Sylpheed is an open-source email client that progressively runs on Mac, Linux, and Windows compliant systems. With stunning features and easy configuration requisites, Sylpheed can be considered as a modern day email client. It also provides features like spam filtering, password protection and message encryption to maintain security and integrity of data. With the availability of intuitive user interface, Sylpheed can be perfectly handled by user of any category whether tech or non-tech. To support the file format, Sylpheed uses GTK+GUI tool kit and the default format for storing emails and attachments is MBOX (with no extension).

Some features that make Sylpheed more aggressive are:

  • Sophisticated level of search and filtration
  • Junk mail optimization
  • Supports major protocols like POP3, SMTP, IMAP, NTTP and others

If we compare Sylpheed to advance platforms like Outlook, a user can easy determine the limitations in terms of emailing functionalities and security features. Moreover, many individual professionals as well as organizations all over the globe prefer Outlook over other email clients. If any user is willing to move their mailbox data from Sylpheed to PST, then an advanced migration tool is required because both the platforms don’t facilitate any direct conversion methods.

Kernel for MBOX to PST is specially designed to perform the conversion of Sylpheed MBOX to Outlook PST format. All you have to do is follow the given instructions while operating the tool.

  1. Launch Kernel for MBOX to PST software on your system.
  2. Click on the Browse button to locate the Sylpheed MBOX folder. You can choose between the Select Folder and Select File option depending on the strength of files. Browse Sylpheed MBOX folder
  3. Select the required folder, add click on the Finish button. Add Sylpheed files
  4. The tool will process the selected MBOX files and you will get a preview of the mailbox data. The left-side of the interface represents the mailbox folders. You can click those items individually to display its contents. Once done, click the Save button to proceed. Preview of MBOX file
  5. To convert the files in PST, select the output format as PST file (MS Outlook) and click Next. Select PST as a saving file format
  6. Apply filters to save specify data; for instance, you can use options like From, To, Subject, Folder Name, Item Type, and Date Range. Click Next once you are done filtering the data. Apply filter option
  7. For huge files, you can use the Split option available in the next window. The drop-down menu of the Split option gives you plenty of choices for splitting the file. Also, you can add a Prefix to the file name to give it a unique identity. This window is optional so you can skip this one in case you don’t want to make any changes. Click Next.
    Opt for the Split option and select prefix
  8. Specify a destination path for saving the converted file through the Browse button. Then, click Finish to execute.
    Provide location to save PST file
  9. You will get a notification regarding the successful completion of the conversion task. Click OK to exit.
    Sylpheed to PST conversion done