Zimbra TGZ Converter – Zimbra Migration Mailbox to PST Outlook Database

Are you searching for an efficient Zimbra migration mailbox solution to Outlook or Exchange, then you must utilize Zimbra TGZ Converter. The following article will describe the complete procedure to migrate Zimbra TGZ mailboxes to PST file. But before that, get some information about Zimbra Desktop, its file format and migration problems and solutions.

Zimbra Desktop

Zimbra Desktop is a free desktop based email client that can be installed on multiple OS like Windows, Mac and Linux. Users can configure and manage their multiple user accounts (Gmail, YahooMail!, other POP3 and IMAP accounts) in single instance of this email client. Along with supporting emailing facilities, contacts management, calendar scheduling and other tasks, Zimbra 5.0 and above edition provides briefcase facility to its users. Briefcase is a storage area of Zimbra, where users can store, download documents and files from/into their local system and share them with other users. They can even store email attachments in briefcase by clicking on the “Briefcase” link, appearing next to the attachments. The file format supported by Zimbra is TGZ, which is a TAR archive file.

How Migrate Zimbra TGZ mailbox to Outlook?

Both Zimbra and Outlook support different file formats to save their data, where Zimbra supports TGZ, Outlook supports PST file. There is no manual technique which lets users to directly open TGZ file in Outlook. The only option left to them is to convert TGZ file in PST format and for that they need a third party conversion utility. Zimbra TGZ Converter is one such application that supports Zimbra migration mailbox to PST with complete efficiency. The software is easy to use for all types of users and no technical expertise is needed to use it. Convert single and multiple Zimbra mailboxes to PST in batch mode with this advance Zimbra to PST Converter which supports conversion of entire Zimbra mailbox items – emails, contacts, notes, calendars, briefcase etc. The advance application is capable to import Zimbra database to multiple applications like Outlook, MS Exchange Server, Office 365 and Google Apps. All other benefits offered by the software are :

  • Allows single as well as batch Zimba mailbox migration at once
  • Provides ease of use to even non-technical users
  • Supports unified conversion of entire Zimbra mailbox data – messages, address book, briefcase, calendars, tasks etc. into single PST file
  • Allows Zimbra migration mailbox to Outlook, Exchange, Office 365 and Google Apps
  • Maintains complete data accuracy during the conversion procedure
  • Saves Zimbra data in a newly generated Unicode PST file
  • Supports all Windows editions – 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and below editions 

Follow Easy Steps to Migrate Zimbra Mailbox to PST

For performing Zimbra migration mailbox to PST, you have to first save a backup of the Zimbra user profiles in TGZ format. To extract TGZ file from Zimbra Desktop, follow this simple process as explained below :

Open Zimbra Desktop. Go to Preferences >> Select Import/Export from the left pane. Click on Advance Settings, select the Data types that you want to save as TGZ file. Select the destination location to save the TGZ file and click OK button.

Unzip the TGZ file to extract folder having complete user account data.

Now follow these steps to convert extracted Zimbra TGZ mailbox data to PST

  • Now download Zimbra TGZ Converter
  • Select TGZ files using “Single Mailbox Migration” or “Multiple Mailboxes Migration” options
  • Check/uncheck “Delete Source Files during conversion” option, as per your requirements
  • Choose destination location to save output file and finally click on “Start Migration”


Zimbra TGZ Converter provides the optimum solution to convert Zimbra TGZ mailboxes to PST, which can be easily accessed in Outlook, Office 365, MS Exchange and Google Apps. To help users know more about the software working, its FREE demo edition is provided which converts the entire Zimbra mailbox to PST, but leaves the “DEMO” watermark. On complete satisfaction with the Free trial software and to get unrestricted migration of Zimbra TGZ mailbox to PST, they can opt for the licensed edition of the software.


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