Mac based email clients; Apple Mail, Outlook 2011, and Entourage surely created a vast popularity, but it is still difficult to switch from one of these email clients to another migrating all the old data to new applications. Apple Mail to Outlook 2011 conversion tool can be a precise solution to migrate data from Mac based Apple Mail or Entourage application to Outlook 2011.
This can be done by first exporting mailboxes from Apple Mail to MBOX file, converting this MBOX file to a Windows based PST file using this tool, and then importing PST file in Outlook 2011. The conversion process can be done using this tool which is a Windows-based tool and thus the whole process will include a Windows (of any version) machine as well. This software will not only help you migrate Apple Mail emails, it will also help to export Entourage to Outlook 2011.
The sections below will explain how to exactly put forth this conversion in a step-wise manner in various phases.
Note: By default Apple Mail saves all mailboxes to an .mbox file that can be directly used for the migration process. Still, if you require to move a few selected items or mailboxes then follow given below steps to archive selected data from Apple Mail to MBOX file.
Note: If your requirement is Entourage Mail to Outlook 2011 conversion, you can follow the same procedure. In order to export emails to MBOX, just drag and drop the mailboxes to desktop which will create MBOX files.
As far as import options are considered in Outlook 2011. Unfortunately, there is no direct method to import Apple Mail to Mac Outlook as import options does not show .mbox file format. However, this import option has Windows Outlook PST option and thus a middle way is to convert the MBOX file of Apple Mail or Entourage to PST first and then import this PST file to Outlook 2011. For MBOX file conversion, follow below mentioned steps;