If you want to save emails outside your email system as .eml files you can use Aid4Mail which is available at modest cost - see

Aid4Mail requires a Windows computer to run on but it is not limited to email systems on the Windows computer it is running on and can be used to save emails from all email systems by logging on direct to the remote email server.

The first thing to do, when starting Aid4Mail is to select the email system where your emails are held. 

Enter your personal details to retrieve the emails 

Select the email folders containing the emails you want to save 

Select the EML target format

Select the target folder where the EML files are to be saved.

Press Start to commence the process of saving the emails as EML files in the folder on your device which you have selected.


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