Convert Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird 68.0, 60.0, 52.0, 45.0, 38.0.1 & Previous Editions

Convert Your Data, Move Data, March 16, 2020

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BitRecover Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird Converter is specially launched to migrate WLM to Mozilla Thunderbird open source email client. It is a completely automatic technique for moving emails, contacts, calendars, attachments, etc. from Windows Mail to Thunderbird 68.0, 60.0, 52.0, 45.0, 38.0.1, 31.0, 24.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.0, 13.0, 12.0, and previous versions. Millions of users worldwide are looking for a professional solution to convert Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird for completing their business or personal requirements. For better understanding, you can read the following queries.

As we all know, Microsoft Windows Live Mail is a discontinued freeware email client. Now I am thinking to export emails from Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird as Mozilla Thunderbird is also a freeware email client. I have searched the Thunderbird functionalities, it is a well-suitable open source email client for me.

– Enrique, San Jose

According to my point of view, Mozilla Thunderbird is the number one open-source freeware email client that provides multifarious technically advanced features. I have decided to import WLM to Thunderbird containing email attachments, components, inline images, internet header, email signature, etc. please suggest me a quick solution.

– Rodrigo, Santa Rosa

Mein Windows Live Mail-E-Mail-Client ist beschädigt, aber ich habe WLM-E-Mails im EML-Format am Standardspeicherort. Kennen Sie ein vertrauenswürdiges Dienstprogramm zum Konvertieren von Windows Live Mail nach Thunderbird? Wenn Ihre Antwort ja ist, teilen Sie mir bitte die Methode mit.

– Athena, Hamburg

How to Move Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird ?

Follow these steps to change from Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird:

  1. Download Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird Converter.
  2. Import Windows Live Mail EML files/ folders to GUI.
  3. Choose Thunderbird as saving format and hit on the Next tab.
  4. WLM to Thunderbird migration task begins.
  5. Run Mozilla Thunderbird email client to view imported emails.

Migrate WLM to Thunderbird – Step-by-Step

First of all, download BitRecover Windows Live Mail Converter Wizard from the authorized product page and install the setup on your Windows Machine. The tool is also known as Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird Converter because it has an isolated saving option for finishing this task smartly.

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Firstly, launch WLM to Thunderbird Migration Tool, it will automatically upload Windows Mail data in the software GUI from the default storage location. Users can also choose Select Files or Select Folders options for inserting WLM emails.

WLM to Thunderbird Migration Tool

Now, choose Windows Mail folders/files and hit on the Next button.

Windows Mail folders

Then, pick Thunderbird as saving format as you can see in the desired screenshot.

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Now, the tool automatically chooses the default destination path, now press the Next option.

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Finally, Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird Export process is running.

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At last, the process to export Windows Live Mail 2011 to Thunderbird has been finished successfully.

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Now, run Mozilla Thunderbird email client for previewing the imported email messages with all attributes.

Mozilla Thunderbird email client

Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird Converter Key Features

  • This application permits to export Windows Live Mail to Mozilla Thunderbird inclusive of emails, contacts, attachments, attributes, subject, signature, and other important items.
  • It is a fully automatic tool to import folders from Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird 68.0, 60.0, 52.0, 45.0, 38.0.1, 31.0, 24.0, 17.0, etc. editions.
  • The tool automatically generates Mozilla Thunderbird SBD, MSF, MOZMSGS, WDSEML, MBOX, etc. files and folders if required.
  • WLM to Thunderbird Migration Tool is available with free & pro editions so that users can easily evaluate it before purchasing the product license keys.
  • After completion of the task, the toolkit automatically creates a SavingLog.txt (Log Report) file that has full important information about migrated data.

Why Mozilla Thunderbird?

  1. Mozilla Thunderbird is an open-source desktop-based free email client.
  2. Users can easily configure their email accounts as it supports IMAP, SMTP, and SSL/TLS settings.
  3. Thunderbird comes with a one-click address book function with import and export contacts facility.
  4. It supports different types of add-ons services, advance searching, email filter, and message archive facilities.
  5. Thunderbird themes allow users to change the look and feel of default Mozilla Thunderbird by customizing accordingly.
  6. Thunderbird email client provides the best security features for clients to secure emails from unwanted users.

How to Extract Contacts from Windows Live Mail?

You can follow the given steps to export email addresses from Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail, etc.

  • Click on Contact Tab from the left side of the bottom and choose the Export option from the toolbar.
  • Please confirm CSV is highlighted after that hit on the Export option.
  • Browse a destination path for storing the exported CSV contacts and press the Save button.
  • Please check all address book contacts and click on the Next button to continue
  • At last, press the Finish button for completion of the task.

How to Import Contacts from Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird?

You can go with these steps to import WLM CSV contacts into Mozilla Thunderbird. Here you can see the real screenshots for better understanding.

  • Start Mozilla Thunderbird email client and choose Address Book option.

Start Mozilla Thunderbird

  • Click on any contact to get the complete information of a particular person.

information of a particular person

  • Choose Tools << Import option as shown in the respective screenshot.

import contacts from windows live mail to thunderbird

  • Select the Address Book option and click on the Next button.

Address Book option

  • Pick Text file (LDIF, .tab, .csv, .txt) option and press Next button.

Text file (LDIF, .tab, .csv, .txt)

  • Choose the CSV contact file and press the Open button. Make sure Comma Separated (*.csv) is selected from the drop-down menu.

Choose the CSV contact file

  • Uncheck unnecessary address book fields and press the Ok button to start the task.

address book fields

  • Addresses successfully imported from Text file (LDIF, .tab, .csv, .txt), click on the Finish button.

Addresses successfully imported

  • Now you can see WLM CSV contacts into Mozilla Thunderbird desktop email client.

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Closing

Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird Converter is obtainable with a free trial version. The demo version is advantageous for customers so that they can test the software features before buying the license keys. After complete satisfaction, users can purchase its pro edition for avoiding all software limitations. This toolkit can be installed on all Windows OS inclusive of the latest Windows 10 or Windows Server 2019.

Read Also – Convert Windows Live Mail to Outlook

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