By shilpa

December 22, 2021

Software Review - Stellar Converter for MBOX
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MBOX to PST conversion is required when migrating or moving emails and other mailbox data from an MBOX-based email client, such as Apple Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, Eudora, etc. to MS Outlook. There are several MBOX to PST converters available in the market that help in easily converting MBOX files into PST. Stellar Converter for MBOX is one such easy-to-use and powerful software for converting MBOX files into PST. The software helps extract mailbox items from MBOX files and saves them to new or existing PST files. 

The software is reliable, result-oriented, and highly functional. It takes just a few minutes to convert emails, attachments, calendar, and other MBOX file data into Outlook-supported PST files.

There are two editions of this software. You can choose the one that fits your requirements. 

  1. Corporate 

The Corporate edition is best suitable for individual users. It can only be installed on a single system. The Corporate license comes with a limit of three PST conversions but without any limit to the file size.

  1. Technician 

Organizations and IT admins who want to convert multiple MBOX files into Outlook-supported PST files can use the Technician edition. In addition to all the Corporate version’s benefits and features, this edition allows unlimited conversions. It is also bundled with additional features, like converting MBOX files to Office 365, RTF, PDF, or HTML format.

Features of Stellar Converter for MBOX 

Some key features of Stellar Converter for MBOX are:

  • New and updated user interface which meets all the latest standards of UI/UX
  • High on security, which keeps all your important files secure
  • Advanced filter option for selective conversion
  • Multiple saving options, like Office 365, PDF, HTML, etc.
  • Generates log report for further analysis of the conversion process
  • Supports MS Outlook versions 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, and 2003
  • Efficient and reliable software with 100% conversion rate
  • Compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Window Server 2008, and Window Server 2003
  • Works efficiently with all processors, from Pentium Class and above
  • Option to choose single and multiple users

User Interface 

Stellar Converter for MBOX has a very straightforward graphical user interface. The user interface includes all the features that you need for conversion. As soon as you launch the software, you can see the main user interface. 

The user interface includes menus and buttons that let you access several features of the software with ease. The user interface is so simple that you can convert your MBOX file into PST in just a few clicks.

Find File Feature

You can easily search for MBOX files of Thunderbird, Spicebird, Netscape, Pocomail, etc. with the find file option in the Select MBOX dialog box. It is easy for you to search MBOX files in drives, folders, and subfolders.

Exclusive Preview of Mails 

It provides preview of converted mailbox items after successfully completing the conversion procedure. 

Steps to Install the Software

  1. First, visit the product page Stellar Converter for MBOX to download the free version, which is 100% secure from viruses and adware.
  1. Double-click on the StellarConverterforMBOX-Corporate.exe file to start the installation process.
  1. A setup – Stellar Converter for MBOX dialog box opens.
  1. Click Next. A new dialog box opens. Select “I accept the agreement”.
  1. Click Next. In this window, you can select the location where the Stellar Converter for MBOX will be installed.
  1. Click Next. A dialog box for additional shortcuts appears. Select the option according to your choice. 
  1. Click Next. The Ready to Install dialog box appears. You can also review your choices by clicking on the back option. Then click Install and the installation begins.
  1. Finally, Completing the Stellar Converter for MBOX Setup Wizard window appears. Click Finish and you are good to go.

Updating the Software

Stellar provides regular software updates that may contain additional features, improvements in functionality, security, and even user interface. So, to keep the software running smoothly, you should always update it to the latest version, whenever it is available. All minor and major updates can be easily downloaded through the update wizard with just a few clicks. 

Important: For smooth and fast process, I recommend closing all programs before start installing the updates.

Easy Steps to Convert MBOX Files into PST

Step 1: Open the Stellar Converter for MBOX software. From the main interface, select the File option on the upper left corner of the menu bar.

Step 2: Click on Select Mail Client. A new window appears where you can select the MBOX file

Step 3: Click on Select Email client. A dropdown menu will appear. Here, you can select your specific email client. Here, we will be selecting Thunderbird.

Step 4: After selecting the email client, click on Select File. A new window will appear where you can Browse the MBOX file you want to convert.

Step 5: After the file is selected, click on Convert. A pop-up window will appear showing “Scanning completed successfully.

Step 6: Click OK on the popup window and all the pages of the file will start loading.

Step 7: After successful loading, a preview is generated in a three-pane window.

  • The left pane shows a list of the folders that were converted and all the subfolders within each folder in a tree view.
  • The middle pane shows the items in the selected folder.
  • The right pane shows the preview of the item that is selected in the middle pane.

Step 8: Click on the Home button from the menu bar, select Save Converted File. The PST option is selected by default. Now, the Save as dialog box appears. Click Next.

Step 9: A new dialog box will appear to choose the destination. Click browse and select the folder where you want to save the converted emails. Here, you can apply a filter and select specific files that you want to convert. Then click OK.

Step 10: A progress bar will appear showing the progress of the conversion. After that, a new dialog box with a conversion successful message will appear. Finally, all your files have been successfully converted.

Advantages of Stellar Converter for MBOX 

Table of Contents

  • Fast and secure conversion of MBOX emails into Outlook
  • Regular updates, which makes sure that you have all the features that meet the market standards
  • Option to save converted files in different formats
  • No file size limitation
  • You can filter the converted emails according to the date range to weed out unimportant emails

Disadvantages of Stellar Converter for MBOX 

  • The Corporate edition only allows conversion of up to 3 PST files in a single purchase
  • Converting MBOX files to other formats requires purchasing the Technician version

To Conclude

This software is a must for professionals, IT admins, and corporates who want to migrate their MBOX file data to PST. It is a very powerful and reliable tool that makes sure there is 100% accuracy and precision in the converted files. You can also try out the free version before purchasing it. 

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