What is OST file?
OST is called Offline Storage Table which gets created in Microsoft Outlook. This Offline folder allows the user to work even they are offline and the changes get synchronized with the Exchange server whenever they connect again. The OST file is useful because it permits user to work in the situation of server downtime.
Size of OST file:
In MS Outlook 2010 & Outlook 2013, the size limit of OST file is 50GB and the files are in Unicode format by default.
OST file Location:
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
Need of Tool to Open OST file:
If the user have orphan ost file that is not connected to any Exchange server environment, it will become inaccessible so you won�t be able to open and read the data inside it. This freeware OST viewer tool is highly recommended for the users who have orphaned ost file and want to read data inside it.
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There is no limitation on OST file size which can be opened and read. You can read multiple OST files of any size.
Yes, this OST reader tool is windows based tool. It is supported to Windows 10, 8 and all below versions.
Yes, OST viewer makes you read corrupted ost file, beside opening of corrupt ost it also recovers the corrupted data inside it.
No, there is no need to set up outlook and exchange server environment to use this OST file viewer. You can view ost file without Outlook.