Outlook for mac issues - HELP!!!!

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I am at my wits end with this issue.

I purchased Outlook 365 and downloaded Office Mac 2011.

I have literally tried 5 different scripts to export my mail data to outlook and all put it in .rge format.

When I attempt to import the data it always stops short with an error message.

Microsoft "support" told me that .rge is for Entourage, not Outlook and will not work. They said I need .olm

I cannot find any script that will convert either .mbox or .rge into .olm.

So am I screwed and stuck with a life of these lousy mac apps for my productivity? Outlook is far superior IMHO.

This is driving me NUTS!

Thanks in advance for any help.

Bruce
 
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Thanks, but like every other application I've found, it's a Windows application, not mac unfortunately.

Microsoft also said .pst files would work as well by the way. But all those programs I've found are Windows as well.
 
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This is available in the App Store for $3. Don't know how well or if it works, but $3 is pretty cheap.
 
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Thanks so much again!

Unfortunately I don't see where this converts the files to the formats I need, .olm or .pst.
 
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Restoring / Migrating emails in .mbox file to an IMAP supported email provider

You can also restore your emails into your existing email account. IMAP is a very popular protocol used by most email providers like Gmail, Outlook, Hotmail, Yahoo, etc. In a sense, you can upload your archived emails back to the cloud.

You need to first add an IMAP account using the “+” Add button. Some popular email services are autoconfigured using the "Service" dropdown.
From that page.
 
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Oh I understand, but I have over 93,000 emails and hundreds of folders I need to keep in order. So putting them into IMAP isn't going to work. Thanks for all your ideas though.
 
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Why won't it work? If they are important to you, I'd think you'd be willing to open a dummy account, import the mbox to IMAP and then download to Outlook. Once in outlook, you can do whatever you want with them, then delete the IMAP account. It'll take a while with 93000 emails, but as I said, if they are important to you....

Go to the App Store and search for MBOX. There are twelve products there, a couple that claim to move MBOX to Outlook. I have no idea if they work or not. Some are not cheap.

Of course, if the emails are NOT important, then just drop the issue and move on.
 

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