How to import Windows Live mail EML to Outlook PST

One of my friend is working on EML files but due to server issue he lost all his data. Now he wants to switch to some other email client so that he would not face such a situation in future. Kindly suggest him an appropriate conversion software of EML file into Outlook PST.
David MadisonAsked:
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bretli walkerConnect With a Mentor Commented:
eml to pst ensures that the structure and properties of the eml files remains unaltered during the conversion from eml to pst. Also, you can save the pst files in the same hierarchical order as its source eml files. No data loss related issues are there in conversion from this software https://www.gaintools.com/eml/pst/
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danny staevIT HeadCommented:
Windows live mail use EML files, you can easily use EML to PST converter if you want to move your database from WLM to PST. there are multiple tools available in the market like Softaken EML to PST converter, Gaintools EML converter, Mailvare EML Converter, datavare EML to PST converter and Spikevare Windows Live Mail to Outlook converter. you can try any but i will recommend to try this tool https://www.softaken.com/eml-to-pst-converter 

Check why Outlook is better than WLM https://www.pcworld.com/article/159204/ms_outlook_enterprise.html
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Sandeep KumarAssociate ConsultantCommented:
Go for Kernel for EML to PST Conversion tool, a very effective approach to convert EML files to Outlook PST file format. It is so advanced tool which can convert EML or EMLX files to Outlook PST with maintaining original structure, formatting and properties of EML file to PST. To know more about EML to PST converter tool, visit: https://www.nucleustechnologies.com/eml-to-pst.html and download the demo tool to check its performance.
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Jerry FreyIT Commented:
Please check the article to restore lost mails of Windows Live Mail: https://appuals.com/recover-missing-or-lost-folders-in-windows-live-mail/

However, to move mails from Windows Live Mail (EML) to Outlook (PST) he can use Stellar Windows Live Mail to PST Converter. Download the demo of software from here: https://www.stellarinfo.com/email-repair/windowsmail-pst-converter.php
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danny staevIT HeadCommented:
i got another option, i tried to drag and drop few eml file with outlook 2016 and successfully imported, try it free of cost solution
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SysToolsData Expert - Recovery,Backup,MigrationCommented:
Hello David Madison,

Nice step taken by your friend migrating to Microsoft Outlook is best decision. Now, you have one more challenge i.e. choosing right utility to convert all your .eml files into Outlook supported .pst file format. Because if you chose wrong method then you may get distorted SMTP headers and graphics from mail body. Also it may led to lost your data permanently. So I suggest you to don’t prefer any malicious utility.

You can use SysTools EML to PST Converter to convert all your data without any hassle. The software ensure for complete data conversion with 100% accuracy. Also you can try the DEMO VERSION of this tool for FREE. After getting satisfactory result, avail full version. The common feature of this tool is listed below, just have a look:
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David MadisonAuthor Commented:
Thanks, solved my problem.
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Roger MargretCommented:
Take this Windows Live Mail EML to PST Converter software is also Convert EML file to PST file in just a few clicks. It takes only a few minutes in the conversion process. It very easily converts multiple EML files at once without losing any information. It performs precise conversion of your Windows Live Mail EML files to PST file while preserving the original formatting of all emails and retaining the on-disk folder structure of the mailbox.

It supports Non-English text messages and maintains the folder structure during conversion. It can successfully convert all EML file of different email client like windows live mail, apple mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, Microsoft Outlook Express to Outlook PST file format without any problem.

The program requires absolutely no third-party components, frameworks or libraries, works with any Outlook version on any Windows system and is capable of processing any number of source EML files in a single batch. Use the Free Trial version of Windows Live Mail to PST Software. The free version is working like a full version but has some limitation.

To know more visit:- http://www.completeconverter.com/eml-to-pst-converter
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