March 14th, 2023
|Basis||OST Files||MBOX Files|
|Definition||Offline folders that aid users in working in offline mode are called OST files. It stores account information and data like tasks, email messages, contacts, calendars, etc.||MBOX files are file formats that are used for the collection of electronic mail messages. It stores entire messages of a desired folder in a separate database file.|
|Supports||Two email clients support OST files, Microsoft Outlook and Exchange Server.||Various email clients support MBOX files, Apple Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, Eudora, and many more.|
|Size Limits||There is a preconfigured limit of 50 GB on the size of OST files.||Yes, there is also a limitation of 4.7 GB on the size of MBOX files.|
So, you have seen the differences between the OST file and MBOX and the reason why people want to convert OST to MBOX. Now you can check the method to migrate all emails from an OST file to MBOX.
The only way to transfer OST file emails to Thunderbird is to use the OST Converter Software. This software allows you to move every single OST file email with its attachments to the Thunderbird MBOX File. You will just have to instal and Launch Software>Add OST File>Mark OST File Emails>Choose Saving Format as MBOX>Define the location and Convert. Your OST File will be converted to MBOX and now you can import it easily to any Thunderbird account.
After having an MBOX file, you can import it to any Thunderbird account and view the OST file emails. If in case your OST file is corrupted and you want to convert it to MBOX then you can make use of the OST Recovery Software and recover and convert the OST File emails to MBOX.
You have seen the simplest method to import all emails of an OST file to Thunderbird by converting them to MBOX. This software does the full email migration without missing any emails from the MBOX File. You can download this software and do the OST to MBOX Migration.
Frequently Asked Questions
Ans – Yes, with the help of an OST Converter, you can easily migrate an OST file of 50 GB to Thunderbird MBOX.
Ans – Yes, this software will help you to do the conversion of unlimited OST files to MBOX at once with all the email attachments.