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Top 5 Free OST to PST Converter Software

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This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or import-export function also failed to fix the issue.
The best way to cope up with the unexpected situation is to prepare properly. With one of the following cases on hand, you can choose the best solution to save your ost file to a pst format. So pick the case & go for the solution!!

First Case: : Your Exchange server is no longer available. Does the Exchange Server go into non-functioning or dismounting stage? Or you just moved your company, and you only have the copy of the .ost file. However, you just realised that unless you have a connection to the Exchange Server, Outlook does not let you open this OST file. If this is the case, then there is no supported method of accessing the OST file. These five OST to PST tools could help you get back your OST file data into PST Format safely and securely.

Second Case: : If you have details of the user account that was using the desired OST file & that account still exists within the domain. In this case, you can easily access the ost file to the pst format. For this, you could log in as that user, and then make a COPY of the OST in the path noted in the Data Files path, then make sure you disconnect from ALL the networks, and then open Outlook.  From there you can drag and drop to a PST. This method is easy but for this the Exchange Server should be in working condition & the user account must be the ORIGINAL one, not a re-created version.

The other substitute is to back up your data on a regular basis.

This post has covered a list of the best free ost to pst converter software packages, considering factors such as: whether or not your Exchange Server is working; you don’t have access to your Outlook profile; and Corrupt OST files (you will be able to open OST file from different Outlook versions). We picked five of the best ost to pst tools in the business. Just pick the one that most closely matches your requirements.

Stellar OST to PST Converter

The free software converts ost files to pst for 25 items per folder. The software helps you to repair the damaged OST file and some severe OST file corruption. Here are some of the helpful features of the software:

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•    Converts all components of an OST file such as emails, contacts, calendars, notes & journals
•    User can convert password protected OST files
•    Oversized OST files conversion supported by the software
•    Supports inaccessible or corrupted OST file conversion
•    Saves OST file in five other different file formats MSG, EML, RTF, HTML, or PDF
•    Supports MS Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 (XP), 2000
•    Allows one to compress & split converted PST file (Available in Tech Version)
•    Feature to Export OST file to Office 365 (Available in Tech Version)
•    Converts OST file to DBX & MBOX format (Available in Tech Version)

Cons    

•   User cannot convert multiple OST files simultaneously  

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The software is free only for those OST files that are connected to live Exchange Server. Some of the advanced features of the software are
 
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•    Converts OST file to PST file format only
•    Supports Outlook 2016, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002
•    Search & Scan Options for OST file
•    Automatic software deployment and licensing Feature
•    Converts OST file components such as contacts, calendars, etc

Cons   

•    In some cases, non-default OST file connected to Outlook could not be converted.
•    In some situations, only one or no files found after the scanning process completes.
•    Does not support password protected OST file Conversion

Kernel for OST to PST

The software is free for only 25 items per folder. Some of the advanced features of the software are:

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Pros

•    User can search and select preferred email items
•    Converts OST file data in other file formats like DBX, EML, TXT and RTF
•    Converts OST file components like Calendar, Drafts, Notes and Contact lists
•    Easy to use GUI
•    Allows to save email items from a particular date range.
•    Supports MS Outlook 2016/2013/2010/2007/2003/2002/2000/98

Cons

•    Does not support to compress & split converted PST file

Systools OST Recovery

The software is free for only 25 items each folder. Some of the advanced features of the software are:

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•    Repairs & Restores OST file into common file types like PST, EML, MSG
•    Supports MS Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007
•    View All OST File Messages: Mails, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks
•    Converts inaccessible OST file to PST file
•    Works for all versions of Windows OS.

Cons

•    Does not support to compress converted PST file
•    Does not support to convert password protected OST file
•    Does not support to convert OST file to DBX & MBOX format
 
Enstella OST to PST Converter

The software is free for the OST to EML Conversion only. The software doesn't support converting OST file to PST format in its free version. Its important features are as follows:

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 Pros

•    Export data from inaccessible OST file into PST file
•    Can save individual emails from inaccessible OST File
•    Can extract data from password protected OST file
•    Supports Outlook versions from 97 to 2013 (32 and 64 bit)
•    Converts OST file to PST, EML, MSG and HTML

Cons

•    Doesn't support converting OST file to DBX & MBOX format
•    Doesn't Export OST file to Office 365

Conclusion: : I would personally recommend Stellar OST to PST Converter to all Outlook users. The software has many advanced features such as deep scan, assurance of no data loss, ability to convert severely damaged OST file & more. Stellar OST to PST Converter is one of the best OST to PST tools out there. Its unique features like - convert OST to Office 365 & split and compact large PST file set it apart from other converter tools.

The User Interface is very easy to use & provides log reports containing detailed information of conversion process along with the ability to preview OST file before converting it.

