Tool to export email rules from Outlook to Gmail in XML, Text, CSV
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##Outlook Rules Export To Gmail##

  • Simple tool to export rules from Outlook and import them into Google Gmail as filters
  • Over 1500 downloads, Thank You!
  • Tested on Win7 64bit, Win8 64bit & Outlook 2007, 2010 and 2013
  • It also outputs rules in CSV to the command line so you can script it if you want
  • http://bcleary.github.com/outlook-gmail-rules-export/

##Download##

##System Requirements##

##Usage##

  • Run the tool from the command line;
    • OutlookRulesExport.exe example@example.com
    • This will create a rules.xml file in the current directory containing the rules
    • You might get a warning from outlook asking you to allow access, if so click ok.
  • Log into Gmail
  • Enable gmail filters import in Gmail * Setting -> Labs enable "Filter import/export" and click save changes
  • Backup your existing Gmail filters
    • Settings -> Filters -> "Select All" -> "Export"
  • Import the rules as Gmail filters * Settings -> Filters click "Import Filters" and import rules.xml * Importing existing filters into gmail is handled gracefully, no duplicate filters should be created, but its always a good idea to backup your filters

##Supported Rule Types##

  • The tool currently only works for the following types of rules (will add support for other types of rules as i need them or as requested)
    • Condition: "From Address" Actions: "Move-To-Folder | Copy-To-Folder"
    • Condition: "Subject Contains" Actions: "Move-To-Folder | Copy-To-Folder"
    • Condition: "Body Contains" Actions: "Move-To-Folder | Copy-To-Folder"

##Credits##