OST Viewer Tool to View Offline Outlook Files Data Without MS Outlook

admin | July 14th, 2015 | Data Recovery

MS Outlook and Exchange Server, when used in conjunction with Exchange Server, provides facility to work in offline mode. An OST file creates on local hard disk of users. It permits them to alter, delete or create any data in absence of network connectivity. OST viewer as soon as the connection is retrieved all changes done gets updated on Exchange Server mailbox. But sometimes while sync with Exchange Server OST file gets corrupt. It does not permit users to preview any of its mailbox items.

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OST File Having Issues!!

Imagine a situation where being a legal investigator you found some OST files as part of the investigation. Now you need to examine details of OST files but you don’t have the proper environment. OST files is a replica of Exchange Server mailbox so to preview OST file items you need to have Outlook configured with Exchange Server environment. It is not possible for you to have the proper set up to preview OST file items. Hence you need some external tool to take a preview of OST file items.

Recommended Solution

In the absence of Outlook and Exchange Server, you can preview OST file items only with the help of third-party utility named OST Viewer tool. These third-party tools have the ability to preview healthy as well as corrupt OST files along with complete details. Without having Outlook and Exchange Server installed in the system the tool works to preview OST file mailbox items including emails, contacts, calendars and journals etc.

Facilities with OST Viewer tool

  • OST Viewer tool helps to preview complete offline folder data with details like name of a file, creation date, size of file and file path etc.
  • The tool provides a preview of OST file in original folder hierarchy and formatting, email attachments view in software panel.
  • The interface of the tool is user-friendly so that no expert skill require to preview OST items.

OST Viewer tool is available in PRO version that provided facility to preview and export OST items in PDF format. The OST Viewer Pro version also offers a powerful Search feature that helps to extract and export only specific keyword files from bulk OST data.