SysTools Outlook PST Viewer FREEWARE

Open & Preview MS Outlook All Items Without Outlook Installation

  • Preview Outlook Emails, Contacts, Calendars, Tasks, Notes, Journals
  • Allows you to view & read Outlook emails along with attachments
  • Dual file scanning modes: Quick scan & Advance Scan
  • No 2GB file size limitation: Scan & view PST file of any size
  • Bulk Support : View Multiple PST Files Simultaneously
  • View and Open .bak file of Scanpst,exe without MS Outlook
  • Supports PST File of Outlook 2016 (32 & 64 bit), 2013 and below version: 32 & 64 bit
  • No MS Outlook Installation or Configuration required

List of Key Features that MS Outlook PST File Viewer Exhibit

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Open and View All Components

MS Outlook PST file viewer version lets you view all the MS Outlook items like: emails, contacts, calendars, tasks, notes, journals etc without Outlook. The software will show you a normal view, property view and the preview of associated attachment of emails. Also the PST file explorer tool view Outlook archive without Outlook.


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Scan & Recover Corrupt PST File

There are two file scanning options added within the software i.e. Advance scan mode with proper file indexing. For detailed analysis report of PST file, Advance scan mode is recommended else uncheck the option. These scanning modes will help you recover the damaged PST file data as well.


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Preview Items with All Details

Once the software loads all PST file items, it will also display number of items present in each folder and generate an item preview with all properties. You can view all items with their associated attributes like for emails: from, subject, to, sent, received, size (KB); for contacts its: full name, address, phone numbers and so on.


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PST Contact Viewer

The tool show the preview of Outlook PST Contacts & Distribution list. All contacts from PST file appear in a similar way as it appears in MS Outlook. The PST file opener tool successfuly view Outlook contacts Without Outlook.


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No MS Outlook Installation Required

Although software is named as Outlook PST file viewer still you don't need MS Outlook installation to open PST file. The software helps you to view & read pst emails & attachment without Outlook


View PST Calendars

Outlook PST Calendar Viewer

As you open the PST Viewer software the default screen show the email, And also you can navigate to the calendar tab to view Calendars of PST file. The PST explorer software also show the preview of Notes, Tasks & Journals of PST File.


Optimized Viewing

Optimized PST Viewing

The software allow you to view your PST files in a much optimized way without showing any crash report. As it provide option to change the location of Temp folder (of software) from installation drive (C drive) to any free drive space, which in turn reduce the main memory consumption.


Outlook PST Viewer Screenshots

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Step 1: Launch Outlook PST Viewer
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Step 2: Select Advance Scan
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Step 3: Preview Outlook Emails
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Step 4: Switch Views

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Download Outlook PST File Viewer Software
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Size: 12.1 MB Version: 4.5

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Upgrade to Outlook PST Viewer Pro for Advance Search & Export PST as PDF Document Option.

System Specifications

  • Support Windows 10 & All Below Windows
  • Processor : 1 GHz Processor (2.4 GHz is recommended)
  • RAM : 2 GB of RAM is recommended
  • Disk Space: 50 MB of free hard disk space
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or above is required to be installed in your machine

Application Pre-Requisites

  • If you are using Windows 10/8.1/8/7 or Vista, then please launch the tool as "Run as Administrator".

Supported Versions

  • Microsoft Windows – 2000, 2003, 2008, XP, Vista, or Windows 7/8/8.1/10, 2008/2012 (32-bit & 64-bit)/10
  • MS Outlook – Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010(32/64 bit), 2013 (32/64 bit), 2016 (32/64-bit)
Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a separate version of the tool for Windows 10 users?

You don't need to purchase a separate version of the software for Windows 10 OS as it is compatible with Windows OS regardless of its version.

Can I install this tool on my Mac machine?

No, PST Viewer is a Windows based utility and can only be run on Windows platform.

How much time does software take to scan PST file of 5 GB size?

Total scanning time can be estimated by two factors; size and level of corruption in PST file. If you choose Advance Scan option for scanning then software will take more time than Quick Scan but it scans every bad sector of file thoroughly.

Is search within PST files executable using demo version?

No, demo version of the tool will only let you scan and take preview of PST file contents. For availing search within PST or export to PDF option; get the Pro Version.

Is it possible to save attachments in their original format?

No, PST Viewer Freeware Version only allows user to view Outlook attachment without Outlook & the other contents of PST file such as emails, contacts, calendars, archives, journals & notes. To save emails or attachments you need to upgrade to Pro Version.

Does software require Outlook installation to work?

No, software runs successfully even without Outlook installation and can also process orphan PST files.

Is the PST Viewer totally free of cost or is it free only for one time usage?

PST Viewer is an absolutely free of cost tool. You don't need to pay any charge for using it.

Can software recover data from corrupted PST too?
I have an inaccessible PST file. Can I view its items using PST Viewer?

