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MBOX is one of the most commonly used file extension for storing email client data. Various email applications support MBOX files and save their data in MBOX file format at the back end. To import MBOX file into Thunderbird Windows, this software supports these email clients:
If someone is changing their system and switching to a new one, Thunderbird Import Wizard can assist them in moving the entire Mozilla Thunderbird profile. Just go to the location of Thunderbird and select the profile. The Thunderbird Importer tool will easily import the complete Thunderbird profile to another computer including the MBOX and SBD files located within it.
C:\Documents and Settings\*username\Application data\Thunderbird\Profiles\*name.default
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Thunderbird Import Wizard
|Users often face issues such as “Thunderbird not importing MBOX through ImportExportTool NG.” To avoid such inconvenient situations, Thunderbird Import Wizard is a better option. Here we have listed the aspects in which this software supersedes ImportExportTools NG.|
|SBD Source File||As this is a sub-directory file, browse through it to find the MBOX file and import MBOX to Thunderbird using the software.|
|MSF Source File||Since MSF file contains only the index, Browse to add related MBOX file to import MSF to Thunderbird.|
Attributes That Make MBOX Importer Tool One Of A Kind
The main function of this utility is to add MBOX file into Mozilla Thunderbird 60 Email application. Along with normal emails, the tool can also import MBOX file emails containing various attachments. Once the import is done, restart Thunderbird application to view and open MBOX data in Thunderbird that have been imported.
Auto-Detect Thunderbird Profiles
Thunderbird Importer software automatically detects all the profiles that have been configured in the installed Thunderbird application. This includes both the POP and IMAP configured email accounts. Users can easily choose their target profile from the list and the software will move MBOX data to the chosen Thunderbird profile.
Thunderbird users can import large number of EML files into Thunderbird account using Thunderbird Import Wizard tool. For importation, the software supports EML / EMLX files created in both Windows and Mac OS email clients including Thunderbird, Windows Mail, Apple Mail, Entourage, IncrediMail, etc.
Move Maildir File
Along with MBOX file, Thunderbird also provides an option to save its data in Maildir format. In case you have some of these files that you wish to import into Mozilla Thunderbird, try Thunderbird Importer. The latest version of this software supports importing Maildir files into Thunderbird profile without changing its properties.
Add Single or Multiple Files
Thunderbird Import Wizard offers users options to add one or multiple MBOX files to Thunderbird at the same time. It also supports other file formats i.e., EML / EMLX / Maildir.
Along with the facility to add MBOX data into the default Thunderbird profile, Thunderbird Importer lets users move MBOX to other profiles.
Selective MBOX Data Import
The application will let users import selective data / emails from the added MBOX files into Thunderbird email application. Using the built-in date-based filter, users can enter the required date range by filling the From date and To date fields. Afterwards, the application will transfer the emails of only the particular date range to Thunderbird.
Supported Email Clients
MBOX files created in all the major email clients are supported by this MBOX to Thunderbird file importer software. The supported email applications include Thunderbird, Google Takeout, Google Vault, Opera Mail, Seamonkey, Netscape, Mulberry, Apple Mail, Entourage, Eudora, etc. This application is also compatible with Thunderbird Maildir files and EML files of all email clients.
Maintain Folder Hierarchy
When you choose “Maintain Folder Hierarchy” option to import MBOX to Thunderbird account, the imported MBOX emails are saved in a new folder outside all the existing Thunderbird folders. When this option is not selected and a folder already exists with the same name as the MBOX file, the imported MBOX file data will get merged in that folder.
Retention of Source MBOX Metadata
Even after moving the MBOX files of different email clients into Thunderbird using Thunderbird Importer, there will be no changes in the metadata of the source MBOX file. Besides data integrity, the tool also keeps the header information, read/unread status, etc. intact after importing MBOX file to Thunderbird.
No Restriction on File Size
When it comes to opening MBOX files into Thunderbird, the software is the perfect choice. Since there is no file size limitation, users can import MBOX files of any size to Thunderbird 60 email using this tool. Even in case of large-sized MBOX files, Thunderbird Import Wizard works fine and moves files without any data loss.
