Split PST Into Multiple Files Using PST Splitter Software

Personal Storage Table or PST is a file format used by the Microsoft Outlook to store all its emails, notes, tasks, calendars, etc. All the organizations and home users have a great importance of Outlook PST file, but there are some situations, in which PST file exceeds the limit of its maximum file size. All these situations lead to an inaccessibility of data and it becomes difficult for a user to manage the large size of PST file. As the file size of PST file exceeds its maximum limit, the chances of corruption in PST files also increase. Now, the question is how to overcome this oversize problem of PST files? One such solution is, to split PST into multiple files or folders. The PST Splitter is one such tool that divides large PST file into smaller parts in an efficient manner.

A Brief Introduction of Split PST

To split a large size PST file into smaller parts, PST Splitter application can be used by the users. PST file format supports two different formats based on the different Outlook version i.e. ANSI, which has file size limitation of 2GB and Unicode that has file size limitation of 20 GB. Therefore, this software supports both types of PST file format. A user can divide any type of large size PST file into small size files based on their file size. It can reduce Outlook mailbox size, contacts size, calendars size, etc. The major advantage of Split PST is, it helps in removing issues related to corruption of PST files. The tool supports MS Outlook 2013 and all below versions.

Different Versions A User Can Access

The Split PST software provides two versions for a downloading purpose that are mentioned below:

Demo Version

If the user first wants to understand the working of the software, they can select the demo version of the Split PST software. This is available completely free of cost. A user can download this version from the company official website and take the demo of its working. As it is a free version, it has some limitations as compared to licensed one. It splits only first 50 PST files, but a user can have a complete understanding of the software using this demo version.

Licensed Version

When a user get satisfied by the working of the demo version and have complete knowledge of the software, then a user can order the licensed version of the Split PST from the company’s official website. After purchasing license version a user can use this tool without any restriction. They are allowed to split PST file in any order and can split selective PST files also.

Important Features of the Split PST

Split Oversized PST Files

Split PST software allows users to divide a large or oversized PST file in small size. After splitting large size PST file, there is a no data loss in Outlook data file. It maintains all the meta properties of PST file such as from, Cc, To, Subject, etc.. It allows users to Split large PST file of any format (ANSI or Unicode) in a very efficient manner.

Remove Corruption Problem

The major disadvantage of not splitting a PST file is, it increase the chances of PST file corruption. After the users Split oversized PST to the required number of files using this tool, then the chances of corruption reduce to some extent.

Two Different MS Outlook Format Option

When a user starts the procedure of splitting PST file, He needs to select any of the two Outlook format option available. As it supports MS Outlook 2013 and below versions, a user with these Outlook versions can use this software. As a user select the Outlook version, this tool detects the type of PST format automatically.

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Split Archives file Option

With the help of Split PST, it becomes really easy to manage the archive files. It provides an option to split PST file into smaller parts by choosing any of the splitting options such as year, size, and date.

4 Different Options to Split

This software provides 4 different splitting ways to split Outlook data file, they are mentioned below:

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  • Split by size: A user can split the file based on their file size.
  • Split by folders: A user is allowed to reduce the Outlook folders size using this split PST by folder option.
  • Split by date: A user can reduce the size of PST file based on their date.
  • Split by Year: It allows to split the large size files by years also.

Pros

  • Supports both ANSI and Unicode PST format type.
  • Allows users, to split selective PST file.

Cons

  • MS Outlook Installation is necessary.
  • Corrupted files need to be recovered before splitting.

Conclusion

After testing the software and its quality, it is clear that PST Splitter is a productive tool. It supports both type of PST formats (ANSI and Unicode PST) and provides various different options to split PST files. The downside of the app is that it doesn’t recover corrupted files and it is not available for Mac.

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