.MBX File Extension

Mailbox File

Files with the .mbx extension are Outlook Express Mailbox files. Outlook Express saves email messages in MBX format when users create messages. Most MBX files contain email data that can be read by hu...

General Information

Title MBX File Extension
Extension .mbx
Full Form Mailbox File
File Type Email Folder File
Developer Various
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store emails
Additional Functions Archive messages
Features Indexing, Storage

File Characteristics

Quality Text-based
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable With software

Use Cases

Email Archiving Yes
Data Migration Yes
Backup Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Data leakage
Best Practices Regular backups, Encryption

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Varies by client
Latest Version Varies by software

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .pst, .mbox, .eml

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Eudora Free, Paid Windows, Mac
Aid4Mail Paid Windows
Thunderbird Free Windows, Mac, Linux