How to Open/ View MBOX emails with MBOX Viewer software?

MBOX Email Viewer tool to Read/ View emails from MBOX files and convert/migrate MBOX into multiple conversion options


Get eSoftTools MBOX Viewer Software the most powerful and trusted solution to directly open MBOX files. Without reliance of any email client or additional application read emails from MBOX files. Efficiently access emails from all type of MBOX files including- MBOX/MSF/MBS/MBX and others. In addition, Convert MBOX to 10 conversion formats and migrate to different cloud mail apps using this single software.

Step-1) Download eSoftTools MBOX Viewer Software and launch it on your windows based computer.

From the first screen of the software, click the "Add File/Folder" button.

MBOX Viewer Software Main Screen
Step-2) From the nextly opened screen, choose a file selection option:-
  • Select MBOX File:- To add an MBOX file manually from a known location.
  • Select MBOX Folder:- Select and add a folder having multiple sub-folders and MBOX files at once.
  • Auto-Load Thunderbird Profile:- Auto-detect and load all mail folders of Thunderbird profile from its default location with a single click.

Select and add all MBOX files into the software and hit on Next button.

MBOX file selection mode
Step-3) Load all selected mail folder/ sub-folders or MBOX files and start scanning process.
Perform the scanning process, extract all emails and click on each email and view them with their all associated information.
Click on each MBOX file two times and get its preview on an individual screen.
preview mbox emails

Aside from viewing MBOX file's emails, also convert and migrate MBOX file's emails into different formats with MBOX Viewer pro/pro plus edition by following these below given steps : -

Steps to Convert MBOX file to PST, EML,EMLX, MSG, HTML, MHTML, Zimbra, NSF, & Thunderbird: -
Step-4) View all email items from MBOX files, choose the required mail folders and press the "Convert MBOX" button from top menu bar.
convert mbox in bulk
Step-5) On a new screen will now opened by the software, with different conversion formats - PST, EML, EMLX, MSG, HTML, MHTML, Thunderbird, NSF, Zimbra(TGZ).

    Users will also get some other options on this window-

  • Mail Filtering: - Choose a start and end date of emails that you want to export from MBOX files.
  • Naming Convention: - Use this function for providing a custom name to resultant file by email attributes- from, To, subject.
  • Saving Location: - Click on the "Browse" button and select a location where you want to save the resultant files.
conversion options
    Conversion formats:-
  • Single PST for All Mailbox: - Save all selected MBOX mail folders to a single PST file.
  • Single PST for each Mailbox: - Create separate PST file for each selected MBOX file or mail folder
  • MSG: -Save each MBOX file Email to individual Outlook MSG file
  • EML: - Export email from MBOX files with all relevant information and individual EML files
  • EMLX: - Export MBOX file email to separate Apple Mail EMLX files.
  • HTML: - Preserve MBOX file email to HTML files for accessing them with web browsers like- Chorme, firefox, etc
  • MHTML: - Save MBOX email to separate MHTML files to access with web browsers
  • NSF: - Save all selected MBOX mail folders to single Lotus Notes NSF file.
  • Zimbra: - Export all selected MBOX mail folders to single Zimbra TGZ files.
  • Thunderbird: - Import selected Thunderbird mail folders/files to Thunderbird profile default storage location
Step-6) After making all required selections, lastly hit on "Convert" button and start performing the MBOX file conversion process.
MBOX file conversion process
Migrate MBOX file emails to Cloud mail apps by following these steps: -
Step-4) From the preview panel, view your MBOX file's emails and choose required mail folders, then press the Import into Cloud button from menubar.
Next, apply the steps shown below and migrate mbox emails to Gmail, Office365, Outlook.com, Yahoo and other IMAP-based mail apps.
import MBOX emails to cloud
Migrate MBOX Emails to Office365 cloud: -
Step-6) After clicking Import to Cloud button, choose the Import to Office365 option.
mbox to office365 button
Step-8) Enter your Office365 account email address, and click on "Convert" from the newly opened screen.

Provide your Office365 email address and password and login to your Office365 account details.

mbox to Office365 login
Step-9) Sign in to your Office365 account with the software and start the MBOX to Office365 migration process.
MBOX to Office365 migration
Follow these steps to export MBOX emails to Gmail Account:-
Step-6) After MBOX mail folders selection, press the Import to Cloud button, and select Import to Gmail/ G-Suite option.
import MBOX to Gmail/G-suite
Step-8) Input your Gmail account "Email Address" and "Google Third-Party App Password" & click the "Athenticate login" button.

Note: - For migration, firstly users have to create Google Third party app password

Gmail account login
Step-9) After Gmail login process completion, click on Import to Gmail button and begin the MBOX to Gmail migration job.
MBOX to Gmail migration
Steps to Export Emails from MBOX to YahooMail Account:-
Step-6) Perform MBOX mail folder selection and hit the Import to Cloud >> Import to Yahoo button from menubar.
import to yahoomail cloud options
Step-8) Into the software add your Yahoo Mail account email address, third party app password and hit on "Athenticate login" button.

Note: - Create Yahoo Third party app password before migration.

Yahoo mail login
Step-9) Login with your YahooMail account and press the Import to Yahoo Account button and start transferring MBOX file emails to YahooMail account.
import mbox to Yahoo mail
Transfer MBOX Emails to Outlook.com/Outlook Web Access account:-
Step-6) Press the Import to Cloud button, after MBOX mail folder selecton & select Import to Outlook.com/ HotMail option.
Import MBOX to Outlook.com option
Step-8) Input your Outlook.com account email address, password, and lastly click on "Convert".
Outlook.com login
Step-9) After connecting to the server of your Outlook.com or Hotmail account, the software will start MBOX to Outlook.com migration automatically.
Migrate MBOX to Outlook.com/HotMail
Import MBOX emails to IMAP Webmail accounts applying the steps shown below: -
Step-6) Make selection of needed MBOX folders, click on Import to Cloud button and choose Import MBOX to IMAP option.
mbox to Cloud options
Step-8) Provide your IMAP account email address, password, port, and hostname, then hit on "Convert" button.
login to IMAP account
Step-9) Connect the software to your IMAP mail account and start the MBOX to IMAP migration job.
Migrate MBOX email to IMAP Server