Convert Maildir to Thunderbird
Import Maildir++, Maildir files into Mozilla Thunderbird directly

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If you are looking for responsible, quick and reliable solution in order to import Maildir into Thunderbird, then you are on the right place. Software efficiently accomplished the Maildir to Thunderbird conversion with attached email files. It can convert Maildir files without altering the originals into Mozilla Thunderbird.To perform the task you can follow the step-by-step tutorial


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Import Maildir to Thunderbird Tool

Maildir Migrator has an isolated option to convert Maildir to Thunderbird directly including emails, attachments, signature, subject, hyperlinks, text formatting, internet header, inline images, etc. Import Maildir to Thunderbird Tool has dual options to load Maildir, Maildir++ files i.e. Select Files or Select Folders so that users can easily load Maildir files and folders in the software interface. After that choose “Thunderbird” as saving format as shown in the screenshot, software will automatically pick the destination path to import emails directly. After completing the task, it will show a message of completion. One of the best feature of this utility is that it supports Maildir files of various email clients including, Dovecot, Exim Server, FDM, KMail, Postfix, etc. The tool also offers batch conversion facility so that users save their valuable time.

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After showing the message of completion, the tool will automatically create a log report which has the complete information about imported data i.e. Saving Format, Imported Data, Destination Path Name, Date & Time, Conversion Status, etc. After completion, close the software and open Thunderbird email client to access imported Maildir files into Mozilla Thunderbird as shown in the respective screenshot. Maildir to Thunderbird Software is a fully automated software which does not require any import/export process for finishing the task.

This application comes with free demo edition which permits to import maximum 25 Maildir files to Mozilla Thunderbird directly so that users can easily evaluate it without going to pro edition. After getting complete satisfaction, you can upgrade it to the pro edition with 30 days money back guarantee and company provide 24 hours technical support too.

Run Mozilla Thunderbird

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Thunderbird is simply an email client distributed by Mozilla foundation. It is very easy to setup & maintains the privacy of the user. It helps the users to handle email files efficiently and with style too. Thunderbird also allow the user to search message fast & sort results by date, contact and etc. It easily works with Windows, Mac and Linux Operating Systems.

Where are Thunderbird files located?

Thunderbird files are stored on the following location
C:\Users\(Windows user name)\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\(Profile name)

Why users are switching to Thunderbird from Maildir?

Thunderbird is a freeware and popular email application as compare to Maildir. It is one of the most used email client in today's market with the bulk of various qualities which makes thunderbird more interactive and easy to handle.

The another reason of switching emails i.e. - Maildir is slower when all the emails have to be opened simultaneously, but in Thunderbird all the email files are easily opened in single attempt without any issue.

How to enable Maildir in Thunderbird?

The default storage format of Thunderbird is MBOX. To enable the Maildir usage on Thunderbird you can use the mentioned steps:

  • Open Thunderbird email application on your system.
  • Then, go to edit >> select preferences >> Advanced.
  • Now, select general option >> configure editor.
What is the default store location of Maildir in Thunderbird?

The default store location of Maildir in Thunderbird is:


What is the location of Davecot Maildir control files?

You can locate the control files at the following location under Maildir directory:

mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir:CONTROL=/var/no-quota/%u

“maildir:~/Maildir: CONTROL=var/ no-quota/ %u”

How can I rename any Maildir directory for hierarchical layout?

While choosing hierarchical directory structure, you can rename the selected directory as follow:

“maildir: ~/Maildir: LAYOUT=fs: DIRNAME= mAIlDIr”

— List of Key Features of Maildir to Thunderbird Software —

  • It offers double options to load Maildir or Maildir++ files in product GUI.
  • Maildir to Thunderbird import emails with attachments.
  • Effectively maintains email formatting as well as folder hierarchy.
  • The tool is authorized to convert Maildir to Thunderbird in bulk without size limitation.
  • This application allows to import Maildir into Thunderbird directly with fastest speed.
  • The tool shows live conversion progressive report during the migration procedure
  • Provides 100% accurate result.
  • Provides free trial version for evaluation as well.
  • Highly capable with all the versions of Windows Operating System.


What Clients say?

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- Abby Somerset, US

I tried to import Maildir to Mozilla Thunderbird by several tool but i didn't succeed and then used the BitRecover software that is really amazing and provided complete email conversion solution from Maildir to Thunderbird.

-James Gant,Australian

Tried once its trial edition and now using licensed edition. No complaints till now.

- Barbara D. Sharp, American

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-Avent Laurent, French

Easy and Quick program to convert Maildir emails to Thunderbird with all email properties such as- attachments, images, formats etc.

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