Export email from Outlook/ Exchange to .msg

Posted on 2016-08-17
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Last Modified: 2016-08-19

I was wondering if someone knows a way to export email from Outlook 2013/2016 to HDD, in .msg format
OR, better yet, if that is possible directly from Exchange 2103 (I know of .pst export, so not that).

Client would like to have this, and if possible to be automated.. Like export this folder, last month, to this location on hdd.

If you know of a paid solution that does this, and have worked with it, let me know as well, but would prefer if there is some free.. even it requires to run via shell, taks, or so..

Question by:Ivan

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Ganga Sagar earned 2000 total points
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by:Ajit Singh
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Get help from the code snippets in below article to gets messages from an Exchange Server mailbox and saves them to MSG format: http://www.aspose.com/docs/display/emailnet/Save+Messages+from+Exchange+Server+Mailbox+in+EML+and+MSG+Format

Also get help from this post to export outlook email to .msg file:

You may also get help from paid solutions to get this job done, few of them I am sharing, please check them having free trials available:

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Hope this helps!
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ID: 41759299
Thank you,

will take a look.
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by:Alexei Kuznetsov (Outlook MVP)
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ReliefJet Essentials Professional Edition provides a command line and all required tools to export/backup items to MSG format from mailboxes, public folders, etc. You can use it in scheduler, scripts and other scenarios. It also provides incremental backup possibilities, retaining folder structures and many more... It also provides the ability to specify relative date ranges (like "last month").

DISCLAIMER: I recommend this product because I'm one of the developers, so feel free to ask any further questions.

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