SysTools MAB Converter

Mozilla Address Book Converter to Export MAB to 5 Formats

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MAB Converter





  • Convert Address Book into CSV / VCF / PST / MSG / PDF formats
  • Auto Detection of Configured Profiles for .mab and SQLite files mab converter
  • Supports conversion of abook.mab, history.mab, impab.mab, and SQLite files
  • Create single file for all added MAB / SQLITE Contacts files
  • Selective contact conversion from all types of Mozilla Address Book
  • Transfer MAB into different vCard versions (vCard 2.1, 3.0, 4.0)
  • Detailed preview of MAB file contacts in vertical and horizontal modes
  • MAB file of any size can be added for Thunderbird Contact Book conversion
  • Mozilla Thunderbird installation not required (except to auto detect mab file)
  • By using MAB converter tool, user can check the features in 19 plus languages
  • MAB File Converter supports all latest versions of Windows OS

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all MAB files supoprted

Compatibility with All MAB Files

Mozilla Thunderbird stores its complete address book data in MAB files. On every Thunderbird installed system, four types of MAB files get created in the back-end. MAB Converter supports all four types of MAB files.

  • abook.mab: This type of MAB files contain personal address book data in it. Every contact that users have added to their Thunderbird contacts list is stored here.
  • history.mab: This MAB file stores data of all collected contacts. Address Book data of previously installed email clients are saved here.
  • impab.mab: IMPAB stands for imported address book. Any kind of contact data that has been imported in Thunderbird is stored in this file.
  • SQLite: This SQLite address book database file format is created in Mozilla Thunderbird 78.0 and its later versions

selective contact transfer

Export Selective Contacts from Mozilla Address Book

Another significant feature of this MAB Converter software is that it can perform selective data migration. Users can check mark the entries they need from the preview section and right-click on the selected contacts to choose Export. Then they can perform MAB to PST, CSV, or VCF migration. By utilizing this feature, users can merge necessary contacts from multiple MAB files and create a new one PST file format.

Address Book Fields Exported by MAB Converter

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Display
  • Nickname
  • Email
  • Additional Email
  • Chat Name
  • Work
  • Home
  • Fax
  • Pager
  • Mobile
  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Province
  • ZIP / Postal Code
  • Country
  • Web Page
  • Birthday
  • Title
  • Department
  • Organization
  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Province
  • ZIP / Postal Code
  • Country
  • Webpage
  • Custom Messages
  • Notes
  • Google Talk
  • AIM
  • Yahoo
  • Skype
  • QQ / ICQ
  • MSN
  • Jabber ID
  • IRC Nick
  • Generic Photo
  • Photo from Computer
  • Photo from Web

Key Features of Mozilla Address Book Converter

Smart Attributes to Make MAB File Conversion Seamless

Convert Mozilla Address Book

Mozilla Thunderbird Contacts Export

Mozilla Address Book Converter is capable of converting the generated MAB Files in multiple file formats. It offers conversion of address book in CSV, VCF (vCard), PST, MSG and PDF file format. These are some of the major contact file formats, so users can easily import these files in almost all email clients, smartphones, as well as cloud-based storage.

TB installation not needed

No Thunderbird Installation Required

MAB File Converter is an ideal utility for saving Thunderbird MAB contacts in other file formats. It is a completely standalone software that does not require Thunderbird email client installation on the same system. This feature is beneficial when users need to convert orphan MAB files and not willing to install Mozilla Thunderbird.

multiple file adding mode

Dual File Adding Mode

Mozilla Thunderbird MAB Contacts Converter provides user with two different options to add any number of MAB files at a time. Users can simply add the MAB files from the Thunderbird local directory or any other local folder of the system.

  • File: Use this option to add one MAB file to the tool.
  • Folder: This option will add all the MAB files located within a particular folder.


Convert MAB to PST

Whenever there is a need to convert Mozilla Thunderbird MAB to PST, it can be performed by the amazing MAB Converter software. The software saves the MAB contact file in Unicode PST file that can be easily imported in any version of MS Outlook including Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, etc.


Export Thunderbird MAB to CSV

Tool migrates the Mozilla address book in CSV file as well. After MAB to CSV migration, users can open it with any application that supports CSV file format such as Microsoft Excel. CSV file can also be imported if there is a need to export MAB contacts to Gmail / G Suite.


Save MAB to vCard Address Book

VCF or vCard are the most popular format which is mainly used for sharing contacts through MMS, instant messaging, QR Code, and Smartphones. MAB to VCF software allows users to transfer MAB contacts to vCard or VCF file in a simpler way. After exporting Mozilla Address Book to vCard, users can share the files with anyone via smartphones. Besides this, the software provides to export Mozilla Address Book contacts into different vCard versions (vCard 2.1, 3.0, 4.0) as per the users convenience.


