SysTools Mac MBOX Converter

Convert Mac MBOX to 9 Different File Formats

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Mac MBOX Converter





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  • Convert Mac MBOX to PDF, EML, HTML, EMLX, CSV, TXT, MHT, MSG & PST format
  • Facility to convert multiple Mac MBOX files at once with Folder mode
  • Mac MBOX Converter exports Mozilla Thunderbird profile mailboxes to multiple formats.
  • Able to create a single PST file for a particular email account of Thunderbird profile.
  • Retains original integrated structure after Mac MBOX conversion
  • Offers to merge multiple Mac MBOX into single file during Mac MBOX migration
  • Maintain Attachments, Inline Images & HTML formatting in Email Body
  • Convert Mac MBOX files of multiple email clients, including Apple Mail
  • Mail Date-Range Filter while exporting MBOX emails to preferred format
  • Availability of File Naming Convention such as subject, date, date + subject, etc.
  • Option to Create a single PST/PDF file containing all MBOX emails
  • Add attachments in Pin or Append them at the end of the email
  • Save attachments & attachment folders with Naming Convention
  • Maintains & Export folder hierarchy of Google Takeout MBOX filenew feature
  • Mac MBOX Converter supports all Mac OS X versions
  • Assistance of other applications is not required for Mac MBOX conversion

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Best Utility to Convert Numerous Mac MBOX Files at once

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Convert MBOX to multiple formats with intact Emails & Attachments

One Utility for All Mac MBOX File Conversion. Supports MBOX, MBX, MBS, SBD, MSF File Conversion For 20+ Email Applications.

List of a Few Compatible Email Files & Applications

  • mac mail Apple Mail
  • eudora Eudora
  • netscape Netscape
  • powermail PowerMail
  • spicebird Spicebird
  • seamonkey SeaMonkey
  • takeout Google Takeout(*.mbox)
  • thunderbird Mozilla Thunderbird
  • becky Becky! Internet Mail
  • cone ConeP
  • mulberry Mulberry
  • kmail Kmail
  • backupify Backupify(*.mbox)
  • evolution Evolution
  • entourage Entourage
  • opera mail Opera Mail
  • horde Horde Group Webmail
  • postbox Postbox
  • alpine Alpine
  • google vaultGoogle Vault(*.mbox)
  • claws Claws Mail

Noteworthy Features of Mac MBOX Converter Tool

Better, More Flexible & Extensive Features to Facilitate User Friendly Conversion

Customizable PDF Export Options - Advance Settings

Configure different settings during conversion as per ease. MBOX Converter Mac provides users with a variety of options to customize export process as per requirements. These include Page Layout settings, Filters and Bates Number options.

Adv. Settings

Flexible Conversion in 9 Formats

With high-performance, Mac MBOX Converter enables you to convert mac .mbox files in multiple file formats. One can export Mac MBOX to nine different file formats.

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Create Single/Separate PST for Better Management

The MBOX to PST Converter for Mac allows users to choose between merging multiple Mac MBOX files into a single file or go along with creating separate files for each individual MBOX. Many other options involve extensive date filters and file splitter function.

Adv. Settings

Granular Data Conversion

During export process, tool allows users to define a date range in From & To boxes under Date-Filter section for the selective migration of data that fall within the set date-range into the preferred file format. Additionally, user can export emails of selected folder instead of all.

Multiple Data Items Associated with SysTools Mac MBOX Converter

This software is not limited to only email messages conversion but preserves the entirety of emails and provides users with an impeccable platform to convert Mac MBOX files with all properties intact.

MBOX Email Header For Mac MBOX Converter, retaining the Email Headers of each message is an easy task. One can export email messages with perfect header information containing all details: From, To, CC, BCC, Subject, Sent Date, Received Date, etc.
Complete Email Body SysTools Mac MBOX converter incorporates a powerful set of algorithm that allows it to export the message body of emails with all its content including Inline Images, HTML formatting, and Signature.
Email Attachments The task of retaining attachments with emails is an important one during any conversion scenario. The software allows users to convert Mac MBOX to required formats with all associated attachments, be it DOCX, ZIP, PNG, DOCX, JPG, etc.
MBOX Archives The software supports archived files of MBOX email application such as Thunderbird , Mac Mail, etc. As long as the file is of MBOX format (or its variation), it can be converted to preferred format without any issues.

SysTools Mac MBOX converter is not restricted to converting Mac MBOX files only. Its supports the entire range of MBOX and its variation: MBS, MBX as well as SBD and MSF files.

