MBOX is the standard for email archives in the open-source arena and is the native file format for a multitude of email applications. Mozilla Thunderbird, Mac OS email clients, and most Linux email clients use MBOX or its variants to store the mailbox data. Several email services such as Gmail and Yahoo mail also provide MBOX as their export format. However, Microsoft Outlook is different. It does not provide a native means to import MBOX file and supports only PST format. However, some third-party applications can easily convert Mac MBOX to PST files. And we will review one such tool in this blog.
Review of Mac MBOX to PST Converter
For converting MBOX files to PST format, one can take the help of MBOX to PST converter for Mac. The software converts all the MBOX files into PST, EML, EMLX, MSG, HTML, and PDF file formats on a Mac machine. The application is supported on several Mac versions such as Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, macOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14, 10.15.
System Requirements of Product:
The latest version 4.0 comes with a size of 34.2 MB. So the tool only requires 80 MB of space to fully install and operate on the Mac machine. The Mac should have an Intel processor and must be Mac OS X 10.8 or above version. Outlook or any other email client is not required for conversion. To get any future updates, an internet connection is a must.
Features & Performance:
The reviewed Mac MBOX to PST Converter fulfills all the conversion requirements as follows:
- Batch conversion of multiple MBOX files at once.
- Multiple export options: PST, EML, EMLX, MSG, PDF, HTML.
- Supports file having .mbox, .mbx, .mbs extension as well as the MBOX file with no extension.
- Date filters are provided for email filtering and selective conversion.
- Several advanced options are given for the conversion of MBOX to PST such as splitting of PST file.
- Allows creating a single PST for all the MBOX files combined or simply generating a separate PST file for separate MBOX.
Free Demo Version
Mac MBOX to PST Converted (In Review) is available as a free demo version. This allows the testification of the tool’s functionality before actually paying for it. The conversion task is limited to 25 emails per folder but all the other features are steadily available for users to include and test.
Round the clock technical support is available to resolve the user queries. This service is available 24/7, so in a case of flaws in the software or other technical queries, users can get all the help as required.
Benefits & Drawbacks of Reviewed Mac MBOX to PST Converter
The tool has the following benefits:
- Batch Conversion ensures that it takes less time to convert multiple MBOX files to PST on Mac OS.
- The converted files are accessible on both Windows and Mac platform without any issues.
- Generation of Unicode type PST files ensure its readability in all latest Outlook versions: Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010, 2011(mac), 2013, 2016(win/mac), 2019 (win/mac).
- Date filters allow the conversion of selective email messages to available file formats.
- Converting emails to PST or MSG allows it to be accessible on the MS Outlook platform.
- Converting emails to EML ensures its accessibility in different email clients.
- For documentation or legal presentation of emails, PDF export feature is also available.
- Demo version allows us to testify the Mac MBOX to PST Converter review, features and working.
The tool has the following drawbacks:
- Software is not supported on Mac versions below Mac OS X 10.8.
- The naming convention feature is not available for PST format.
Mac MBOX to PST converter is a complete solution that provides bulk conversion of multiple MBOX files into PST format on the Mac machine. It does not compromise with the data quality. The benefit of the tool is its fast conversion and the ability to save emails in multiple file formats.