October 5th, 2019
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OLM files came into existence in 2011 which stores the important emails and data for Mac Outlook. Important data could be Emails, Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Notes, etc. This file format is only compatible with the Mac version of Outlook, and it is not compatible with other email clients as well as MS Windows. But in this blog, we will know how to open OLM file on Mac and Windows. However, it can be a lengthy process to access OLM files manually but it will get done if you put some efforts. Now follow this blog to the end.
/Users/<username>/Documents/Microsoft User Data/Office 2011 Identities/Main Identity
/Users/<username>/Library/GroupContainers/UBF8T346G9.Office/Outlook/Outlook 15 Profiles/Main Profile
After exporting the data to saving location we need to import OLM File to a new Mac Outlook.
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You need to have Mac Outlook on your system for executing this method. See the steps below to access the OLM files:
OLM Converter utility automatically searches Mac Outlook OLM files from the system directory. Also, it recovers corrupted OLM files. It is a full-fledged tool which exports vital file objects like email messages, calendar, contacts, journals, task, etc. It’s pro version has a preview option that enables users to view the recovered data before saving them. Some screenshots with steps about OLM Converter given below:
The demo version will only help you to view OLM Files but if you want to convert OLM to PST then you will have to buy the full version of this software.
I have discussed the manual solution to how to Open OLM File on Mac and Windows and an automated utility to open OLM on Windows only. Try these methods to open OLM on different platforms. Keep in mind that some technical knowledge is required to perform manual methods. So, it’s better to go for an automated solution.