Written By Shreyansh Gautam
Updated on February 14th, 2022
Summary: NSF (Notes Storage Facility) extension is a database file format used by the Lotus Notes, these days known as HCL Notes. But, if you are thinking, how do I open NSF files into Gmail? You must understand that there is no direct way to do so. In this technical post, we have discussed the simple method for opening your IBM Notes database files into Gmail.
NSF files is a standard database file format with extension .nsf is used as a saving format to store Lotus Notes mailboxes data like Emails, Contacts, Calendars, Tasks, Journals, etc. The structure of these files is based on REX-11. Thus sometimes, it would be tedious for the users to import NSF files into Gmail.
Gmail is a free and safe email service provider managed by Google. It ensures that your data is always secure and accessible. Via Gmail, you can send and receive emails, block spammers, generate an address book, and execute other basic email tasks. It provides you with an integrated calendar, contacts, photos, and bookmarks applications right within your account.
Here, I mentioned the reasons that insist users to open NSF files without HCL notes:
These are some reasons why you want to open NSF files on a different platform like Gmail. Does any question arise like how to open NSF file? Now, move towards the ways to open NSF files in Gmail instantly.
In order to transfer Lotus Notes emails to Gmail, users will have to disable the POP configuration in HCL Notes, and it will be a difficult task. There is also a direct solution available too, only the requirement is to migrate Lotus Notes into Outlook and then use the GAMMO tool to export NSF files into Gmail. Implement the following steps to-do-so perfectly:
Steps are easy-to-apply and allow users to convert and import Lotus Notes to Gmail via PST. Follow the steps given below carefully:
This method is simple and migrates Lotus Notes to Gmail effortlessly. To initiate the conversion, follow the steps below:
This step will provide the procedure to Import NSF to Gmail (present in Outlook as PST) via the GAMMO tool. Apply the steps to-do-so:
If the above solution does not work for you, you can opt with SysInfo NSF to Gmail Converter Tool and open your NSF files data into Gmail with ease. The software is competent enough to export single and multiple NSF files into Gmail at a time. In addition, you can also preview the mail along with their attachment files.
NSF is the data storage format of HCL Notes, and there is only a few applications that support NSF files. If you want to open an NSF file in Gmail, then you can perform the above methods. Even the manual solution is the right approach; the automated way is always suggested because of its hassle-free and easy steps.
About The Author:
As a content writer, I specialize in Email Migration, Data Recovery, Email Backup, and File Management. I have been writing professionally for two years now. There is so much information available in this field that I am intrigued by the newer technologies and techniques.
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