There are 12 other file types using
the PST file extension!
.pst - Lahey Fortran paste buffer file
.pst - Ulead pattern image format
.pst - Yamaha pianist (solo piano) style
.pst - MIDI Studio preset file
.pst - Medbasin parameter file
.pst - Mastercam post processor file
.pst - LightWave 3D preset file
.pst - Autodesk Land Desktop pipeworks structural file
.pst - Autodesk structure library definition file
.pst - Autodesk structure library correlation file
.pst - Apple Logic plugin settings file
.pst - ProShow Producer template
PST file extension - Microsoft Outlook personal storage table
What is pst file? How to open pst files?
The pst file extension is associated with Microsoft Outlook, an email client and personal information manager, which is part of Microsoft Office, developed by Microsoft Corporation.
The pst files store e-mail messages and other data saved by the Outlook application. PST files contain all of users Outlook email folders, including the Inbox, Calendar, and Contacts.
The pst files are stored in Unicode file format and have a 20 GB limit in Microsoft Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007 and 50 GB limit in Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016. After the limit of PST file is exceeded, Outlook will not able to open PST file and you must split pst files or create new one.
The size of pst files can be customized in the Windows registry.
Unlike the full version of Outlook, free Outlook Express or Windows Live Mail does not use .pst files.
Mac OS X (macOS) users can also use the PST Import Tool for Entourage to import PST data into Entourage.
Path to pst file:
Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10:
Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Server 2003:
\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
Microsoft Exchange Server also uses Outook PST file format to store address book and other personal data about contacts.
The default software associated to pst file type:
Company or developer:
Microsoft Outlook is e-mail management tool and personal information manager distributed with Microsoft Office suite. Outlook integrates e-mail application, calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking in to one application.
Microsoft Outlook is used as a stand-alone application and also can work with Microsoft Exchange Server and SharePoint Server.
The predecessor of Outlook was called Schedule+. The newest version is called Outlook 2016.
Company or developer:
Microsoft Outlook for Mac is e-mail client and personal information manager distributed with Microsoft Office for Mac. Outlook for Mac contains email, calendar, address book, task list, note list managers in one application. Microsoft Outlook for Mac is a successor of Microsoft Entourage for Mac.
List of software applications associated to the .pst file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open pst file, edit pst file, convert pst file, view pst file, play pst file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the pst files.
- Open pst file
- Edit pst file
- Create pst file
- Import pst file
- Export pst file
- Recover pst file
- Others pst file
Software that open pst file - Microsoft Outlook personal storage table
Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open pst file action.