If you are a Microsoft user and Outlook is your emailing app then you must know that Outlook data file is very prone to corruptions. And if something like this happen you cannot open your profile and read the data present in it. In this situation you have to either repair the Outlook data file which could be either OST file or PST file. Usually MS Outlook with OST file come across such issues often; so let us talk about OST file here.

In order to repair the problem in OST file, Microsoft provides a free inbuilt utility also know as ScanOST. This tool is designed to scan and troubleshoot any issue present in an OST file. But this tool often fails to work when the corruption level is high.

In this circumstance, another way out is to convert OST into PST file format. In this way the OST file data will get migrated to a PST file which is healthy and safe to import in MS Outlook. In this way you will have all your OST file transferred in Outlook via PST file.

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When the built-in Scanpst.exe tool fails to repair a corrupted OST file, Shoviv OST to PST Converter emerges as a reliable alternative to restore your valuable Outlook data. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to open your OST file using Shoviv OST to PST Converter:


  1. Download and install Shoviv OST to PST Converter on your computer.
  2. Ensure that Microsoft Outlook is closed during the conversion process.


1. Launch Shoviv OST to PST Converter:

  • Open the Shoviv OST to PST Converter application.

2. Select the OST File:

  • Click on the "Add" button to browse and select the corrupted OST file you want to repair.

3. Choose the Conversion Mode:

  • Select the desired conversion mode:
  • Standard Mode: Suitable for most OST files with minor corruption.
  • Advanced Mode: Handles severely corrupted OST files.

4. Specify the Destination Folder:

  • Click on the "Browse" button to choose the location where you want to save the converted PST file.

5. Initiate the Conversion Process:

  • Click on the "Convert" button to start the conversion process. Shoviv OST to PST Converter will scan, repair, and convert the selected OST file to PST format.

6. Open Converted PST File in Outlook:

  • Once the conversion is complete, launch Microsoft Outlook.
  • Click on the "File" tab and select "Open".
  • Choose the converted PST file you just created and click "Open".

Your Outlook data should now be accessible from the converted PST file. Shoviv OST to PST Converter effectively repairs and converts corrupted OST files, ensuring that your valuable email data remains accessible and protected.

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