Packages and Binaries:

libpst-dev

Library for accessing data from Microsoft Outlook PST files.

This package include the files needed for developing with libpst, including the headers, static library and documentation.

Installed size: 2.58 MB
How to install: sudo apt install libpst-dev

  • libpst4

libpst4

Library for accessing data from Microsoft Outlook PST files.

This package include the libpst shared library used by applications.

Installed size: 220 KB
How to install: sudo apt install libpst4

  • libc6
  • zlib1g

pst-utils

This package contains tools based on libpst to read data from Microsoft Outlook PST files.

  • readpst - export data from PST files to a variety of formats, including mbox, MH and KMail. Other packages like mb2md are available for subsequent conversions to Maildir and other formats.
  • lspst - list data in PST files.
  • pst2ldif - extract contacts from a PST file and prepare them for input in LDAP
  • pst2dii - export data from PST files to Summation dii load file format

Installed size: 218 KB
How to install: sudo apt install pst-utils

  • libc6
  • libgcc-s1
  • libgd3
  • libglib2.0-0
  • libgsf-1-114
  • libpst4
  • libstdc++6
lspst

List PST (MS Outlook Personal Folders) file data

root@kali:~# lspst -h
lspst / LibPST v0.6.76
Little Endian implementation being used.
Usage: lspst [OPTIONS] {PST FILENAME}
OPTIONS:
	-d <filename> 	- Debug to file. This is a binary log. Use readlog to print it
	-l	- Print the date, CC and BCC fields of emails too (by default only the From and Subject)
	-f <date_format> 	- Select the date format in ctime format (by default "%F %T")
	-h	- Help. This screen
	-V	- Version. Display program version

nick2ldif

pst2dii

Extract email messages from an MS Outlook .pst file in DII load format

root@kali:~# pst2dii -h
pst2dii v0.6.76
Little Endian implementation being used.
Usage: pst2dii -f ttf-font-file [OPTIONS] {PST FILENAME}
	-f ttf-font-file  	- Set the font file
OPTIONS:
	-B bates-prefix   	- Set the bates prefix string
	-O dii-output-file	- Set the dii load file output filename
	-V                	- Version. Display program version
	-b bates-number   	- Set the starting bates sequence number
	-c bates-color    	- Specify the color of the bates stamps as 6 digit hex
	-d filename       	- Debug to file.
	-h                	- Help. This screen
	-o dirname        	- Output directory to write files to.

pst2ldif

Extract contacts from an MS Outlook .pst file in .ldif format

root@kali:~# pst2ldif -h
pst2ldif v0.6.76
Little Endian implementation being used.
Usage: pst2ldif [OPTIONS] {PST FILENAME}
OPTIONS:
	-V	- Version. Display program version
	-b ldapbase	- set the LDAP base value
	-c class	- set the class of the LDAP objects (may contain more than one)
	-d <filename>	- Debug to file.
	-h	- Help. This screen
	-l line	- extra line to insert in the LDIF file for each contact
	-o	- use old schema, default is new schema

readpst

Convert PST (MS Outlook Personal Folders) files to mbox and other formats

root@kali:~# readpst -h
ReadPST / LibPST v0.6.76
Little Endian implementation being used.
Usage: readpst [OPTIONS] {PST FILENAME}
OPTIONS:
	-V	- Version. Display program version
	-C charset	- character set for items with an unspecified character set
	-D	- Include deleted items in output
	-L <level> 	- Set debug level; 1=debug,2=info,3=warn.
	-M	- Write emails in the MH (rfc822) format
	-S	- Separate. Write emails in the separate format
	-a <attachment-extension-list>	- Discard any attachment without an extension on the list
	-b	- Don't save RTF-Body attachments
	-c[v|l]	- Set the Contact output mode. -cv = VCard, -cl = EMail list
	-d <filename> 	- Debug to file.
	-e	- As with -M, but include extensions on output files
	-h	- Help. This screen
	-j <integer>	- Number of parallel jobs to run
	-k	- KMail. Output in kmail format
	-m	- As with -e, but write .msg files also
	-o <dirname>	- Output directory to write files to. CWD is changed *after* opening pst file
	-q	- Quiet. Only print error messages
	-r	- Recursive. Output in a recursive format
	-t[eajc]	- Set the output type list. e = email, a = attachment, j = journal, c = contact
	-u	- Thunderbird mode. Write two extra .size and .type files
	-w	- Overwrite any output mbox files
	-8	- Output bodies in UTF-8, rather than original encoding, if UTF-8 version is available

Only one of -M -S -e -k -m -r should be specified

Updated on: 2021-Nov-26