SysTools EDB to PST Converter – Product Review

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Most of the corporate environments deploy Exchange server as their calendaring and mail server. However, due to certain flaws like issues in the internet connectivity, Exchanges server downtime issues, virus intrusion, etc. sometimes lead to corruption or inaccessibility of Exchange database. Thus in order to access the Exchange database it gets necessary to convert EDB files to a different file format like PST, which can be accessed in MS Outlook. One such software is EDB to PST Converter.

Itis a comprehensive utility designed for conversion of corrupted, encrypted and password protected Exchange EDB files to PST. It belongs to the data conversion category of software hosted by the organization.After detailed examination of the working of the tool, we have come up with the following review. Take a look.

Setup & Installation

EDB to PST Converter is available in two versions-Trial and License version.Its Trial version is available free of cost and can be downloaded from the home page. On the other hand, the License version can be purchased at a price of $299 by contacting the technical support team. The only pre-requisite for the installation of the software is that Outlook should be installed and configured for a valid profile in the conversion machine.

Download the trial version of tool here

Highlighting Features Of EDB To PST Converter

With its advanced features, the software is designed to convert the entire EDB components like emails, contacts, calendars, etc. to UNICODE PST. Since Exchange server is used in corporate environments, it becomes obvious that the size of Exchange database is very large. However, the tool performs the conversion of EDB file irrespective of its size. The most striking features of the tool are:

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  • The tool facilitates the conversion of corrupt, encrypted and password protected EDB files.
  • Dual scanning modes- Quick and Advance Scan, for perfect recovery of data from corrupted EDB file.
  • The software supports the conversion of both EDB and associated STM file to PST.
  • A single PST is created for each Exchange mailbox and it allows the users to convert selective EDB items.
  • Provision to split the output PST file into multiple files to safeguard the resultant PST from corruption due to size.

Pros

  • Facilitates recovery of corrupt Exchange data and conversion to PST.
  • Split PST option offered to protect PST file from size related corruption.
  • Quick and Advance scan for data recovery from corrupted EDB file.

Cons

  • It does not support bulk conversion of Exchange EDB files.
  • No preview of media files is generated before conversion.

The Verdict

EDB to PST Converter turns out to be a great software as far as its technical aspects are concerned. The user-friendly interface makes it easy for even a naive user who does not have any experience with third party applications.Its affordable pricing will not burn a hole in pockets of the potential customers.The inability of the software to process bulk conversion of EDB files may result in more time consumption as compared to the other software. However, keeping in mind the pros of the software, is tends to be better than the rest of the software.