MS Outlook Tools is a popular brand for data recovery and here we are going to take a look on how one of its popular Outlook Recovery works and at what extent it will be beneficial for you. Before going further one point should be clear that this product is for MS Outlook for Windows and not for Outlook 2011 for Mac as Outlook might confuse some readers.
MS Outlook application popularity has grown with upcoming versions and its associated features. This offline email application has vast number of users and is considered as highly desirable email platform. But, alike other email applications, this application too is surrounded with many issues which can directly affect the performance of email platform.
In case you too are experiencing slow and inappropriate performance of Outlook application then you should know that problem is not with the service provided by Microsoft. Problem is actually with the storage file of Outlook i.e. PST file. For those users who might not know what PST file is; PST file is Personal storage File which holds the email data including emails, contacts, calendars, etc. of MS Outlook application. When this file’s integrity is disturbed, it directly affects the MS Outlook application performance.
The intention behind explaining these things and PST concept is to inform you that Outlook Recovery software repairs Outlook application by recovering data from damaged or corrupted PST file and saving it to another PST file. Let’s take a look upon what software is capable to do;
Prime Attributes of Outlook Recovery:
Advance Scanning: Software has been integrated with advance scanning technology; this will scan your PST file thoroughly and will recover data even if the PST file is corrupted to its core. Advance scanning is also capable to recover the permanently deleted email data. This is really helpful as many times users are struggling to get back the accidentally deleted data. In case your PST file has minor corruption, then choose option of Quick Scan.
Complete Preview: Once you load the PST file in Outlook Recovery it will show all the details of emails enlisting them. Software also is capable to show you preview of particular email message showing details of its message body, and other Metadata. Preview for other data items like contacts, calendars, etc. is also available.
Interactive Interface: A very important factor of this tool is its interface. It slightly resembles the Outlook application and is very simple to execute. The self-explanatory interface helps you to perform the recovery of PST file without any technical expertise. There is no confusion of how to access the software, but you must be aware of the features of this tool.
Trial Version Offered: In case you are novice user or need to clarify if the software will run according to your system specifications then to testify the software a demo version is also provided. You can first download this demo version which is free of cost and try it before investing amount on full version.
Highly Compatible: This software will work regardless of what Windows version your system has. Software is highly compatible with all Windows version including Windows 8 and all below versions. Software also supports all Outlook versions and is capable to recover both ANSI and Unicode PST.
Basic Working of Outlook Recovery
- Install the software and run it.
- Go to Add file
- This will lead you to other window, click on Browse and provide the location of PST file.
- Scanning mode is also provided in same window. Select the scanning mode amongst Quick and Advance as per your requirement and click on Add file.
- This will initiate the scanning process and PST file will load to the software.
- You will be able to view complete preview of all the emails along with the attachments.
- You can check the emails which you want to export or you think are more essential. This helps to avoid unnecessary email data export.
- Once you are done with the selections, right click and hit Export.
- You will be able to see Export Options in a window which will pop-up.
- Here, provide the file to which you want to convert emails amongst PST, EML, and MSG.
- Then choose range of dates as From & To if you want to export emails belonging to certain time duration.
- If you have chosen PST so as to export emails then there is one more advance option like Split PST. This will divide the new PST as per size provided by you.
- Now provide the destination to save the recovered PST/EML/MSG file. For this click on Browse and provide the destination to save the recovered files on your system.
- Click on Export.
- As soon as export is done, a message will be shown of successful export.
Pros & Cons of Outlook Recovery
- Different licenses provided as per users’ or business needs.
- Conversion of complete email data, provision of Filters, selective data export, etc.
- Advance options like Split PST, Naming conventions, and deleted item recovery.
- Simple yet effective interface makes this tool choice for every type of user.
- Support and Help section for helping you at every step.
- Unavailability to convert PST into Mac email files like OLM.
- Software is for Windows based PCs only.
- Product Available As: Outlook PST Recovery
- Available At: http://msoutlooktools.com/
- Download From: http://www.outlook-recovery.msoutlooktools.com/
- Recent Version: 4.1
- Platform Compatibility: All Windows OS including Windows 8.1
- Requirements: 1 GHz Processor, RAM: 512 MB (1 GB recommended), Hard Disk: 20 MB free space is required.
- Product Price: $49
The software is an excellent solution for Windows users and performs well despite of level of corruption in Outlook PST file. Software runs smoothly without any hurdles for other programs also. Accuracy of data which is recovered is phenomenal and hardly any data loss occurs. Extraction to multiple email file formats is most important feature and this makes this software desirable for one and all covering maximum of email clients. My rating for this software and its execution is 9.1/10.