SysTools Outlook Express Recovery

Restore & Repair Corrupt Outlook Express .dbx Files

List of Key Features in SysTools Outlook Express Recovery Tool

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Recover & Restore DBX Files

The DBX recovery software allows scanning & recovering Email folders from damaged Outlook Express DBX files and features multiple formats to restore them. It is possible to export repaired DBX files into required email formats & exporting into other mail clients.

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Search & Recover Files in Batch

If you have multiple DBX files saved on your machine then search option will prove helpful for you. Select the folder having multiple DBX files in it and software will list all the files together with item count. Afterwards, selective DBX files can be added from the list and recovered altogether.

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Recover Corrupt DBX File

If your DBX file(s) are heavily corrupt then instead of going for normal DBX recovery; we recommend you to select Advance scanning mode. This will help you perform an in-depth scanning of file to repair DBX files and save them into any other file formats featured by the Outlook Express Restore tool.

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Multiple File Saving Options

For the restoration of DBX files after their complete recovery, Outlook Express recovery tool gives multiple file saving options to choose from. You can save the files into formats like: and DBX after proper scanning and recovery of corrupt DBX files.

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Keep Meta & Attachments Intact

This DBX file recovery application ensures to keep the Meta properties associated with emails and other formatting unchanged. Also, it does not even alter a single word of information from the attachment of DBX emails. And the attachments are automatically embedded within the email while saving recovered file.

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List DBX Files with Attributes

While you search or add the DBX files, Outlook Express Recovery software shows the associated details on its preview panel. You can view the name of each DBX file being addressed, their size in KB and file creation date including the day, date, month, year and time as well.

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Size: 3.8 MB

Version: 3.1

Trial Limitations

Trial version of Outlook Express Recovery software repair first 15 emails of DBX file and save into EML, MSG, DBX, PST or RTF.

Installation   Uninstallation   EULA

system requirements

  • Hard Disk Space: 5 MB of free hard disk space
Frequently Asked Question
Can I install this DBX Recovery software on my Windows 8 machine?

I have a Windows 8 PC and want to repair a corrupted DBX file which is brought from a Windows XP machine. Can I still use this software as I don't have Outlook Express client installed on my current machine?

Yes, you can install and run the product on a Windows 8 machine. Software does not necessitate installation of Outlook Express on the conversion machine to repair DBX files.

Will this software help me repair corrupt DBX files too?

Yes, by using this DBX recovery software you can recover corrupt DBX files and restore them back to DBX, PST, EML or RTF format.

Can I repair multiple DBX files at a time using this outlook express recovery tool?

Yes, DBX File recovery software will let you add multiple DBX files for recovery process. So you can operate multiple DBX files at one go.

What does "Advance Scan" option mean in the software?

SysTools Outlook Express Recovery Software has an "Advance Scan" option which is used to repair severely corrupted DBX files. If you don't get the whole data by normal scanning, "Advance Scan" option is to be used as it scans each bad sector of file thoroughly.

Is it necessary to install Outlook for saving recovered data as PST?

Yes, Outlook must be installed and configured properly if you choose "Save as PST" option. You can install any version of Outlook (32-bit).

What will be the format of converted PST; ANSI or UNICODE?

By default, Outlook Express Recovery software creates PST of UNICODE format after restoring Outlook Express data. It also depends upon the version of Outlook installed on machine.


What is the maximum DBX file size that can be repaired with this DBX Recovery tool?

There is no such size limitation associated with the size of DBX files within the software. You can repair DBX file of any size successfully.

In what time can I repair an 1 GB DBX file?

Response time of the software is very less. However, total time taken by the software to repair DBX file depends upon its level of corruption and the size. Small sized DBX file with low corruption level will take less time to get recovered as compared to a large size of DBX file with high corruption.

Does the software create a single PST for multiple DBX files?

No, the tool to restore DBX file will create a single PST for each DBX file which can be opened in any version of MS Outlook (32-bit).


Outlook Express Recovery software worked as an excellent restore solution. With the approaching end of Microsoft's support to XP OS, we wanted to get our data transferred (some of which was deleted) to a format usable on email clients that work on later Windows Versions i.e. EML. Thanks SysTools.

— Agatha Roman, Europe

Your DBX recovery tool helped us greatly by lending us the facility to repair DBX file & save the data into so many different file formats. Everybody at the organization converted their data according to their convenience and need within no time. Thanks for this very helpful creation.

— Marcus T., Italy

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