Recovery Toolbox for Outlook

Converting PST to EML

One of the extra features of Recovery Toolbox for Outlook (Download - EULA) is the ability to convert *.pst files to a number of *.eml files. Recovery Toolbox for Outlook can export all messages stored in a Microsoft Outlook *.pst file of any version into separate *.eml files (one message – one file).

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In order to export PST to EML, you need to do the following:

  1. Launch Recovery Toolbox for Outlook, select the source .pst file on the first page
  2. Select the "Converter mode" on the second page
  3. Select the messages/folders that you want to convert to *.eml
  4. Select a folder on the disk where the converted files will be saved to
  5. Select the "Save data separately" mode
  6. Select .eml as the type of output files and click the Save button


  1. Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 or Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 and above
  2. Microsoft Outlook 98 or higher must be installed on the user's computer at the time of conversion (excluding Outlook for Office 365, Outlook for iOS and Outlook for MacOS).
  • Recovery Toolbox for Outlook do not support a recovering of contact groups yet.
  • .eml files are a common standard for storing and sending RFS 822 messages.
  • one .eml file cannot contain more than 1 email message.


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