entourage to Outlook for Mac

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by rfrome, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. rfrome macrumors newbie

    Jul 29, 2011
    I have a work macbook pro and use entourage. I am switching jobs and will be forced back to using windows. I have a substantial amount of email I want to save, but have not found an easy way to import the .rge file from entourage into Outlook for Windows.

    If on my mac I upgrade to Outlook for Mac in Office 2011, will it import the emails in entourage?

    If so, will I then be able to same the email in Office 2011 as a .pst file and then import into Outlook for windows?

    I know there are a lot of "if's" there, but I'd rather not drop $200 bucks on Office 2011 if I can't move my emails.

    thanks in advance
  2. fhall1 macrumors 68040


    Dec 18, 2007
    (Central) NY State of mind
    Outlook 2011 imported my Entourage 2008 emails fine...don't know about taking a .pst from Mac to PC version
  3. dianeoforegon macrumors 6502a


    Apr 26, 2011
    It should but if there is any corruption in the data, the import will fail. However, your goal is to get your data into a format that can be used on a PC. Forget this route.

    Outlook for Mac DOES NOT export as .pst file. Your best option is to export as .mbox file or upload all mail to an IMAP or Exchange account.

    Export folders as MBOX files (includes subfolders) http://www.office.mvps.org/downloads/scripts/jolly/Make_MBOX.zip

    Cross Platform Help:


    See third party options. http://www.office.mvps.org/xtras/third.html#crossplatform

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