No, Outlook Express installation is not necessary, only you need DBX files and you would be able to perform the conversion.
Convert DBX to Thunderbird
The software facilitates to convert and view DBX files in Thunderbird. The software also has the facility for DBX to Thunderbird conversion in batch mode. Read More......
Convert DBX to Mac Mail
This solution would enable you to view DBX files in Mac Mail. Using this software you may convert the DBX files into the MBOX format and then import and open them in Mac Mail. Read More...........
Convert DBX to Entourage
This software would help you to instantly convert Outlook express DBX files into MBOX format. Once you have converted the DBX files into the MBOX format, you can easily import and view the DBX data in Entourage. Read More......
Convert Outlook Express to Evolution
Using this software you would instantly convert the Outlook Express mail files into the .mbox format which you can simply import into Evolution to view them. Read More.....
Preserves read/unread status on emails
The software also maintains the read and unread status on the emails. If the emails are not read, then they would carry the “unread status” even are the conversion from Outlook express DBX format to MBOX format.
Batch DBX File Conversion
This software allows collective conversion of files. You may select as many files as you have and get them converted at once into MBOX files. For this, you can add folder having multiple DBX files in it.
Preserves the original on-disk folder structure
The conversion would not affect the on-disk folder structure. After the conversion the folders are managed in exactly the same order as they were done previously.
Command line version
The Command line version ensures continuity of the conversion procedure. If there will be any interruption due to any possible reason, conversion procedure resume on its own with the help of command.
Restoration of meta-data
While converting the Outlook express emails this tool ensures the complete safety of the Meta details. So, you would have the emails converted with every Meta data (To, CC, Attachments, etc) intact.
Easy method for conversion
The method barely consist a couple of steps and you need to make few clicks to export complete data from DBX to MBOX. The user not only has a few easy instructions to follow, but as user-friendly a GUI to carry it all out with complete ease.
Compatible with Windows OS
This solution is wholly Windows based. It is designed as such befitting to run on any Windows edition, i.e. – 2000, 2002, XP, 2003, Vista, 2007, 8 and 8.1.