How to Convert Sylpheed to Outlook 2019?

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Easy solution to export mailboxes from Sylpheed to Outlook 2019

Looking for an easy solution to export Sylpheed emails to Outlook PST? Here, we have a complete guide that can export all messages from Sylpheed to PST format easily.

Sylpheed is an email client that runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, etc. It offers multiple features and saves emails with no extension. However, many users prefer Outlook and are switching to Outlook from Sylpheed due to the security features of MS Outlook. In this blog, we will guide you how to perform Sylpheed to Outlook conversion.

Reasons to prefer Outlook over Sylpheed?

MS Outlook has various features that force users to prefer MS Outlook over Sylpheed –

  • Outlook has a simplified interface that simplifies work for organizations.
  • Outlook works smartly with Exchange Server.
  • In Outlook, the data of users is managed effectively.
  • Outlook provides advanced security to the user database.
  • Outlook provides users various filters to ignore unnecessary items.

Now, the question is how to convert Sylpheed mailboxes to Outlook PST file format. Let us know the solution in the next section.

How to export emails from Sylpheed to MS Outlook?

Sylpheed stores the data in MBOX file format that is not supported by MS Outlook. If a user wants to access Sylpheed emails to Outlook, then first convert the data.

In order to export Sylpheed mailboxes to Outlook, first of all –

  • Locate Sylpheed files
  • Convert Sylpheed files to Outlook PST file

Step 1. Locate Sylpheed files

Here is the default location of Sylpheed files on Windows –

'C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Sylpheed\Mailboxes\Mail'



You can easily export Sylpheed files with its inbuilt tool by the steps –

  • Go to Filemenu and select Export to MBOX
  • Choose the fileand then save it
  • You can rename this file

Step 2.Convert Sylpheed files to Outlook PST

Now, convert the exported MBOX files to Outlook PST file format using Softaken MBOX to PST Converter. Follow the steps with the software for the conversion –

  1. Download and Install the program on your Windows computer.
  2. Select File or Foldermode and then go to the Browse button for adding Sylpheed MBOX files.
  3. Check the preview of the files and hit Exportbutton.
  4. Under Export Type, choose PST – single or multiple PST files for each MBOX.
  5. Use the Browsebutton and select a location to save the exported files.
  6. Now, hit the Convert Nowbutton to finalize the conversion.

The resultant PST file can be easily imported to MS Outlook using the mentioned steps –

  • Open MS Outlook
  • Select Import/Exportoption
  • Browse PST file
  • Select folder to locate the file and hit Finish

Final Words

Using the above third-party tool, you can find safe conversion of mailboxes from Sylpheed to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, and others. The software solution is suggested to get instant and safe results by conversion. You will not face a single confusion in this conversion by the software.