SysTools Mac MBOX Converter: Know How it Works!

Following are the steps to Export Mac MBOX File into multiple file formats on Mac OSX

STEP 1

Step 1: Run the SysTools MAC MBOX Converter. The primary interface of the software is as follows:

Add MBOX file


STEP 2

Here, you are offered two MBOX scanning option: Add File(s) & Add Folder(s).

  1. You can choose mix of MBOX(with or without extension), MBX and MBS files.
  2. You can choose files belonging to a single format (like only .mbox files) at a time.
  3. You can choose any combination of supported formats at a time.

(a) Add File option: Click on Add File(s) option to select single/multiple MBOX files from the Mac system.

Browse and select the MBOX file on your system, then click on Open button.

select the file

(b) Add Folder option: Click on Add Folder option to add a particular folder containing MBOX files.

Browse and select the folder containing MBOX files on your system, then click on Choose button.

select the folder
STEP 3

Now you can see file path and size of the MBOX file. Click on Next button.

click on next

IMPORTANT: For conversion of Eudora & Pocomail MBX emails with ATTACHMENTS, make sure that the .mbx file and attach folder are at the same location. Since Eudora and Pocomail stores attachments in separate attach folder, without it the maintenance of attachments in emails is not possible.







STEP 4

Click on PST radio button to export the files in Outlook PST file format.

Maintain Folder Hierarchy: You can maintain folder structure and keep your data in same way as it was in the MBOX file.

Selective Export: On the left pane, you can select/deselect mbox folders to convert to PST format.

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STEP 5

Now click on Advance Settings button for filters and additional features:

  • Create Single PST: Checkmark this option if you want to merge all your MBOX files into a single PST file.
  • Split PST Option: You can use Split feature to break your output PST file into multiple smaller PST as per required size(MB or GB).
  • Date Filters: You can apply Date Filter to select and export email messages of the specific duration.

Click Save button to apply all settings.

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STEP 6

Select Destination Path: Now click on Change button and navigate to the destination location where you want to save the PST file. Click Ok.

Naming Convention
STEP 7

You can see the file path of the destination location. Click on Export button.

Browse
STEP 8

Now Export process will begin. The software will show Mail and Fail Count along with the Export status.

 destination location
STEP 9

A confirmation box will appear once the export process is finished. Click on OK button.

Export
STEP 10

Now, click on View Report to view the Export process Report.

Export success status
STEP 11

The software will open folder directory. You can see a folder named Export Report is automatically created. Open the underlying CSV file.

Exported
STEP 12

Now you can view the complete process details such as mail count, fail count, source path, destination path, and export status.

Exported
STEP 13

You can check your destination location to find all your MBOX files converted to PST format.

Note: Instead of multiple folders having PST files, there will be a single PST if you chose the 'Create Single PST' option.

Exported
STEP 14

Import this PST file in any Outlook version to access its content.

Exported

STEP 4

Click on PDF radio button to export the files in .pdf file format.

  • Maintain Folder Hierarchy: You can maintain folder structure and keep your data in same way as it was in the MBOX file.
  • Selective Export: On the left pane, you can select/deselect mbox folders to convert to PDF format.
click on pdf
STEP 5

Now click on Advance Settings button for filters and additional features:

  • Naming Convention: Select the naming convention to save the emails with required names accordingly. By default, Subject is the naming convention of the file.
  • Date Filters: You can apply Date Filter to select and export email messages of the specific duration.
  • Include Internet Message Header: You can select this check box to include Internet Message Header.
  • Create single PDF: Only one PDF file will be created that contains all the emails of an MBOX file. However, Attachments will be save in separate folder.
  • click on pdf
    STEP 6

    Now click on Page Layout to apply layout settings for PDF file format.

    • Margin: You can apply margin settings to maintain proper space in top, bottom, left and right directions.
    • Paper Orientation: You can choose orientation of the PDF file i.e Potrait or Landscape.
    • Page Size: You can select the size of the PDF page.
    click on pdf
    STEP 7

    Now click on Bates Number tab to apply bates numbers on the PDF files.

