Review of EdbMails, the Best OST to PST Software Tool



Converting an OST file to PST file takes time and patience if you prefer to do it all yourself. OST file becomes inaccessible if Outlook cannot sync it with an Exchange or IMAP server. When Outlook syncs with online accounts, there are chances that faulty upgrades or improper system shutdowns can orphan the OST. Another issue is the portability of OST files and simply copying an OST file to another PC is impossible as they are account specific.

Everyone wants a quick and easy way to complete a job, and OST to PST conversion is no exception. Although Outlook itself contains tools to convert OST files to PST, the procedure is laborious. If you cannot access the OST file or the OST file is disconnected from the Exchange profile, you cannot convert it with Outlook. EdbMails can simply convert those inaccessible or orphaned OST files to Outlook PST formats. Keep reading for a detailed review of the program.

A brief summary of EdbMails Converter for OST to PST

1. Conversion Features

By using EdbMails, you can easily convert large OST files even in GB or TB to PST files (without size limitation). Also, the software preserves the uniqueness and integrity of all offline Outlook data files such as attachments, emails, and calendar entries. while converting OST to PST without data loss or modification. This software can also save OST files in EML, MHT and HTML format, which is useful if you want to check or read your mail using a web browser or notepad.

2. Compatibility with Windows and Outlook

EdbMails works with all Exchange and Outlook versions such as 2003 till latest 2016 and 2019. The software is also compatible with all Windows OS and Server versions from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and 11.

3. Free Trial and Custom License Plans

EdbMails OST Converter Tool offers a free demo version that converts OST to PST (with a restriction of 30 items from each folder). If you want to use all the features of the software, three pricing plans are available: Personal, Corporate Premium and Technical License Edition, each with its unique set of features.

For example, EdbMails OST Corporate Premium Edition supports both OST to PST conversions and direct import of OST files into a live Office 365 account or a live Exchange account. This saves time when a business changes email domains and needs to move mailboxes quickly without any middle steps or migration steps. EdbMails Technical Edition can be installed on multiple PCs and locations without restrictions. This license is ideal for companies that deal in data recovery, computer repair and maintenance and want to use it to provide services to their clients and clients.

How to convert OST to PST with EdbMails?

System Requirements and Initial Steps

To get started, install the software on a device that meets the following requirements:

System software requirements
Operating system versions Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11 and Windows Server all versions including latest 2022
Microsoft Outlook app Any version of MS Outlook for OST to PST conversion. Not necessary if you are importing OST to Office 365
System Hardware Requirements
Hard disk space
CPU type 1GHz compatible Intel processor (EdbMails software can be installed on both x64, x86 systems)
RAM or memory space RAM 512 MB minimum, 4 GB preferred

The steps below describe the complete process.

1. Launch EdbMails on your system and browse to the OST file in the “default location” (C:AppData>Outlook). Make a backup copy of the OST and use it to make the conversion safer.

2. Once you have the OST file you want to convert, wait for the software to restore the contents of the file first. It does the job quickly and without any problems.

3. You will be presented with a complete list of neatly organized items in a tree-like format to click and select after recovery. You can export individual mail items to HTML, EML, and MHT formats. To use the filter options, click Settings in the left panel of the software.

4. In the lower right corner, you can see 3 options where you can export to Outlook PST, migrate to Office 365 or Migrate to Live Exchange.

5. Choose emails or items to export to Outlook PST (if you prefer PST format). The app will prompt you to search for a location and start the conversion process.

6. There are two options if you want to migrate to Office 365 or Live Exchange. You can test this feature using EdbMails free trial, or you can purchase Corporate Premium or Technical edition for unrestricted migration of OST to Office 365/live Exchange.


If Outlook fails to open or OST file becomes unavailable due to mailbox profile oversize or inadvertent deletions, EdbMails OST converter software can recover and convert OST file format to PST. Using this software, you can also import all emails from orphaned OST to new or existing Exchange servers, or Office 365. In our tests, the software was successful in transferring all emails from an OST file to a PST file. It also gets top scores for consistency and data integrity, which is crucial in any file conversion software. Start by downloading the free trial version of the tool from the official website. For more information, contact EdbMails customer service 24/7 for a free live demo or watch the detailed video instructions.


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