Guide to Convert Outlook MS OST File to PST File

Among various email applications, Microsoft Outlook has gained much popularity around the world. Most of the users prefer to use Outlook application to communicate via emails, manage all emails, contacts, tasks, notes, journals, events and other attributes. Microsoft Outlook has two types of files namely OST and PST files. PST, abbreviated as Personal Storage Table is a file used by users when they use internet service provider for network connectivity in order to save and manage their all emails, contacts, journals, notes and other elements of Outlook.

Microsoft Exchange server is an email client, which includes email server, email client and contact manager. One of the benefits of this Microsoft Exchange server is that, it permits its users to work offline even when the internet connectivity is not available. Moreover, any changes made during this time will be saved as Outlook OST data file.  As soon as internet connection is available, it will automatically get synchronized with the Microsoft exchange server and all the changes made during offline mode will be updated automatically. Sometimes, this OST file may get damaged due to some known or unknown reasons. In such a situation, you need to use Convert OST PST tool to convert offline OST to PST file. There are many reasons behind Outlook OST file corruption.

Common reasons behind offline OST file corruption:

OST File Header Corruption: OST header file is the most important component of OST file. It contains very useful information about Exchange file, which is necessary to access it. If this OST header file gets corrupt due to any reason, then your offline OST file becomes damaged leading to inaccessible of OST file.

Synchronization Error: Offline data file (OST file) automatically gets synchronized, when internet connection is made available and any changes made during offline mode gets updated in the Exchange server automatically. If there is any sort of interruption during this process, then it may lead to error message.

Abrupt Shutdown of System: While working on Outlook data file (OST file), your system may get shutdown due to sudden power outage. As a result, your Outlook offline OST file may become corrupt.

Other Reasons: Some of the various other reasons behind offline OST file corruption are exchange server up gradation, severe virus attack, presence of bad sectors, abrupt Outlook termination, etc.

In all the above-mentioned scenarios, you can easily rebuild your Outlook OST file and convert offline OST to PST file with the help of Convert OST PST tool in few mouse clicks. This software is built using special algorithms, which helps in converting OST to PST file with utmost ease.

Features of Convert OST PST software:

This advanced Convert OST PST tool can easily perform offline OST file to PST file conversion over all the latest versions of Windows operating systems, which include Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows server 2000, Windows 2000, Windows XP, etc. It supports OST to PST file conversion on various versions of Outlook applications including Outlook 2000, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010. This is a read only tool, as it does not alter your original Outlook OST file.

It can effortlessly convert inaccessible OST file to its equivalent PST file along with it can even recover your lost or deleted email messages, contacts, tasks, notes, journals and other Outlook attributes. Using this tool, you can even convert password protected and highly encrypted OST file to a healthy PST file in few simple steps. It is designed using simple graphical user interface, so that even a user with less technical knowledge can implement this software and convert offline OST to PST file without any difficulty.