What is MBOX file?
MBOX stands for Mailbox file. MBOX files are text files that contain information about e-mail messages. The most common format is Microsoft Outlook Express. It contains data such as the names of the sender and recipients, subject line, date sent, time sent, and other pertinent information.
MBOX Format details
|E-mail Mailbox Format
Tools that will help you view MBOX files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the MBOX extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the MBOX file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the MBOX file differently than the application dedicated to handling the MBOX file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the MBOX file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the MBOX file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the MBOX file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
MBOX File Viewers
- Mac OS X
- Mozilla Thunderbird
- Linux operating systems