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How to Extract IMAP Email's Attachments & Email Addresses?

With IMAP Attachment Extraction of eSoftTools, Extract Email addresses and Attachments from IMAP account's emails.


Instantly extract and download attachments as well as email addresses from emails of an IMAP account. Complete this step with simple steps with the help of "eSoftTools IMAP Attachments Extractor Software". Extract attachments of all types from multiple IMAP account mail folders at once. Get multiple smart filters and options to perform the best and smartest attachment and email address extraction work.

Step-1) Download & Launch eSoftTools IMAP Attachment Extractor Software on a windows based computer.

Choose your mail app from available options.

IMAP Attachments Extractor Software Main Screen
Step-2) Enter required IMAP account login details:-
  • Email Address: - Enter your IMAP account Email address.
  • Password:- Input password or IMAP account
  • Port: - Enter "993" in this field
  • Host Name: - Provide mail server address like- mail."your domain".com
imap account login
Step-3) Login with your IMAP-based email account and load all mail folders from your account into the software.

Get the preview of mail folders and choose required folder from available list.

IMAP mail Folder scanning

Select neeeded mail folders and follow the further steps shown below to extract attachments &email address:-

Steps to Extract Attachments from IMAP Emails:-

Step-4) Make selection and use required options for attachment extraction.

    Select Attachment Extraction option

  • Extract Attachments Folder-Wise:- Download attachments from items of all selected IMAP folders and preserve them folder-wise.
  • Extract Attachments Message-Wise:- Create separate folder for saving attachments of each item to individual folders.

    Filtering Attachment Extensions

  • Predefined File Extension:- From the list of different predefined file types choose your desired file type & extract attachment of only selected file type.
  • Custom File Extension:- Manually enter file extensions of attachments that you want to extract from IMAP account data items.
  • Mail Filtering:- Filter email by choosing a "From" and "To" date for extracting attachments from items of only specified dates.
  • Saving Location:- Choose a location from your hard drive to save the extracted IMAP attachments.
Step-5) Click the "Save Attachments" button and begin the IMAP email attachment extraction process.
imap email attachment extraction
Step-6) The software complete the IMAP attachment extraction job and show you a message"Attachments Extraction process completed successfully".
IMAP Attachment extraction process completion
Steps to Extract Email Address from IMAP account's emails:-

Step-4) After IMAP mail folder selection process, press the "Extract Email Address" button from the menu bar.
IMAP email address extract button
Step-5) Apply these settings for email addresses extraction job: -
  • Choose Export option: - Select a file type for saving extracted email addresses, from the available file types- TXT, HTML, and CSV
  • Select Email Filter Criteria:- Select an email address field from the options: - TO, BCC, CC, Subject, and From
  • Mail-filter: - Apply the Mail filtering settings (for email addresses extraction from emails of chosen dates).
  • Saving Location: - Press the "Browse" button and choose a location from your PC to save the resultant file containing email addresses.
IMAP email address extraction options

After all these selections, press the Save button.

Step-6) From the next screen, select a Saving option: -
  • Create Single File: - Get a single file with all extracted email addresses.
  • Create Separate File According to mail folder name: - Preserve email addresses of emails from each folder in separate files.
imap email address saving options
Step-7) Lastly, press the "Continue" button and start extracting email address from IMAP account emails.
imap email address extraction