MBX file detail-What is .mbx extension & how to use mbx folder.

MBX file is an email message format and it’s mainly used by some email Clients such as Eudora, PocoMail, Pine or Netscape. MBX file format is a mailbox that contains e-mail messages. Here, one thing is important that .mbx or .mbox file extension are same because it’s file structure are identical & also same it start with ‘From’ inside the all messages. Eudora, PocoMail, Pine or Netscape are based on the classic layout and their updates have been closed almost.

Now let’s look at MS Outlook, the latest secure and more reliable desktop email client, and updates every two or three years. Along with, its features are also useful for the user. It has some features like Calendaring, Meeting Arrangement, Task etc. These are main reason to move MS Outlook from other email clients.

.mbx file save location

Eudora : c:\user\[username]\Appdata\Roaming\Qualcomm\Eudora\

PocoMail : c:\user\[username]\Appdata\Roaming\PocoMail\Mail\

Netscape : c:\Program Files\Netscape\Users\<User Account>\Mail


Specification of MBX files

Developed by Microsoft
File format .mbx
Format type Text and binary
MIME type Application/octet-stream
String Value 00 0D BB A0
File category Data file
Supported Plateform Window, Linux, Unix, MAC


More detail of .mbx file & how to use mbx folder.

MBX files stores a bunch- email of Eudora, PocoMail, Netscape, & Pine Email Clients. If you want to move another Email client which does not support .mbx format then you have to need some manual method (if available in Email client) or third-party software, because direct import of mbx files are impossible in some Email clients like MS Outlook.

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Here, I have shown to you that What is .mbx file extension or mbx file is. Also discussed the possible solution to open and use .mbx format. If you have any query related to this article then comment on the section below or put your query to OutlookForums.

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