Complete Windows OS Support
Thunderbird Importer Tool is a Windows-based software that can be run on any Windows run computer / laptop. It is compatible with Windows 11 (64-bit), Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7 of this operating system. The tool also supports 32-bit as well as 64-bit versions of Windows Operating System to add MBOX to Thunderbird 60.
Get an Overview of DEMO and Licensed Version of the Software
|Features||DEMO Version||FULL Version|
|Import MBOX folders into Thunderbird|
|Add Multiple MBOX, EML, EMLX, Maildir Files Simultaneously|
|Import Emails with Attachments|
|Selective MBOX Data Import|
|Maintain Source Folder Hierarchy|
|Complete Metadata Retention|
|Auto-Loading Thunderbird Profile|
|Support for Windows OS 10 & all older versions|
|Import MBOX to Thunderbird||25 Items / Folder|
|Also Support EML, EMLX, and Maildir Files||25 Items / Folder|
Awards & Reviews
4.5 Star Rating from Soft 32
4 Star Rating from Cnet
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Thunderbird Import Wizard facilitates selective MBOX file data import into Thunderbird 60 and other versions. With its date filter, only the required MBOX emails can be easily opened in Mozilla Thunderbird.
For bulk / multiple MBOX file import into Mozilla Thunderbird profiles, SysTools Thunderbird Import Wizard is definitely among the most popular applications. What I like most is its ability to support even EML format.
This software has a very simple and easy to use GUI. So, even non-technical users will find it easy to upload multiple MBOX files into their Thunderbird profile. One can finish the entire process without any external help.
A complete MBOX importer software suitable for MBOX files created in all the major email clients of both Windows and Mac OS. Its simple interface assists users to perform multiple file transfer into Thunderbird in an easy manner.
This Windows OS compatible Thunderbird Importer Tool allows users to open files of different email clients in Thunderbird. As long as it is an MBOX file, it can be imported via this software.
Commonly Asked Questions and Answers
“I am planning to buy this Thunderbird Importer software. Can you tell me how to import MBOX files using this application?”
It is quite easy to operate this tool. All you have to do it to follow these steps:
Steps to Import MBOX Files into Mozilla Thunderbird
“The application showed that the MBOX import has been successful, but I do not see any imported data in my Thunderbird. Why is this happening?
If your Thunderbird program is open during the import process, then you have to close it and start again to view the imported MBOX, EML, Maildir data.
If you cannot find the transferred MBOX data in Thunderbird, check the Advanced Configuration settings of your Thunderbird account. The Message Store type has to be set as MBOX for this tool to work. If it is set as Maildir, the import will not be successful.
“I have a folder full of MBOX file that I want to add to Thunderbird profile. Can I easily import all the files to Thunderbird Import Wizard?
No, in order to import MBOX to Thunderbird, the Thunderbird email client should be installed in your computer. You can download Thunderbird from the following link: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/
Note: If the Thunderbird application is not installed on your PC then you might receive the following error message while trying to import MBOX to Thunderbird using Thunderbird Import Wizard tool.
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What Customers Are Saying
I was tensed as I did not know how to import an MBOX file inside Thunderbird application, but it was quite important for me to save the data files. Then, I came to know about this Thunderbird Importer software. It is really simple and easy to use program that saved my time. It also allowed me to import multiple .mbox files in TB profile.
Roger Allan, New York, USA
A few months ago, I was facing some serious trouble while importing Apple MBOX in Thunderbird. This Thunderbird Importer application is very useful and time-saving utility that helped me to open MBOX mailboxes in Mozilla Thunderbird in original format. The software also imports email attachments in their original format.
Joshua Benet, Canada
Thank you so much SysTools. I have been using almost all the solutions of this company for resolving any technical issues. Like other tools developed by SysTools, the tool was also successful to add MBOX files to Thunderbird without any data loss. I wish the team all the best in future and hope that they will develop efficient tools like Thunderbird Import MBOX.
Akmal Kamal, UAE
SysTools Thunderbird Import Wizard is a truly effective software. For obvious reasons, it was not possible to import Gmail MBOX to Thunderbird manually. However, this MBOX Importer tool helped me a lot by importing multiple MBOX files to Mozilla Thunderbird Windows easily and without any file size limitation.
Kevin Williams, Australia