Extract Email Address from Thunderbird Folders Effortlessly

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Published: May 13th, 2024 • 5 Min Read

In this technical world, thousands of users are searching for the best Thunderbird email address extractor. If you are also one of them who want to extract email addresses from Thunderbird to vCard & CSV formats then now your query will be solved effortlessly. In this blog post, team BitRecover is describing the complete and easiest way for collecting email ids from Mozilla Thunderbird folders.

Before solving the problem, you need to understand that why do users want to extract email addresses in CSV and VCF formats from Thunderbird profile folders. BitRecover is working for many years in email management related field so many users ask different types of questions to the support team. Here we are mentioning a few real-time queries that will be most helpful to you to understand the user’s requirements.

What Users Asked?

I am using Mozilla Thunderbird email client from the past 8 years for completing my business-related needs. I have sent and receive millions of emails using my Thunderbird. Now I have recently started a new startup so I need new clients for growing my new business. Now I want to do email marketing for my business so I need my previous client’s email ids for introducing my business. Actually I want to collect all email address from my Thunderbird profile in an Excel Sheet but I don’t know how it is possible. Please suggest me a professional technique for extracting email address from Mozilla Thunderbird.

– Andrew, San Jose

I am running a medium-sized organization, here all employees are using Mozilla Thunderbird email client. Recently, my top-level management has decided to start an email marketing campaign for our product related awareness but I have no email database available. Now we have decided to gather email ids from our employee’s Thunderbird profiles. Can you suggest to me, is it possible to collect all the sender and receiver email addresses from the Thunderbird profile? 

– Mateo, Florida

How to Extract Email Addresses from Mozilla Thunderbird in vCard & CSV?

You can follow two main steps inclusive of several sub-steps to export email addresses from Mozilla Thunderbird profiles. Here we are suggesting a complete step-by-step process for completion of the task. Here we are mentioning the steps with actual screenshots so that users can easily understand the process of gathering email addresses from Thunderbird profiles.

#Step 1 – Export Thunderbird Mailboxes in MBOX Format

There are two options available to export mailboxes from Mozilla Thunderbird.

Start Mozilla Thunderbird email client and choose an email folder i.e. INBOX, DRAFTS, SENT MAIL, ALL MAIL, SPAM, TRASH, etc. Right-click on the folder and choose ImportExportTools << Export Folder option to store emails at the desired storage location.

Read Also – How to Export MBOX File from Thunderbird Profiles

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You can also get Thunderbird email folders from the default storage location directly. Thunderbird stores its email folders at this destination path.

C:\Users\<User Name>\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\<Profile name>

#Step 2 – Collect Email IDs in CSV and vCard

BitRecover MBOX Email Address Extractor is an immensely popular utility that is capable to export email addresses from Mozilla Thunderbird MBOX files. The tool is also known as Thunderbird Email Address Extractor because it is also compatible with Mozilla Thunderbird MBOX files. You can just follow these simple steps to extract email addresses from Thunderbird folders.

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1 – Launch Thunderbird Email Address Separator and choose the Open button for uploading Mozilla Thunderbird exported MBOX files. This software has separate options to Select Folder and Select Files for inserting Thunderbird files.

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2 – Click on any Thunderbird email folder to preview Thunderbird emails in the software panel. Choose specific folders and hit on the Save button.

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3 – Now select saving path from your computer and after that choose the saving format for storing email addresses from CSV and vCard. However, Thunderbird Email Address Extractor is capable to extract email addresses from “From, To, Cc, Email Body”, etc. according to your choice.

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4 – After that, select a destination path to store resultant CSV and VCF files. Press the Ok button for extracting Thunderbird email addresses.

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5 – Exporting email addresses from Thunderbird to CSV format, please wait for a while.

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6 – Therefore, here is your resultant CSV file that has all email addresses. You can open a resultant CSV file with MS Excel Sheet.

resultant CSV file

Thunderbird Email Address Extractor Benefits

  • Thunderbird email address separator supports all latest Mozilla Thunderbird editions such as 68.0, 60.0, 52.0, 45.0, 38.0.1, 31.0, 24.0, etc.
  • It is capable to store Thunderbird extracted email addresses in CSV (Comma Separated Values) and VCF (Virtual Contact File) files.
  • Thunderbird email address extractor generates standard CSV and vCard files that are compatible with several email clients, services, devices, etc.
  • This application has a separate option to extract Thunderbird email address from “From, To, Cc, Email Body, etc.” as per user’s choice.
  • Thunderbird email address separator is a great software for collecting Mozilla Thunderbird email addresses for email marketing campaigns.
  • It is a well-suitable tool to extract email addresses from Thunderbird folders in bulk to save user’s time and efforts.


After reading this particular blog post “how to export email addresses from Mozilla Thunderbird” related queries will be easily solved. This utility comes with a free demo edition that permits you to extract a maximum of 25 email ids from each Thunderbird folder. After getting a complete satisfaction, you can grab the pro edition of Thunderbird email address extractor to avoid complete restrictions.

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