MBOX-to-PST-ConverterMBOX Converter application from SysTools is used as an MBOX to PST converter tool that can convert MBOX emails from about 17+ email clients such as Mozilla Thunderbird, Microsoft Entourage, Opera Mail, etc. to MS Outlook PST file format. This converter runs on all Windows Operating systems including Windows 8 (the latest version) and also supports multiple MBOX formats like .mbox or .mbx or MBOX file without any extension. It is an added advantage of the software that it can convert the MBOX files in EML as well as MSG format in addition to PST. The EML file format is favorable because many desktop based email clients such as Windows Live Mail, Outlook Express, Windows Mail and many more; save emails in EML format.

Prominent Attributes Of the MBOX to PST Converter

The MBOX to PST converter software has been developed keeping in mind the basic and advanced requirements of clients. Hence, the tool bears number of characteristic features that are mentioned below:

  • Automatically detects the ‘without extension’ MBOX file
  • Converts all or selected email items from selected MBOX files and folders
  • Issues provision to convert multiple MBOX files in bulk or batch
  • Renders preview of emails along with attachments after scanning
  • Provides option to save in 3 different file formats such as PST/EML/MSG
  • Furnishes choice to merge multiple MBOX files into single PST file
  • Supplies selection to create single PST file for each MBOX file
  • MS Outlook installation is not required for MBOX to PST conversion

Converter Download and Installation Details:

  • Log onto www.systoolsgroup.com/mbox-converter.html and download the Trial/ Full version of tool.
  • Minimum System requisites required to run the tool on Windows OS. It should be ensured that at least 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM and 10 MB free hard disk spaces is available.
  • Installation process is absolutely simple. The software is malware-free and is safe to install in system (it does not affect any setting or functioning of existing application). Unquestionably appreciating!

Converts MBOX Files To PST Format in 4 Easy Steps

The MBOX to PST converter application is an easy-to-use tool with user-friendly interface that converts the MBOX files to PST format in just 4 easy steps that are: Open, Scan, Preview, and Export. Once the tool is downloaded and installed these four steps need to be followed to successfully convert MBOX files to Outlook PST. The screenshot is shown below:

  1. Open – This is the opening move of the conversion process.
  • Here the user of the tool has to click on the Open tab in the navigation bar. A small window will appear that gives two options (either can be chosen) mentioned and explained below:
  • Add File: Select File and Browse for single MBOX file one by one to load the file.
  • Add Folder: Choose Folder by clicking on Folder and Browse the folder having multiple MBOX files.


  1. Scan – This is the second step of the transition procedure.
  • After selecting the files/folders for conversion, they should be scanned. For scanning of MBOX files, click on Add button to start the process.
  • Once the scanning is completed, a small window with the scan status shall be displayed. A successful scan will display the message ‘Scanning completed successfully’ and then the users should click on OK.


  1. Preview – This is the third pace in the modulation operation.
  • After the completion of scanning, the tool stacks all MBOX files and generates the preview of emails. The application provides multiple views as cited and explained below:
  • Normal Mail View – The information in the body of the email can be viewed by clicking on Normal Mail View tab so as to get the preview of the emails.
  • Attachments - Click on the Attachments tab in order to preview the attachments like DOC/ DOCX, XLS/ XLSX, PDF file, images, etc.
  • Switch View – Two switch views are provided in the tool, those are horizontal view and vertical view. Either of them can be selected depending on individual’s choice.


  1. Export – This step is an end to the changeover process.
  • To export selective emails; simply choose the mails and right click on it to export all- selected items to the desired file format at once. On doing this, an export tab will appear with different export options.


  • To export all MBOX files items at a time; Export button in the Navigation bar (located at top left hand side) should be clicked upon. Once users click on the Export tab, an Export window pop-up for exportation.


  • File Type - Select the file type in which you have to export selected items i.e. PST, MSG or EML. When PST format is selected, two options are provided i.e. either a single PST can be made for all MBOX files or one PST file can be created for each MBOX file as per requirement.
  • Naming Convention - Also, select the naming convention which is applicable for emails only; to save the file as, and browse the destination location to store the file.      Note – After selecting the file type and providing naming convention; finally, click on the export tab to start the process i.e. saving the items.


Once the export process is over, the following message ‘Export completed successfully’ prompts-up on the screen. Hence, 'OK' should be clicked-on to exit.

Conclusion Drawn

Here we reviewed MBOX Converter software v2.1 which is the most recent release of the application. And checked out what are the helpful properties of the MBOX to PST converter tool to convert MBOX files to PST format easily without meeting any complications. As such there was no major limitation found in the application while working with it. Still those who have doubts can obviously use the demo edition before purchasing its license which is available on the official website. The advantage of the trial version is that it can be downloaded free of cost and can be used to preview all the MBOX emails and export maximum of 25 items. Also every small detail of the software can be found on the updated website as well as technical support team is available all round the clock i.e. 24*7.