Circumstances to use Softaken Email Attachment Extractor

01. Main Features

Features of Email Attachment Extractor Tool

With the help of this software, you can easily extract all attachments from multiple file formats such as EML, EMLX, MSG, MBOX, PST, and Thunderbird. You can save them in all or any desired file formats such as PDF, XLS, DOC, TXT, HTML, or any other required file format

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Extract Attachments from various files

This All-in-one Email Attachment Extraction Tool can flawlessly extract attachments from numerous file extensions such as Thunderbird files, EML, EMLX, MBOX, OST, PST, and MSG. You can easily retrieve attachments from any of these file formats within a few clicks. Also, it is a perfect program to handle without any technical skills.

Save Attached files at the preferred path

This expert solution offers the facility of choosing a location to save attachments. Users can download attachments at their preferred location on their computer. You can take advantage of downloading multiple attachments and save them locally as per your need. Hence, whenever users need these attachments, they can easily locate them.

Download attachments in batch mode

This utility works like a charm as it can extract even hundreds or thousands of attachments from the selected files at a time. Without the requirement for any third-party application, it can download multiple attachments at once. Within a few moments, it can save all attachments from the selected files without any restrictions.

Sort Attachments using extensions

The Email Attachment Downloader program helps you to filter attachments. You have a choice to save all attachments or you can use the 'filter attachment' option. By entering/choosing the required file extension, you can extract attachments. As per the selected file extension, attachments are downloaded from email files without any hassle.

Retrieve attachments of all types

The software supports extracting all types of attachments from email files. It can extract PDF, XLS/XLSX, DOC, TXT, PPT, HTML/MHTML, etc. file extensions. Moreover, if the added file has duplicate attachments, it can remove them as per the filename and size. There will be no complaints of data loss at all with this app.

Preserve Email components of Attachments

The wizard assures the integrity of data while extracting attachments from email files. It properly maintains the properties of emails while separating attachments. It keeps all email headers, subject, inline images, formatting, hyperlinks, sender/receiver details, font styles, etc. intact. Also, it retains the hierarchy of all folders during attachment extraction.

02. Other Features

Other Helpful Features of Email Attachments Exporter Tool

Support for OST/PST

You can easily extract all or desired file extensions from the PST/OST file format and save them locally.

Support for EML/EMLX/MSG

This attachment extraction tool easily extracts attachments from single email files such as EML, EMLX, or MSG

Support for MBOX/Thunderbird

The software is capable of extracting attachments from MBOX/MBX and installed Thunderbird mailboxes.

Choose Selected Attachments

You can extract your desired file attachment formats such as PDFs, XLS, Word documents, text files, PPTs, HTML, or any other format.

03. How it works

How Email Attachment Extractor Tool Works

This is a quick attachment extraction software for Windows PC, allowing users to export all or desired file formats from selected files to the local hard drive. Users can easily browse and export all attachments with just a few mouse clicks.


Step 1

Download and Run the Email File Attachment Extractor

Step 2

Now, add the desired file type to extract attachments

Step 3

Preview the email content and set the location for saving attachments

Step 4

Now, filter attachments or extract all.

Step 5

Finally, press the button for 'Extract Attachments

05. FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Extract Attachments from email clients or files?

  1. Download and Run email attachment extractor tool
  2. Select desired file format and choose that file/folder
  3. Choose all or selected file extensions and browse destination path
  4. Click on Export button to export attachments

Why we need to Need to extract attachments from email clients?

Extracting attachments from email clients can be necessary for several reasons like Accessing Important Files, Backup and Archiving, Sharing and Collaboration, Reducing Email Storage or Offline Access.

Does the program automatically add Thunderbird files from its location to extract attachments?

Yes, the software can browse files from Thunderbird's default location but to avail this feature, Thunderbird installation is must.

Can I use this program to bulk extract email attachments from OST file?

Yes, the program can bulk download attachments from OST, PST, MBOX, or other file formats.

Can I test and verify the program first & then invest in it?

Yes, of course. Simply install the demo version and after verifying it, purchase the program.

Does this program filter attachments?

Yes, based on file extensions, users can choose attachments to download from email files.

Can I remove duplicate attachments using this tool?

Yes, the software can remove duplicate attachments while downloading them from email files.

06. Testimonials

Client Testimonials

Softaken Email Attachment Extractor is attachment extract tool that I used for backup all my attachments. Software working fine and happy with this.


United States

Software working is very good. I used for extracting all PDF files my all PST files. Using this tool I easily extracted all my bank statements easily. Overall, the email attachment extractor is useful tool to extracting desired files.



Recently, I was looking for an exporting tool that could export my MBOX attachments and found this one, which is working very smoothly. You can easily export all attachments with just one mouse click. Great!

Karen Jenkins

United Kingdom


How to Extract Attachments From Emails Manually?

You can easily extract attachments from multiple email file formats such as PST, OST, EML, EMLX, MSG and MBOX file format. However, the process is very time-consuming. Follow following steps below to extract single or multiple attachments from desired file format.

  • Install Email Application: - An Email application is required for extracting emails from any file format. First you need to install required email client.
  • Open Email: - Open email that containing the attachments you want to extract. You can do this by clicking on that particular email.
  • Find attachment – Look for the attachment within the email and choose required attachment
  • Download Attachment: - After finding the attachment, you need to save your attachments in local drive.

Please note that this process can be time-consuming.

How to Extract Attachments Using Softaken Email Attachment Extractor Software

For selecting any file format, click on change file format option and then choose your desired file format.

  • You can change your file extension via “Change File Format” option
  • Choose your desired file option and then click OK button as shown below

Now Select Desired option for folder and Files and Click on Browse Button

  • If you want to open all files that store in single folder then choose Select Folder having PST files (recursive) (If PST file is selected)
  • If you want to select single PST file them choose Select Single/Multiple PST File(s) option
  • And Now click on browse button and choose your file
  • Software Will Show your Complete Mailbox folder Option, You can select all or choose desired (selected) folders here
  • Now click on continue button to process

Here You need to choose browse button to select your Output location where all attachments will save

  • If you want to extract all attachments then choose Extract All Attachment radio button
  • If you want to extract Selected File format like PDF, TXT, PPT or any other file format, then choose filter attachment Option to choose selected folder
  • If you want to ignore duplicate attachment and save only unique attachments then choose Ignore Duplicate Attachments (Basis on filename and file size) option
  • In last you need to click on Extract Emails Now button to process