How to Convert Emails from RoundCube to PST & Import into Outlook

DataHelp Admin | Modified: 2020-07-02T14:01:41+05:30 | How to, Outlook

The Roundcube is a free web-based IMAP email application; it widely used by web hosting companies. Roundcube email data are stored in Server. Other hand Outlook is Desktop based email application.

As considering multiple user’s queries, we have found there are many users who want to convert Roundcube to Outlook. There are multiple reasons and it will vary on every user scenario, but the most common query of users is to store Roundcube webmail in local machine and that should accessible into Outlook.

The outlook is only compatible with the PST file format, so we have to convert RoundCube emails to PST format to access data into Outlook.

Therefore, here we are going to provide a solution to import Roundcube to Outlook. But before start process consider the user’s query –

Query –

“I am using Roundcube last five year, I have a large database of emails in my Roundcube account. I have tried to synchronize the RoundCube webmail to Outlook email application, but due to some technical mistakes process not completed. My data is crucial, so I need a reliable solution to perform this task.”

Yes, you can synchronization RoundCube with Outlook email application to access, but if you are facing difficulties in synchronization or you need an automated solution to convert RoundCube to Outlook then in the upcoming method we will describe this procedure.

How Import RoundCube to Outlook – 2 Step Procedure

To migrate RoundCube emails data into Outlook email application, first, we have to extract emails from RoundCube webmail then we have to convert emails into Outlook importable format.

Basically, this method is divided into two steps –

1 – Extract RoundCube emails & save on desktop.

2 – Convert RoundCube emails to Outlook importable file PST.

Both steps are described below, you have to follow both steps to accomplish this task. Let’s start the process.

1 – Extract RoundCube emails & save in desktop

To extract RoundCube provides Download Email option. With this option, we can save RoundCube emails in EML file extension.

1.1: Login RoundCube webmail.

1.1: Select email and click on the More option.

1.3: Now, select the Download (.eml) option and save the emails.

You have to download emails one by one. After downloading all emails in the local machine, we have to convert into Outlook importable format.

2 – Convert RoundCube Emails to PST Outlook Importable Format

In this step, we will convert RoundCube emails to PST file to import into Outlook. To do this task we will EML to PST converter as we know all emails are stored in EML files in Local machine.

This tool is a direct and easy way to convert RoundCube to PST file. The software will import entire RoundCube to Outlook PST format with their attachments. 

Follow Steps to perform conversion –

2.1: Install & start software.

2.2: Select all RoundCube EML files which are saved in the local machine.

2.3: After selecting files, click on the Convert button.

2.4: From this screen, Select Destination Path, check Import all Messages and Maintain Folder Hierarchy option and click on OK.

2.5: Software will take a few minutes to export RoundCube emails to PST file.

Now, you need to import PST into Outlook email application to access data of RoundCube emails into Outlook.


In this write-up, we have provided an alternate solution on how to convert Roundcube to Outlook PST. To access RoundCube data into Outlook you have to create synchronization between them. But if you have to face any difficulty to do this task, so you can use the above-given solution. It will definitely help you to migrate RoundCube to Outlook.