What file format when you download your Gmail & Yahoo emails?

Are you planning to download your email either from Gmail or Yahoo and wonder what format it will be when you download it.

Many times, email users have to download their emails and export them to a new email system or client.

But what file format is it download it to? In most cases, it’s called MBOX file.

An MBOX file is an email mailbox saved in a mail storage format used for organizing email messages in a single text file. It saves messages in a concatenated format where each message is stored after another, starting with the “From” header.

Other formats could be PST, EML, PDF and MSG.

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