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EML file format

File extension
.eml
File category
Description
The EML is the recommended file format for e-mail messages stored by e-mail programs such as Mozilla Thunderbird or Microsoft Outlook. Also, it has files sent through email or e-mail attachment. However, these files are susceptible to attack from viruses and malware. Therefore, proper scanning should be done before opening the EML file. It should be noted, therefore, that EML files having strange names and present in different folders means the presence of Nimda worm.
Technical details
EML files were developed in compliance with the industry RFC 822 standard. Usually, the RFC standard is the standard format created for Arpa Internet text messages first introduced in August 1982. EML files come with ASCII text and can serve as headers and the body can be exported for storage and archiving.
Programs
File Viewer Plus (Microsoft)
Microsoft Outlook 2016 (Microsoft, Mac OS)
Microsoft Outlook Express (Microsoft)
Microsoft Mail (Microsoft)
Microsoft Internet Explorer (Microsoft)
Microsoft Windows Live Mail (Microsoft)
Mozilla Thunderbird (Microsoft, Mac OS, Linux)
Encryptomatic Message Viewer Lite (Microsoft)
Perion IncrediMail (Microsoft)
Mozilla SeaMonkey (Microsoft, Mac OS, Linux)
Aryson EML Converter (Microsoft, Mac OS)
Apple Mail (Mac OS)
Kupon.BG Klammer 3 (iOS)
File Viewer for Android (Android)
Developer
Microsoft
MIME type
message/rfc822