The application is bundled with great features that are described as follows:
The tool is aimed at compacting both the Outlook data files - PST (Personal Storage Table) and OST (Offline Storage Table). Compaction process extracts attachments and stores them in a separate folder that significantly reduces the size of your PST. The application leaves links to attachments in their respective emails. The application can be used with Microsoft Exchange Server and POP3 Internet mail.
If the drive containing attachment folder is about to get full, you can simply change the location of the folder. The application re-establishes the interlinking between emails and corresponding attachments automatically.
With this competent tool, it is easy to compact incoming as well as outgoing mails on the fly. You can do this by applying the desired settings in the software.
When Compact PST software is installed on the computer, it appears as an add-in in the Outlook application and is located at the top-left corner of the program.
You can schedule the compaction of your PST file with this application for a specific date and time. You can schedule the software to run at specific time in a day or every time when Outlook starts.
You can compact specific folder of your Outlook data file by selecting the option ‘Apply To’ on selected folders.
The application creates a log report of the entire Compact PST process. The report can be viewed and saved at any location on the computer so that you can review it at any later time in future.
Stellar Phoenix Compact PST requires following to shrink PST file:
Stellar Phoenix Compact PST is an advanced utility to compress large sized Microsoft Outlook PST files in order to reduce their size. The software separates the attachments and saves them in a separate folder without breaking the interlinking of files and the corresponding attachments.
With the demo version, you can use two options: 'Extract attachments of mails' and 'Mails remain intact' for 15 days only. To access complete functionality of the tool, you need to purchase the Full version.
You store many confidential, personal and business critical emails, attachment documents, calendar entries etc in your MS Outlook. With usage over a long period of time, the Outlook PST file grows in size and becomes more susceptible to corruption. In order to avoid loosing your precious data to corruption, you must compress the over-sized PST files. Stellar Phoenix Compact PST software helps you compact large PST files securely, without doing any modification to the original data in them.
Yes, of course. You can extract the attachments in a separate folder. In order to do this, select the option, 'Extract and save attachments to a folder' prior to starting the compacting operation. You need not be worried at all about accessing of the data thereafter, as the interlinking of the PST file and the corresponding attachments is preserved.
Yes, the software is designed to compact both the Outlook data files: PST and OST.
Yes, you need to set preferences to compact Incoming, Outgoing, or moved mails.
Yes, you can do so by selecting the option, 'extract attachments and leave shortcuts in mails' under compacting options. The newly generated PST file will have all the email objects except the attachments, thereby compressing the size of the file quite significantly. The attachments will be stored in a different folder and only the links of the attachments will be there with the mails.
Yes, you can do this by selecting the 'Apply To' tab and the folders, from which you want to run the software for compaction.
Yes, you can compress the mails and their attachments by selecting the option, 'Compress attachments in mails' from the 'Compacting Option' section of the interface. In this process, the mails and the attachments are kept in the mail in a compressed form. However, you cannot roll-back the process and the compressed mails will always be in the compressed form.
Following steps will let you import the compacted PST file in the Microsoft Outlook:
Open the Microsoft Outlook and from the File menu, select the section, 'Import and Export'.
In the 'Import and Export' Wizard, choose the option, 'Import from another program or file' and click on the 'Next' button.
From the 'Import a File' box, choose the PST file and click on the 'Next' button. You can also click on 'Browse' in order to locate the particular PST file, you need to import. From the options box, choose the appropriate option and click on the 'Next' button.
Lastly, from the 'Import Personal Folders' dialog box, choose the folders, which you want to import to the Outlook. Click on 'Finish' to complete the process.
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