How to migrate Outlook Express DBX file to Mac Mail?

Q – I was using Outlook Express in Windows and now I decided to move to Mac Mail. I don’t know the steps to move all my data from Outlook Express to Mac Mail. If anyone knows the solution, please provide here.


Hi, I read your query. You want to migrate Outlook Express DBX file to Mac Mail. Outlook Express supports DBX file but Mac Mail supports MBOX files, therefore, you need to convert DBX to MBOX to access OE files in Mac Mail.

To migrate DBX to MBOX, you can try the manual methods. For this, follow the given steps –

  • Open Outlook Express application. Go to the File menu then click on the Export button and select Messages.
  • Copy the emails to flash drive and plug in into your Mac system.
  • Open Mac Mail and import DBX file to Mac Mail.

Hi, I tried the manual methods but didn’t find them effective. Can you please provide me any other effective solution?

Apart from the manual method, you are only left with automated solutions. You can use them and get simplified conversion of DBX files to MBOX format.

You can try Softaken DBX to MBOX Converter which is a reliable, trusted and quick solution for exporting Outlook Express emails to Mac Mail. There are only a few steps required to move all data from OE to Apple Mail. Any non-technical user can swiftly handle the application without any trouble. Moreover, a free trial is offered for all the users.

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