Outlook manages all information of the user in PST file format and it includes emails, contacts, notes, journals, calendars and other information of the user.
In Outlook, ICS file contains various information such as events, calendars, journals, to-do-list etc. ICS is an extension used by iCalendar file to store the above information. It is a standard format that helps a user to create and manage a task.
There is a situation arises sometimes when a user needs to save calendars separately from Outlook. At that time, a user starts searching for the solution.
Approaches to export calendars from Outlook
There are two approaches which can be used by the user to secure calendars separately from Outlook –
- Manual method
- Third-party tool
Steps to export calendars from Outlook 2016
- Open Outlook application
- Go to the Calendar section
- Go to File tab > Save As
- Save the calendar entry, name it & click ok
Limitations with the manual process
The manual method is very easy but the main disadvantage of this method is it can export single calendar entry at a time. So, it becomes a tedious task for the user to export one by one if there are so many calendar entries.
Automates tool to export Outlook calendar to ICS format
You can use the Outlook Calendar Extractor Tool which is a safe and simple third-party tool including various features to execute the task. The software supports MS Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010 and others.
Outlook PST Extractor tool prime features
- A simplified and effective tool to provide safe results
- Save resultant ICS file at any destination path of user choice
- No issue of PST file size, allow small as well as big size PST
- Bulk export of calendars from Outlook
- No changes to the original files
- Smooth and accurate results are gained with the application
- A free demo version for testing the software and its working
Working of the software to export PST calendars to ICS format
The software has only a few steps easy working. You can follow the given step by step working.
Step 1. Download and Install the software
The first step is to download and install the software successfully into your system.
Step 2. Load PST file
Run the software and load PST file of any size from whom you want to transfer calendars.
Step 3. Choose Calendars Option
Choose Calendars option in the export options.
Step 4. Selection of Output destination
Provide a location where you want to save the calendars. Finally, place the mouse pointer to Process & Export Calendar.