Stellar Repair for Outlook is available in two versions, SOHO and Technician. Though few, differences do exist between the two. In short, Stellar Repair for Outlook Technician is an extended version of Stellar Repair for Outlook – Professional with more capabilities. Read on to know all the differences in detail. Nonetheless, before checking out the differences, know about the two in short so that it becomes easy to point out the differences!
About Stellar Repair for Outlook
Stellar Repair for Outlook is a software that is available in two versions: SOHO and Technician. It is a powerful software that repairs damaged Outlook PST file ranging from small to large size (even higher than 2 Gigabytes) and recovers all its mailbox data items, such as emails, contacts, calendar, tasks, notes and journals in a new usable PST file. Built with advanced technology, it repairs even severely damaged PST file and in three simple steps: Select, Scan and Save. Further, repairs encrypted PST file, recovers deleted mailbox data, i.e. data removed from the ‘Deleted Items’ folder, provides a preview of recoverable mailbox data items before saving, offers selective recovery of emails. It saves PST files at the desired location on the drive, network or external storage media maintains the original structure of the folders post recovery.
So, where lays the difference?
Differences: Stellar Repair for Outlook – Professional and Technician
The differences between SOHO and Technician version of Stellar Repair for Outlook software come at the time of saving the repaired PST file. While saving, the Technician version provides more as well as advanced saving options that the SOHO doesn’t. These are as follows:
- Provides an option to export the recovered mailbox data in Office 365
- Provides MBOX and DBX as file saving option
Next, the ‘Advanced Options’ that the Tech version provides to save are as follows:
- Save PST Normally (provided by SOHO version also)
- Compact and save PST
- Split and save PST
Users can check these from the ‘Save As’ dialog box of both the versions, the screenshots of which are displayed below:
Figure 1: ‘Save As’ dialog box of Stellar Repair for Outlook Professional
Figure 2: ‘Save As’ dialog box of Stellar Repair for Outlook Technician
‘Compact and save PST’ & ‘Split and save PST’ of Stellar Repair for Outlook Technician in Detail
1. Compact and save PST – With ‘Compact and save PST’, Stellar Repair for Outlook Technician compacts and saves Outlook PST file after repair. It can compact PST file in multiple ways. These are:
(i) Compress all attachments in a new PST file
(ii) Extract and save attachments to a folder (No interlinking is lost)
(iii) Extract, compress, and save attachments to a folder (No interlinking is lost)
(iv) Remove all attachments in new PST
To compress the PST file using any of these four ways, ‘Other Options’ are present selecting which users can permanently remove all data items from either the ‘Deleted Items’ or ‘Junk E-mail’ folder.
1. Split and save PST – Stellar Repair for Outlook Technician offers to split and save Outlook PST file after repair. This feature is useful to avoid PST file corruption that may result due to the increased PST file size or oversized PST file. The PST file can be split in three ways; wherein all three are focused on reducing PST file size. The splitting options are as follows:
(i) Split by Date
(ii) Spit by Mail Id
(iii) Split by Size
For a better understanding of the differences between Professional and Tech version of Stellar Repair for Outlook, look at the table below:
The conclusion is that Stellar Repair for Outlook Professional is a software that repairs damaged PST file and saves in PST, EML, MSG, RTF, PDF and HTML, whereas the Tech version repairs, splits and compresses PST file. Both the versions are capable of repairing large and severely damaged PSTs. Going forward, the latter provides additional file saving options: MBOX, DBX and Office 365. However, Stellar Repair for Outlook Technician is an extended and enhanced version of Stellar Repair for Outlook Professional. However, both are useful to users in different circumstances. With the differences known, users can easily decide as to which one to choose between the two based on requirement.
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