Entourage is a Mac desktop email client, released in October 2000 by Microsoft which was discontinued in the year 2010. It was replaced by Outlook for Macintosh in Microsoft Office for Mac 2011. Despite of its discontinuation six years ago, it still has a vast number of users across the globe till date. The reason being, it exhibits exceptionally advantageous features as a desktop email client, storing and managing data items in the default database file.
Due to its discontinuation, users faced several issues, one such thing is inaccessibility to store data such as emails, contacts, calendars, etc. Usually, this situation arises when there is some or the other kind of damage in the Entourage database file. And to regain access, it becomes necessary to repair and recover the corrupted Entourage ‘Database’ file. Here, Stellar Phoenix Entourage Repair, a third party software, would serve this purpose. Its specialized in repairing the damaged Entourage database file and extracting data items from within it.
Stellar Phoenix Entourage Repair Vs the In-built Database Repair Tool
The inbuilt ‘Database Repair Tool’ by Microsoft fails to rebuild Entourage database due to unknown severe damages in the file. Therefore, the need for an external repair tool arises. On the other hand, Stellar Phoenix Entourage Repair is a reliable software that repairs the damaged database file of Entourage quickly and easily.
Once repaired, all the items including emails, calendar, contacts, tasks and notes of the mailboxes that became inaccessible due to corruption issues gets restored. The recovered items are prompted to be saved in Entourage archive ‘.rge’ file format which can be directly imported to Entourage desktop email client. Or, the file containing all type of data items can be saved at a preferred location as ‘Main Identity.rge’.
Functionality of the Software
The software functions through three major steps – Select, Scan and Repair so as to repair the corrupt Entourage database file in a hassle free manner. Running the software is simple and straightforward and does not require any technical expertise to employ it. Follow the steps below to run the software:
Step 1: Run Stellar Phoenix Entourage Repair software by doing a double click on it, and then select the Entourage database file to start the repair process.
Step 2: The software then scans the damaged Entourage database file and allows you to preview the recoverable items (address book, calendar, notes, tasks, etc.) before processing the actual recovery.
Step 3: Finally, the damaged database file is repaired and all the data is saved to a location of preference, and then imported into Microsoft Entourage so that the data items can now be accessed.
Key Features & Benefits of the Software
The competent Entourage database repair software comes embedded with powerful features and benefits such as:
- Secure and easy recovery of corrupted Entourage ‘Database’ files
- Recovers all data types such as Emails, Address Books, Calendars, Notes and other data items
- Provides a preview of Entourage data before actually saving in an enhanced tree structure
- Provides a counter for Emails, Address book, Calendar, Notes and Tasks, and other data items
- Compatible with Microsoft Entourage first and last version, i.e. 2004 and 2008
- Supports Mac operating system OS X El Capitan 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, 10.5, and 10.4
- Offers saving data items of repaired Entourage database file into Outlook for Mac 2011 and Apple Mail
- The software is also compatible with Microsoft Office latest version 2016
System requirements are one of the many areas in which I found Stellar Phoenix Entourage Repair standing above other products in the same league. Its minimum system requirements make it easy for one to download, install, and run on any of the Mac machines.
Processor: Mac-Intel, Mac-Power PC (G4 or above)
OS: OS X EI Captain 10.11, Yosemite 10.10, Mavericks 10.9, Mountain Lion 10.8, Lion 10.7, Snow Leopard 10.6
Memory: 1 GB
Hard Disk: 40 MB of free space
Supports: Microsoft Outlook versions 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002, and 2000
Language which the software supports: English
The software comes with a user-friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) with easy-to-follow instructions. It’s working is simple and has no technicalities involved. Even a beginner or an intermediate can run it to repair any corrupted Entourage database file.
To test the software, I purposely corrupted one of the Entourage database files. Next, I downloaded and installed the demo version of Stellar Phoenix Entourage Repair software. Finally, the software guided me through step-wise instructions so as to repair the corrupted file.
In my opinion, this software has several advantages which I have stated below:
- It is simple to download, install and run.
- It achieves the result as promised.
- The result is obtained within a specified time and with high quality.
- Its remarkable features is repairing the damaged Entourage database files seamlessly.
- It requires minimal time for setup and is compatible with both versions of Entourage data files.
Users can opt for the trial version of the software to open, scan and preview the recoverable data items of their corrupted database files free of charge. Nevertheless, to save the recovered file, you need to register and activate the software.
For Mac OS X Lion 10.7, Mountain Lion 10.8, Mavericks 10.9, Yosemite 10.10 & EI Captain 10.11 Users:
For Mac OSX 10.6, 10.5 & 10.4 users:
As an independent reviewer of Stellar Phoenix Entourage Repair, I am impressed by the performance of the software. In my opinion, data is always a backbone of any organization or personal users; hence, there should be no second thought while opting for this software.