How to Import EML Files to Zimbra Desktop?

Mark Regan | July 28th, 2021 | Convert Your Data

If you are making a strategy to import EML files to Zimbra Desktop, Zimbra Collaboration Server (ZCS) and Zimbra Web Client (ZWC) then this blog post will be most helpful for you as here we are giving the reasonable solutions for transferring EML files to Zimbra without loss of any information. Before describing the procedure to migrate EML to Zimbra desktop, first get other important information.

Issues Faced by Users

I have exported approx 20000 emails from Windows Live Mail email client to EML format and now I want to import them Zimbra Web Client including attachments. I have also tried to import EML to Zimbra but that was not possible because Zimbra allows importing only TGZ files. If you have a solution for solving my issues then please suggest me.

Anatolie – Romania

I have using Zimbra email client from past few years and after my request, my business partner sent me various EML files which are most important for me so I want to import these EML files to Zimbra desktop without loss of any attachment as these EML files has one attachment in PDF format, which is most important for me. Please help me out from this situation.

Minodora – Tunisia

I have a backup of EML files which exported from various different email clients like eM Client, Windows Mail, Thunderbird, Berkeley, etc. but now I want to import all EML files into Zimbra desktop. Please propound a software for me, which is able to move unlimited EML files to Zimbra at once time because I do not want to waste my time in repeating the same process again and again.

Faiza – Morocco

Main Technical Problem – The main technical problem to import EML files into Zimbra desktop, server or web client is that Zimbra email client does not allow to import EML files directly because Zimbra email client supports only TGZ format so first convert EML to TGZ format and after that import resultant TGZ file to Zimbra.

Recommended Software to Convert EML to TGZ Format

Use EML Converter Wizard which comes with the separate option to convert EML to TGZ format via selecting Zimbra as saving format. This application is also known as EML to Zimbra Converter (EML to TGZ Converter) because it has the functionality to convert EML into TGZ format which can be easily imported to Zimbra desktop, server, and web client.

EML to Zimbra Converter Features

  1. This EML to Zimbra Converter allows to import EML files to Zimbra in batch mode, which beneficial to save time and efforts. There is no size and quantity limitation for transferring emails from EML to Zimbra TGZ format.
  2. EML to TGZ Converter supports conversion of EML files of Windows Live Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, Outlook Express, eM Client, DreamMail, Berkeley, Zoho Mail, etc. to Zimbra TGZ format.
  3. EML to Zimbra Software gives permission to convert EML to Zimbra TGZ format with all types of attachments like DOC, PDF, Image, XPS, PPT, XLS, CSV, vCard, ICS, PST, MBOX, MSG, RTF, MP3, AVI, etc.
  4. This application maintains all email attributes like internet header, send information, receive information, email subject, email signature, email body, inline images, hyperlinks, etc. while converting EML to TGZ format.
  5. EML to Zimbra converter preserves folders and sub-folders structure while convert emails from EML to TGZ Zimbra format which is best for understanding the resultant data.
  6. The tool creates a generic TGZ file which can be easily imported to all editions of Zimbra Desktop, Zimbra Server, and Zimbra Web Client without showing any error message.
  7. This EML to TGZ Converter is able to combine multiple EML files to TGZ format without loss of any information. This software supports various text fonts so users will get their resultant email in the same text font.
  8. EML to Zimbra migration tool saves resultant data at desktop but users can change the destination path according to their choice for storing the resultant TGZ files.
  9. EML to TGZ Converter is consistent with all 32 bit and 64 bit Windows Operating System including latest Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
  10. Free EML to Zimbra migration tool permits to convert 25 EML files to TGZ format for software testing before purchasing the license keys. After satisfaction grab its license keys to convert unlimited EML to TGZ format.

How to Import EML Files into Zimbra in Easy Steps?

Download EML to Zimbra Converter and configure it on your Windows-based computer (Laptop and Desktop). This software is well suitable for transferring EML mail to Zimbra server by following given steps.

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  • Start the tool, it gives dual options to choose EML files i.e. Select Files… or Select Folders… choose an option.

Select Files

  • Select EML files from software panel and press Next button to continue.


  • Select Zimbra as saving format and you can also choose the destination path by clicking on the Folder icon. After selecting the saving format hit on Convert button.

  • Converting EML files to TGZ format so please wait for few seconds.

Converting EML files to TGZ

  • After completing the EML to TGZ migration procedure, it will automatically open the destination folder. Now you can view TGZ files at the storage location.

TGZ file

  • Now run Zimbra and choose Preferences >> Import Export >> Choose File option and select resultant TGZ file to import in Zimbra as shown in the screenshot. It’s done successfully, guys.

Import Export

How to Import TGZ File to Zimbra – Watch Live Video?

After converting EML to TGZ format, it is compulsory to import TGZ file in Zimbra so here we are giving a video which described step by steps procedure which is helpful for importing TGZ files into Zimbra.

Frequently Asked Questions

Que 1 – Is installation of EML based email client or Zimbra compulsory to migrate EML files to Zimbra?

Ans – No, the tool does not require the support of any third party app or email client for transferring .eml files to Zimbra desktop as it is a standalone software.

Que 2 – Does this application give permission to import EML files to Zimbra in bulk?

Ans – Yes, there is no limitation to import EML files to Zimbra, the tool is authorized to import unlimited mailboxes from EML to Zimbra.

Que 3 – Does EML to TGZ Converter hold all attachments while conversion?

Ans – Yes, the tool keeps all attachments during EML to Zimbra migration procedure.

Que 4 – Can I install this application on Windows 10 based 32-bit laptop?

Ans – Yes, the tool can be installed on all 32 bit and 64 bit Windows OS based laptop or desktop.

Client Testimonials

I applaud this software because after using this software I have solved my all issues. I have successfully transferred my all email messages from EML to Zimbra desktop based email client.

Rachida – Poland

Thanks for proving complete information for solving “how to import EML files into Zimbra” related issues. This EML to Zimbra converter gives permission to import EML files to Zimbra with 100% accurate result.

Dominica – Russian Federation

Zimbra masaüstü, Zimbra web istemcisi ve Zimbra sunucuya çeşitli e-posta istemcisinin EML dosyalarının dönüşümünü desteklediği için bu mükemmel EML’yi TGZ Converter’a tavsiye etmek istiyorum.

Hiranur – Turkey

The Verdict

We love our respective clients and after using this software all clients are 100% satisfied. EML to TGZ Converter is one of the best software which offers the facility to import EML files to Zimbra desktop with 100% healthy result. You can just download free EML to Zimbra converter for saving few EML files to TGZ format for software evaluation means that before purchasing license keys, users can get 100% satisfaction.

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