MBOX The software wizard supports all kinds of MBOX files whether its with extension (like Apple MBOX) or without extension (like Thunderbird MBOX).
MBX MBX is a variation of the traditional MBOX file format. Multiple email applications such as Eudora, Pocomail, etc. use .mbx extension to store its emails. The software is capable of scanning the MBX files and directly converting them to required format.
MBS A user can export MBS files into multiple formats within the software interface. There is no requirement of any external application or file manipulation. Simply add the MBS file in the tool and perform direct conversion with all details intact.
  • Email files: Unread.mbs, Received, Draft, Deleted, Pinned, Spam, Sent, Outbox.
  • Retain Labels: Send, Reply, Call Back, Funny, Meeting, Valuable, Important, To Do.
  • Export with Attachments: Music, Documents, Video, Images
MSF MSF is actually a Message Index file abbreviated as Mail Summary File. It has a .msf extension and contains the email headers and message summary. It is associated with email clients such as Netscape and Mozilla Thunderbird
Note: MSF file has no message content or text. Thus, for message conversion, browsing the MBOX file is recommended.
SBD Thunderbird uses SBD file as a Sub Directory file to store emails in folder while maintaining hierarchy.
  • .sbd folder contains emails and index information in MBOX and MSF format respectively.
  • To extract Mac MBOX to other formats, users can simply browse and export the underlying MBOX file(the one with no extension) with Mac MBOX Converter.
PST Convert Mac MBOX files and import it in all Microsoft Outlook editions.
EML Software has the capability to generate EML files which are supported by a wide variety of email applications such as:
  • Windows Live Mail
  • Windows Mail
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Apple Mail
  • Entourage
  • emClient
EMLX EMLX is largely associated with mac OS default email application .i.e, Apple Mail. Also, these files stores only text, so text-editors like Notepad++ can be used to view them after Mac MBOX conversion.
MSG Import the message files into supportive application after successful conversion.
HTML / MHT With Mac MBOX Converter, you can easily export Mac MBOX to HTML file. Also, during this conversion, the tool creates HTML/MHT documents and extracts attachments from MBOX file separately. Internet browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera, IE, etc. can open these files easily.
TXT TXT files can also be generated using this remarkable MBOX Migrator for Mac. These TXT file can be opened in all text editors without fail.
CSV CSV is another format incorporated into the software. After converting Mac MBOX files, the software generates CSV files. These files can be opened via Excel and similar sheet applications.

Key Features in SysTools Mac MBOX Converter

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Convert Multiple Mac MBOX at Once

The tool has the facility to migrate multiple MBOX files into different file formats in batch mode and save them at user’s specified location. You can choose to scan individual files one at a time or add all the Mac MBOX files at once in the software interface.

For this, the following two options are incorporated into software.

  • Add File(s): Use to load a single MBOX / MBX / MBS file at a time.
  • Add Folder(s): Use to upload a folder that comprises multiple Mac MBOX files in one go.

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Complete MBOX File Emails & Attachments Conversion

Equipped with advanced algorithm, the software ensures that there is no loss of data during conversion. All the emails and associated attachments are thoroughly exported to required format without exception. With an extensive range of MBOX support which includes 20+ email applications, Mac MBOX Converter is dedicated towards providing best throughput in every scenario.

Note: Email clients like Eudora & PocoMail store attached files and emails separately. In such cases, to convert emails with attachments, user must keep both "Attach" folder and MBX files at same location.

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EML as Export Option

Mac MBOX Converter has an option to perform the conversion of unlimited Mac MBOX emails at once and generate EML files for each email message. Besides this, you can smoothly export emails of multiple MBOX files into individual email files without any fail. It also supports email migration that fall into a certain date-range.

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EMLX as Export Option

The tool has a facility to scan multiple Mac MBOX files and import them in EMLX file format. After scanning, all the messages gets converted from MBOX to EMLX i.e., Apple Mail supported file format. You can simply import this resultant file in its supported application.


PDF as Export Option

The tool is built to render the successful conversion of MBOX emails on Mac. The conversion generates a PDF file for each email extracted from the source MBOX file. Mac MBOX Converter provides advanced settings that can be implemented on each of these output files during conversion:

  • Page Layout: It is very easy to include Margin (Top, Bottom, Left, Right) & Orientation under the Page Layout section.
  • Bates Number: It allows users to add page numbers and date stamps at any preferred position on each output file page.
  • Attachments: It has multiple settings like adding attachments on Pin, appending them at the end of the mail. You can also choose to save the attachments separately while providing naming conventions for both the attachment and attachment feature

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PST as an Export Option

The Software provides the option to convert multiple Mac MBOX files at once. It automatically scans and loads the MBOX files and export all emails along with attachments without the assistance of email client installation. While saving MBOX files, the tool offers some great features for making conversion more facile.

  • Create Single file: This option let user merge emails of multiple MBOX files into a single consolidated file.
  • Split file Option: This feature breaks the mailbox file into multiple small files to overcome corruption that occurs due to large size.

mac mbox to html

HTML & MHT as Export Type

Mac MBOX converter software scans the emails of MBOX files and converts them into browser compatible Hypertext Markup Language (or HTML) format. Simple select HTML format for Mac MBOX to HTML conversion. It also supports MBOX to MHT conversion.

