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.
Documents with the .eml extension creep into our work and lives from many different vectors. This article discusses what these files are, how to open .eml files, and software to search and manage large quantities of them.
What are .eml documents?
.Eml document files are emails that contain the message and any file attachments accompanying the message. EML documents have been part of the internet for more than thirty years. They are formatted according to an open standard published in 1982 called RFC-822. This standard put forward the rules that has helped software developers create interoperable email clients such as Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Thunderbird, and others.
EML files are well supported across nearly all email clients, and it is not too difficult to find software to help you open them individually. If you only have a few .eml documents that you would like to open, try this free online eml file viewer operated by Encryptomatic LLC. Upload your .eml file and then click “view,” and it will appear in your web browser. File attachments in the email can be downloaded to your computer. All uploaded emails are destroyed when your session ends, and no information is collected from the emails.
Open EML Documents In Your Browser With MessageViewer Online
While MessageViewer Online is perfect for opening a few .eml documents, if you want to manage thousands of them you’ll want a more specialized Windows software to handle the chore.
EML Viewer Pro is an advanced viewer for opening and searching eml documents. It can read Windows directories containing thousands of files, rendering them in the viewing pane in their regular text or html formatting, and providing access to any accompanying file attachments.
While there are many applications that an open individual files, EML Viewer Pro excels at managing larger quantities of eml documents.
Eml document viewer
Searching a folder with hundreds or thousands of .eml formatted documents is easy with EML Viewer Pro. Select the folder where your eml docs are located, and the click the search button. A form will appear where you can enter in your search criteria. You can perform a search across the subject, text, or search a date range.
Once you have located the .eml documents that are important to you, EML Viewer Pro will let you process those messages individually or in bulk. You can print them, or convert them to .pdf format, or a wide range of other formats.