Due to the unavailability of manual process for the conversion of GNUMail to Outlook, third party tools are employed to tackle the issue. One of the wise choice to Export GNUMail to PST File is MBOX Converter. It is a comprehensive tool that converts MBOX files created by various email clients into Outlook. Steps involved in the conversion process:
STEP 1: Launch the software, a welcome Window will be displayed as shown below. Click on Add File. You can browse for MBOX files or folders present in the local machine for the conversion. After selecting files, click on Add option.
STEP 2: The software will scan and provide a preview of the files and folders added by you.
STEP 3: One can export entire mail or some specific mails depending on their choice. The resultant PST files can be managed by selecting the option to split PST files after a specific size.
STEP 4: Export process begins, it will take a few seconds only.
GNUMail is a cross platform email client that supports BSD/Linux/Unix, Mac and Windows OS. Using this magnificent client one can access multiple IMAP and POP accounts and mailboxes. GNUMail is integrated with lots of powerful features including filtering options for both incoming and outgoing mails, mail search etc.
It is annoying that despite of advanced features it lacks support for HTML format. Moreover, the plain text editor associated with it is not much powerful.
For local saving of emails, GNUMail uses two file formats namely Maildir and MBOX.
Many a times, it is observed that GNUMail users migrate their mailboxes to Outlook. The main reason for this conversion is the advance features provided by Outlook and its simplicity. Apart from an email client Outlook is a personal information manager and draws attention due to its user friendly interface. One can manage their emails, contact, notes, calendars etc. with ease on working with Outlook.