Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook
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4.0 / 5 (47 votes)

1. Main Features

  • Quickly view your schedule, appointments, tasks, or contacts with the Peek feature
  • Keep tabs on your social media in one place with Facebook and LinkedIn integration
  • Search all of your emails, attachments, appointments, and contacts with Improved Search
  • Check the weather forecast with the built-in Weather Bar

2. Software Overview

Microsoft Outlook is an email client and personal information manager for Windows and macOS. It is available as part of Microsoft Office but can also be purchased by itself. A mobile version is bundled with Windows Phone, and it is also available for Android and iOS.

Outlook has many features that help you keep track of your contacts and schedule. It has filters and Context Commands that allow you to filter your calendar and intuitively sort your email. You can integrate multiple contacts into a single view to see each contact's information and social media status.

The program allows you to sync your information with mobile devices and Internet services so that you can access your calendar and email anywhere. You can also share your calendar with other people and send meeting requests.

Microsoft Outlook is commonly used in business environments because it supports Microsoft Exchange Server. It is a good calendar tool and email client for both professional and home users.

3. Supported File Types

Primary file extension:
.MSG - Outlook Message Item File
Other file extensions used by Microsoft Outlook:
# File Extension Name
1 .BCM Business Contact Manager File
2 .BCMX Business Contact Manager Customization
3 .CLX Ceelox SecureMail Secure Message
4 .CVR Microsoft Crash Report File
5 .DAT Exchange E-mail Attachment
6 .DICPROOF Microsoft Dictionary Proofing File
7 .ECF Outlook Add-in
8 .EML E-Mail Message
9 .FFA Find Fast Status File
10 .FFL Find Fast Document List
11 .FFO Find Fast Document Properties Cache
12 .FFX Microsoft Find Fast Index
13 .GXK Galaxkey Secured File
14 .HOL Outlook Holidays File
15 .IAF Outlook Internet Account File
16 .ICALENDAR iCalendar File
17 .ICS Calendar File
18 .KFL Outlook Known Feed List
19 .KMR KnowledgeMill Link File
20 .MIM Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Message File
21 .MIME Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extension
22 .MMF Microsoft Message File
23 .MS-TNEF MS Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format
24 .MSG Outlook Message Item File
25 .MSG Outlook Mail Message
26 .MSO Inline E-mail Attachment
27 .NK2 Outlook 2002 Nickname File
28 .NST Outlook Connector for Notes File
29 .OAB Offline Address Book
30 .OBI Outlook RSS Subscription File
31 .OFT Outlook File Template
32 .OLK Outlook Address Book File
33 .OLK14CONTACT Outlook Contact File
34 .OLK14EVENT Outlook Calendar Event File
35 .OLK14PREF Outlook Preferences File
36 .OLK14TASK Outlook Task File
37 .OSS Microsoft Outlook Saved Search File
38 .OST Outlook Offline Data File
39 .OTM Outlook Macro File
40 .P10 Certificate Request File
41 .P7R Certificate Request Response File
42 .P7S Digitally Signed Email Message
43 .P7Z S/MIME Compressed Email Message
44 .PAB Personal Address Book
45 .PRF Outlook Profile File
46 .PST Outlook Personal Information Store File
47 .PWI Pocket Word Document
48 .RPMSG Outlook Restricted Permission Message
49 .RWZ Outlook Rules Wizard File
50 .SIG Signature File
51 .SRS Outlook Send/Receive Settings File
52 .TNEF Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format
53 .VCF vCard File
54 .VCS vCalendar Event File
55 .WAB Windows Address Book
56 .XML.KFL Microsoft Outlook Known Feed List
57 .ZDB Zimbra Database File

Updated: November 7, 2020

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