Due to the issues associated with Exchange OST file, most of the users prefer to export their OST mailbox to Outlook PST file. Some are reasons leading to issues are Unpredicted Corruption of OST file, Lose of integrity in OST file, Accidental deletion of Exchange account, Damage in storage where OST is located etc. Therefore, it is required that users have a solution to convert OST file data to PST, which is possible with the help of a third party solution OST to PST Converter. In this review, we will be studying about the same software in details.
Why OST to PST Converter
OST to PST Converter is conversion tool that has been designed to export all the all items like emails, contacts, calendars, etc. from an Offline OST file to Outlook PST file, ensuring that the original formatting of the items are intact after conversion. The software is able to export data from corrupt OST and supports recovery of deleted data from offline OST file.
Versions of OST to PST Converter
The software is available in two versions- Demo and License, providing full freedom to its users in choosing the desired version as per their requirements.
- Demo Version
The Demo version of the tool is meant for trial purpose and it is available free of cost at company’s official website. This version helps users understand the working of the software before purchasing the License version. However, it has some limitations like export of only 25 items from each folder of OST file.
- License Version
If user is satisfied with the working of the tool, the License version of OST to PST Converter that can be purchased at the cost of $49 from the company’s website. It allows user to export all the items from offline OST to PST file overcoming the limitation of Demo version.
Highlighting Features of the Tool
- Advanced Scan Mode option is for converting data from corrupt OST file to PST.
- Restore Deleted items
Software is able to restore permanently deleted items from OST file and convert them to PST file with no limitation imposed on OST file size.
- Keeps Meta Data intact
Conversion tool ensures that the Meta data of the emails like To, From, Sending date, receiving date is kept intact. Even after the migration, the original formatting of all items remains the same.
- Selective Item Export
The software provides feature to export only the selected items/emails while converting OST to PST or users can export complete data in OST file to PST at a time.
- Mail Filter
The tool offers Mail Filter option that enable users to export only those mails that reside within the specified date range. It will save only those mails that come under the dates.
- Split PST option
The tool has Split PST feature that allows user to divide the resultant PST file size into smaller parts. Users need to specify the size and tool will create several PST files with same size.
Product Information: OST to PST Converter
|Name of the Product||OST to PST Converter|
|Developed by||MS Outlook Tools|
|Latest Version||Version 4.5|
|Size of the Product||22.2 MB|
|Demo version-Cost and Limit||Free and it exports 25 items per folder|
|Licensed Version-Cost and Limit||$49 and it exports complete items|
|Details of product||http://www.osttopst.msoutlooktools.com/|
|System Requirements||MS Outlook Tools OST to PST Converter|
|OS Supported||Windows 10 & all below versions|
|Outlook Versions supported||2016 & all below versions|
|Processor||1 GHz Processor|
|Memory||512 MB of RAM|
- Convert Corrupt OST file
- Deleted OST data Restoration
- Converts one OST file at a time
- Preview limited type of attachments
Considering the good and bad points of the tool, it can be concluded that OST to PST Converter provides a reliable way for users to deal with issues associated with offline OST file & converting it to healthy PST file. With the advanced feature to convert data from corrupt OST to PST file, the Tool can be rated as 9.5 out of 10. The deduction of .05 is due to its drawbacks like multiple OST files cannot be processed at a time and it gives preview of only limited types of attachments.