How to Convert Mac Mail to Outlook PST with Original Folder Hierarchy

To switch from Apple Mail to Outlook, firstly you need to transfer all Apple Mail based MBOX files to Outlook PST file and for this, you need a Mac Mail to Outlook converter. MailsSoftware MBOX to PST converter is the best software to make your conversion process easy and 100 % secure. This software is so easy to use and its interface is responsive and user-friendly. You don't need any high IT knowledge to use this software.

  • Support MBOX, MBS, and MBX file in Bulk Mode.
  • Preview of Apple MBOX in its original property.
  • Maintain a proper hierarchy of folders while previewing.
  • Export Apple Mail to PST, EML, EMLX, HTML, MHTML, and RTF.
  • Advance search option to find any specific email.
  • Specially programmed for WinOS & support all Win versions.
  • Provide a fully compatible & healthy UNICODE PST file.
  • Preserved property of Apple Mail MBOX in converted PST.
  • 24*7 Technical support and 30 days money back Guarantee.


As MAC and Windows, both are different Operating Systems that is why the manual method to export email from Apple Mail to Outlook is lengthy and hard. Also, the chances of losing data in the Manual process are very high.

Easy Process to Convert Apple Mail to Outlook -

Here is the complete process to migrate Mac Mail to Outlook using the MailsSoftware MBOX to PST converter, follow these simple methods step by step and you will export Apple Mail easily with it full integrity and hierarchy.

Note: Before starting the conversion process, copy your Apple mail .mbox mailbox from Mac PC and save in Windows machine.

First download the software by clicking on "Download Now" button.The default location of MBOX file in MAC PC is- User/library/mail/account

  • Download and install the software and activate it with a proper licensed KEY. activation

  • Open the Software and click on the Add file button.

  • Choose the Apple Mail option from three provided options.

  • Click on Browse Button >> Select the Apple Mail data file from your system >> Press Next.

  • Now you can see the Preview of your Apple MBOX in its original property with the completehierarchy of all folders and sub-folders. You can read any email message from your MAC email file and also download attachments, attached with email messages. View Apple Mail MBOX Data

  • Now Hit the Export button just right to Add file option on the top left side. Export Apple Mail to PST

  • Select the PST format from the "select export options window."

  • Select PST conversion option as per your choice >> Give Destination Path >> press Export Button.

  • The Mac Mail to Outlook conversion process will start and in just a few seconds (depending upon size), all your apple mails will be exported to Outlook PST format.

    Note - If you wish to search and export any particular email messages then click on search mail option, now you have the following options to search mail - TO, FROM, SUBJECT, You can also apply the Date filter to search emails. After selecting the emails click on the Export option.

How To Open Apple Mail Data With MS Outlook After Converting In PST Format?

Now you can easily import this PST file to Outlook, Click here to know the process of importing PST to Outlook.

Brief about Apple Mail

Apple Mail is the default mail client of the MAC operating system, which was originally developed by NeXt (apple acquired company) as NeXt Mail. The various email accounts can be configured in Apple Mail client (like Google Mail, Yahoo Mail, Hot Mail, I-Cloud, etc) using SMTP, POP, and IMAP protocols.

Because of its features and benefits, Mac Mail is very popular among many MAC users. But as we know Outlook is some easy to use, that is why many Apple users look to convert MAC mail to Outlook.

File Format of Apple Mail

Apple Mail uses .mbox extension format to store email data in the local system of the user. It means every folder (Inbox, Draft, send) in Apple Mailbox has .mbox extension behind it. And inside these folders, there is an MBOX file, all your emails and attachments are stored in this MBOX file.

The Data of a single email message inside MBOX file in stores in .emlx format. So in the layman language data of single email message is stored in EMLX format and a combination of all these .emlx extensions is called the MBOX file.

Location of Apple Mail file in Users System.

Location of the .mbox file in Apple user system - Users/username/Library/Mail

Location of .emlx file - user/library/mail/account/inbox.mbox/messages/

Manual Method to Convert Apple Mail to Outlook PST

The Manual Procedure to Export MAC Mail to Outlook for Windows is laborious and not to secure. The simple reason for the Apple Mail to Outlook conversion is an Apple Mail and Outlook both are different OS, so there is no direct method to migrate Apple Mail to Outlook.

To perform the transfer process you just need a third-party email client (like Eudora Mail). So before starting the procedure, please download the Eudora mail (Open source) desktop-based email client.

Note:Manually Mac Mail to Outlook PST Conversion by using Eudora Mail client is possible with Outlook 2007 and its below versions.

This conversion process is divided into two parts

  1. Transfer the Apple-based MBOX file to Eudora.
  2. Move Emails from Eudora Mail to Outlook.

» Transfer the Apple-based MBOX file to Eudora.

  • Step1- Rename all the files in (which you want to transfer) Apple Mail Mailbox folders from .mbox to name.MBX.
  • Step2- Now Run Eudora mail and double click on the file that you renamed and move to the Eudora directory. This way the file got created.
  • Step3- Now close the Eudora mail.

» Move Emails from Eudora Mail to Outlook.

The 2nd step of the manual procedure to migrate Apple Mail to Outlook starts from here.

  • Step1- Open Outlook in your system.
  • Step2- Click on the File option on the top left of the screen.
  • Step3- Choose the Import and Export option.
  • Step4- Select Import Internal Mail and Addresses option from Import and Export Wizard >> Press Next.
  • Step5- Select the Eudora option in Outlook Import tool window >> Press Next.
  • Step6- Select the option of retaining or replacing the duplicate as per your choice >> click Finish.

The manual process can do the job to convert Mac Mail to Outlook for you. But as you see, the manual process is lengthy and limited with Outlook 2007. The personcan perform this method easily and with the safety of data, who has good knowledge of Apple Mail, Eudora Mail and Outlook.

So I recommend you to use the MailsSoftware MBOX to PST Converter tool for apple MBOX to PST conversion,

Frequently Asked Question for Apple Mail to Outlook Conversion
No, First you have to migrate your Apple MBOX file to Windows PC then use this software to convert Mac Mail to Outlook and import the converted PST in to Outlook because the MS Outlook can import data only in .pst format.
Yes, Using the advanced search option, you can search any specific email and then export that email to Outlook PST format.
No, there is no limit of file size, you can transfer any size Apple MBOX Mailbox into Outlook PST.
Yes, this Apple MBOX to PST Converter tool also exports all mail Attachment attached with email messages in their original property.
Because this tool has the right amount of everything, it comes with advanced Machine learning and user-friendly interface. The tool works with 100 % accuracy.
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