SysTools MBOX Attachment Extractor Wizard

Software to Export Attached Files on Windows & Mac

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  • Process MBOX, MBX, MBS and MBOX (without extension) files and save attachments
  • Supports multiple files and folder processing at once
  • Provides filters for attachments extraction within specified date-ranges
  • Download attachments according to size (Up to & More Than) – below 100mb
  • Save attachments according to file type (Include and exclude)
  • Support multiple naming convention for attachments and folder for attachments
  • Has both Folder Hierarchy and No folder hierarchy options
  • Preserves the metadata attributes of all attachments during the export process
  • Generate success and failure report after process completion
  • Software available for Windows and Mac with same functionality

Free Live Demo - SysTools MBOX Attachment Extractor Software Windows & Mac Fully Secured Download Version

Note : - SysTools MBOX Attachment Extractor is a tool that can only extract attachments from MBOX files and not remove them. To achieve the goal to remove attachments from MBOX files, one should use themboxtool.

Choose the Tool to Export Attachments on Preferred OS!

SysTools MBOX Attachment Extractor Tool offers a wide range of options to save attachments on your preferred Operating system. The features & the working procedure of this software for Windows & Mac are same. So here we have mentioned the common information for both the software variants. Users can download the tool from the above-given download buttons and follow the same working steps on both OS.

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Key Features of MBOX Attachments Extractor Wizard for Windows & Mac

Attributes for a Smooth Extraction of MBOX Attached files

Process MBOX File Attachments in Batch

MBOX attachment extractor software allows extraction of multiple MBOX files at once. It has the option to add MBOX file individually or import multiple files in batch from a folder. A user can easily save attachments from multiple MBOX files without worrying about duplicacy and other factors.

Supports All MBOX Variants

There are many variants of MBOX file and multiple file types are derived from the basic MBOX format. This software supports all the MBOX variants and derivates like .mbx, .mbs, MBOX without extension along with the original .mbox files.

Maintain or Avoid Folder Hierarchy

Both the Windows and Mac MBOX Attachment Extractor wizard provides the option to maintain or avoid folder hierarchy as per the user requirements.

  • Maintain Folder Hierarchy – Choosing this option will create folders according to the structure of added MBOX files and preserve the hierarchy while saving the attached files in them.
  • No Folder Hierarchy – If a user chooses not to maintain the folder structure, the attached files will be saved in a folder without preserving the original hierarchy of files.

Facility to Apply Naming Convention

This tool also provides dual options to apply naming conventions based on your requirements:

  • For Attachments: This will rename and arrange the name of the attached files as per given convention like Subject, Date, From+Subject, etc.
  • For Attachment Folders: This will rename and arrange the folders containing attachments and give them names as per the chosen convention. Thus keeping the original attached files’ name but still arranging them with help of the containing folders.

Date-Range Filters to Extract Attachments

The MBOX file attachment extractor software provides multiple filter options to extract and export attachments from selective emails only. The software has built-in date-range filter that filters all the emails within the MBOX file(s) between the ‘Start Date’ and ‘End Date’ and export attachments from only these filtered emails. This allows selective extraction of attached files that falls within the specified date-range.

Save Attachments As per File Size or File Type

In the process of applying filters, with Date-range the software also provides the option to chose and extract attachments from MBOX based on the file type and file size.

  • File Size: This option allows a user to export attachments having size upto / more than the specified file size. The maximum file size is 100 MB and any value below it can be applied in the text box.
  • File Type: This option allows a user to export certain attached file types by including / excluding the file extensions. This is case-sensitive, so input the extension like .pdf and not PDF.

Support Files of Multiple Email Clients

MBOX files are the most common mailbox file used by a number of old and new email applications. There are certain differences in the MBOX file type of these applications. But this MBOX attachment extractor wizard Is able to identify and process all these types of MBOX files irrespective of the associated email client. Some examples of supported applications are Mozilla Thunderbird, Mac Mail, The Bat, Gmail MBOX file, Eudora, Entourage, and many more..

Maintain Attributes of Attached Files

This software is carefully designed with algorithms so it does not harm the attached files in any way during the extraction process. Thus this tool retains all the original attributes of the MBOX files without fail. It does not matter whether the attached file is pdf, doc, or an executable file. All the metadata properties are preserved regardless of file type and file size.

Download Report After Process Completion

Once the attached files are safely extracted from the MBOX attachment extractor tool, an offline report is generated. This report contains information as to how many files were processed and the number of failed export, if any. So, make sure to check this saved report to get the details of the extract process.

Available for Windows & Mac

This MBOX extractor software is available for both Windows and Mac operating system. The Windows variant supports Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and Windows 2008, 2012, 2016 server. While the Mac variant supports Mac OS 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, 10.13, 10.14, and 10.15.

MBOX Attachment Extractor Software – System Requirements

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Trial Limitations

Trial version of MBOX Attachment Extractor only extracts first 10 attachments from the MBOX / MBS / MBX files.

System Specifications


Hard Disk Space
Minimum 100 MB of free hard disk space

4 GB is recommended

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo CPU E4600 @ 2.40GHz 2.39GHz


Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space required

4 GB is recommended

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



  • Microsoft .NET framework 4.5 or above should be installed.
  • If you are using Windows 11 (64 bit), 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) & Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2008, then please launch the tool as "Run as Administrator".


Supported Editions


  • Microsoft Windows 11 (64 bit), 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) & Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2008


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

MBOX Attachment Extractor Wizard – Feature Comparison

Get an overview of MBOX attachment extraction tool features – DEMO & Licensed Version

Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Add MBOX / MBX / MBS files & Folder
Add MBOX without extension files
Maintain or Remove Folder Hierarchy
Date-Range Filters
Naming Conventions
Windows variant (Windows 10 and others)
Mac variant (Mac OS X 10.8 and above)
Extract MBOX Attachments First 10 attachments
Cost FREE $29

FAQs about MBOX Attachment Extractor Tool

Listed Commonly Asked Questions and Answers

How can I use MBOX attachment extractor on my Windows machine?

4 Simple Steps of the Extractor Wizard:

  • Step 1: Download and Run SysTools MBOX Attachment Extractor.
  • Step 2: Click ‘Add File’ or ‘Add Folder’ to add MBOX files.
  • Step 3: Select appropriate folder hierarchy and filters.
  • Step 4: Click ‘Extract’ to start saving attachments from MBOX file.

The tool renames the duplicates instead of overwriting them if the duplicates are extracted in the same folder.

No, there is no mandatory requirement of any email client for the functioning of MBOX extractor wizard.

It does not matter what files types are attached to the MBOX files. As long as there is an attachment, it will be extracted at the destination location.

The software variants are different for Windows and Mac. Different download options are provided for both these OS. However, the functionality and features of both these variants are similar to each other.

The MBOX attachment extractor wizard is responsible for extracting the attached files in a safe and secure manner. After the extraction process, these files need their respective applications to open and view. For example, a PDF document will require PDF reader application to be opened safely.

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