How to Convert Thunderbird Emails to .EML files

If you are one of the millions of people who uses the Mozilla Thunderbird email client, there may be times when you want to save an email message outside of Thunderbird as a separate file. This is easily done.

This article will show you two simple ways to save a Thunderbird email message as a .eml file that can be shared separately from your entire inbox. If you’re in a hurry, watch the short-cut video below.

Method 1: Simply drag the email message from the Thunderbird mail list to the Windows desktop. Thunderbird will create a .eml file on your desktop. The email’s subject line will become the name of the file.

Method 2: Right click on the email message in the Thunderbird maillist, and then choose “Save as” and enter a file name.

Right click on Thunderbird email to “Save As” .Eml file.

That’s how easy it is to save a Thunderbird email as a .eml file.

Managing Eml Files Outside of Thunderbird

If you have lots of .eml or .msg email files to manage,  download a free trial of EmlViewer Pro. This Windows email viewer that lets you view, sort, search, print and convert Thunderbird .Eml files to PDF and other formats.

If this has been useful, please post in the comments. Tell us about any other email conversion issues you are having, and we’ll be glad to help.

Try This Free Email Viewer for .MSG and .EML Files

How do you open a .msg or .eml email file without installing software? Try the free online email viewer by Encryptomatic LLC.  It is simple and easy to use.  Just upload an email file and it will be disiplayed in your web browser.

Screen image of the Encryptomatic free online .msg and .eml email file viewer. https://www.encryptomatic.com/viewer/
Online .msg/.eml file viewer.
Free Online Email Viewer

To upload an email click “Browse,” and select your file, then click “View” to see the message.

If your .eml or .msg file has documents attachments, you will be able to click a link and download the files to your hard drive.

This free online viewer has been reliably operated for four years, it has been trusted by hundreds of thousands of people to render important email content. No emails are saved. We respect your privacy, and the content is destroyed after the session ends.

While the Free Online .msg eml viewer is perfect for people who have a few emails to view, what if you have thousands of emails or want to convert them in bulk to PDF and other formats?

For advanced email management, try MailDex by Encryptomatic LLC. With MailDex, you can search, convert your emails to PDF and many other formats.  https://www.encryptomatic.com/MailDex/
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