HOW TOAccess/View PST Files?

The software offers a robust and user-friendly interface designed for easy PST read operations. The integrated, cross-platform design ensures a smooth and seamless PST file viewing experience. Explore the product process below.

Select and upload desired PST file to obtain the preview.
Live preview of Outlook PST email items in the responsive interface.
Accurate visual representation of “Mail flow density by date” reports.

Explore software’s key capabilities

Explore the exclusive features and options of the software, which allows users to view corrupt/healthy PST files with ease.

Open PST file without Outlook

Open PST file without Outlook If you do not have Outlook for any reason, then the 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.

Open corrupt PST files

Open corrupt PST files Open both healthy and corrupt PST files with the tool. No need to repair a corrupt PST file before viewing its content. The tool automatically scans and fixes corruption, ensuring users can access PST content without worries.

Open password-protected files

Open password-protected files Preview password-protected PST files with our software through a comprehensive scan. The tool scans the file and provides a complete mailbox preview. 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 The software can effectively process all the items in a PST file so that each 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. It 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; even with a large PST, it won't cause lag or slowdown in your operations.

Find option to search for a specific item

Find option to search for a specific item Enhance your search experience with the tool's Find option, allowing users to locate specific items within the entire list. Benefit from this feature when dealing with many items; click on the Find button and search for your desired items by specifying the criteria.

Provide HTML list of emails in the PST

Provide 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; click there, and a detailed HTML list will open in your browser.

Generate file analysis report

Generate file analysis report The software generates comprehensive file analysis reports, which include the details of the PST, such as Interaction between users, Total item types, & Mail flow density (by date/senders). It allows you to analyze the content of the PST files quickly.

Cost nothing to your pocket

Cost 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 need to download it from the website, and you are ready to use it.

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Additional Benefits

The software is absolutely free to download and comes with some additional benefits which 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 beneficial 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.
Frequently asked questions
Here are the steps to open .pst file:
  1. Install the software and launch it.
  2. Now, you will see two options for source PST: Open a single PST file and Open multiple PST files.
  3. You can select any option as per your need.
  4. Find the PST file in the drive if you are not able to locate the file.
  5. Browse and select the PST file and click next.
  6. After scanning the file, it will show you all email data in the preview.
  7. You can see all the folder hierarchy and their respective items, including Mails, Contacts, Contact Groups, Calendars, Tasks, Notes, Journals, etc.
  8. Click on any item and read its content.

Yes! Kernel Outlook PST Viewer lets you preview the Calendars, deleted items, etc. Its advanced scan algorithm facilitates 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.

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 a detailed 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.

Yes, the software is incorporated with advanced QFSCI algorithms that allow you to access the damaged PST files and display all the accessible PST folders in the hierarchical structure. However, the software only provides you a preview of PST email items but not the saving options. If you want to save the PST results, then you need to purchase the Kernel for Outlook PST Repair.

Yes, the software 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, the application automatically generates a PST file to accommodate the mailbox's folders. This file is stored at a default location on 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.

Software Prerequisites & recommendations

About SoftwareAbout Software

Version: 20.3

Release Date: Nov 2019

License Type: Free

System RequirementsSystem Requirements

Hard Disk: 50 MB of disk space

Memory: 512 MB Minimum

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

Operating System: Windows 365, 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT & Windows Server 2022, 2019 & older versions

What customers say about Kernel Outlook PST Viewer
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This PST Viewer not only offers excellent features but also boasts an exceptional customer support team. They are highly responsive and knowledgeable, consistently ensuring a smooth user experience.

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