Know How Maildir Converter for Windows Works

Step by Step procedure to operate Maildir Converter in Windows OS

Maildir Converter a Windows OS software to convert Maildir File Formats into PST / PDF / MBOX / HTML / EML / MSG / TXT & MHT format.

STEP 1

Go to the start menu click on All Programs » SysTools Maildir Converter

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STEP 2

Once the software is launched, select the folder containing maildir files as shown below:

Select file

Selected files can be viewed in various viewing options available as shown:

We have the option of Normal Mail View, Hex View, Properties View, Message Header View, MIME View, HTML View, RTF View, and Attachments View with Hex View shown as an example.

select view

STEP 3

Click on Export button on upper left corner.

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Or select the Export Selected option to migrate only particular files from the selected Maildir File.

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STEP 4

On the next menu select the file format in which the converted files would be exported. The Following options are available:

export type

STEP 5

Select the radio button corresponding to "PST" labelled text.

Click on Adv. Settings for more options.

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STEP 6

Provide the advance settings as per which the maildir files can be converted and exported.

  • PST Split Option: This includes the Split PST after a specified size of file with option to split in MB or GB.
  • Date Filter Option: This includes the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.

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Apply advanced settings and filters by clicking on the Save button.

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Now, a dialog box will appear saying settings saved successfully. Click OK to proceed further.

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STEP 7

Click on the "Browse" button to browse the destination folder for the export process.

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STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" Button.

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STEP 9

Now, The selected destination will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 10

Click on "Export" Button.

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STEP 11

The software will now start the process.

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STEP 12

After completion you will get a Dialog box saying “Export process completed successfully”. Click on Ok and proceed.

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STEP 13

After this, Export report will be shown and option to save report appears.

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STEP 14

Select the location and click on Save button to save export report.

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STEP 15

A dialog box saying “Export Report saved at: selected location\file name. csv” will appear. Click Ok and your Export Report will be saved.

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STEP 16

Now click on Cancel and then Yes to exit the export report window.

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STEP 17

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

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STEP 18

Now PST file is open in Outlook using Import/ Export Option.

import pst in outlook

Then Choose Import from another program or file . Then Choose Outlook data file (.pst) & Click on Next.

import and export wizard

Browse the PST file, that you have created using SysTools Maildir Converter and click on the Open button.
Now PST file will open, all emails will be displayed as shown below:

import pst in outlook

STEP 5

Select the radio button corresponding to "MBOX" labelled text.

Click on Adv. Settings for more options.

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STEP 6

Provide the advance settings as per which the maildir files can be converted and exported.

  • Date Filter Option: This includes the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.

Apply advanced settings and filters by clicking on the Save button.

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Now, a dialog box will appear saying settings saved successfully. Click OK to proceed further.

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STEP 7

Click on the "Browse" button to browse the destination folder for the export process.

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STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" Button.

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STEP 9

Now, The selected destination will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 10

Click on "Export" Button.

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STEP 11

The software will now start the process.

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STEP 12

After completion you will get a Dialog box saying “Export process completed successfully”. Click on Ok and proceed.

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STEP 13

After this, Export report will be shown and option to save report appears.

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STEP 14

Select the location and click on Save button to save export report.

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STEP 15

A dialog box saying “Export Report saved at: selected location\file name.csv” will appear. Click Ok and your Export Report will be saved.

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STEP 16

Now click on Cancel and then Yes to exit the export report window.

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STEP 17

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

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STEP 18

Now Import MBOX to Thunderbird to View MBOX File emails within Thunderbird as shown below :

import mbox into thunderbird

STEP 5

Select the radio button corresponding to "MSG" labelled text.

Click on Adv. Settings for more options.

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STEP 6

Provide the advance settings as per which the maildir files can be converted and exported.

  • Naming Convention: This includes the options like Subject+Date(DD-MM-YYYY), Date(DD-MM-YYYY)+From+Subject etc.
  • Date Filter Option: This includes the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.

Apply advanced settings and filters by clicking on the Save button.

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Now, a dialog box will appear saying settings saved successfully. Click OK to proceed further.

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STEP 7

Click on the "Browse" button to browse the destination folder for the export process.

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STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" Button.

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STEP 9

Now, The selected destination will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 10

Click on "Export" Button.

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STEP 11

The software will now start the process.

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STEP 12

After completion you will get a Dialog box saying “Export process completed successfully”. Click on Ok and proceed.

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STEP 13

After this, Export report will be shown and option to save report appears.

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STEP 14

Select the location and click on Save button to save export report.

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STEP 15

A dialog box saying “Export Report saved at: selected location\file name.csv” will appear. Click Ok and your Export Report will be saved.

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STEP 16

Now click on Cancel and then Yes to exit the export report window.

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STEP 17

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

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STEP 5

Select the radio button corresponding to "EML" labelled text.

Click on Adv. Settings for more options.

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STEP 6

Provide the advance settings as per which the maildir files can be converted and exported.

  • Naming Convention: This includes the options like Subject+Date(DD-MM-YYYY), Date(DD-MM-YYYY)+From+Subject etc.
  • Date Filter Option: This includes the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.

Apply advanced settings and filters by clicking on the Save button.

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Now, a dialog box will appear saying settings saved successfully. Click OK to proceed further.

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STEP 7

Click on the "Browse" button to browse the destination folder for the export process.

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STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" Button.

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STEP 9

Now, The selected destination will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 10

Click on "Export" Button.

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STEP 11

The software will now start the process.

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STEP 12

After completion you will get a Dialog box saying “Export process completed successfully”. Click on Ok and proceed.

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STEP 13

After this, Export report will be shown and option to save report appears.

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STEP 14

Select the location and click on Save button to save export report.

