IBM Lotus Notes is an efficient email messaging tool. Due to user friendly and simple message filter options, a Lotus note is used by large number of individuals all over the world. Mailbox database of the Lotus Notes users are stored in NSF files. Lotus Notes users send and receive emails through Lotus Domino server. Due to administrative and personal reasons, notes users abandon Lotus Notes email environment and choose another email program like MS Outlook.
Lotus Notes to Outlook conversion through manual process is possible. If MS Outlook 2002(XP) is installed in your system, it is possible to retrieve emails and folders from your Lotus Notes mailbox to MS Outlook. You just need to install Outlook Domino connector toolbar in the Outlook program so that you can extracts emails of your Lotus Notes account. After installation of Outlook Domino connector, you can select "import and export" tab from the file menu of your new Outlook account. You will find several email migration options in this tab. Choose "Import from another program or file" so that your old mailbox items are imported in MS Outlook.
However, the Outlook Domino connector tool does not work on MS Outlook 2000 or earlier versions. The time taken by MS Outlook program in importing data from the Lotus Domino server is also very long. Furthermore, the Outlook to notes connector plugin supports only limited versions of Lotus Notes. Due to various limitation of inbuilt "Import and Export" wizard of MS Outlook program, it is better to choose a third party Lotus Notes to Outlook migration program.
Convert Lotus Notes to Outlook is a proficient utility that converts several NSF files of Lotus Domino server to PST files of MS Exchange. The Software supports email migration for all versions of Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino server. Using Convert Lotus Notes to Outlook program, one can export several lotus Domino mailboxes to MS Exchange Server in bulk as it executes NSF file conversion with the aid of a CSV file. The software supports conversion of Unicode and ASCII characters in Lotus Notes emails. All items of Lotus Notes mailbox like contacts, appointments, tasks, notes, emails and file attachments are exported to MS Outlook by Notes to Outlook migration program. User can even specify mailbox items and folders for migration using its filters.
Convert Lotus Notes to Outlook supports Outlook versions 97 and higher. It also supports all versions of Microsoft Exchange server.
Convert Lotus Notes to Outlook is available in trial version. The free program exports first 10 emails of each NSF file of Lotus Domino Server to MS Exchange Server. In order to export all emails and Lotus Notes mailboxes from lotus Domino server to MS Exchange, users need to buy the license codes of Convert Lotus Notes to Outlook program.