Are you shifting to Apple Mail email client from Mac Outlook? And want to export archived emails from Outlook Mac to Apple Mail securely? Finding a trouble-free solution for the same? No worries, keep reading the segment and you will come across a method that will help you to successfully export archived emails from Outlook Mac to Apple Mail by converting OLM to MBOX. Let’s discuss the same by taking help of a scenario.

Common Query:

I need to move to Apple Mail urgently from my Mac Outlook account. And the problem is I don’t know how I can export archived emails from Outlook Mac to Apple Mail. The email count is large and so I am avoiding the method that export single email message in a single time. I want to move all the emails from Outlook Mac to Apple Mail at once. Can anyone advise me a suitable solution for this? Please help!

There are many users who are searching a solution for the same. Mac Outlook and Apple Mail are somewhat similar when it comes to the functionality. But are different when saving email messages.

Both are personal information manager and helps to manage large number of emails, contacts, calendars, and other items on a daily basis.

The only difference is Outlook for Mac uses OLM format to save all the data items of users account. Whereas, Apple Mail make use of MBOX format to store the entire list of user’s email messages.

And these are the file formats which will only work in their respective platforms. So, you to need to perform their conversion if you want to access archived emails of Mac Outlook in Apple Mail environment.

How to Export Archived Emails from Outlook Mac to Apple Mail?

The simplified way to export archived emails from Outlook Mac to Apple Mail is MacMister OLM to MBOX Converter. The software contains a friendly interface which is easily accessible by all professional and non-professional users. Even, the limited operational steps will take few seconds of users to complete the entire task.

Moreover, the application has powerful in-built features which are useful in obtaining the desired results. And in case you want to check the same for free, then you can try the trial edition which allows to check the procedure to export archived emails from Outlook Mac to Apple Mail for free.

Working Steps to Export Archived Emails from Outlook Mac to Apple Mail

Step 1. Download and open MacMister OLM to MBOX Tool on macOS.


Step 2. Add OLM files on the software with the help of Add File(s)/Add Folder button and click Next.


Step 3. The software will list the selected files with checkboxes one by one on the application pane. One can use the checkbox to perform the selection of necessary files to implement selective conversion, if needed. Otherwise continue by clicking Next.


Step 4. Click Select Saving Options to select MBOX format from the drop-down.


Step 5Set the sub-options of MBOX file format according to the requirements and click on Export.

Step 6. The process will start instantly and the tool will show Live Conversion Report that displays the ongoing conversion status of OLM files.


The entire conversion will finish with a pop-up window showing “Conversion Completed” message. Click on OK and go to Apple Mail to import resultant MBOX files.

Step-by-Step Process to Retrieve Resultant MBOX files in Apple Mail

Step 1. Open Apple Mail email application on your system.

Step 2. Go to File menu to select Import Mailboxes…

Step 3. Choose Files in MBOX format and click Continue.

Step 4. Go to resultant MBOX file locationSelect them and press Choose.

Step 5. The import process will start after clicking choose button. When it finishes, the main Apple Mail account window will appear where a user can see the imported folder named Import on the left navigation pane under On My Mac.

By double-clicking on the Import folder, you will see the sub-folder of Inbox displaying with the total count of email files stored in it. After clicking on it, its entire list of email will appear on the Apple Mail account. You can open the required email message to verify the result. However, you will see that the emails are accurately transferred and each email message appears with correct formatting properties.


The write-up has offered the stress-free solution to export archived emails from Outlook Mac to Apple Mail with attachments. The MacMister OLM Converter for Mac is a safe application to use. Mac users can use it without facing any challenges and perform the conversion with 100% accurate output. It is available with a trial edition with the help of users can check and evaluate the conversion for free. Moreover, one will be able to export 25 emails from Mac Outlook to Apple Mail free of cost.

Also Read – How do I Export Outlook PST to Mac Outlook

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