Microsoft Outlook is the emailing client which is also a personal information manager. Microsoft Outlook was written in C++ and is a part of Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 is the current version for Windows and for Mac, it is Microsoft Office Outlook 2011. Other popular versions of Microsoft Outlook are Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2002, Outlook 2000, etc.
Microsoft Outlook can work as a stand-alone e-mail program. Whereas in an organization, where multiple users need to access mailboxes, meeting schedules, etc. Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SharePoint Server can be used.
Outlook is a fully-fledged E-mail client, with advanced attributes. Some very useful Outlook attributes are Calendar, Tasks, Journals, Contacts, Notes, and more. All these attributes are integrated into Outlook. By dragging and dropping an e-mail, the user can create a Note, Appointment, or Task. Using Outlook you can set Alerts for meetings and important tasks.
Outlook Calendar is a scheduling component for Outlook. It is synced with other components such as emails, contacts, etc to give users a one-stop shop for all their scheduling needs.
Outlook Tasks is a feature that allows users to create and manage to-do lists. The tasks can be checked as and when completed. This allows users to track progress and manage several tasks at once.
Outlook Journals allow users to track their performance and record tasks that would need follow-up. You can even pin documents or items to an entry and access it through your journal.
Just like an address book, Outlook contacts store names, emails, birthdays, and other information. It is used to save and organize information of personal and business contacts.
Outlook Notes is an electronic version of sticky notes and is used as so. You can jot down small reminders or pieces of information that you need to keep track of. You can then pin your notes to your desktop to ensure that you don't miss it.
A few features that make Outlook stand out are listed below-
With Outlook, it is possible to synchronize e-mails from other services like Gmail, Yahoo, etc. Microsoft Outlook stores all the E-mails, Calendar items, Contacts, and other Outlook attributes in a single storage folder file.
Your Outlook data can be stored in 2 different types of file formats-
PST- Personal Storage Table - They are normally used for archiving and backup purposes. PST files can be stored locally or online and do not support synchronization. For every user account, there is a separate .pst file in which all Outlook data, account settings, RSS feeds, etc. get stacked up.
OST- Offline Storage Table - It stores an offline copy of all your Outlook data on your computer and synchronizes your data everytime it connects.
How to Recover An Outlook 2000 Pst File Damaged Due to 2 GB Size Limit
Outlook 2000 has .pst file size limit of 2 GB. Once this limit exceeds, Outlook data might be missing because of corruption of PST file. If you are facing similar problem on Outlook 2000, Outlook 2003 or later versions, read the article and learn the easiest way to recover Microsoft Outlook data from the damaged PST file.
How to Recover Emails after Scanpst Error
Scanpst is Outlook’s Inbox repair tool, which repairs corrupt .pst files. If PST file is severely corrupt then Scanpst is inefficient to fix it. Under such cases Remo Repair Outlook (PST) comes handy. This Remo product can recover e-mails from erroneous Outlook.
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