Pegasus Mail, originally developed for MS-DOS (later Mac) is now
an active Windows supported email client. It started out as a
freeware application and has now turned into a donationware.
Nowadays, users are looking to migrate from Pegasus Mail to Outlook
which is a far better email application in terms of features and
security. Since Outlook works with PST and MSG files, it is
practically impossible to access Pegasus Mail (pmm, mbx) files in it.
But no need to worry! Here, we will discuss the methods that will
help users convert Pegasus Mail to
Pegasus Mail Converter – A Necessity
Software applications such as Pegasus Mail converter is required
to make this impossible task possible. Since Pegasus mail supports
the Unix mailbox format, certain third-party applications that
convert Unix mailbox format to Outlook can be utilized for this task.
Thus, making it possible to import Pegasus Mail to Outlook easily.
Another way could be using the Free mail converter to export Pegasus
Mail to Netscape/Eudora file format. And afterward, convert the
gained files with MBOX Converter solution.
How to Convert
Pegasus Mail to Outlook (Solution)
As discussed earlier, there are two ways to go about this
1. First, move emails to compatible file formats:
Either use the inbuilt UNIX folder option (MBX files)
Or opt for Free Pegasus Mail Converter (MBOX files)
Extract the download zip file and Install the free application on your Windows system.
Now, run Pegasus Mail converter from its installed location (Default: C:\Program Files (x86)\mailconv).
Under ‘Source‘, choose the default location of Pegasus mailboxes (C:\PMAIL\MAIL\ADMIN)
Change the destination to any location of choice (preferably a folder on desktop).
Now click on ‘Folders’ menu and select ‘Netscape’. All the messages saved in PMM format will get converted into no extension files.
Note: This method is capable of generating files compatible with multiple email applications such as Thunderbird, Eudora, Netscape, Spicebird, etc. Simply import the files in the desired email client to access them without any issues. However, for migration to Outlook, the implementation of the next step is required.
Step 2 – Convert
Pegasus Mail to Outlook with Tool
Once, all the Pegasus files are saved as .mbx or no extension
files, users can opt for the given software and easily convert all
the files into PST format. The files are compatible and easily
importable in Microsoft Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, and
2003. The tool ensures that all email attributes and folder structure
of Pegasus Mail files remain intact even after conversion. It also
provides both batch and selective conversion option to its users.
Steps for Pegasus Mail to Outlook conversion:
1. Launch the converter tool and click on ‘Add File’ option
2. With ‘MBOX files‘ selected from the list, click on the ‘Next’ button. Now, choose all the previously generated files (.mbx/no extension)
Note: Go for ‘use folder mode’ to process multiple files at once.
3. The tool will display all the emails and attachments of Pegasus mail stored in the selected files. Click on the ‘Export’ button at top to continue
4. Now select the Pegasus files and folders you wish to convert to Outlook. And, click on the ‘Export’ button to start the Pegasus conversion process.
That’s it!! All the data from Pegasus Mail files will get
transferred into the PST format. Now, users can easily import these
files into all MS Outlook versions including Outlook 2019, 2016,
2013, 2010, etc.
Important: Do check out the free version of the Pegasus Mail to Outlook converter first. It can export the first 25 emails/folder to Outlook PST without any risk of data loss.
This blog highlights the complete process to convert
Pegasus Mail to Outlook. Conversion of Pegasus Mail to
MBOX-related email clients such as Thunderbird is easy since it can
store files in MBOX format as well. However, no direct solution
exists to import Pegasus Mail in MS Outlook. Thus, we provided
methods by which both the users migrating to Thunderbird and Outlook
can benefit. And access all their Pegasus Mail data in the desired
email client easily.