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STEP 15

A dialog box saying “Export Report saved at: selected location\file name.csv” will appear. Click Ok and your Export Report will be saved.

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STEP 16

Now click on Cancel and then Yes to exit the export report window.

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STEP 17

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

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STEP 18

Now Double Click to open EML file in Thunderbird

import eml into thunderbird

STEP 5

Select the radio button corresponding to "PDF" labelled text.

Click on Adv. Settings for more options.

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STEP 6

Provide the advance settings as per which the maildir files can be converted and exported.
Under General button, options are:

  • Naming Convention: This includes the options like Subject and Date(DD-MM-YYYY), Date(DD-MM-YYYY), From, and Subject etc.
  • Date Filter Option: This includes the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.
  • Include Internet Message Header

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Under Page Layout, options are:
Margin: To select margin for left , right, top, and bottom.
Paper Layout: Select paper orientation and page size for pdf.

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Under Bates Number, options are:

Bates Number Format: To select Start Number, Increment By and Position.
Date Stamp: This includes Position and Date Format.

Apply advanced settings and filters by clicking on the Save button.

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Now, a dialog box will appear saying settings saved successfully. Click OK to proceed further.

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STEP 7

Click on the "Browse" button to browse the destination folder for the export process.

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STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" Button.

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STEP 9

Now, The selected destination will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

For single output file >> Click on Create single PDF otherwise pdf files for each email will be created.

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STEP 10

Click on "Export" Button.

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STEP 11

The software will now start the process.

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STEP 12

After completion you will get a Dialog box saying “Export process completed successfully”. Click on Ok and proceed.

STEP 13

After this, Export report will be shown and option to save report appears.

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STEP 14

Select the location and click on Save button to save export report.

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STEP 15

A dialog box saying “Export Report saved at: selected location\file name.csv” will appear. Click Ok and your Export Report will be saved.

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STEP 16

Now click on Cancel and then Yes to exit the export report window.

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STEP 17

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

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STEP 18

Now Double Click to open PDF file in any Adobe Reader

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STEP 5

Select the radio button corresponding to "HTML" labelled text.

Click on Adv. Settings for more options.

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STEP 6

Provide the advance settings as per which the maildir files can be converted and exported.

  • Naming Convention: This includes the options like Subject and Date(DD-MM-YYYY), Date(DD-MM-YYYY), From, and Subject etc.
  • Date Filter Option: This includes the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.

Apply advanced settings and filters by clicking on the Save button.

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Now, a dialog box will appear saying settings saved successfully. Click OK to proceed further.

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STEP 7

Click on the "Browse" button to browse the destination folder for the export process.

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STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" Button.

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STEP 9

Now, The selected destination will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 10

Click on "Export" Button.

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STEP 11

The software will now start the process.

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STEP 12

After completion you will get a Dialog box saying “Export process completed successfully”. Click on Ok and proceed.

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STEP 13

After this, Export report will be shown and option to save report appears.

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STEP 14

Select the location and click on Save button to save export report.

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STEP 15

A dialog box saying “Export Report saved at: selected location\file name.csv” will appear. Click Ok and your Export Report will be saved.

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STEP 16

Now click on Cancel and then Yes to exit the export report window.

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STEP 17

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

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STEP 18

Now Double Click to open HTML file in any Browser

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STEP 5

Select the radio button corresponding to "TEXT" labelled text.

Click on Adv. Settings for more options.

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STEP 6

Provide the advance settings as per which the maildir files can be converted and exported.

  • Naming Convention: This includes the options like Subject and Date(DD-MM-YYYY), Date(DD-MM-YYYY), From, and Subject etc.
  • Date Filter Option: This includes the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.

Apply advanced settings and filters by clicking on the Save button.

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Now, a dialog box will appear saying settings saved successfully. Click OK to proceed further.

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STEP 7

Click on the "Browse" button to browse the destination folder for the export process.

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STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" Button.

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STEP 9

Now, The selected destination will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 10

Click on "Export" Button.

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STEP 11

The software will now start the process.

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STEP 12

After completion you will get a Dialog box saying “Export process completed successfully”. Click on Ok and proceed.

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STEP 13

After this, Export report will be shown and option to save report appears.

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STEP 14

Select the location and click on Save button to save export report.

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STEP 15

A dialog box saying “Export Report saved at: selected location\file name.csv” will appear. Click Ok and your Export Report will be saved.

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STEP 16

Now click on Cancel and then Yes to exit the export report window.

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STEP 17

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

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STEP 18

Now Double Click to open TEXT file in your Personal Computer.

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STEP 5

Select the radio button corresponding to "MHT" labelled text.

Click on Adv. Settings for more options.

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STEP 6

Provide the advance settings as per which the maildir files can be converted and exported.

  • Naming Convention: This includes the options like Subject and Date(DD-MM-YYYY), Date(DD-MM-YYYY), From, and Subject etc.
  • Date Filter Option: This includes the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.

Apply advanced settings and filters by clicking on the Save button.

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Now, a dialog box will appear saying settings saved successfully. Click OK to proceed further.

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STEP 7

Click on the "Browse" button to browse the destination folder for the export process.

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STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" Button.

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STEP 9

Now, The selected destination will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 10

Click on "Export" Button.

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STEP 11

The software will now start the process.

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STEP 12

After completion you will get a Dialog box saying “Export process completed successfully”. Click on Ok and proceed.

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STEP 13

After this, Export report will be shown and option to save report appears.

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STEP 14

Select the location and click on Save button to save export report.

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STEP 15

A dialog box saying “Export Report saved at: selected location\file name.csv” will appear. Click Ok and your Export Report will be saved.

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STEP 16

Now click on Cancel and then Yes to exit the export report window.

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STEP 17

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

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STEP 18

Now Double Click to open MHT file in any Browser

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