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EML file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .eml file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .eml file?
  • What program do I need to open a .eml file?
  • How can the .eml file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .eml files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Microsoft Outlook Express E-Mail

Microsoft Outlook Express E-Mail .eml file icon
EML file is a Microsoft Internet Mail Message. This file format can be imported into almost all email programs (eg. Outlook, The Bat!, etc).
EML format description not yet available
Category: Document files
Application: Outlook Express
Mime-type: message/rfc822
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
EML aliases:
EML related links:
EML related extensions:
Microsoft Outlook E-Mail Message

Microsoft Internet News Message

cc:Mail Archive

Novell GroupWise Saved E-Mail

Microsoft Outlook Express v4 Mailbox

Microsoft Restricted Permission Message

Unix Mailbox

Microsoft Outlook Express Folder Database

Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Body

Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format

Other types of files may also use the .eml file extension.

🚫 The .eml file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

3ml, dml, el, ell, elm, em, emi, emk, emm, emo, emp, enl, fml, mel, ml

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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🔴 Can't open a .eml file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .eml file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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