.EMLX File Extension

File Type:
Mail Message

Having trouble opening .emlx extension? Don't panic! This page explains what emlx files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open emlx files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a EMLX file?

Emlx file extension has Mail Message file type, developed by Apple, which is associated with the "text files" category.

Commonly created by Apple's Mac OS X Mail program, an individual e-mail message is saved as a text file, which that can be displayed in a text editor.

You can find .EMLX files by going to: “~user/Library/Mail/Mailboxes/[mailbox]/Messages/” folder, or “~user/Library/Mail/[account]/INBOX.mbox/Messages/” folder.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

emlx file icon
File Type:
Mail Message
Text Files

How to open EMLX file?

Double click the emlx file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .emlx extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the emlx extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the emlx file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open EMLX files

  • Windows Windows
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Apple Mail Apple Mail
    • View in a text editor View in a text editor
  • Android Android
    • Viewer for Android Viewer for Android

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the emlx file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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