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IncrediMail to Thunderbird

IncrediMail to Thunderbird

IncrediMail to Outlook Transfer software allows to export IncrediMail emails to individual files of EML format. The files of EML format may be imported to Mozilla Thunderbird application using drag-n-drop method. This will require manual works as only the emails export can be automated.

Extract IncrediMail emails to EML files

  1. Download and install this software https://www.outlooktransfer.com/products/incredimail-to-outlook-transfer/
  2. If you already have activation code, activate it using the same activation code that you already have using menu Help > Activate…
  3. Select the source folder if it was not detected by the program (see the program Help for details).
  4. Click Scan Folder button, then select menu Mode and enable Export to EML files option.
  5. Click Save EML button and select the empty folder at your drive to save them.

Import EML files to Thunderbird

  1. Select EML files (press Ctrl+A shortcut to select all)
  2. Click with the left mouse button to the selected files group and hold the mouse button
  3. Drag the selection to the email client window, put them to the appropriate folder and release the mouse button.

This will require the manual work but this is the only known method. However you may check if there is Thunderbird add-on available which is importing emails files at once.

Additionally you may want to import contacts from IncrediMail address book to Thunderbird.

Export IncrediMail address book

  1. Run IncrediMail app.
  2. Click menu File and then select Import & Export and click Contacts.
  3. In the appeared Save As dialog select folder to save IncrediMail contacts.
  4. Click Save to save the contacts file in *.csv format.

IncrediMail contacts export

Your Address Book was saved to comma delimited file (csv format). Now you may import it to Thunderbird address book.

Import IncrediMail contacts to Thunderbird

Do the following to import contacts from *.csv file to Thunderbird

  1. Run Mozilla Thunderbird email client.
  2. Click Address Book menu item at the top.
    Thunderbird contacts import
  3. Click menu Tools then click Import… menu item.
    Thunderbird import Address Book
  4. Click Address Book option to select it and click the Next button.
    Thunderbird import CSV contacts
  5. On next screen of the address book import wizard select Text file (LDIF, .tab, .csv, .txt) option and click the Next button.
    Thunderbird option to open Comma Separated values file
  6. In the file type field (default value LDIF) select Comma Separated option.
  7. Select the CSV file saved previously and click Open button.
    Specify address book fields
  8. Specify which address book field corresponding to the data field of the CSV file. Click Previous/Next buttons to move between CSV file fields and Move Up/Move Down buttons to select the fields in the list.
  9. Click OK button. The import will be started.
  10. Click Finish button when Address book conversion will be finished.

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IncrediMail to Thunderbird

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