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Free PST Reader (Install)


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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 11/14/2016.

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Key Features of the Applications

  • Read and Open PST files without using Outlook
  • Gives you a proper view emails along with Attachments
  • Allows you to view contacts, journals, task, emails and other items.
  • Simple and easy to use program with extensive features to meet the user requirement
  • PST Viewer doesn't require Outlook to open .pst files
  • Support PST files generated from all version of Outlook

Free Outlook Viewer

You don't need to buy or purchase the tool, it is absolutely free program. You can easily download and install the software without investing a single penny. It is a free software to open PST file without Outlook

Preview Mails and Attachments

The exclusive feature of this PST Viewer software is that it provides an easy access to your all Outlook mail items. Even you can get a preview of attachments which are fixed with the mails in the same panel of the screen.

Operate Without Outlook

This tool is developed to explore PST files when Outlook is not installed. So you can make use of this software when you don't have Outlook installed or facing error while accessing PST file in MS Outlook

View all .pst Mail items

All in one PST Viewer tool which allows you to explore all items of .pst Outlook data files. You can view and read items such as contacts, task, journals, and other folders such as inbox, deleted items, sent items etc.

Open Password Protected PST

This tool is developed with powerful algorithms to provide user an accessibility to PST files which are password protected. This means that Outlook Viewer can readily open PST data files which are locked and ask for password to get access

Read corrupted PST files

PST Opener is the efficient tool designed to view PST files which are corrupted or damaged. Rather than going for expensive tools to recover it, you can easily explore and read PST files using this free ware application which requires no amount to be paid.

Supports both ANSI and UNICODE PST

Unicode format files are new PST files format generated by latest Outlook version such as 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 whereas, ANSI format is used by previous version of Outlook. This PST reader supports both Unicode and ANSI PST file formats

Impose no limitation on file size

In Outlook Viewer, there is no restriction imposed on size of PST file. Large size PST file can also be explore without any error. So, don't worry if you have heavy size PST files this software performs well even with large size PST files.

To install Free PST Reader (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install free-pst-reader

To upgrade Free PST Reader (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade free-pst-reader


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName= 'free-pst-reader'
    $softwareName = 'Free PST Reader*'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = '' 
    $checksum   = 'D47196DB378B0F2B1F1F781F3274FB8FFA911861C6465BF61DC4FA208FA7E466'
    $validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      fileType      = $installerType
      url           = $url
      validExitCodes= $validExitCodes
      silentArgs    = $silentArgs
      softwareName  = $softwareName
      checksum      = $checksum
      checksumType  = 'sha256' 
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs  

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