1) Upload MBOX file to convert
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Allowed file types: pst, eml, msg, mime, smime, p7m, mbox, dbx, vcf
2) Set converting MBOX to PDF options
3) Get converted file
|Description||Many of us prefer to store emails in the MBOX format, which organizes all messages into one file. This format is intended for storing email messages on hard drives. In fact, a MBOX file is a long text file, in which messages are organized in a string, each message starting with “From”, which is followed by a space character and the sender’s email address. Initially, MBOX files were used on Unix. These files are supported by Qualcomm Edora, Microsoft Entourage, Thunderbird and Mozilla clients.|
|Useful links||More detailed information on MBOX files|
|Description||Adobe Systems Portable Document Format (PDF) format provides all the contents of a printed document in electronic form, including text and images, as well as technical details like links, scales, graphs, and interactive content.|
You can open this file in free Acrobat Reader and scroll through the page or the entire document, which is generally one or more pages. The PDF format is used to save pre-designed periodicals, brochures, and flyers.
|Associated programs||Adobe Viewer|
CoolUtils PDF Viewer
|Developed by||Adobe Systems|
|Useful links||More detailed information on PDF files|
The need for converting email files from MBOX format to PDF (Portable Document Format) is becoming increasingly common in both corporate and individual contexts. This article will provide an overview of why such conversions are useful, methods to accomplish them, and considerations to keep in mind.
Here are some compelling reasons to consider this conversion:
One way to convert MBOX files to PDF is to open them with an email client that supports this format, like Thunderbird, and then manually save emails as PDF files. This method is time-consuming and not practical for large mailboxes.
Various specialized software tools are designed for this purpose. These tools can convert bulk MBOX files to PDF and offer additional features like selective conversion, batch processing, and email filtering. Software like 'Mailvare Free MBOX to PDF Converter' or 'SysTools MBOX Converter' are popular choices.
For those with programming skills, using languages like Python or Java to write a script for conversion can be an effective method. Libraries such as Python’s ‘mailbox’ can be used to read MBOX files, and ‘ReportLab’ can generate PDFs.
Here are some aspects to consider during the conversion:
In conclusion, converting MBOX files to PDF format can offer several advantages in terms of accessibility, security, and data archiving. Depending on your specific needs and technical expertise, you can choose from manual methods, specialized software, or programmatic approaches to perform the conversion effectively.
Our tool converts an uploaded copy of your original file. The original file stays on your computer and is unaffected by the process. There is no risk of data loss by conversion.
Also, your data is safe with us. We delete all uploads from our servers after one hour. In other words, an hour after you upload your files, those files are purged from our servers forever. You don't need to worry about your content being stored on the server.
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