Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Entourage and Outlook for Mac

Microsoft Entourage is Microsoft's email and claimed advice affairs for Mac OS X. While apparently agnate to Outlook, it is an absolutely altered application, and uses a different database architecture which cannot be alien or exported, admitting user abstracts can be alien and exported to and from addition different architecture alleged .rge (a array consisting of abounding alone files additional metadata). Entourage 2008, the accepted adaptation as of May 2010, has no abutment for .pst files, admitting there exists Microsoft's .pst acceptation apparatus for Entourage 2004; however, the apparatus could alone acceptation .pst files from Outlook for Mac 2001, and not any Windows versions. Entourage is actuality replaced by Outlook for Office 2011 for Intel Macs, which will be able to acceptation Outlook .pst files from Windows;12 however, abstracts will be stored as abounding alone files, rather than in a distinct database such as .pst or the Entourage database.

Outlook for Mac 2001, which runs beneath Mac OS 9 or the Mac OS X Classic Environment, connects alone to Exchange servers, and to this day is afterpiece to its Windows analogue than Entourage is. It works anon with 'Outlook 97-2002' .pst files, and can advisedly altering those files with Outlook for Windows, as contempo versions are still accordant with the earlier .pst format.

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