Users looking for such solutions usually wish to get a ready-for-use PST files from existing OST. There can be plenty of reasons for doing this, and the main one is ability to adapt email data for specific use. There is a software developed for this need - Total OST to PST Converter. It makes these data export quick and comfortable, providing clean and accurate data transformation. Resultant PST file doesn't require any adjustments and can be imported directly to mail programs that support this format. The program saves original structure with all mail folders and their hierarchy in the mailbox. You will find out:
What is OST to PST conversion for?
How to convert OST to PST?
What are the advantages of third party converters?
What is OST to PST Conversion for?
Such need occurs when a user would like to access emails without Microsoft Exchange. OST file stores mail history for accessing Exchange account offline. User can import his Exchange mails to Microsoft Outlook. To do this, Exchange storage file (OST) has to be converted to PST format. A PST copy can be used for restoring Exchange mails inside Outlook client.
Being rather secured environment, Microsoft Exchange server still can crash, destroying online mail storage. In this situation the only source of mail information is local OST file that usually contains up-to-date offline version of message history together with other info like contacts, calendar, etc.
Total OST to PST Converter is a third-party utility that performs Exchange mail data restoration by converting OST file to PST format, compatible with Microsoft Outlook software.
How to Convert OST to PST?
Users who do not deal with data restoration often and do not have special utilities for this may face problems like how to turn .ost from Outlook 2003 into a .pst file. There are integrated tools, such as OST Integrity or Scanost.exe that are usually offered for these needs. However, you may not expect for successful mail restoration with the use of these utilities. They poorly can extract all mail structure, attachments, contact information and other data components for big sized OST files. To get a full version of OST data exported to PST you will need a third-party solution.
CoolUtils developers have created a simple Total OST to PST Converter with powerful data exporting technology. It successfully exports all versions of OST files, being suitable for all versions of Microsoft Outlook.
In order to convert OST to PST with the help of this application, user needs to install it and run. The dialogue with three tabs will be appeared:
Source OST: here user needs only set the location of the source OST file;
Destination: location for the desired PST file needs to be input;
Process: the list of folders that will be processed is shown.
After inputting these parameters user needs to activate conversion pressing Start! button. As a result, he will get a PST copy of Exchange storage file.
The Advantages of Third-Party Converters
Third-party converters support all generations of Outlook and Exchange formats;
There are no problems with processing large storage files;
During conversion the original mail folders structure is fully replicated to PST;
Additional data besides emails (contacts, calendar, etc.) are exported from OST to PST too.
Other Qualities of Total OST to PST Converter
The 30-days free demo version;
Correct and full data transfer between formats;