Stellar Converter for MBOX – A Perfect Tool for MBOX to PST Conversion
When it comes to converting MBOX files into PST, the best option is to use a dedicated MBOX to PST conversion tool that can convert the file with ease and without any data loss. One such MBOX to PST conversion tool is Stellar Converter for MBOX that can convert MBOX file to PST, irrespective of the email client in which it is created, in just a few simple steps. Here, we are going to discuss this tool in detail, along with its pros and cons.
What is Stellar Converter for MBOX?
Stellar Converter for MBOX is a specialized tool for converting MBOX files into PST and various other formats, such as RTF, PDF, and HTML. It is a dedicated software designed to make the MBOX to PST conversion process easier. It has a simple and easy to navigate user interface that does not require any technical skills to operate. The tool supports MBOX files of more than 17 popular email clients, including Thunderbird, Google Takeout, Apple Mail, and Entourage.
Installation of the Software
You can download the tool from the official website. After downloading the setup file, just click on it to start the installation process. You need to follow some simple steps to finish the installation process. But, before downloading, installing and using the software, ensure that your system meets the following specifications.
Processor: Intel compatible (x64-based processor)
Memory: 4 GB minimum (8 GB recommended)
Hard Disk: 250 MB for installation files
Operating System: Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7 (64 bit only)
Using the Stellar Converter for MBOX Software
We have used the software to convert our MBOX file created in Thunderbird. Let’s walk you through the process we have followed.
We downloaded the software from the company’s official website and installed it. The process was easy and quick. When we launched it, we noticed that the user interface was clean and easy-to-use.
Let’s take a look at the step-by-step process.
Step 1: We launched the tool.
Step 2: A dialog box, labeled ‘Select MBOX’ appeared. We clicked on the ‘Email Client’ option and a dropdown list of MBOX-based clients appeared. We made our choice by clicking on Thunderbird. Then, we clicked on ‘Select File’ to select the MBOX file. There is another option – ‘Find File’. This is used if the location of MBOX file is not known. This option will help find the MBOX files on the system. After selecting the file, we clicked on the ‘Convert’ option.
Step 3: As soon as we clicked on ‘Convert’, the tool began the scanning process. It took a few minutes. When the process was finished, we received a message ‘Scanning Completed Successfully’ on the screen.
Step 4: The software offered us the ‘Preview’ of the converted file items in a three pane window. It helped us verify the MBOX file contents.
Step 5: We had the option to choose the mail items to convert. After selecting the items, we clicked on the Save Converted File button, selected the Save as PST option. There are options to ‘Export to existing profile’ and other formats (MSG and EML).
Step 6: After selecting the file format, we clicked on ‘Next’. It provided an option to select the location to save the converted MBOX file. After providing the location, we clicked Save. It took a moment for the process to complete.
Step 7: After completion of the process, we received a message ‘Selected items converted and saved successfully’. We clicked ‘OK’ to close the window.
We completed the process of converting our MBOX file to PST without any glitch or hurdle. The tool converted the file flawlessly, keeping the folder hierarchy intact.
How much the software costs?
There is a demo version of Stellar Converter for MBOX that is available for free. It only scans the file and converts the data. However, it doesn’t save the converted data.
Apart from this, there are two paid versions of the software – Technician and Corporate. The Corporate edition of the software is beneficial for individual users. It costs $39. The Technician version offers some additional features and costs $99.
Pros and Cons of Stellar Converter for MBOX
Following are the pros and cons of Stellar Converter for MBOX.
- The software offers multiple saving options. It can directly export MBOX file data to your MS Outlook profile. Moreover, it can also save your converted MBOX file in MSG and EML formats.
- It also generates Log Report that provides a detailed breakdown of the conversion process. This makes easy to check and verify the process.
- The ‘preview’ option provided by the tool helps in verifying the data before saving it.
- The cost of the product for individual users, who have basic requirements, can find it a little expensive.
- You might, not necessarily, experience glitches while working on too many large files at one go.
We have used Stellar Converter for MBOX and found it effective in converting MBOX file to PST without any issues. The best thing about the software is its easy-to-use interface that users with less or no technical knowledge can easily manage. Other notable features include selective conversion and batch conversion. However, there is one downside that we feel users may look at. It is the cost of the software which is a little on the higher side. Overall, it is perfect for MBOX to PST conversion.