How To View & Open Corrupt PST Files for Free

Want to know how to view & read specific emails and other data stored in your damaged or inaccessible PST files then here is a detailed manual guide on how to do this with the help of this software

Cigati PST File Viewer is one of the smartest online options to view, open and read Outlook PST files. The software has been designed to support Unicode, ANSI and corrupt PST files as well. Apart from this, the application let users to view their emails, Calendars, Contacts, Notes, Tasks and Journal entries and other mailbox items as well.

Key Features of Cigati PST File Viewer Tool

  • View & read PST files without Microsoft Outlook
  • Support viewing of corrupt or damaged PST files as well
  • Support ANSI and UNICODE PST files
  • Preview all your emails, calendars, attachments, contacts, journal entries, tasks and other mailbox items
  • Let users to create LOG files
  • Simple & easy to understand GUI
  • Support PST files created by any version of Microsoft Outlook
  • Runs smoothly on all versions of MS Windows OS

Updating the Software

There is no need to update the software as the tool has been designed in such a way that it gets updated automatically. However, if you want to know the details on various updates, you can check out our NEWS section.

How To View Your PST File Data After Corruption?

Here is a detailed guide on how you can open and view your Outlook PST data flawlessly


Step 01: Download & launch Cigati PST File Viewer Tool.

PST Viewer

Step 02: Now, click on Open on the top left corner of your screen as shown in the image.

PST File Viewer

Step 03: To select your PST files click on Browse.

pst file viewer

Step 04: Now browse and select the PST files from your system that you want to view and click on Open.

pst viewer

Step 05: Here, choose the recovery mode which best suits your corruption level: Standard Mode is for minimal corruption whereas Advanced & Deep mode is for major and severe corruption respectively.

PST File Viewer Tool

Step 06: Now click on Ok.

PST Viewer Tool

Step 07: Let the software scan all your data. And after the software shows you the following message, click on Ok.

PST Viewer

Step 08: Here, the software will provide you with all the data stored in the given PST files.

PST Viewer Screenshot

Step 09: You can easily click on them one by one and can preview them easily.

Installation & Uninstallation

Cigati PST File Viewer

  • New & enhanced GUI
  • Let users to preview PST files in its old hierarchy
  • Allow users to preview mailbox items as well

Demo Version

Try the demo version of Outlook Email Recovery Tool, which let users to preview all their Outlook contents including emails and their mailbox items. But to save the files in your system or in Outlook you have to purchase the full version.

Purchasing the Full Version

Done with the demo version? You can purchase the full version of this software and can avail the other benefits. The software licenses are distributed in three categories so choose the best suited license:

Single User

Single user license is the type of license which is suggested for one person / user to use the software for non-commercial purpose. The single user license or personal license is intended for home users and designed for non-commercial purpose only. Single license user can install the software on one or two systems at any given time.


The Administrator license has been designed for users who want to use the application in a corporate, business, academic or in a government environment. In layman terms, the given license has been designed to be used at multiple computers within a single geographical location. The Administrator license will be assigned in the organization name provided at the time of purchase.


The Technician license is intended for users / technicians and corporations who have clients or offices all around the world. The license will be issued under the organization’s name and can be used on multiple systems at multiple locations. The license in non-transferable and gives you permission of unlimited data recovery.

Software Support

For any technical assistance or queries shoot us your question at or you can even contact our software support team available 24x7 at your service.

User Interface

Cigati PST File Viewer Software has been designed with one of the most simple and easy to use interface. It has been developed in such a way that even a novice user can use this tool without any technical expertise.

software interface

The application contains Menus that let users to access various other features that the software is providing.


When you launch the software, you will find the below Menu options for the following features:

Open: The Open button has been designed to open and select PST files which you want to view.

Stop: Click on the Stop button to stop any given process running in the software.

Load: The Load button can be used to load snapshots of the entire scanning process.

Save: You may use this button to take & save the snapshots of your scanning process for later use.

Help: Click this button to open the user help guide.

About: This menu displays you the About section of the software.

Upgrade: The Upgrade button is helpful for users who are looking to upgrade the free PST File Viewer to PST Recovery Tool.