EML File Extension

E-Mail Message File Type

Extension .eml
Developer Microsoft
Popularity 5.0 (8 Votes)
Mime Type message/rfc822
Default Program Microsoft Outlook 365
Category Text Files
Format Text and Binary
Updated 6/1/2021


What is a EML File Extension?

EML file extension is created by Microsoft, also known as E-Mail Message. EML has been classified as Text Files. This file is saved in a binary or plain text format. If in a plain text format, you can open and render the contents of this file in a Text Editor. You can open EML files in Microsoft Outlook 365 program.

Free EML File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .EML (E-Mail Message) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to EML, merge, split and compare the EML files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.



EML Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the E-Mail Message .EML File Extensions while opening the .EML files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open EML Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for E-Mail Message on your system such as Microsoft Outlook 365.
  2. Associate default Microsoft Microsoft Outlook 365 program for *.eml (E-Mail Message) files.

    Associate EML Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.EML (e.g example.eml) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Microsoft Microsoft Outlook 365 program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .eml files.

    Associate EML Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.EML (e.g example.eml) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Microsoft Microsoft Outlook 365 program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Microsoft Outlook 365 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related EML File Extensions

EML default file extension is .EML and other similer related extensions are:



All Platform Software Programs for EML File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the EML files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open EML File on Windows

Software License Developer
Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET image. Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET 16.3.0 for Windows  Open aspose website. Commercial Aspose
Microsoft Edge image. Microsoft Edge 80 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer image. Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Freeware Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook image. Microsoft Outlook 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook Express image. Microsoft Outlook Express 6 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft
Mozilla Thunderbird image. Mozilla Thunderbird 24 for Windows  Open mozilla website. Freeware Mozilla

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen EML File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Microsoft Edge image. Microsoft Edge 80 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft
Apple Mail image. Apple Mail 8 for MacOs  Open apple website. Bundled Apple
Microsoft Outlook image. Microsoft Outlook 365 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook 365 image. Microsoft Outlook 365 000 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Free+ Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook Express image. Microsoft Outlook Express 6 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft
Mozilla Thunderbird image. Mozilla Thunderbird 24 for MacOs  Open mozilla website. Freeware Mozilla

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen EML file on Linux

Software License Developer
Mozilla Thunderbird image. Mozilla Thunderbird 24 for Linux  Open mozilla website. Freeware Mozilla

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen EML file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen EML file on iOS

Software License Developer
Microsoft Edge image. Microsoft Edge 80 for iOS  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen EML file on Android

Software License Developer
Microsoft Edge image. Microsoft Edge 80 for Android  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

EML file extension icon image.About EML - E-Mail Message

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Updated 6/1/2021




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