Converting MBX to MBOX formats

Doug Palmer doug at
Mon Feb 18 17:46:38 EST 2002

On 2002.02.18 15:56 Tomasz Ciolek wrote:

> > One exists as part of the imap-utils. It's called mbxcvt and can
> convert
> > from any recognised mailbox format to any other
> I would suggest using <insert script language of choice> to make a
> conversion program that uses IMAP API to read the file and thewn output
> to a file as MBOX.

This is more or less what mbxcvt does.

(As a side note, the IMAP software has a nice design. New mailbox formats
and access protocols can be plugged in using modular drivers.)

Doug Palmer   doug at

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