What is OST file?
OST is called Offline Folder File which is 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 2016, 2014 & Outlook 2010, the size limit of OST file is 50GB and the files are in Unicode format by default. If the file size get exceeded by its limit, it can be needed to crop it into multiple files for easily managing.
OST file Location:
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
Need of Tool to Split Outlook OST file:
Watch the working of OST file Splitter tool to get preview of all items.
No, to separate OST files using this tool, you must have to install Outlook in your system.
Yes, the OST file splitter before trimming the file, it will repair the corrupted OST file.
There is no size limitation on OST file for splitting it by using this utility. User can trim Ost file by date, size, year, folder of large OST file.