Many email programs and services allow downloading and/or saving email messages in a format called “.eml”. This format is very simple and very standard. These are plain text files that hold one email message per file and which contain the full message headers and full MIME-encoded message content.
While .eml is a widely used standard, old versions of Microsoft Outlook (before v2010) do not support it and that leaves many people wondering what to do with these files.
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