Microsoft developed Outlook email client to send and receive emails and other valuable features like managing tasks, notes, calendar, and contacts. OST and PST are the two files of MS Outlook. There are various free OST to PST converter software available from which you can easily convert OST to PST.

Outlook OST file is the Offline Storage Table. The file allows us to work without internet. You can access messages, create appointments, manage calendar, etc. even in offline mode. 

OST file is created in MS Outlook connected with Exchange server when Cached Exchange Mode enabled. It is one of the pros of the OST file that you can work with them even without internet connectivity.  But there are also some cons to Outlook offline file as the offline file which gets synchronize with the connectivity of Exchange server, sometimes it gets corrupt. Here are some reasons for the corruption of OST files:

  • Power failure
  • Network connection failure
  • Hardware problem
  • Synchronization problem
  • Abnormal termination of Outlook

There are other reasons also due to which the OST file gets damaged. The above are some of them. 

Once the OST mailbox gets corrupt you won't be able to access it or open it. Then the solution to this problem is you need to migrate Outlook OST file to PST. 

PST file is the Personal Storage Table which you can download from the server and save it anywhere on your device. These are accessible in the presence of Internet connectivity.  The main pros of PST file are that you can keep a backup of it. 

Now, let's discuss how to transfer OST into PST. Here, I will talk about this with one of the OST exporter tool named as MailsDaddy OST to PST converter tool: 

A tool is an instant way to convert an OST to PST. It is a safe, quick and reasonable way of conversion. Repairs each corrupt OST mailbox and maintains its folder hierarchy.

Key features of the tool:

  • Safe to use
  • Quick process
  • Easy graphic user interface
  • Convert OST file of any size
  • Convert OST to MBOX, PST, MSG, EML
  • Ability to search all OST file from each mailbox
  • Fixes corrupt OST file
  • Restores erased files
  • Retains the original folder structure
  • Fix each file with its attachments
  • Saves the file in MSG, EML, RTF, HTML, MHTML
  • Saves contacts to .vfc format
  • Saves calendar to .ics format
  • Supports all version of Windows OS and Outlook.

A demo version of the free OST to PST Converter software allows exporting the first 20 files of each mailbox and generates the preview of corrupted OST file data before performing the conversion task.

If you want to export all data of your mailbox then you need to purchase the full activated version at just $49.

This tool is a value for money providing you all the solutions to all the email-related problems.