Scanpst.exe is a Inbox Repair Tool for Microsoft Outlook .pst or .ost files. You can download scanpst.exe for Outlook 2016. The Scanpst app is available in every Outlook installation. You can find it in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office1X location, but if scanpst.exe missing you can download from our software hub.
An Outlook Data File (.pst) contains your messages and other Microsoft Outlook items and is saved on your computer POP accounts. You can use an .pst format to backup and export items from any type of email account. Most other account types, such as IMAP accounts, Office 365 accounts, Exchange accounts, and Outlook.com accounts use .ost file format (Offline Outlook Data File) that store a copy of your mailbox information on your local computer.
Inbox Repair Tool (Scanpst.exe) is tool that can fix common problems with Outlook .pst and .ost data files. If you have problems with for example opening Outlook 2016 or download new e-mail in Outlook 2013 its probably because the .pst or .ost file is corrupted and have some kinds of errors. Using the simple Scanpst.exe tool you will fix the data file and create a copy of the original .pst document.