Have I missed mentioning some free OST to PST Converter software? Please mention your suggestions in the article comments.
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by:VIP Sharma
Perfect list but none of them are Free. I would also like to Add one more tool in this list that recently i have used i.e. MailsDaddy OST to PST Converter.

Thanks and Regards
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by:Marshal Hubs
Dear VIP Sharma,

The above-listed software are free for some data like Stellar allows saving 20 mails for free & kernel free for 25 items. etc.
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by:Ajit Singh
Very informative, thanks for sharing this post.
 
Firstly, I always give preference to manual procedures. Here is an article which explore all the workable methods which can be used toconvert OST to PST manually.
 
When it comes to access damaged OST files or risk-free conversion, then I will suggest to use third party tools, few more I found at google you can add them in your post to make it more valuable, like PCVITA, DataNumen, Lepide and Recoveryfix for OST to PST.

Thanks,
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by:Abraham Patrick
Its true that a number of third party tools are available for the same purpose to repair and convert damaged OST file to MS Outlook PST file. If you browse Google, then you will find such tools. But Stellar OST to PST tool is really an effective utility for such requirement.
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Expert Comment

by:Jamie Kaler
The above lists covers almost every top OST to PST converters and Kevin k has also mentioned a few really popular conversions wizards to save OST as PST but recently i have seen a lot many new products has been recently listed on google. Some then are jagware ost to pst, zook ost to pst, and many more.

Although the list above has some of the most powerful OST to PST conversion tools but the other tools are equally competent to convert ost to pst,
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by:Edwin Hoffer
Though, all the users may have tried both the manual as well an expert solution. We really regret that the consequences of the manual solution would be really tiresome for the users as it is a long process. I recently visited a website (Top5Software .com) where the comparison of all the OST to PST converter was done. I really found the site worth.
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by:Jessica Dana
Hi All above mentioned list have been not updated from last 8 months...I am sharing current scenario of OST to PST Converter Software List.

1. Gael OST to PST Converter (http://www.products.gaelinfotech.com/osttopst/purchase/)

The software have all latest features like - •   It support to compress converted PST file
•    It support to convert password protected OST file
•    It support to convert OST file to DBX & MBOX format & many more other format too.
. Its DEmo version it seld convert 35 items per folder.
. The cost is very less in compare of Stellar software only $49.

2. Enstella OST to PST Converter (Features mentioned as above)

3. OST2 (Features mentioned as above)

4. Kernal OST Tools (Features mentioned as above)

5.Stellar OST Recovery (Features mentioned as above)
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by:avis aston
I totally agreed with Jessica Dana i used GAEL OST TO PST CONVERTER Tool and i got excellent result by using this tool. Galtel software will takes just few minutes to complete recovery or conversion process and get back excellent result. I suggest this tool at very low price only $49 get well result by using this utility.

I had just visited on this site :- http://www.gaelinfotech.com/  and download in just click cause software size is very short you can download in just click . One more this software recovery and conversion process seed is also well my upto 5GB OST files convert easily into PST in just few minutes.

Grate full Thanks (GAEL INFOTECH) to solve my problems is just few clicks.

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   Regards
AVIS ASTON
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Expert Comment

by:Maria K
For the large bunch of Outlook PST files, You have to go for some OST to PST Recovery Tool. If you have no idea or still confuse which one to go for, then you may try EdbMails OST TO PST Converter. The OST to PST Converter Tool exhibit some of the unmatchable features.

Some of its Features are

- Repairs Corrupted OST files
- Ultra-fast export of mails from OST to PST
- Allow Saving of OST files in different Format

For demo version visit: https://www.edbmails.com/pages/ost-to-pst-converter-for-ost-to-pst.html
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Expert Comment

by:mark smith
Hi
This is old list, I am sharing you latest updated list of top 5 OST to PST software
1.      Softaken OST File Exporter - https://www.softaken.com/ost-file-exporter tool to recover corrupt OST and convert into multiple file formats.
a.      Convert OST files into PST
b.      Recover OST files
c.      Convert OST to PST, EML, EMLX, MSG, MBOX, VCF, HTML, MHTML and ICS
d.      Supported with all MS Outlook versions including Outlook 2016
2.      Enstella OST to PST Converter (Features mentioned as above)
3.      OST2 (Features mentioned as above)
4.      Kernal OST Tools (Features mentioned as above)
5.      Stellar OST Recovery (Features mentioned as above)
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by:Virat Singh
I Would suggest you to have a look on this article, where they have mentioned some good free techniques for OST To PST conversion.
All the mentioned techniques are easy to execute and simple to understand.
They have shown it in a step by step procedure. Do give it a read
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Expert Comment

by:Aryan Malhotra
Safe & effective technique to Convert OST to PST File. Use Free Trial version and See the preview of convertible Email in Free Version. You can Save 25 emails per mailbox at Free of Cost.
http://www.regainsoftware.com/osttopst/ost-to-pst-conversion-safe-and-effective-techniques.html

Thanks
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Expert Comment

by:Maria K
For the large bunch of Outlook PST files, You have to go for some OST to PST Recovery Tool. If you have no idea or still confuse which one to go for, then you may try EdbMails OST TO PST Converter. The OST to PST Converter Tool exhibit some of the unmatchable features.

