How to use the email address extractor to gather addresses from local files and folders
Using Email Address Collector to extract email addresses from local files
Email Address Collector helps you to easily extract email addresses from local files, including HTML, Excel, Word or PDF documents. Moreover, version 5 of Email Address Collector allows you to extract addresses from Office 2007 formatted documents.
To extract email addresses from files, you need to start Email Address Collector, then click on the "Local files & folders" tab from the left sided panel. The top panel will load your folder structure, allowing you to select a folder or a file to extract from.
Before beginning the address extraction process, you can choose to use filters. Practically, you can choose to extract email addresses only if they belong to specified domain names, only if the address contains certain words and so on. You can also exclude suspicious email addresses from the extraction list.
When the search and extraction job is performed, Email Address Collector will automatically eliminate all duplicates, displaying you a clean addresses list,ready to be used. You can save the list as an Excel table or you can export the email addresses as Contact items to your mail program (Office Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, etc).
If you need to extract email addresses from PDF files, please make sure that the PDF document is NOT encrypted. Also, Email Address Collector needs to download and install the PDF IFilter, in order to enable itself to extract from Adobe PDF documents.
Extract email addresses from Microsoft Office files, Adobe PDF documents and mailboxes of Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express and Mozilla Thunderbird;
Automatically eliminate duplicates and unwanted email addresses (robot-like addresses);
Easily export the collected email addresses to Outlook Contacts, Distribution Lists, Windows Address Book or CSV files.
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System Requirements: Microsoft Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 / Microsoft Office 2000, 2002 (XP), 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 / Outlook 2000, 2002 (XP), 2003, 2007.
Email Address Collector is an email extractor for Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Vista Windows Mail, Thunderbird, Microsoft DBX files, Windows Address Book, Outlook Contacts folders, HTML pages, DOC, XLS, PDF or other documents.