How to Open Old Email files with Attachments?

Rollins Duke   
Published: May 13th, 2024 • 4 Min Read
One of our client’s friend needs to access his late mother’s Outlook Express emails. He got disappointed since Outlook Express is no longer available and he wanted to access all those old email messages. Today our blog will give you answer to such queries about how to open old email files on your computer or in some other Webmail application.

There is no denying the fact that with regards to email messages we do two things after reading them: either we erase or we archive them. That is perfectly okay until you want to locate those old emails. Discovering old messages relies upon what sort of email service you are utilizing. The two most well-known sorts of email providers are desktop-based email clients or Webmail service.

Hence, once it comes to accessing old emails from a desktop email client or from an online old email service, we have got you covered.

How to Open Old Email Files of Desktop Based Mail Services ?

If you are a regular Windows user, you will likely have a desktop email client. Once you delete those email accounts from your PC, then it becomes difficult to open old email files. Whatsoever be the reason for getting those important old email messages, you can easily open them in batch with a single solution.

BitRecover Products offers an enterprise-grade solution for all those who are looking to open old email files on the computer. It facilitates a series of email converter products that will surely help you to open old email messages with attachments in a single attempt.

Have a look at a list of some of the robust software:

BAT Converter

Windows Live Mail Converter

eM Client Converter

Outlook PST Converter

Mailbird Converter

Thunderbird Converter

DBX Converter 

Lotus Notes NSF Converter

Zimbra Converter 

Postbox Converter

Mailspring Converter 

How to Open Old Email Files of Cloud-Based Mail Services ?

A major dilemma arises when you created a webmail account like Gmail, used it for few years, and then later switched to some other email service. How will you then open old email files of that particular webmail? How to selectively open emails from webmail or to open old email files in batch?

All such queries can easily be resolved with the help of Email Backup Wizard. This all-in-one tool allows any user to open old email files from 90+ cloud-email services.
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Sounds interesting?

Users can open old email file messages into a variety of file formats like MSG, PST, EML, MBOX, NSF, PDF, XPS, RTF, DOC, HTML, MHT, etc.

One plus point about this software is that you can open old email files of multiple email services in one go. You just need to enter the email account credentials of particular email accounts and upload them in a CSV file into the toolkit.

Take a glance at some of the webmail services from which you can open old email files:

Amazon WorkMail


Aruba Webmail


BOL Mail




Exchange Server


G Suite


And many more…

Remarkable Features of Our Software

Completely Automated & Advanced Product: All the above-listed software are fully automated and only require the user’s account login credentials for the process.

Various File Naming Options: Users can arrange all output files in systematic manner with the help of various file naming options. These options include 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), etc.

Keeps Intact Folder Structure: The software has been designed in such a way that users can open old email files from any folder like Inbox, Sent Items, Outbox, Starred, Spam, etc.

Selectively Open Old Email files: Users have the option to open some desired email messages from their webmail or desktop email clients. The selective data filter option enables to open old email files as per date range, subject, email address, etc.

Windows Compatibility: The software supports all latest and earlier versions of MS Windows OS. It works on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP, Vista, etc.

Free Demo Version: The free trial version allows to evaluate the tool before purchasing the license keys. Also, it allows the opening the top 25 data items from the chosen email account.

No Email Account Dependency: All products are independent and do not require the installation of an email client of PC.


In the above blog, we have explained how to open old email files on the computer or in other email accounts. Users can take the free trial version before investing money in it. Please feel free to contact our technical support team if there is any query.