How to Convert IncrediMail Backup to Outlook PST File?
This article is related to Outlook Vs IncrediMail. You wil come to know about how to convert IncrediMail backup to Outlook supported PST file.
In the world of email communication there are new technology has been developed time to time. Earlier there are only few mode of communication were available. Most of them were only web based. As the time changed technology has also been changed and has come up with more comfort. Earlier we had Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail, etc. as the mode of communication. As I mentioned that we always prefer those things which are easier and with which we can feel comfort. Of course that is why technology has been developed. Now a days we prefer desktop email clients from which some of the popular ones are MS Outlook, IncrediMail, Mozilla Thunderbird, The Bat!, Windows Live Mail, etc. Some of the email clients you can experience are the in-build which you don’t need to buy or some are available free of cost.
Here I will be explaining about IncrediMail and Outlook both the email clients, also about how to convert IncrediMail backup to Outlook and why it is required to convert switch from IncrediMail to Outlook.
IncrediMail and Outlook
Let us first take a look at IncrediMail:
It is also same as the other email client and is available for free on its official website. You can easily add emoticons and skins or can say themes as it includes personalized and customized features. IncrediMail is for those you generally look for interesting things. As per the professional users its experience is not that good as other email applications like Outlook, Windows live Mail, etc.
Features it includes:
If we discuss about MS Outlook that it is not required to explain that how much popularity Outlook has been gained yet. It happened due to its much demand by not only small business people but on large scale too. In spite of discussing known factors about MS Outlook let’s have a comparison of Outlook Vs IncrediMail by which you will be clear about both the email application.
Outlook Vs IncrediMail:
Are you thinking to convert IncrediMail backup to Outlook? The question is how? Is there any manual process or you will have to use Third Party Tool?
To save IncrediMail email first, select an email and Go to File option >> Click Save As >> Choose location to save, you can see it will save mail in .eml format. Point to be noted here is that you can save single mail using this method repeat the process to save more emails.
Second, you can go to the default location of IncrediMail where it saves all its data.
Backup for IncrediMail 2.0 File Location:
WINDOWS XP: C: > Documents and Settings> Your User Name (Logon Name) > Local Settings > Application > Data > IM
WINDOWS Vista/7: C: > Users > Your User Name (Logon Name) > AppData > Local Settings >IM
Backup for IncrediMail 2.5 file Location
Before going to the location make sure you have chosen for Shown Hidden Files and Folders.
C: > Users > YOURUSER > AppData > Local > IM
Here you can see in IncrediMail 2.0 File Location that Message data is saved in .imm format and at IncrediMail 2.5 file location in Messages that .iml format. But the tragedy is Outlook supports PST format only there is no other way to convert IncrediMail backup to Outlook with unlimited messages, you must have to go for a third party tool. A tool which can support to convert your corrupt data or which do not bother about the version of the IncrediMail you are going to convert into Outlook and to which version of Outlook you are going to import into.
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I am Angelina, who works independently. My core interest is in computers, technology, email and their migration processes. Love to write article and blogs for the same so that what I know may be prove helpful for someone who is unaware or who searching for the same.