    • Bates Number Format: Choose which number to start bates numbering from along with the incrementation rate and position.
    • Date Stamp: Choose the position and format of date you want to be shown on all the PDF files.
    • Click Save button to save all the applied settings.
    click on pdf
    STEP 8

    Now click on Change button and navigate to the destination location where you want to save the PDF files. Click Ok.

    begin export process
    STEP 9

    You can see the file path of the destination location. Click on Export button.

    export report success
    STEP 10

    Now Export process will begin. The software will show Mail and Fail Count along with the Export status.

     pdf emails
    STEP 11

    A confirmation box will appear once the export process is finished. Click on OK button.

    pdf message
    STEP 12

    Now, click on View Report to view the Export process Report.

    pdf message
    STEP 13

    The software will open folder directory. You can see a folder named Export Report is automatically created. Open the underlying CSV file.

    pdf message
    STEP 14

    Now you can view the complete process details such as mail count, fail count, source path, destination path, and export status.

    pdf message
    STEP 15

    You can check your destination location to find all your MBOX files converted to PDF format.

    pdf message
    STEP 16

    Open the PDF file in Adobe Reader to view the PDF files along with intact attachments and other applied settings.

    pdf message

    Mac OS allows to name a file only upto 255 characters. Any name more than that is not accepted. And there are cases when due to naming conventions, the name of a particularPDF file may exceed this predefined range of Mac OS.

    Thus, software automatically detects such email files and renames them accordingly. In addition to prevent any confusion, a separate folder is used to store these files.


    STEP 17

    Find the destination location of such files in LongFilePath.csv file.

    pdf message
    STEP 18

    You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

    pdf message
    STEP 4

    Click on EML radio button to export the files in EML file format.

    • Maintain Folder Hierarchy: You can maintain folder structure and keep your data in same way as it was in the MBOX file.
    • Selective Export: On the left pane, you can select/deselect mbox folders to convert to EML format.
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    STEP 5

    Now click on Advance Settings button for filters and additional features:

    • Naming Convention: Select the naming convention to save the emails with required names accordingly. By default, Subject is the naming convention of the file.
    • Date Filters: You can apply Date Filter to select and export email messages of the specific duration.

    Click Save button.

    browse the location
    STEP 6

    Now click on Change button and navigate to the destination location where you want to save the EML files. Click Ok.

    begin export process
    STEP 7

    You can see the file path of the destination location. Click on Export button.

    export report success
    STEP 8

    Now Export process will begin. The software will show Mail and Fail Count along with the Export status.

     html emails
    STEP 9

    A confirmation box will appear once the export process is finished. Click on OK button.

    html message
    STEP 10

    Now, click on View Report to view the Export process Report.

    html message
    STEP 11

    The software will open folder directory. You can see a folder named Export Report is automatically created. Open the underlying CSV file.

    html message
    STEP 12

    Now you can view the complete process details such as mail count, fail count, source path, destination path, and export status.

    html message
    STEP 13

    You can check your destination location to find all your MBOX files converted to EML format.

    html message

    Mac OS allows to name a file only upto 255 characters. Any name more than that is not accepted. And there are cases when due to naming conventions, the name of a particular EML file may exceed this predefined range of Mac OS.

    Thus, software automatically detects such email files and renames them accordingly. In addition to prevent any confusion, a separate folder is used to store these files.


    STEP 14

    Find the destination location of such files in LongFilePath.csv file.

    html message
    STEP 15

    You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

    html message
    STEP 14

    Open this EML file in any supported application to access its content.

    Exported
    STEP 4

    Click on MSG radio button to export the files in Outlook .msg file format.

    • Maintain Folder Hierarchy: You can maintain folder structure and keep your data in same way as it was in the MBOX file.
    • Selective Export: On the left pane, you can select/deselect mbox folders to convert to MSG format.
    click on html
    STEP 5

    Now click on Advance Settings button for filters and additional features:

    • Naming Convention: Select the naming convention to save the emails with required names accordingly. By default, Subject is the naming convention of the file.
    • Date Filters: You can apply Date Filter to select and export email messages of the specific duration.

