MBOX to Thunderbird Importer




MBOX to Thunderbird Importer

MBOX to Thunderbird Importer will liberate you from the tedious and time taking process of moving the MBOX file into Thunderbird. You can import the .mbox file of other email clients like: Gmail.

  • Permits to Import Multiple MBOX Files in Thunderbird
  • Move Mailbox with Attachments into Thunderbird
  • Allows to Import Selective Emails using Date Filters
  • There is No File Size Limitation on MBOX File to Import
  • The Folder Hierarchy Remains Intact After Completion of Process
  • Supports Windows OS 10, 8, 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2008

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MBOX to Thunderbird Importer – Overview

Overview to Thunderbird and MBOX File

Thunderbird is a desktop based personal information manager used to manage the multiple mailboxes at a time. It is available open source.

All the emails of mailboxes present in Thunderbird are locally stored in MBOX file format.

The default location of MBOX file on your system is: C:\Documents and Settings\(Windows user name)\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\. You will find MBOX file (without any extension) at this location on your system.

Persuasive Features of MBOX to Thunderbird Importer

Some Highlighted Features of MBOX File to Thunderbird Import Tool

Move MBOX to Thunderbird

Transfer Multiple MBOX Files

This tool will help you out in moving multiple MBOX files at a time in Thunderbird. The software will provide you two options to import multiple MBOX files:
Add Files: This particular option allows you to add multiple .mbox files one by one.
Add folders: This option provides you the facility to add multiple MBOX files in bulk at a time.

Maintains Meta Data

Maintain Meta Properties of Emails

Meta properties, as a vital part of emails are effectively preserved with the use of MBOX to Thunderbird Importer. After performing the transfer of MBOX file in Thunderbird, all the meta properties are retained without any alteration.

Folder Hierarchy

Maintain Folder Hierarchy

The utility proffers you the facility of keeping the folder structure intact. After importing the email file into Mozilla Thunderbird the nested folders of MBOX files also remain preserved. This application also support the SBD folder containing MBOX files.

Date Filter

Apply Date Filters for Selective Data

If you do not want to import all the emails into Thunderbird then MBOX to Thunderbird Importer offers you opportunity to apply date filters and import the emails of required time interval. Therefore, You need not to go with entire emails transfer.

Multiple Email Clients

Support MBOX File of Multiple Email Clients

The software is compatible with the MBOX files of distinct email clients. You can import Gmail MBOX to Thunderbird. Along with that, supports .mbox file of other email clients.

All Attachments

Maintain Attachment & Inline Images

With the transfer of different .mbox files, MBOX to Thunderbird Importer also keep the attachments and inline images unaltered. After getting the MBOX file imported into Thunderbird, there will not be any loss of any attachment or inline image.

MBOX to Thunderbird Importer System Requirement

Software Download

Size: 7.87 MB

Version: 4.1

MD5: 6eb7100077f9d9db02d92807049624dd

Trial Limitations

Demo of MBOX File to Thunderbird Import Tool only import 25 items per folder into Thunderbird Email Client.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space required

4 GB of RAM

Intel® Pentium 2.4 GHz processor(x86, x64) or equal

Supported Editions

Windows 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) and Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2008.


  • Microsoft .NET framework 4.5 or above should be installed.
  • If you are using Windows 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) & Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2008, then please launch this tool as "Run as Administrator".
  • Thunderbird installation and Profile configuration is mandatory to transfer MBOX file to Thunderbird


Q. Is your Antivirus blocking the software export process?

A. Please disable Anti-virus temporarily / Allow access (Whitelist) from Antivirus settings for proper working of the software.

Q. Unable to Create Output in destination?

A. Please avoid NAS, SAN, Network or Shared Drive. Source file should be on the migration machine to perform successful conversion.

Electronic Delivery

The delivery of the product is automated, You will receive an email containing both the link to download the product and the activation key within few minutes after payment confirmation.

Features Comparison

Get an Overview of MBOX to Thunderbird Importer Features – Free and Full Version

Features FREE Version FULL Version
Import MBOX File with Attachments
Add Multiple MBOX, EML, EMLX, Maildir Files
Transfer Selective MBOX File into Thunderbird
Maintain Source Folder Hierarchy
Complete Metadata Retention
Windows 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) and Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2008
Import MBOX, EML, EMLX, and Maildir Files to Thunderbird 25 Items / Folder
Cost FREE $29

Frequently Asked Questions

Listed Commonly Asked Questions and Answers

No, The Software is only compatible with Windows OS.
You can import multiple MBOX files at a time.
Managing the folder hierarchy is just one click away. You need to enable the provided option.

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