OST is an email storage format to save all attachments of MS Outlook Email items. MS Outlook users can easily export their mailbox items manually or by using third party OST recovery tool. However, if you plan to convert several MS Outlook OST files into PST format, then the best option is the usage of licensed OST to PST conversion tool.
OST is default mail storage format of only MS Outlook mails, you can also convert your mailbox items in PST, EML, DBX, MSG, HTML, MHTML, PDF, TXT, RTF and MBOX format. MS Outlook stores multiple email files, email folders and all attachments of the user mailbox items in a single file format. You can also convert your MS Outlook mail items into Outlook format and get access in personal folders.
Ways of converting MS Outlook OST messages into PST format
- Move OST file manually in the Outlook mailbox
You can export MS Outlook e-mails messages, calendars, posts, task requests, appointments and other data on your computer as a .pst file format using built-in utility (Scanost.exe) provided by MS Outlook.
IMPORTANT: When backing up, saving or moving MS Outlook email items into Outlook PST files you must be follow all steps one by one. Despite all this, if you are using MS Outlook 2010 and later versions then you cannot apply it on your corrupt OST file because integrity Scanost.exe is not present in MS Outlook 2010, 2013 and 2016.
- Convert OST file with Free Trial version:
Perform secure conversion of OST files data using any free conversion utility that allows you to repair OST files without any charge. Using free demo version of this tool, you can check the performance or capability of the software before purchasing full version of this tool. Free demo version is able to fix only minor OST file issues related to corruption but it cannot resolve all existing severe OST file issues. So, with free demo version you can read/view OST file data and save limited items.
You can find several OST to PST conversion tools on the web market, which allows you to fully access with all recovery option. However, this utility export multiple OST messages or attachments in the PST file and allows you to easily access your Outlook OST file items. It is very easy way to view/read and convert OST file data instantly and you can easily resolves all issues using full version of OST recovery tool.
To get the best possible result, you are recommended to look for a any third-party software like, Kernel for OST to PST recovery tool. It is an advanced tool and capable for fixing all existing errors from OST file and make them accessible by converting them Outlook PST format without any data loss. Using this tool you can export multiple email items from MS Outlook mailbox and successfully convert large-size OST file data into accessible PST file format. It also allows you to view all the converted OST email in preview mode before saving your selected location. You can save all recovered OST file data into PST format in a single attempt. You can download free demo version of this tool from here:- http://www.nucleustechnologies.com/exchange-ost-recovery.html