    Click Save button.

    browse the location
    STEP 6

    Now click on Change button and navigate to the destination location where you want to save the MSG files. Click Ok.

    begin export process
    STEP 7

    You can see the file path of the destination location. Click on Export button.

    export report success
    STEP 8

    Now Export process will begin. The software will show Mail and Fail Count along with the Export status.

     html emails
    STEP 9

    A confirmation box will appear once the export process is finished. Click on OK button.

    html message
    STEP 10

    Now, click on View Report to view the Export process Report.

    html message
    STEP 11

    The software will open folder directory. You can see a folder named Export Report is automatically created. Open the underlying CSV file.

    html message
    STEP 12

    Now you can view the complete process details such as mail count, fail count, source path, destination path, and export status.

    html message
    STEP 13

    You can check your destination location to find all your MBOX files converted to MSG format.

    html message

    Mac OS allows to name a file only upto 255 characters. Any name more than that is not accepted. And there are cases when due to naming conventions, the name of a particular MSG file may exceed this predefined range of Mac OS.

    Thus, software automatically detects such email files and renames them accordingly. In addition to prevent any confusion, a separate folder is used to store these files.


    STEP 14

    Find the destination location of such files in LongFilePath.csv file.

    html message
    STEP 15

    You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

    html message
    STEP 15

    Open this MSG file in supported application to view its content.

    html message
    STEP 4

    Click on EMLX radio button to export the files in EMLX file format.

    • Maintain Folder Hierarchy: You can maintain folder structure and keep your data in same way as it was in the MBOX file.
    • Selective Export: On the left pane, you can select/deselect mbox folders to convert to EMLX format.
    click on html
    STEP 5

    Now click on Advance Settings button for filters and additional features:

    • Naming Convention: Select the naming convention to save the emails with required names accordingly. By default, Subject is the naming convention of the file.
    • Date Filters: You can apply Date Filter to select and export email messages of the specific duration.

    Click Save button.

    browse the location
    STEP 6

    Now click on Change button and navigate to the destination location where you want to save the EMLX files. Click Ok.

    begin export process
    STEP 7

    You can see the file path of the destination location. Click on Export button.

    export report success
    STEP 8

    Now Export process will begin. The software will show Mail and Fail Count along with the Export status.

     html emails
    STEP 9

    A confirmation box will appear once the export process is finished. Click on OK button.

    html message
    STEP 10

    Now, click on View Report to view the Export process Report.

    html message
    STEP 11

    The software will open folder directory. You can see a folder named Export Report is automatically created. Open the underlying CSV file.

    html message
    STEP 12

    Now you can view the complete process details such as mail count, fail count, source path, destination path, and export status.

    html message
    STEP 13

    You can check your destination location to find all your MBOX files converted to EMLX format.

    html message

    Mac OS allows to name a file only upto 255 characters. Any name more than that is not accepted. And there are cases when due to naming conventions, the name of a particular EMLX file may exceed this predefined range of Mac OS.

    Thus, software automatically detects such email files and renames them accordingly. In addition to prevent any confusion, a separate folder is used to store these files.


    STEP 14

    Find the destination location of such files in LongFilePath.csv file.

    html message
    STEP 15

    You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

    html message
    STEP 15

    Open this EMLX file in supported application to view its content.

    html message
    STEP 4

    Click on HTML radio button to export the files in .html file format.

    • Maintain Folder Hierarchy: You can maintain folder structure and keep your data in same way as it was in the MBOX file.
    • Selective Export: On the left pane, you can select/deselect mbox folders to convert to HTML format.
    click on html
    STEP 5

    Now click on Advance Settings button for filters and additional features:

    • Naming Convention: Select the naming convention to save the emails with required names accordingly. By default, Subject is the naming convention of the file.
    • Date Filters: You can apply Date Filter to select and export email messages of the specific duration.

    Click Save button.

    browse the location
    STEP 6

    Now click on Change button and navigate to the destination location where you want to save the HTML files. Click Ok.

    begin export process
    STEP 7

    You can see the file path of the destination location. Click on Export button.

    export report success
    STEP 8

    Now Export process will begin. The software will show Mail and Fail Count along with the Export status.

     html emails
    STEP 9

    A confirmation box will appear once the export process is finished. Click on OK button.

    html message
    STEP 10

    Now, click on View Report to view the Export process Report.

    html message
    STEP 11

    The software will open folder directory. You can see a folder named Export Report is automatically created. Open the underlying CSV file.

    html message
    STEP 12

    Now you can view the complete process details such as mail count, fail count, source path, destination path, and export status.

    html message
    STEP 13

    You can check your destination location to find all your MBOX files converted to HTML format.

    html message

    Mac OS allows to name a file only upto 255 characters. Any name more than that is not accepted. And there are cases when due to naming conventions, the name of a particularHTML file may exceed this predefined range of Mac OS.

