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Convert MBOX to MSG in C++

High performance MBOX to MSG conversion using C++ Email library.

How to Convert MBOX to MSG Using C++

In order to convert MBOX to MSG, we’ll use

Aspose.Email for C++

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document manipulation and conversion API for C++ platform. You can download its latest version directly, just open


package manager, search for Aspose.Email.Cpp and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.


PM> Install-Package Aspose.Email.Cpp

Steps to Convert MBOX to MSG via C++

C++ programmers can easily convert MBOX file to MSG in just a few lines of code.

  • Load MBOX file with Aspose.Email for C++.
  • Call the Save() method.
  • Pass the output file path with (MSG) file extension.
  • MSG file will be saved at the specified path.
  • Open MSG file in compatible program.

System Requirements

Before running the C++ conversion code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with C++ Runtime Environment for Windows 32 bit, Windows 64 bit and Linux 64 bit.
  • Aspose.Email for C++ DLL referenced in your project.

Convert MBOX to MSG - C++

System::SharedPtr<IEWSClient> client = GetExchangeEWSClient(GetExchangeTestUser());
// Call ListMessages method to list messages info from Inbox
System::SharedPtr<ExchangeMessageInfoCollection> msgCollection = client->ListMessages(client->get_MailboxInfo()->get_InboxUri());
int32_t count = 0;
// Loop through the collection to get Message URI
for (auto msgInfo : System::IterateOver(msgCollection)){
    System::String strMessageURI = msgInfo->get_UniqueUri();
    // Now get details via FetchMessage() and Save as Msg 
    System::SharedPtr<MailMessage> message = client->FetchMessage(strMessageURI);
    message->Save(dataDir + (count++) + u"_out.msg", SaveOptions::get_DefaultMsgUnicode());
  • MBOX to MSG Conversion Live Demos

    Other Supported Conversions

    You can also convert MBOX into many other file formats including few listed below.

    MBOX TO EML (Outlook Email Messages)
    MBOX TO EMLX (Apple EMLX Format)
    MBOX TO HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)
    MBOX TO ICS (iCalendar)
    MBOX TO MHTML (Web Page Archive Format)
    MBOX TO OFT (Outlook Email Templates)
    MBOX TO OST (Offline Storage Files)
    MBOX TO PST (Outlook Personal Storage Files)
    MBOX TO VCF (Virtual Card Format)