admin | October 24th, 2017 | IBM Lotus Notes
IBM Lotus Notes is a leading email client application among the user organizations. But irrespective of its popularity, a user may need to access NSF files without Lotus Notes environment. In such situations, one may need to export the NSF files to respective email client application file format. Mostly the user’s choice is to convert them into Outlook format.
User Note: The reason behind this solution is that the NSF files cannot be opened directly in MS Outlook. Therefore in order to access NSF file with Outlook, you need to perform the following conversion.
Hence, it is not wrong to say that a user is in the right position to view NSF file in Outlook i.e without Lotus Notes application.
Regardless of the free solution, it is highly suggested to use a direct professional tool to perform the NSF file conversion. This will prevent you all the trouble caused while using the free method of solution as it too has some defects. Therefore an NSF to PST converter tool is the apt choice in this matter. Moreover, some reasons justifying this solution are discussed below on the blog.
The free solutions involve the manual method to transfer NSF file in order to access them without Lotus Notes installation in the system. This involves a two-step procedure:
Now lets perform each step one by one.
Procedure to export NSF File to CSV format.
The procedure is completed and the NSF files are now stored in CSV file format at the desired location.
Procedure for importing CSV files to MS Outlook format.
Now, the CSV files are imported into Outlook at the desired folder. And now user can access NSF files with Outlook easily.
The manual method used to open NSF file without Lotus Notes may result in the various error. Some of them are discussed below.
In order to access NSF file with Outlook, refer to the free solution. But in case of a novice user, some difficulty can face during the procedure. In that case, you can use the professional tool mentioned earlier for easy and fast results.