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Thunderbird Backup Wizard

This advanced software allows backup Thunderbird Emails, Contacts, Calendars, and Attachments in multiple formats such as PST, MSG, EML, MBOX, Gmail,, Yahoo, Lotus Notes, Office 365, etc. This Thunderbird backup tool also offers a demo version so that users can test the tool before purchasing the pro version of the software.

  • Auto-locate All Profiles Configured in Thunderbird for Backup
  • This Software Provides Dual options: Select File or Select Folder
  • Separate Option to Export Thunderbird Contacts & Calendars
  • Backup of MOZMSGS & WDSEML Folders from Thunderbird Account
  • Backup of All Thunderbird Files (*.mbox, *.mbx, *.mbs, *.sqlite,*.csv, *.ics)
  • The Utility Provides 30+ Saving Options to Backup Thunderbird Profile
  • Store Thunderbird Profile Backup with Multiple File Naming Options
  • Select Checkboxes to Choose the Required Profile Folders for Backup
  • Maintain Folder Structure While Taking Thunderbird Email Backup
  • Thunderbird Backup Tool is Compatible with All Windows & Mac OS

Why Thunderbird Backup Tool is Essential in Certain Scenarios

Data Loss Prevention

Data Loss Prevention

Data loss may occur from hardware or software issues with your computer or from human error. With the help of this utility, you may simply restore your Thunderbird data using the backup file if you lose it. It enables you to keep a duplicate of all your Thunderbird emails, contacts, and files.

Change Email Platform

Change Email Platform

BitRecover's solution makes moving to a new machine or email client easier, such as switching from Thunderbird to Outlook or another platform. All of your email content and folder structure is preserved throughout the simple transfer of your Thunderbird data. By doing this, the chance of data loss during transfer is reduced and time is saved.

Safe Email Archiving

Safe Email Archiving

Emails must be archived by many people and businesses for legal or regulatory reasons. You may archive your emails with BitRecover's Thunderbird Backup Tool, which makes it simple to retrieve particular messages or attachments when needed. For professionals and enterprises who need to have a historical record of their email correspondence, this is especially important.

Regular Backups for Peace of Mind

Regular Backups for Peace of Mind

If you want to make sure you can always access your email information, it's important to back up your data regularly. You can use BitRecover Thunderbird backup software to backup, which ensures the safety of your Thunderbird data. This minimizes your email downtime in case of data loss, a particularly valuable benefit for those whose business relies heavily on email communications.

Which Thunderbird Data are Backed up with the Help of the Tool?





email formatting
Email Formatting

header information
Header Information



Saving option

Backup Thunderbird Emails into 30+ Saving Options

BitRecover Thunderbird backup tool provides 30+ file saving options to backup your Thunderbird mailbox data like document file format, email file format, desktop email client, IMAP email client, etc. After which you can take a backup of your data in the file format of your choice or direct email service. This software also provides different filter options for every saving option like file naming option, separate PST file option, etc. We have described the saving options that come with the software in some points below, let's know.

  • Document File Formats: PDF, HTML, TXT, MHT, XPS, RTF, Doc, CSV, etc.
  • Email File Formats: PST, MSG, EML, EMLX, MBOX, vCard, Maildir, OLM, etc.
  • Desktop Email Client: WLM, Lotus Notes, Zimbra, Thunderbird, etc.
  • IMAP Email Service: Gmail, Yahoo,, Office 365. Exchange Server, G Suite, IMAP, etc.

Steps to backup thunderbird emails
backup process Process

Learn Quick Steps for How to Backup Thunderbird Email

  1. Download & Launch Thunderbird Backup Tool.
  2. After that, add the Thunderbird profile to software.
  3. Select the required folder as required.
  4. Now, choose any saving option from list.
  5. Finally, choose Desired location and tap Backup button.

Key Features of Thunderbird Backup Tool

Automated and Secure

Complete Backup of Thunderbird Profiles

Thunderbird Backup software creates a full backup of all profiles (including POP3 and IMAP mail folders) and its email messages along with attachments, and metadata (from, subject, cc, bcc, to, send received dates). Thunderbird mailbox backup quickly backup all Thunderbird emails by maintaining email formatting i.e. rich-text formatting or HTML email formatting.

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Backup Thunderbird Contacts & Calendars

The Thunderbird email backup software detects & supports to backup of all Address Books (Collected Addresses and personal Addresses) For backing up Thunderbird Contacts & Calendars two options are available :

  • Select Files –It enables you to add & backup Thunderbird Exported Contacts (*.csv) & Calendars (*.ics) files.
  • Select Folder –It enables you to add & backup folder containing multiple Thunderbird Exported Contacts (*.csv) & Calendars (*.ics) files.
add data

Add Thunderbird Profile Data

For backing up Thunderbird emails the Thunderbird mailbox backup software provides a checkbox to backup Thunderbird emails. To download & save emails from Thunderbird, the following options are provided by Thunderbird mail backup :

