Make sure how to use import-export tools and export Thunderbird emails to EML files. Easily convert Thunderbird inbox and save all messages to EML files with a few manual steps.
Mozilla Thunderbird is a free open source email client globally used by Windows, MAC OSX and Linux users. The application allows configuring multiple e-mail accounts by using free IMAP & POP3 servers. Mozilla Thunderbird stores all mail messages in MBOX files by default inside Thunderbird profile. But sometimes you may need to export only selected folders or items into EML format to use them with Apple Mail or any other email clients across the MAC, Windows or Linux OS. So in this tutorial, we are going to introduce a manual procedure that will surely help you to convert Thunderbird emails to EML file format.
There are two options by using which you can simply perform Thunderbird to EML conversion.
This is the simplest method for converting Thunderbird messages to EML files. You don’t need to install any software for saving Thunderbird emails to EML files.
Mozilla Thunderbird provides a free ImportExporttools by using which you can save all EML messages into EML format at once. Before using this free add-on you have to download and install it by yourself.
Download ImportExporttools and install it by the following steps:
Note: You can also use the Search and Export option in ImportExportTools to search and export required files. There are a few other options available to save or export Thunderbird messages. But there is no such option available to export messages to Outlook pst format. If you are in need to open Thunderbird e-mails in MS Outlook then follow Thunderbird to Outlook conversion steps.
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