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.

PST
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.

adv settings
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.

destination
STEP 7

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

export button
STEP 8

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

export status
STEP 9

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

confirmation
STEP 10

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

view report
STEP 11

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

Export report
STEP 12

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

process details
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.

import pst

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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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STEP 8

Next click on Attachment tab to apply settings meant for the Attached files.

  • Attachment on Pin: Choose to add attached files in PDF as Pin.
  • Append Attachment: Convert the attached files in PDF and append them at the end of the email message.
  • Save Attachment: Saves attachments in a separate folder in its original file format.
    • When saving attachments, you can also apply name convention for the saved attachments.
    • When saving attachments, you can also create folders for attachments (folder for each email) as per the name convention.

Click Save button to save all the applied settings.

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STEP 9

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

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STEP 10

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

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STEP 11

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

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STEP 12

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

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STEP 13

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

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STEP 14

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

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STEP 15

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

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STEP 16

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

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STEP 17

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

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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 18

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

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STEP 19

You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

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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.
click on eml
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.

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STEP 6

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

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STEP 7

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

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STEP 8

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

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STEP 9

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

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STEP 10

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

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STEP 11

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

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STEP 12

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

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STEP 13

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

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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.

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STEP 15

You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

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STEP 16

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

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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 msg
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.

msg1
STEP 6

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

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STEP 7

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

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STEP 8

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

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STEP 9

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

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STEP 10

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

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STEP 11

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

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STEP 12

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

msg8
STEP 13

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

msg9

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.

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STEP 15

You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

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STEP 16

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

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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 emlx
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.

emlx1
STEP 6

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

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STEP 7

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

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STEP 8

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

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STEP 9

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

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STEP 10

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

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STEP 11

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

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STEP 12

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

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STEP 13

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

emlx9

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.

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STEP 15

You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

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STEP 16

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

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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.

html1
STEP 6

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

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STEP 7

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

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STEP 8

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

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STEP 9

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

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STEP 10

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

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STEP 11

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

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STEP 12

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

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STEP 13

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

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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.

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STEP 15

You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

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STEP 16

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

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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.

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STEP 6

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

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STEP 7

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

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STEP 8

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

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STEP 9

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

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STEP 10

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

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STEP 11

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

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STEP 12

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

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STEP 13

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

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STEP 14

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

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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.

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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.

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STEP 6

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

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STEP 7

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

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STEP 8

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

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STEP 9

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

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STEP 10

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

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STEP 11

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

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STEP 12

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

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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. csv9
STEP 14

Open these CSV files in Excel to view its content.

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STEP 4

Click on MHT radio button to export the files in .mht 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 MHT format.
click on mht
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.

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STEP 6

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

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STEP 7

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

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STEP 8

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

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STEP 9

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

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STEP 10

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

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STEP 11

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

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STEP 12

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

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STEP 13

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

mht9

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.

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STEP 15

You can find these converted files in CDTPL folder.

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STEP 16

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

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