  • Auto-Detect Thunderbird Profile –This option will automatically detect your profile data from the default Thunderbird Location.
  • Select File or Folder –You can either Select Folder (for browsing complete folder of Thunderbird profile at once) or Select Files (to browse single files like *.mbox, *.mbx, *.mbs, *.sqlite)
file naming option

Multiple File Naming Options

The Thunderbird account backup software provides multiple File Naming Options such as:

  • Subject + Date (dd-mm-yyyy),
  • From+ Subject+ Date (yyyy-mm-dd),
  • From+ Subject+ Date (dd-mm-yyyy),
  • Date (dd-mm-yyyy)+ From+Subject,
  • Date (yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss)+From +Subject,
  • Date (yyyy-mm-dd-hhmm),
  • From+Date (yyyy-mm-dd-hhmm),
  • Date (mm:dd-yyyy)+Subject+From,
  • Date(yyyy-mm-dd)+From+Subject,
  • Auto Increment

This option is only applicable to single file formats such as MSG, EML, EMLX, PDF, HTML, MHT, XPS, RTF, DOC, and Windows Live Mail.

Backup MOZMSGS Folders & WDSEML File

Backup MOZMSGS Folders & WDSEML File

Many times Thunderbird also stores its email messages in .mozmsgs folders. Mozilla Thunderbird backup tool also supports .mozmsgs folder backup without any issues. Users can also view .wdseml messages created by Thunderbird and can also backup WDSEML files. WDSEML file is mainly a partial copy of the data stored in the MOZMSGS folder. Thunderbird account backup software also backs up WDSEML files without any issues.

Select Required Thunderbird Folders

Select Required Thunderbird Folders

Thunderbird email backup software provides detailed previews of all folders and sub-folders after you add a Thunderbird profile. You can simply select and deselect the desired folders when taking a selective backup of Thunderbird accounts. Because of this, you will be able to backup only the data that you need. If you want to backup the complete mailbox, you can select all the folders.

Maintain Folder Structure

Maintain Folder Structure

The Thunderbird backup tool easily backup Thunderbird emails and maintains the folder hierarchy, which makes it easy for users to understand the Thunderbird backup email account data as it was stored. Users can easily backup Mozilla Thunderbird data with a few clicks. The tool is virus-free and saves a lot of time.

Change Language

Option to Change Language

The BitRecover Thunderbird backup software provides another useful feature to Change Language that enables to change the language of resultant folders to an entirely different language such as German, Dutch, English, French, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Italian, Finnish, Spanish, etc.

Select Desired Path for Resultant Data

Select Desired Path for Resultant Data

This software also provides you the option to select the destination path to store the Thunderbird email backup file at the location of your choice. Because of this, if you want to backup Thunderbird email data to an external hard drive, then you can connect the hard drive to your system and select that hard drive in the destination path in the software. After which this software will save the resulting data in your hard drive.

Compatible With All Windows & Mac OS

Compatible With All Windows & Mac OS

Mozilla Thunderbird Backup Tool is supported on all Windows versions i.e. Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows XP, etc. This software is also available for all Mac operating systems, so you can easily download and launch this software on any Mac version, old and latest.

How to Backup Thunderbird Profile to Generic Formats?

BitRecover Thunderbird Backup Wizard System Requirementsd

Software Download

File Size : 27.4 MB

Version : 6.3

Trial Limitations

Free Demo is just the best way to understand the software working along with its complete features. But as it is a Trial edition, the user can only backup the first 25 messages from email folders. To backup complete Thunderbird emails, users can buy the licensed edition.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space

Minimum 4 GB RAM

Intel® Pentium 1 GHz processor (2.4 GHz is recommended)

Supported Editions

  • Microsoft Windows – Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008, 2003, and all.
  • Mac OS – 14 Sonoma, 13 Ventura, 12 Monterey, 11 Big Sur, 10.15 Catalina, 10.14 Mojave, 10.13 High Sierra, 10.12 Sierra, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, etc.

Electronic Delivery

After your payment is confirmed, we'll send you an email with download links and activation keys right to your inbox. This way, you can quickly start using the product.

Difference Between Thunderbird Backup Free vs License Version


Trial Version

Full Version

Enable batch mode

Backup selective Thunderbird folders

Browse desired path

File naming options

Download all Thunderbird Emails

25 emails per folders





Thunderbird Backup Tool – FAQs

Mozilla Thunderbird backup tool allows you to save backup in 30+ common file formats. You can easily export Thunderbird emails in MBOX, Windows Live Mail EML, Apple Mail EMLX, and Microsoft Outlook PST.

Yes, this Thunderbird Backup utility will easily backup WDSEML file data quickly with just a few clicks to PST, EML, EMLX, and MBOX format.

Yes, Thunderbird full backup software supports all Windows editions like Windows 11, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 Windows XP, etc.

Yes, the Thunderbird profile backup tool will help you export Thunderbird data in EML format.

Yes, users can backup Mozilla Thunderbird contacts and calendars in standard file formats.

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