Move .EML to Thunderbird

Do you want to Move .EML to Thunderbird MBOX format?

EML files are supported by many apps like Windows Live Mail, Outlook Express & Mac Mail. In fact Mozilla thunderbird also saves single email in .eml format, but there is no option available to import EML files into Thunderbird. In this situation user have to use some indirect way to get the job done.

There are few methods which are available in online market to move EML files into Thunderbird. Below we have discussed the Manual as well as another Alternate method to convert eml files.

Manual Process to Move .EML to Thunderbird MBOX

Different application works differently, so the procedure to import or export EML files differs from each other. Check-out the three Manual applications to move EML files into Thunderbird.

Export mails from Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird-

This method will help user to simply export Emails from Windows Live Mail/ Vista Mail to Thunderbird MBOX. For that you can use drag & drop process to move emails from Windows Live Mail to Mozilla Thunderbird.

But this procedure is quite risky as there are chances that moving a large number of file may result in not working of your machine, it may stop responding at the time. Also there is the risk of data loss as well.

Import EML from Outlook Express to Mozilla Thunderbird ?>

The procedure to import OE emails into Thunderbird is quite simple as well:

1. Open Thunderbird

2. Go to Tools Menu>> Import

3. Now choose which files you want to Import>> Next

4. Select Outlook Express Option>>Next

5. Locate & Select Files from Store Location >> Process Complete

But for this to work you must have both Thunderbird & Outlook Express install at the same time in same machine.

Import emails from Mac Mail to Windows Thunderbird-

For Mac Mail user the procedure will be:

Disadvantage of Manual Method-

To avoid all these risk we recommend users to go the Third-party way.


The EML in MBOX Converter is offering you simple method to Move .eml Files to Thunderbird MBOX Format quickly. The Software takes few seconds to quickly convert .eml files to Mozilla Thunderbird MBOX Format without misplacing any details.

How to Work with the Software

The Software will convert emails into .mbox format then user can easily import into Thunderbird by copy & paste method.

How to import MBOX file in Thunderbird?

Go to Thunderbird message store location then copy entire converted .mbox file & paste them. The message store location will be->>>>> Click on Image to view large

Plus Points of the EML to Thunderbird Converter

It will save your lot of precious time to transfer large number of EML files you are transferring into MBOX format. This tool provides you easy & efficient way of EML to Mac Mail Import./p>

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