Some of its Features are

- Repairs Corrupted OST files
- Ultra-fast export of mails from OST to PST
- Allow Saving of OST files in different Format

For demo version visit: https://www.edbmails.com/pages/ost-to-pst-converter-for-ost-to-pst.html
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by:David smith
An agenda is applicable to convert Outlook OST file to PST file offline. Conversion works of OST files to PST is not difficult if you know the correct solution, use this converter application to make conversion task very easy. This software is capable to see a preview of recovered OST file before conversion. It has more capability to recover permanently deleted item from OST file. OST to PST converter is 100% virus free application. It is capable to convert various huge OST file to PST.
 for download free Software : http://www.bulkecommerce.com/product/ats-ost-to-pst-converter-software/159
OST to PST Converter
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Expert Comment

by:john kate
For the large bunch of Outlook PST files, You have to go for some OST to PST Recovery Tool. If you have no idea or still confuse which one to go for, then you may try EdbMails OST TO PST Converter. The OST to PST Converter Tool exhibit some of the unmatchable features.

Some of its Features are

- Repairs Corrupted OST files
- Ultra-fast export of mails from OST to PST
- Allow Saving of OST files in different Format

For demo version visit: https://www.edbmails.com/pages/ost-to-pst-converter-for-ost-to-pst.html
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by:david adward
yes, i totally agree with KDETOOLS SOFTWARE saved me just now!!

I’ve been trying to convert oversized ost file to pst for an hour! Just fixed it in 2 mins with the help of your sites.

🙂 KdeTools OST to PST Converter Software is amazing!!


Thanks for sharing such useful information.


http://www.kdetools.com/ost-to-pst-converter.html

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Expert Comment

by:christina twits
I am glad to tell you about Gael OST Recovery software, it's easily converting and recovering corrupted/damaged OST file data into Outlook PST file format within few seconds.

Now OST to PST converter software quickly convert OST to PST file format and also recover data from OST file into Outlook PST format with in steps.


OST to PST Software available here free of cost Download OST to PST Converter

http://www.osttopstsolution.com/microsoft/


OST to PST converter
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Expert Comment

by:john write
<a href= "www.edbmails.com/#">EDB to PST Converter </a> repairs corrupt or damaged Exchange EDB files and restores the mailboxes into Outlook PST file. You can easily view Mailbox data from the PST files using MS Outlook application. It supports MS Exchange Server Recovery for 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 corrupt and unmounted database.

Recovers Calendar, Attachments, Drafts etc., from the damaged EDB files

EDB to PST Exchange server Recovery tool helps you to recover mails, images, attachments, drafts, calendar, journals, appointments, tasks, notes, etc. from the damaged EDB files. Its ease of use GUI enables you to preview recovered mail items.

– Recover / Restore only required Mailboxes
– EdbMails capability of granular / brick-level mailbox EDB to PST conversion support, will help you to recovery any desired Mailboxes data.
– Automatic handling of PST file size limit
– If the Outlook PST file reaches size limit then, EDB to PST Converter will automatically split the PST file into multiple files based on the size limitation of the Outlook PST.
– Recover Deleted Mailboxes
– Edb to PST converter can easily recover mailboxes, which have been deleted knowingly or unknowingly.
– Recover and Save as EML, MSG format
– In addition to saving the recovered data as PST file, it also allows you to save the recovered data as MSG, EML formats.

For more information please click the link: https://www.edbmails.com
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by:Ajit Singh
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by:Amit Kalia
The OST file can be accessed via original Outlook profile which was used to create it, If user doesn't have access to the original profile he or she can't access the contents of OST file. In such cases an OST to PST Converter is required. however if you can access the Outlook profile you may choose from following methods to convert OST data to PST format http://www.filerepairtools.com/tips/convert-offline-ost-to-pst-file/
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Expert Comment

by:christina twits
Hello, every1,
We should have to keep top 5 numeric of this software OST to PST Converter which is very fastly working to convert OST to PST file, this software can recover corrupted/damaged OST file without any trouble.

You can try this ost to pst software from here: http://www.products.gaelinfotech.com/osttopst/

Save Converted OST file in PST format
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