SysTools MAB Converter

Thunderbird Address Book Converter to export MAB to VCF / PST / CSV

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Thunderbird Contacts Converter





  • Convert Thunderbird Address Book into CSV / VCF / PST formats
  • Export Thunderbird contacts to Outlook with MAB to PST conversion
  • Easily convert Mozilla Thunderbird MAB files in vCard / VCF file format
  • Move Thunderbird Address Book to Gmail with MAB to CSV Converter
  • Supports conversion of abook.mab, history.mab, and impab.mab files
  • Add multiple MAB files at a time and merge them during conversion
  • Selective contact conversion from all types of Thunderbird Address Book
  • Detailed preview of MAB file contacts in vertical and horizontal modes
  • Any size of MAB file can be added for Thunderbird Contact Book conversion
  • Thunderbird Address Book Converter supports all 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, three types of MAB files get created in the back-end. MAB Converter supports all three 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.

selective contact transfer

Export Selective Contacts from Thunderbird Address Book

One significant feature of this MAB Converter software is it can perform selective data migration from. 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 form multiple MAB files and create a new one in CSV, vCard, and PST 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 Thunderbird Address Book Converter

Smart Attributes to Make MAB File Conversion Seamless

Convert Thunderbird Address Book

Mozilla Thunderbird Contacts Export

Thunderbird Address Book Converter is capable of converting the Thunderbird Address Book in multiple file formats. It offers conversion of address book in CSV, VCF (vCard), and PST 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

Thunderbird Address Book 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 Converter provides user with two different options to 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.

  • Add File: Use this option to add one MAB file to the tool.
  • Add 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 contacts to PST, it can be performed by MAB Converter software. The software saves the MAB file in Unicode PST file that can be easily imported in any version of MS Outlook including Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, etc. This standalone application does not require the installation of Microsoft Outlook on the same computer/ laptop to export MAB to PST.


Export Thunderbird MAB to CSV

Thunderbird Address Book Converter migrates the Thunderbird contacts also in CSV file. 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 Mozilla Thunderbird Contacts to Gmail / G Suite.


Save MAB to vCard Address Book

VCF or vCards are popular format mainly used for sharing contacts through MMS, instant messaging, QR Code, and Smartphones. MAB to VCF converter allows users to transfer MAB to vCard or VCF file in a simpler way. After exporting Thunderbird address book to vCard, users can share the files with anyone via smartphones.

Preview MAB data

Preview MAB Data with Photo

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 some contact entries of their MAB files into other formats. In that case, this software is 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 merge

Merge Multiple MAB Files

If users wish to merge the contact data of multiple Thunderbird Address Books, it can be done using MAB Converter. This application can merge bulk number of Thunderbird Address Book and combine the data in a single file of CSV, PST, and VCF format.

no file size limit

No File Size Limitation

In terms of MAB file size, there is no restriction on behalf of this 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

Software Download

Size : 13.2 MB

Version : 1.0

MD5 : f6e50021a9608eb5ff39b8bb493e2d87

Trial Limitations

Free version of SysTools MAB Converter will only import 25 items of Thunderbird Address Book file

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
25 MB of free hard disk space required

512 MB is recommended

Intel® Pentium 1 GHz processor(x86, x64) or equal

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 2000, 2003, 2008, XP, Vista, Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1, 2008 / 2012 , Windows 10 (32-bit & 64-bit)


For Windows 10/8.1/8/7 or Vista, it is required to launch the tool as "Run as Administrator"



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SysTools Thunderbird Address Book Converter - 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 25 Contacts
Convert MAB to PST 25 Contacts
Convert MAB to vCard / VCF 25 Contacts
Cost FREE $49

Frequently Asked Questions about MAB Converter

Answers to the Commonly Asked Questions about Thunderbird Contacts

How to run Thunderbird Address Book 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 VCF, CSV, PST, or vCard

Thunderbird MAB Converter Tool

  • Step 1 : Download & run Thunderbird Address Book 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
  • Step 5 : Click Export to convert MAB to CSV / vCard / PST

Yes, this Thunderbird Address Book 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 Thunderbird contacts to the Outlook. Can I do that with this utility?

Yes, Thunderbird MAB Converter helps user to easily migrate Thunderbird Address Book to PST. This tool will easily migrate MAB to PST File in Outlook Platform & help you to migrate Thunderbird contacts to Outlook.

Yes, this MAB to VCF 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 Thunderbird address book 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 MAB to VCF Converter. Later, the file can be shared with anyone.

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