Export MAB to Portable Doucment File

Mozilla Address Book Converter has the advanced function of saving contacts in PDF file format. Yes, now you can use this tool to save your MAB file in Portable Document Format. This way, you can easily save and share your contacts with no size restrictions as the PDF file can be easily shared without any application dependency.


Convert MAB to MSG File Format

The software also offers the ability to save MAB contacts in MSG file format. MSG is a single message file supported by MS Outlook. If you want to export MAB to Outlook message file, simply select MSG from the multiple save options. In addition, it works with all versions of the Windows operating system.

Preview MAB data

Preview MAB Data

After the MAB files are added to the converter software, all the entries of the Address Book will be available for preview in the detailed pane of MAB Converter. The preview pane will contain basic information like name, contact number, fax number, organization etc. Users can select any contact to preview additional information like email address, photo, etc.

Selective MAB Export

Selective Contact Entry Export

Sometimes, users require to convert only a few contact entries of their MAB files into other formats. In that case, this software provides the most convenient option for them as it offers an easy way to perform selective Address Book data migration. Users can also sort the contacts alphabetically and then export the required contacts.

MAB file structure

Preserve Folder Hiearchy

Every user wishes to maintain the folder structure of their data. This impeccable tool renders the option to maintain and preserve the entire structure throughout the exportation process in a hassle-free manner.

no file size limit

No File Size Limitation

In terms of MAB file size, there is no restriction on behalf of this Mozilla Address Book Exporter Tool. Users can add any size of abook.mab, history.mab and impab.mab in MAB Conversion software and the tool will convert the file without any data loss or data corruption.

MAB Converter Software Specifications

Download Application & Convert MAB to CSV / PST / VCF / MSG / PDF

Software Download

Size : 67.5 MB

Version : 9.1

MD5 :7dbedd1865628f889ff611892ce248d1

Trial Limitations

Free version of SysTools MAB Converter will only import 15 contacts per file.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space required

4 GB is recommended

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo CPU E4600 @ 2.40GHz 2.39GHz

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-bit & 64-bit), Windows 11 (64-bit), Windows Server 2008 / 2012 R2 / 2016 / 2019 / 2022


Microsoft .NET framework 4.5 or above should be installed.





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SysTools MAB File Converter Software – Feature Comparison

Get an Overview of DEMO and Licensed Version of the Software

Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Export abook.mab File
Export history.mab File
Export impab.mab File
Dual File Addition Mode
Bulk MAB File Conversion
All Windows OS Version Support
Convert MAB to CSV / PST / PDF / MSG 15 Contacts
Convert MAB to vCard (.VCF) 15 Contacts
Cost FREE $49

Frequently Asked Questions about MAB Converter

Answers to the Commonly Asked Questions about Thunderbird Contacts

How to run Mab File Converter on Windows systems?

I am willing to use MAB Converter Tool. Kindly share its working steps with me.

To use this contact list exporter software, perform these steps sequentially.

Steps to Convert MAB to vCard, PDF, CSV, PST, or MSG

Thunderbird MAB Converter Tool

  • Step 1 : Download & run MAB Converter.
  • Step 2 : Browse MAB file using File & Folder mode.
  • Step 3 : Preview MAB file contacts before migration
  • Step 4 : Choose export file type from PST / CSV / VCF / MSG / PDF
  • Step 5 : Click Export to convert MAB files.

Yes, this MAB Contacts Converter exports all three types of MAB files including history.mab (Collected Address Book) & impab.mab (Imported Address Book) to another address book format in a simple and easy way.

Can I merge one MAB file with another using the software?

Yes, this an additional feature provided MAB Converter software, to any number of MAB to vCard, CSV, VCF & PST to have easy access.

I want to export MAB file to Outlook. Can I do that with this utility?

Yes, Thunderbird MAB Converter helps user to easily export MAB files to PST format. This PST file is compatible with Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013 & below versions.

Yes, this Mozilla Address Book Converter software is free from all kind of malware such as trojanware, spyware, virus, etc. The software is completely safe and secure and users can download and install it without any worry.
No, MAB Converter software does not have any file size limitation. One can open and export any size of MAB file to another address book without any restriction.
No, there will be no loss of data during MAB file conversion.

I have a laptop with Windows 10 OS and want to operate this software. Can I run this application on Microsoft Windows 10?

Yes, users can easily run MAB Converter software on any version of the Microsoft Windows OS, including Windows 10 and Windows 7.
Yes, people can easily convert MAB to vCard or VCF with the help of this amazing converter tool. Later, the file can be shared with anyone.

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