Read MS Outlook PST Files in C# .NET

PST (Personal Storage Table) is a storage file format that is used by different Microsoft programs such as MS Outlook, Exchange, and Windows Messaging. PST files are capable of storing messages, contacts, calendars, events, etc. In certain cases, you may need to parse a PST file and extract data from it programmatically. To achieve that, this article shows how to read MS Outlook PST files using C# .NET. Particularly, you will learn how to extract folders’ information, read emails and fetch contacts from a PST file.
March 25, 2022 · 3 min · Usman Aziz