There are several users of Mac computers who want to switch to Windows Outlook for many reasons. In this article, we are going to describe the reasons and an intelligent approach to migrating Outlook for MAC OLM to Outlook for Windows. So, let’s start…
Microsoft has provided an Outlook application for both Windows and Mac operating systems. Both these email applications are designed for doing the same job and also have the same features. But the difference in those applications is the dependency on the operating system.
Several times, users require to switch from Outlook for Mac to Outlook windows. But because of the file incompatibility issue, users cannot do this job. Outlook for Mac uses OLM files for preserving email profile data on the other side Outlook windows uses’ PST files.
When users try to access their OLM files in Outlook windows directly, they become unable to do this job. As a result, users require a solution to migrate Outlook for Mac OLM files to Outlook for Windows. Now, let’s see the process of doing this job.
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How to Migrate Outlook for MAC OLM to Outlook for Windows?
To do the complete job of Outlook for Mac OLM to Outlook for windows migration users need to follow a two-step process. Simply follow the steps shown below: –
Step 1:- Convert OLM to PST Outlook in Windows
- Download, Install & start SysInpire OLM Converter Software on your windows computer.
- Press “Select OLM” button from the first screen, & then choose Single or Bulk Conversion mode.
- Add OLM files in the software and load all mail folders and items from OLM files.
- Preview emails and other items of OLM files and choose needed folders.
- After selecting the required folders, click on Convert button from the menu bar.
- Next, from conversion options section choose the required option: –
- PST file: – Create individual PST for each OLM file to preserve Outlook for Mac data (also get a split option for reducing resultant file’ size)
- Single PST: – Save all data of multiple OLM files to a single PST file.
- Export in Existing PST file: – Import data from OLM files to existing or previously created PST files
- Use and apply the mail filter option and provide a location where you want to save the resultant files.
- Finally, click on Convert button and start Converting OLM to PST files with ease
Step 2:- Import PST file in Outlook Windows
- Launch MS Outlook on your window computer.
- Click on File >> Open & Export >> Import/Export.
- From “Import and Export Wizard” screen choose “Import from another program or file” option and hit on Next.
- After this, select Outlook Data File (.pst) option from Import a file screen.
- Now add PST files (containing OLM file data) by pressing Browse button and hit on Next.
- Select other needed options (like- folder selection and filtering) and hit on Finish.
After applying these steps, all users can import complete Outlook for Mac data to Windows Outlook.
OLM to PST Converter software’s Smart Features
- Convert single and multiple OLM files to PST file format in a single process.
- Export some specific and selective folders from OLM files.
- Get a preview of all items from OLM files before the conversion process execution.
- Offers different options to save OLM data in PST file- (Single PST, PST file, Export in Exist PST)
- The split function is also available to split newly generated PST files by different size ranges.
- The software has a Mail filter function to export items of some specific dates from OLM files.
- Saves resultant PST files to the user’s designated location on their hard drive.
- Works in all editions of Windows operating system including- Win 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, etc.