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How to Convert Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird?

If you are willing to change your Windows Live Mail client and in its place want to use Thunderbird then this blog is completely made for you. To perform this migration you need to convert Windows live mail to Thunderbird and here we will provide all these steps.

Windows Live Mail is created by Microsoft for Windows machines but now this email client becomes outdated. This is the reason users want to shift from Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird. And search for the process to convert Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird.

Thunderbird is a free emailing client that gives useful features to enhance the mailing experience of the user. If a user is in a hurried state and wants to preview a specific message quickly then Thunderbird provides a search bar to view the message.

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I have been using Windows Live Mail for a long time and have lots of data store in it. But now I like to change my mailing platform and want to use Thunderbird with all the data of Windows Live Mail. I used manual approaches but was still not able to get the correct approach. Please share with me a quick step-by-step technique to convert Windows Live Mail data into Thunderbird.

The thing you should know is Windows Live Mail uses EML file for saving the data and Thunderbird use MBOX by default. Therefore to access Windows live mail data into Thunderbird you need to convert the EML files into MBOX with a third-party tool.

Disadvantages with the Manual Technique

If you are looking for a manual method for performing the conversion task then you should know its drawbacks. Here we listed some of them:-

  • This method seems to be very complicated for a beginner who is not from a technical background.
  • You can not convert multiple Windows Live Mail files at a single time.
  • Manual method steps very long take a very long time.

Convert Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird with Automated Solution

Here we came up with the best approach to convert Windows Live Mail data. Just download the SysInspire Windows Live Mail Converter tool which has the best interface for any new beginner user. The tools offer to convert multiple files of Windows Live Mail into MBOX format so the user can view data in Thunderbird.MBOX Scanning

Through the conversion task users can see the live preview of all items like emails, contacts, calendars, and many other items. And it is possible because of the live email preview feature of the software. Users can save their precious time by checking only the needed item during the conversion.

There are various conversion formats available to convert Windows Live Mail data into PST, EML, EMLX, MSG and Office 365. In the free demo version, users can convert up to 25 items from the WLM folder.Convert MBOX file

Quick Steps to Use the Tool

  • Install the SysInspire Windows Live Mail Converter tool and open it.
  • After choosing the WLM mailbox you can view all its data. Click on convert mailbox.
  • Now choose MBOX and click finish to convert data into an MBOX file.


Because of the old features in Windows Live Mail users like to move towards the other email client. Furthermore, for performing the conversion task we took the help of the SysInspire Windows Live Mail converter tool. By using this tool users can save time and no information is being sent to any third party.

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