Why do we need to export Lotus Notes to EML message Format ? Ways and Reasons to export NSF to EML file format.

Today’s, in fast track development of technologies people are more involved in keeping their crucially important and personal data(now are also kept in the form of emails) as a backup and portable. So, data or email can be open anywhere when their need is required.

What you know about Lotus Notes’s NSF file?

Lotus Notes is an email-client application, developed and designed by IBM Development Corporation. Work as Client-Server Application, IBM Notes as Client and Lotus Notes Domino as Server. NSF file is Notes Storage Facility extension for IBM Notes that stores items such as emails, contacts, calendars, tasks, notes, Meta data, attachments, file sharing, discussion forums, and much more in binary form. NSF files help to enforce security such as encryption and authentication of users, can be easily run on Linux, Mac, and Windows Operating System.

What About EML files?

EML is a file extension, generally was the format opened in Outlook Express to saved mail. Since EML file format are smartly used for saving e-mails for storage and transferring purposes as can be accessed in many other email clients that includes Windows Live Mail, Apple Mail, Thunderbird, and all existing email clients. The EML file is a plain ASCII text with short header and body content that contains e-mail messages, hyperlinks, attachments or list of files sent with the e-mail. Without any doubt, EML file easily gets accessed on various Operating Systems like Windows, Linux and on Mac.

Now, lets go on to the Big Why do we need to export Lotus Notes to EML format?

Why do we export Lotus Notes to EML format?

Nowadays, lots of questions are asked like why to convert NSF to EML or how to convert NSF to EML? There may be many reasons to export NSF to EML format not just for change of organization but other reasons too.

  1. Switching Organization: If any user had to switch its previous company that uses Lotus Notes and the new company runs Outlook platform or other client. At that situation, to use those Lotus Notes files, the user needs to convert NSF to EML file format.
  2. Problem Surfaced: If any company changes email-client application for the productivity of the organization for example from Lotus Notes to Outlook Express.
  3. NSF files can't be opened on another platform: Since NSF file format is used by Lotus Notes email-client application and this file never get open on other email-client. Unlike NSF files, EML file can always be opened on another email client with not doubt.
  4. Highly-Expensive: Since the cost of Lotus Maintenance can't be affordable by small organizations due to which they convert Lotus Notes email to EML file format.
  5. Complex Process: Many user may find Lotus Notes application very complicated to run it and want to change a simple email client environment to work on.

How to execute export process of Lotus Notes to EML messages?

For executing the export process of Lotus Notes files to EML messages one can follow two methods to achieve a successful export process.

Method 1- Manual Method.

Open the message in Lotus Notes in Lotus Notes application itself and Save as the file as EML format. And provide the location where you want to save the file. User can also drag and drop the NSF file to save as EML format by enabling Drag and Drop save as EML files by "Basic Notes Clients Configurations setting".

Method 2- Professional Method.

Use some third party software Lotus Notes to EML conversion or export Lotus Notes to EML format in just one click. These tools are very efficient and most popularly uses by many crowd to convert their NSF files to EML files. With the help of these conversion NSF to EML tools entire data folders of Lotus Notes to EML format can be converted in no time. This proves the mobility of Lotus Notes NSF Files Format.

Lotus Notes to EML format

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