File Extension Library

.EMAIL File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Text and Binary

What are .EMAIL files and how to open them?

Can't open .EMAIL file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .EMAIL file.

What is a .EMAIL file extension?

.EMAIL file extension is created by Microsoft. .EMAIL has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .EMAIL file is Text and Binary.

.EMAIL is Outlook Express Email Message

An EMAIL file is an email message created with Microsoft Outlook Express, an email and news client bundled with Internet Explorer 4.0 to 6.0. It contains a message but may also store an email attachment, which is a file sent with the message.

You will most likely not come across an EMAIL file since the program (Microsoft Outlook Express) that uses the file has been discontinued. Also, EMAIL files are an an obscure alternative to the much more common .EML file. However, if you find the EML file and need to open it, you can use Microsoft Outlook Express. If you cannot find a copy of Outlook Express you can use a text editor to view the parts of the EML file that are stored in text.

List of all softwares that can open the Outlook Express Email Message
Microsoft Outlook Express

How to fix problems with .EMAIL files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .EMAIL files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .EMAIL file format
  2. You need to check the .EMAIL file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)