A long time ago, Entourage was one of the notable email clients for Mac users but now it was discontinued by Microsoft and Mac Outlook has taken its place. Users who were previously using Entourage wanted to migrate their data to Outlook for Mac. But the incompatibility between the file formats made this unable therefore, a need to convert Entourage files to Mac Outlook arises. Entourage supports MBOX file format for database management and MS Outlook uses OLM file format for Mac. However, PST file is easily imported in Mac Outlook.
Entourage is a discontinued email client by Microsoft and now Mac Outlook is using nowadays by users. Outlook is used widely by users both for Mac and Windows due to its simplified working and attractive features. It easily manages emails, address book, calendars, and other information.
In order to move Entourage emails into Outlook, first you need to extract MBOX files from Entourage and then export MBOX files into Outlook for Mac.
It is a two-step procedure which is mentioned below in details –
To move MBOX file in Outlook for Mac, there is no direct method so you have to follow these steps for this –
Note: If you want to move to Windows platform, you need to add your Gmail account to Windows Outlook and if you want to continue with Mac Outlook, add the Gmail account to Mac Outlook.
If you find the above manual solution too bulky, tedious and unsuitable. We have an alternate solution for you. You can easily download MBOX Converter which is an easy handling tool and has only a few steps of working to migrate Entourage MBOX files to Outlook for Windows.
A step by step working with Softaken Software is described below –
1. Freshly, download and launch Softaken MBOX Converter on your system.
2. Run the application. Choose Folder mode or File mode. Go to the Browse option to load MBOX files.
3. Once the software scans all MBOX files, it provides you an entire preview of MBOX files so that you can check the files before final export.
4. In the Export Screen, choose Convert to PST and also choose new PST or existing PST to save the resultant files.
5. Set an output destination to save the resultant files. Finally, click on the Convert Now button.
Once MBOX files are converted to PST format. You can easily import PST file in Mac Outlook with these steps –
Both manual as well as third-party effective tool is stated in the above article. If you want an efficient and quick solution, you should go for the professional solution which is well-tested to provide exact results and is developed as per user's requirements.