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Convert MBOX to EMLX via C#

MBOX to EMLX C# conversion using .NET API without needing Outlook® or Thunderbird®.

How to Convert MBOX to EMLX Using C#

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

Aspose.Email for .NET

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document manipulation and conversion API for C# platform. Open


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

<h3>Package Manager Console Command</h3>

PM> Install-Package Aspose.Email

Steps to Convert MBOX to EMLX via C#

.NET programmers can easily load & convert MBOX files to EMLX in just a few lines of code.

  • Load MBOX file with MailMessage.Load.
  • Call the Save method.
  • Pass the output file path with EMLX file extension.
  • EMLX file will be saved at the specified path.

System Requirements

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

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with .NET Framework, .NET Core, and PHP, VBScript, Delphi, C++ via COM Interop.
  • Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Aspose.Email for .NET DLL referenced in your project.
  • Include namespace in relevant class.

This sample code shows MBOX to EMLX C# Conversion

using (var reader = new MboxrdStorageReader("sourcFile.mbox", false)){
	for (int i = 0; i < reader.GetTotalItemsCount(); i++){
		using (var message = reader.ReadNextMessage()){
			message.Save("outputMessage"+i+".emlx", SaveOptions.CreateSaveOptions(Aspose.Email.MailMessageSaveType.EmlxFormat));
  • Free App to Convert MBOX to EMLX

    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 MSG (Outlook & Exchange 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)