Steps to Access/View PST Files

Kernel Outlook PST Viewer has a robust and agile interface explicitly designed to render easy-to-access features which assist a user in the PST read operations. The cross-platform and integrated interface keeps the PST file viewing experience smooth and seamless. Have a look at the product process:

Kernel PST Viewer
Salient Features

The Free PST Viewer tool offers a lot to its users with the integration of exclusive features and options.

Opens PST file Without Outlook

Opens PST file Without Outlook If you do not have Outlook due to any reason, then Kernel Outlook PST Viewer tool is the best application to read PST files. Unlike Outlook, it needs minimum system requirements and is easily portable. You can download it on any system and open PST files without Outlook.

Opens Corrupt PST Files

Opens Corrupt PST Files The tool can open healthy as well as corrupt PST files. You need not worry about repairing a corrupt PST file to view its content. The tool is designed to scan every PST file and fix corruption so the user can view PST content.

Opens Password Protected Files

Opens Password Protected Files You can get a preview of password-protected PST files with a similar scan by our software. It will scan the file and show you the preview of the complete mailbox. It supports all complexities related to a password in a PST file and recovers the mailbox for viewing.

View Each and Every Item in the PST file

View Each and Every Item in the PST file PST Viewer tool can effectively process all the items in a PST file so that each and every item, with its content, is visible on your screen. Be it notes, calendar events, tasks, contacts, journals, or attachments, you can easily open all of them.

Single or Multiple File(s) Selection

Single or Multiple File(s) Selection You get the flexibility to open Single File or Open Multiple File(s) options. This will save you from repeating the process when you need to access a different PST file. The ability to add and remove files from the multiple-file functionality is also available.

No Limitation on the File Size

No Limitation on the File Size Be it a small-sized PST or a large PST, the tool can process all of them without any issues. The process is smooth and quick; just because the PST is large, it won’t make your process lag or slow down.

Find option to Search for a Specific Item

Find option to Search for a Specific Item The tool comes with a Find option; this feature helps the user to search for a specific item from the whole list. The benefit of this feature can be availed when there are so many items, and you need to find the one you are looking for; just click on the Find button and search for your items by specifying the criteria.

Provides HTML List of Emails in the PST

Provides HTML List of Emails in the PST The tool can give you a detailed list of all the emails that your PST file contains. When you add a PST and proceed with it, at the time of preview, you will see an ‘e’ icon on the top of the screen; just click there, and a detailed HTML list will open in your browser.

Generates File Analysis Report

Generates File Analysis Report The tool generates File analysis reports, where you can see the details of the PST, like Interaction between users, Total item types, & Mail flow density (by date/senders). So, you can analyze the content of PST files easily.

Costs Nothing to Your Pocket

Costs Nothing to Your Pocket The most exciting feature of this open-source PST viewer is that it is totally free and costs nothing to your pocket. If you want to avail the tool's benefits, you just need to have it in your system from the website, and you are ready to use it.

Additional Benefits

Available for absolutely free to download and helps in viewing the content of PST files.

Kernel Outlook PST Viewer

Kernel for Outlook PST Viewer provides a standalone platform for opening PST files such that it does not require the installation of MS Outlook on the computer system.

The software lets users view Emails, Notes, Contacts, Drafts, Calendar Items, and so on enclosed in the PST file similar to those seen in MS Outlook.

The main feature of this software is that it consists of a built-in Search option that helps locate the PST files on the computer system. This Search option is very much helpful in case the user forgets the location of the file.

The software Kernel for Outlook PST Viewer only opens the PST file and does not let users save the items of the PST file. Also, it does not repair the corrupted files. For repairing the corrupted PST files and saving the items of PST files, use the Kernel for Outlook PST Repair.

The software provides an easy-to-use, easy-to-understand, self-descriptive, user-friendly graphical interface such that no technical expertise is required to operate the software.

To view the data of PST files, follow the steps given below:

  • Firstly, download the software Kernel for Outlook PST Viewer.
  • Install the software by following the instructions step-by-step given on the software installation wizard.
  • After installing the software, launch it. The user will be prompted to browse the PST file they want to open.
  • Locate the PST file to be opened by the user.
  • Within a minute, the user will be able to see the contents of the PST file in the same hierarchy as seen in MS Office Outlook.

Software Prerequisites & Recommendations

About Software

  • Version: 20.3
  • Release Date: Apr 2020
  • License Type: Free

Version Support

Outlook – Office 365, 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002, 2000, 98 and 97

Windows 365, 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT, 95

System Requirements

  • Hard Disk

    50 MB of disk space

  • Memory

    64 MB RAM (128 MB Recommended)

  • Processor

    Intel® Pentium Processor compatible (x86, x64) or equivalent

Software Guides

FAQs - Kernel PST Viewer
Here are the steps to open .pst file:
  1. Please download the free Kernel PST Viewer software setup from our website.
  2. Install the software and launch it.
  3. Now you can see two options for source PST, Open single PST file and Open multiple PST files.
  4. You can select any option as per your need.
  5. Find the PST file in the drive if you are not able to locate the file.
  6. Browse and select the PST file and click next.
  7. After scanning the file, it will show you all email data in the preview.
  8. You can see all the folder hierarchy and their respective items, including Mails, Contacts, Contact Groups, Calendars, Tasks, Notes, Journals, etc.
  9. Click on any item and read its content.

Yes! Kernel Outlook PST Viewer lets you preview the Calendars, deleted items etc. It works superbly with its dynamic scan technologies that facilitate the easy extraction of deleted email items as well as contacts.

The Find functionality is integrated with email meta-data options, which allows you to configure parameters, like To, From, Subject, Received before, Received after, and Message has attachments, for extracting emails that confirm the specified parameters. Hence, you can view desired email items without investing time in blind searches.

The Kernel Outlook PST Viewer software is incorporated with an alternative to upload and preview multiple PST files in a single processing cycle. You can select the Open Multiple File(s) option to input a varied number of PST files for obtaining the rich preview of all mailboxes in a single preview window.

The deleted emails are shown in red color; you can view them but cannot recover and save them on your system.
Yes, for the recovery, you need to go for the upgraded version of the tool, Kernel Outlook PST Repair.

The answer is yes. Kernel Outlook PST Viewer is reinforced with advanced QFSCI algorithms that formidably nurture the critically damaged PST files and displays all the accessible PST folders in the hierarchical structure. However, the answer to the second part of the question is that the free-ware Kernel Outlook PST Viewer offers a preview of PST email items only but not the saving options. If you want to save the PST results, then you can purchase Kernel for Outlook PST Repair.

Yes absolutely. The Tool permits you to view all of your data, maintaining the actual hierarchy.

The Software is 100% safe and does not tamper with any of your data used in this process.

As soon as the user connects an account in Outlook, then the application creates a PST file to accommodate the mailbox’s folders in it. It resides at a default location in the user’s computer.

When you delete an item in Outlook, then it goes to a separate folder ‘Deleted Items’ and stays there for 14 days. You can change the retention settings for up to 30 days.

What customers say about Kernel Outlook PST Viewer
rating5 (4.9 / 5) 575 Reviews
It's a handy utility for PST file viewing.

I found it to be a fantastic tool for examining PST files. Its simple interface and quick loading time made the process efficient. The tool opened the file swiftly, and I was able to browse through my emails and even preview attachments. Thanks!

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