Yes, software recovers corrupted data as well as deleted data from PST and will give you preview of them in a healthy mode.

Is it possible to view a protected PST file without password known?

Yes, software can process and give preview of password protected PSTs also even if you do not have the password.

In the Outlook PST Viewer, is there a maximum number of key words that can be used in a single search?

There is a limitation of "32767" characters that can be typed in a textbox. However it is very inconvenient to type in or copy paste huge number of keywords into a textbox. In the next version of PST file viewer, advance keyword search filter will be incorporated soon.

What is the use of Temp folder Path provided in the PST Viewer Software?

When you load your heavy PST file in the software, the PST data get loaded in C folder because it is the installation drive of your software. Thus in case if you have not enough space in your C drive then the PST Viewer software may crash. So for optimized viewing we have provided you the option to change the loaded data path of PST file.

How to Open Bak File using Outlook Bak Viewer Tool?

I was fixing the my corrupted pst file using scanpst.exe. It created backup as .bak file. Now I have that bak file with me but I dont know how to open .bak file in Outlook. Does Outlook Bak viewer software open outlook.bak file?

Yes, tool is capable to open bak file. You just need to browse that bak file into Outlook Bak Viewer tool, it scans that file and loads the all data so that you can view bak file data easily.

MS Outlook PST Viewer Pro or Pro Plus – Why to Upgrade?
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Export PST File as PDF

You can save the emails and other items into PDF file with export option available within MS Outlook PST file viewer pro. It allows you to convert all the items from PST file to PDF format so that you can keep the email evidences secure and protected. Also, the PST Reader software will embed attachments of the email within its respective PDF.


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Perform Search within PST File

An advance searching option is available within the software to filter emails by keyword. This option allows you to search within the email body & subject line. Also, you can add different criteria's like: search by "to" or "from" email id's etc.; to further filter all the items.


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Option to Sort Items

In order to re-arrange the listing of items, PST viewer software allows you to sort the file. You can easily perform sorting by properties of emails, contacts, calendars, tasks, notes etc. These attributes includes: email subject, received date, sent date, size in KB, contact name, number, address, phone numbers, calendars subject, location, start, end, location, etc.


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Export Selective Folders as PDF

Export PST to PDF option in Outlook PST file viewer allows you to save items. If you want, you can convert only selective items from Outlook PST file to searchable PDF format. Check and uncheck option is available using which you will be able to export desirable data.


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Multiple File Naming Options

In order to save emails as PDF file, software provides you number of file naming options. This includes: save by subject, subject + date (DD-MM-YYYY), from + subject + date (YYYY-MM-DD), Auto incremental etc. By default, the software can only save the file as subject of item. read more


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Save File to Desirable Location

The converted PDF file can be saved at any desirable location. You can browse the location of your choice to save the entire PDF files. Else, if you like, you can create a new folder and save the PDF files into it. Software allows you to make a new folder directly from the software panel itself.


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Printed Output Generated

As part of the export procedure, the application additionally features an option to generate a printed copy of the selected emails. By using this option, you get to create a hard copy of the email by printing it directly using the PST viewer software.


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Recover Corrupted PST

Upgrading to the Pro Plus version provides an additional facility of recovering corrupted Outlook PST File. Further, the recovered PST file data can be saved in any of featured file formats.


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Convert PST Into PST

The PST file viewer software features conversion facility in PST format. The data recovered from PST can be saved into a new and healthy PST format file. The software creates an output PST of Unicode no matter if the input was an ANSI file type.


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Output PST Splitting

When saving data in an Outlook Data File (PST), you get the option to split it for better manageability. The splitting option is based on the file size i.e. the software will break the output PST file into parts of the size chosen by you.


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PST To EML Conversion

Another option to save viewed / recovered Outlook PST file is to convert it into EML format. The EML file created after conversion can be used on any of the several emails platforms that support it.


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Convert PST to MSG File

You can also save the PST file emails into multiple MSG format files. The PST Viewer Pro Plus features MSG as one of the file types to save Outlook PST file as. The file needs MS Outlook to be opened.


What Clients Say

Powerful yet easy to use software that too free of cost! What else can a computer user wish for when they are downloading a free file viewer? PST File viewer is one of those perfect tool that can mitigate all those requirements of open, explore and read PST file without Microsoft Outlook installation.

— M.K Mishra, India

Free file viewers are many in number, but the exact one is tough to get. Download freeware PST File viewer and view Outlook emails, task and contacts like any information saved in it. The specific feature of “OPEN PST FILE WITHOUT OUTLOOK” is the one that can make many users efforts to browse PST file simplified.

— J.W Fenny, Greece
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Upgrade to Outlook PST Viewer Pro for Advance Search Option and Export as PDF


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Add Outlook PST File
Open Outlook BAK File
Preview Emails with Attachments
Search PST File
Export PST to PDF
Export PST to PST
Export PST to EML
Export PST to MSG
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