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Convert PST to DOCX via C#

Convert PST to DOCX without needing Microsoft® Outlook® or Thunderbird® installed.

In order to convert PST to DOCX, 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 NuGet package manager, search for Aspose.Email and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.

Package Manager Console Command

PM> Install-Package Aspose.EMAIL

Steps to Convert PST to DOCX via C#

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

  1. Load PST file with PersonalStorage.FromFile
  2. Call the SaveAs method
  3. Pass output DOCX file and FileFormat.Docx as parameters
  4. DOCX file will be saved at the specified path

System Requirements

Before running the .NET conversion source 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.

This sample code shows PST to DOCX C# Conversion

// load the PST file
using (PersonalStorage personalStorage = PersonalStorage.FromFile("sourceFile.pst"))
    personalStorage.SaveAs("outputFile.docx", FileFormat.Docx);
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    Other Supported Conversions

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

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