Before reaching the point of final decision regarding, which one is the best email client between Microsoft Outlook or Lotus Notes? One should know the basic differences between them, its pros and cons, its functionality, flexibility, maintenance cost, accessibility and of course the purpose behind the email facilities it is meant for and the other information that is necessary.Here in this article, I will give you a complete knowledge based on two major email clients which are widely used by the users: MS Outlook and Lotus Notes!
The basic differences between them are listed here in this article to understand them more clearly! Let's take a look-
Data Storage: MS Outlook stores its informative data in the PST format and Lotus Notes uses NSF format to store the data files.
Cost: Lotus Notes is quite expensive in terms of product maintenance. For this one has to purchase the Lotus application for mail hosting. But Outlook is absolutely free with Microsoft OS, maybe you need to install some application just to ensure complete account.
Supported Platform: Microsoft Outlook strongly supports 32 bits and 64 bits for windows. When we talk about Lotus Notes it supports Linux, Window 2003 and much more to be considered here.
User Interface: Outlook offers the interactive and user-friendly GUI, which is easy to understand and manage the users without any difficulty. But Lotus Notes is not providing you the clear and manageable interface. Little hard to work with its interface.Security: In terms of security Lotus Notes provides you the reliable application, you can even code your emails to restrict the unwanted accessibility. But Outlook is not offering secured application, it only provides you the mail filter options by which you can exclude the spam or junk mail from the main inbox.
Yes, you can switch your email client with the one you wanted as per your needs, also you can restore or recover your data files easily to the desired format by using the third party software. You now that MS Outlook stores its files in the PST format and Lotus Notes saves the file in the NSF format. You just need to convert your files in required format by using some reliable software's available in the market.
NSF to PST
This can be easily done with the help of the freeware Online tool which is available in the market in a bulk. As I have used NSF to PST Software by myself to convert the files, I will suggest you go for this software. It comes with the many interesting features like auto search, preview, deep scanning, date range filter etc.
PST to NSFOne of my friends has the software developed by SysInfoTools, to Convert PST to NSF in a smart way. This is built with an outstanding algorithm to recover the damaged, encrypt or corrupt files and convert it into a fresh desired formats. You can try this for the needed conversion.