Windows Live Mail Converter is a comprehensive utility designed to convert Windows Live Mail EML files into different file formats. The software belongs to the data conversion category of software. The software offers a number of output options like PST and MSG in which the Windows Live Mail EML file can be converted. It supports bulk migration of EML files and offers a wide range of additional features as well.
The need for converting the Windows Live Mail EML files may arise in case the user is looking forward to migrate to a different email client like Outlook and wants to take the entire data in it.
In case Windows Live Mai is installed in the user machine, the software automatically detects the default location of the EML files. In case it is not installed, the user needs to browse the EML file belonging to the client.
Setup & Installation
Windows Live Mail Converter is available in two versions: Demo and License Version. The demo version gives an idea about the features and working of the tool. It is strongly recommended to use the demo version first and then go for the full version of the software. This will enable you to judge the software in a better way on your own. If the software fits all your requirements, then you can purchase the full version. The demo version can be downloaded from the main page of the software by simply clicking in the “Download Now” option displayed in a green colored box.
In order to purchase the software select the Purchase Now option shown in an orange colored box on the main page. After that, you will have to contact the support team in order to get the full version.
As far as the user interface of the software is concerned, it is very intuitive and simple. Even a naïve user can easily work with the software without any issues.
Highlighting Features Of The Tool
- The software supports Bulk Conversion of Windows Live Mail EML files to PST, MSG and EML formats.
- Supports Auto-detection of EML files if Windows Live Mail is installed in the user machine.
- In case theoutput format is chosen as EML or MSG, the software offers naming conventions options in order to name the output EML/MSG files.
- The Mail Filter option enables the user to filter out unnecessary items from being converted to a new file format.
- The software performs the conversion in a very less time and without any data loss.
- The Split PST option saves the resultant PST file from getting corrupted due to large size.
- The users can also export selective folders from the EML file.
How To Run The Software?
The tool is very easy to run. We have mentioned the working steps of the tool to make it easy for you to understand its features in a better way:
1) Click on Open option.
2) Select the Auto detect the storage location option if Windows Live Mail is installed in the user machine. If it is not installed then click on Browse for the storage location and then browse the EML file.
3) Select the messages that you want to convert and click on Export.
4) Now select the output format in which you want to convert the EML file.
5) Apply mail filter, select the dates and the mails lying within the specified date range will be converted.
6) You can split the output PST file by selecting Split PST option.
7) The last step is to save the output file at the desired location.
- Support for bulk file conversion.
- Multiple options for EML conversion.
- Simple and intuitive user interface.
- No support for corrupt EML files.
- Preview of media files is not available.
Windows Live Mail Converter is an advanced utility with plethora of features that enables the users to perform a flawless conversion of EML files. Even though it does not support conversion of corrupt EML files, it does convert healthy EML files into multiple email formats. Based on its overall functioning and the number of features it gives to its users, I would like to rate the software as 9.5/10.