Convert MSG to TXT

MSG is a file format used by Microsoft Outlook and Exchange to store email messages, contact, appointment, or other tasks. Such messages may contain one or more email fields, with the sender, recipient, subject, date, and message body, or contact information, appointment particulars, and one or more task specifications. The properties that constitute the Message object, including are also a part of the MSG file.

Steps to convert MSG to TXT in C#

GroupDocs.Conversion allows developers to convert the MSG file to TXT format in an easy and intuitive way just using a few lines of code as described below:

  • Create an instance of Converter class and pass source MSG file path as a constructor parameter. You may specify absolute or relative file path as per your requirements.
  • Create an instance of WordProcessingConvertOptions class and set Format property to GroupDocs.Conversion.FileTypes.WordProcessingFileType.Txt.
  • Call Converter class Convert method and pass the filename for the converted TXT file and the WordProcessingConvertOptions object from the previous step as parameters.
// Load the source MSG file
using (var converter = new GroupDocs.Conversion.Converter("sample.msg"))
{
    // Set the convert options for TXT format
   var options = new WordProcessingConvertOptions { Format = GroupDocs.Conversion.FileTypes.WordProcessingFileType.Txt };
    // Convert to TXT format
    converter.Convert("converted.txt", options);
}

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MSG to TXT Live Demo

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET provides an online MSG to TXT converter, which allows you to try it for free and check conversion quality and accuracy.

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