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MSG as an Export Option

The Mac MBOX Conversion tool also converts scanned emails from Mac MBOX files into single file formats like MSG without any trouble. All the meta properties of the emails remain same after the conversion and you will receive message same as original.


Convert into CSV

MBOX Migrator for Mac provides CSV format as another export format. You can choose to convert all your added MBOX to CSV file format. The CSV file will contain all the emails of MBOX while the attachments will be saved in a separate folder.


Export into TXT

Using MBOX Converter for Mac, you can also convert your emails from MBOX to TXT files. The attachments of the email messages will be moved to a separate folder while the TXT files will be created for each email message.

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Facility to Keep Folder Hierarchy

The software has a remarkable feature named as Maintain Folder Hierarchy. If you select this option, then the tool maintains original folder hierarchy after the conversion procedure. Plus, the email structure also remains intact and no modification takes place in the information.

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Setup Email Filter

SysTools Mac MBOX Converter has a robust Date Filter feature that filters out MBOX emails according to the specified date range and convert Mac MBOX to other desired file formats. With this feature, one can export only desired emails of desired timeline and saves time too.

rename output files

Option of Naming Conventions

While saving emails into single email file formats, the Naming Conventions option gets enable. With the help of this feature, the user can name emails on the basis of mail Subject, Date, Time. Naming the emails according to a pattern gives lots of ease in email management.

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Wide Support to Mac OS

With a streamlined and self-explanatory interface, Mac MBOX Converter can install on all latest version of Mac Operation System. It supports macOS X 14.0 (Sonoma), macOS X 13.0 (Ventura), macOS 12.0 (Monterey), macOS 11.0 (Big Sur), mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), macOS 10.14 (Mojave), macOS 10.13 (High Sierra), macOS 10.12 (Sierra), OS X 10.11(El Capitan), OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).

mac mbox export report

Generate Activity Report

After completion of Mac MBOX file conversion, the software creates a log report. This file can be saved in CSV format on Mac machine. This report consists information of entire task such as Source File Path, Destination Path, Mail Count, Fail Count, Status.

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Export Mozilla Thunderbird Mailboxes

MBOX converter for Mac exports all the Thunderbird profiles mailboxes to different file formats. You can also create an individual PST file for every email account in Thunderbird easily.

Mac MBOX Converter Software Specifications

Download tool & Export Mac MBOX File to multiple formats

Software Download

Size : 82.9 MB

Version : 9.1

MD5 : cc37a110445926b9fd4fad0a29cd8479

Trial Limitations

Trial version of SysTools Mac MBOX Converter software will export only 25 Mails per MBOX file.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
200 MB of free hard disk space required


Mac Computer with Intel Processor
Mac Computer with Apple Silicon (Apple M1)


Java JDK & JRE 8 should be installed in the system. To know more, Install JDK

Software requires Internet connectivity to receive updates.

Operating System

macOS X 14.0 (Sonoma), macOS 13.0 (Ventura), macOS 12.0 (Monterey), macOS 11.0 (Big Sur), mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), macOS 10.14 (Mojave), macOS 10.13 (High Sierra), macOS 10.12 (Sierra), OS X 10.11(El Capitan), OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)




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Get an Overview of Mac MBOX Converter Features - DEMO and Licensed Version

Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Add MBOX File & Folder
Support MBX/MBS/MSF File conversion
SBD subdirectories conversion
Convert Orphan MBOX files
Retrieve attachments from Mac MBOX File
Naming Convention & Date Filter
Support Mac OSX 10.8 and later versions
Advance Export settings
Convert Mac MBOX Files to 9 formats 25 Items / Folder
Cost FREE $49
Frequently Asked Questions

Listed Commonly Asked Questions and Answers

How can I use this tool for multiple Mac MBOX file conversion?

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Simple Steps for Mac MBOX Conversion:
  • Step 1: Run Mac MBOX Converter on system.
  • Step 2: Use 'Add File' to import MBOX files.
  • Step 3: Select file format and apply 'Adv Settings'.
  • Step 4: Click 'Export' to convert Mac MBOX files.

The steps are similar for other nine file formats.

Yes, the tool has an option named as Create Single File whose function is to make a single data file of all MBOX files.

No, the software does not need assistance of any program to convert Mac MBOX file for its working.

Yes, the Mac MBOX Converter is enough capable to convert Mac MBOX to other formats while keeping attachments intact at designated location.
Missing JDK & JRE 8 causes 'Unable to load Java Runtime Environment' error. So, install JDK & JRE 8 to get rid of this error prompt.
To know more, read Pre-requisites listed in Specifications.

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