EML files are a type of format that email clients, such as Microsoft Live Mail and Outlook Express, uses to save individual email messages. The file extension itself is a standard known as RFC-822.
Many different pieces of information, including e-mail messages, file attachments, internet header information, html formatting and more can be stored within this specific file type. Usually, EML files are opened individually. Click on an .eml file and it will likely open in your default email client. However, if you want to be able to manage and search a quantity of .eml files, then you should take a look an email viewer like EML Viewer Pro.
EML Viewer Pro is a fully capable e-mail reader that allows you to take complete control over your Microsoft Outlook EML files. It also opens Outlook PST, OST and MSG files. You don’t even need to have Microsoft Outlook installed on your computer to work with any of these types of files.
With EML Viewer Pro you can export an Outlook EML file into a variety of different formats, including the popular GIF image file format. Exporting from the EML to GIF file format allows you to take a file that was previously only usable with a handful of specific programs and store it as a static image that you can be opened on virtually any computer or device.
Use the “Mail List” portion of the EML Viewer Pro program window to view the Microsoft Outlook EML file that you want to convert. Highlight the folder on your hard drive where the file is stored using the “Explorer Tree” and click on the file in the “Mail List” one time. Verify that you are viewing the correct message using the bottom portion of the “Mail List.” You can use this section to see the date, time, sender and body of the file in question.
EML Viewer Mail List. Select the EML files to convert to GIF
Click once on the file format drop down menu at the top of the EML Viewer Pro program window. Each option in this drop down menu represents one of the many file formats that you can use to convert files. Scroll through the list until you find the entry for the GIF file format. Click the listing for “GIF” one time. Selecting this option tells EML Viewer Pro that you want to convert files to this particular format.
Check the box in the “Mail List” to the left of the EML file you want to convert. Click the yellow icon in the EML Viewer Pro toolbar labeled “Export” to continue the process.
Click the Export Button to Start
Click one time on the name of the folder where you want to save your converted file in the window on screen. To save your converted file to an external hard drive or flash drive, click the “Computer” option and select the icon for the appropriate drive.
Click “OK.” EML Viewer Pro will take the specified Outlook EML file and convert it into the GIF file format. You can immediately open the GIF file in any program capable of working with image files, like Microsoft’s own MS Paint.
That’s it! Follow these instructions to convert EML files to JPG, PDF, CSV or any of the several other useful formats that EML Viewer Pro supports.
A .eml file viewer will let you open email files created by applications like Winmail and Outlook Express. But what if you need to open other types of email files, such as Outlook .pst or .ost files or .msg files? Will you need to install three more software packages to be able to access the email stored within those files?
Now there is an email viewer available that allows able to manage multiple email formats while providing a single view across all of your different email content formats.
EML Viewer Pro by Encryptomatic LLC is an advanced email viewer. It is in use in many enterprise environments, and is available as a .msi installer package. It is also easy enough to use that it can be used by small business and home users to manage their email.
EML Viewer Pro is also capable of reading not only .eml formatted email messages, but also Outlook .pst and .ost files and .msg files. EML Viewer can display emails that are formatted as html, text or rich text files. It can also convert all of these types of email formats into PDF files, including the file attachments.
All emails are not created equally. In fact, some are quite complex files. They can include html rich text, file attachments, and embedded pictures. One of the areas where email viewers often fall short is in dealing with OLE embedded objects within the email. Writing software code to handle these situations is very difficult and prone to errors, and as a result these objects are often not shown correctly, are inaccessible, and omitted during the rendering of the email. PstViewer Pro excels at rendering these difficult emails, the product of years of experience and testing across millions of email.