conversion. (Thunderbird installation is required to use this option.)

Once you select the option, hit the Browse button and upload the desired files to the software panel. Hit Continue option to move ahead.

Step.3 Preview of MBOX files - As the MBOX files are added, you can find a preview of the files. From the left panel, you can select desired MBOX files and leave undesired items behind.

Hit Export button provided on the upper left corner of the window. This will direct you to the Export options.

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Step.4 Conversion Options - Multiple options are available in which you can convert Thunderbird MBOX files.

Single PST – This will export MBOX files to a single PST file.

Multiple PST for each MBOX file – This will create a separate PST file for every MBOX file.

You can choose any of the options to convert MBOX files to Outlook. Apart from this, EML, EMLX, MSG, HTML, etc. options are also available in which you can convert MBOX file. You can choose any of the export options as per your desire.

Step.5 Output destination - Now, mention a location where you want to see the resultant files after the conversion. Use the Browse button and mention a destination path of your system.

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Step.6 Convert Now - Finally, place the mouse cursor to the Convert Now button. This will commence the conversion process and provide you the results within a few minutes.

Important note: If you have downloaded the demo version, you can convert only first 10 items from every folder to PST file format. For unlimited conversion option, purchase the licensed version.