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Convert NSF to MBOX- The Easiest Way

Anuraag Singh | Modified: 2021-01-08T14:34:46+00:00|Lotus Notes, MBOX | 4 Minutes Reading

Are you in a situation where you have to convert NSF to MBOX and if are here while searching the solutions, then do move your cursor anywhere? Here in this blog, we are going to discuss the best way for the same. So keep reading the blog and resolve your query.

Well, the NSF file is related to Lotus Notes which is one of the most used email clients. But the problem with this email client is that it is very complex and only technical users can able to handle it along with it its maintains charges are very high. Hence there are numbers of users seeking for a way to convert its NSF files to MBOX because MBOX is a file format that is supported by many email clients such as Apple Mail, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, etc..,

Why do Users Want this Conversion?

  • As we said above the IBM Notes need technical knowledge, hence many users want to switch to some easier email client
  • Its maintenance cost is high which also pushes users to look for any alternative like Thunderbird, Apple Mail, and more that comes free
  • Due to its strong file algorithm users not able to open its files to any other email client which is good from a security point of view but not always.

Now, after knowing the reasons the problem that occurs during this conversion is file compatibility and IBM Notes does not provide any method to convert NSF to MBOX. Its only gives you the option to export NSF files into EML which is useless for us. So, in the upcoming section, we are going to discuss the best-automated way that can easily complete this task without any hassle.

Automated Way to Convert NSF to MBOX

As we said above that there is no manual method available that migrates Lotus Notes NSF files to MBOX. So, in that situation, you can try the most searched and trusted by many professionals tool.

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SysTools NSF Converter is the best and reliable NSF file migrator tool that can convert Lotus Notes NSF files to MBOX format. Along with MBOX this software also converts NSF files into EML and MSG. Users can convert email contacts and calendar data too. The tool is capable to preserve entire metadata, internet header, etc during the conversion of MBOX file format in a well-organized manner.

Also Read: How to Save Lotus Notes Emails to Hard?

Some Amazing Features of Tool

The tool provides various functions such as:

  • It one of the safest and fastest way to convert NSF to MBOX
  • Preserves data integrity during the whole conversion process.
  • Preserve folder hierarchy during the transfer process
  • Capable to perform bulk conversion of Lotus Notes data
  • Easy and simple user interface.
  • The tool supports all versions of Lotus Notes.
  • Compatible with all version of Windows

How to Convert NSF to MBOX Using Tool?

1. Firstly download and install the tool, on your machine

2. Once the installation is completed run the software

3. Now, choose Select NSF File(s) radio button and then choose Add File(s) or Add folder button to add the NSF file directly

4. Users also add files from Domino Server just provide right Domino Server IP Address and Password

5. Now, choose the MBOX option form Export Option

6. Select Mail categories from the Select Categories option

7. To preserve NSF file format internal formation such as HTML, Formatting, Internet Header, Remove Encryption, Maintain Folder Hierarchy, All Documents, and Docklink Choose the Advance Conversion Options

8. Now, choose the destination location to save the resultant file

9. After all the settings, click on the Export button and wait until the confirmation message


Whatever be the reasons for your NSF to MBOX conversion if you are looking for a way to complete this task, then go through this blog. Here we have discussed the best techniques to convert NSF to MBOX without any hassle and data loss.