    Thus, software automatically detects such email files and renames them accordingly. In addition to prevent any confusion, a separate folder is used to store these files.


    STEP 14

    Find the destination location of such files in LongFilePath.csv file.

    html message
    STEP 15

    You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

    html message
    STEP 16

    Open these HTML files in any browser to view its content.

    html message
    STEP 4

    Click on TXT radio button to export the files in .txt file format.

    • Maintain Folder Hierarchy: You can maintain folder structure and keep your data in same way as it was in the MBOX file.
    • Selective Export: On the left pane, you can select/deselect mbox folders to convert to TXT format.
    click on TXT
    STEP 5

    Now click on Advance Settings button for filters and additional features:

    • Naming Convention: Select the naming convention to save the emails with required names accordingly. By default, Subject is the naming convention of the file.
    • Date Filters: You can apply Date Filter to select and export email messages of the specific duration.

    Click Save button.

    browse the location
    STEP 6

    Now click on Change button and navigate to the destination location where you want to save the TXT files. Click Ok.

    begin export process
    STEP 7

    You can see the file path of the destination location. Click on Export button.

    export report success
    STEP 8

    Now Export process will begin. The software will show Mail and Fail Count along with the Export status.

     TXT emails
    STEP 9

    A confirmation box will appear once the export process is finished. Click on OK button.

    TXT message
    STEP 10

    Now, click on View Report to view the Export process Report.

    TXT message
    STEP 11

    The software will open folder directory. You can see a folder named Export Report is automatically created. Open the underlying CSV file.

    TXT message
    STEP 12

    Now you can view the complete process details such as mail count, fail count, source path, destination path, and export status.

    TXT message
    STEP 13

    You can check your destination location to find all your MBOX files converted to TXT format.

    TXT message
    STEP 14

    Open the TXT files to view the content. The attachments are stored in a separate folder.

    TXT message

    Mac OS allows to name a file only upto 255 characters. Any name more than that is not accepted. And there are cases when due to naming conventions, the name of a particularTXT file may exceed this predefined range of Mac OS.

    Thus, software automatically detects such email files and renames them accordingly. In addition to prevent any confusion, a separate folder is used to store these files.


    STEP 15

    You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

    TXT message
    STEP 4

    Click on CSV radio button to export the files in .csv file format.

    • Maintain Folder Hierarchy: You can maintain folder structure and keep your data in same way as it was in the MBOX file.
    • Selective Export: On the left pane, you can select/deselect mbox folders to convert to CSV format.
    click on csv
    STEP 5

    Now click on Advance Settings button for filters:

    • Date Filters: You can apply Date Filter to select and export email messages of the specific duration.

    Click Save button.

    browse the location
    STEP 6

    Now click on Change button and navigate to the destination location where you want to save the CSV files. Click Ok.

    begin export process
    STEP 7

    You can see the file path of the destination location. Click on Export button.

    export report success
    STEP 8

    Now Export process will begin. The software will show Mail and Fail Count along with the Export status.

     CSV emails
    STEP 9

    A confirmation box will appear once the export process is finished. Click on OK button.

    CSV message
    STEP 10

    Now, click on View Report to view the Export process Report.

    CSV message
    STEP 11

    The software will open folder directory. You can see a folder named Export Report is automatically created. Open the underlying CSV file.

    CSV message
    STEP 12

    Now you can view the complete process details such as mail count, fail count, source path, destination path, and export status.

    CSV message
    STEP 13

    You can check your destination location to find all your MBOX files converted to CSV format.

    The folders here contain attachments of the email messages converted into the CSV file. CSV message
    STEP 14

    Open these CSV files in Excel to view its content.

    CSV message

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