What is an EML File?
An EML file is basically emails saving file, which is created using Outlook Express. Email attachment is also archived in this file. It highlights the significance preserving the original HTML format and headers of email messages. EML file is also utilized by other email clients such as Outlook, Thunderbird and Windows Live Mail.
How to read EML file:
EML file is an easy structured file format which can be opened in following manner.
Using Email Client
EML file, likewise other files can be opened in supported email clients. User can download and save emails with attachment in original format.
Convert EML to MHTML
MHTML is a format, which is used by Internet Explorer. EML file can be converted into MHTML file and then can be accessed through Internet Explorer. However, user is not allowed to download attachments.
Open as Plain Text
If above both methods don't work out, user can read the EML file in plain text. Though, entire content of EML file will appear with symbols and codes, but user can still make his/her way to read the content of the file. User has a disadvantage of not being able to see images and attachments.
Free EML Viewer
When above discussed all methods have run out, then free mail viewer is the only hope to open and view EML file. It is standalone utility, which does not need any email client installed on system. It displays entire content with the original format. It runs over high end. You can check and download. It can open EML files created using Outlook Express 6.0, 5.5, 5.0 and 4.0. It supports Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT, 95.