Users of MS Outlook are aware of PST file that stores all data items like emails, contacts, calendars, etc. Sometimes we need to convert PST mails into other file formats like EML, PDF, or MSG for several purposes and contacts can be saved in VCF format for accessingitin OS, Android phones etc.One solution for resolving these issues is by using third party Tool like PST Converter. In this review, we will be discussing about the same in details.
Introduction of Tool
The PST Converter is software that converts the Outlook PST mails into other useful file formats like EML, PDF, or MSG that serves different purposes. EML file can be accessed in other email clients like Thunderbird, Apple Mail etc. PDF gives better readable file format and secure for sharing critical content of mail. MSG files are created individually for each mail, which is useful for those who want to continue using Outlook. Contacts can be saved in VCF format making it accessible in multiple platforms. The tool can also convert corrupted or password protected PST files.
Versions of PST Converter
The PST Converter Tool comes in two versions- Demo and License versions among which user can choose according to their requirements.
- Demo Version
The trial/Demo version of PST Converter is freely available for download from company’s official website. It has some limitations that are it exports only first 25 contacts and 25 mails from each folder.
- License Version
It is the paid version of PST Converter that can be purchased from the official website of the company. It allows user to export the complete data items from PST file including all the contacts and mails.
The PST Converter is the tool that converts complete data items of PST file like Emails, contacts, calendars etc. to EML/MSG/PDF and VCF. Some of the key features of PST Converter are as follows:
- Batch Convert Outlook items
The PST converter allows conversion of all data items like mails, calendars, contacts, tasks, notes etc. from a PST file to multiple file formats that can be used accordingly. It also converts data items from corrupted or password protected PST file.
- Output in Multiple File Formats
The tool converts items from PST file into EML/MSG/PDF and VCF. PST file mails are converted into EML or MSG and PST file can be exported into PDF with its attachments embedded. The tool will convert each Outlook contact into vCard format.
- Preview items with Metadata
The PST Converter will scan the PST file and gives the preview of all the data items. User can click on a particular mail to view the details of the mails like Subject, Location, email address, sent date, received date etc.
- Allows Selective item Export
It provides option to export only the desired items or all the items from the PST file by selecting/deselecting the items and convert it into any available formats. The tool will only save the selected items in the chosen output format.
- Mail Filter Option
The user can specified desired dates to filter the mails while converting them using Mail Filter option. The tool will convert only those mails that are within the range and on the date specified. It is useful when we have large PST file.
- File naming Conventions
The software provides file naming conventions that is applicable for EML/MSG files. It allows different naming options of several mails according to parameters like Subject + Date, Date +Subject+ From etc.allowing users to distinguish the mails easily.
- Allows conversion of PST in multiple formats
- Converts corrupted/password protected PST
- Only one PST file can be converted at a time
- Demo version converts only few PST items
After considering both the positive and negative aspects of the software, we can summarize that the PST Converter is a reliable conversion tool thatallows user to convert the PST file into multiple file formats. The software is able to convert the corrupted or password protected PST file to EML/PST/MSG and VCF. It can be rated as 9.7/10 as bulk conversion of several PST files is not allowedat a time and free version of the tool converts only few items.
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