Extracting emails from MSG files to texts is not a quick routine, if not using special software. Forget about manual import of each MSG file in Microsoft Outlook and copy-pasting its content to TXT file. You can convert MSG to text in batches using Total Mail Converter. This program automatically exports the information from any number of MSG files to TXT and doesn't require your efforts. All you need to do is to specify source files and choose the format for export.
Total Mail Converter works with MSG and EML source files and is able to turn them into various formats. Among available text document formats are TXT, RTF, DOC, PDF.
You can also turn your messages into images or web pages. Each target format has its own settings. As for converting emails to text (TXT) no formatting options are required, you may setup only a few parameters:
You can choose what fields of original email to export. When you work with a lot of emails, it will be reasonable to convert MSG to text file named by a proper template. For instance, a TXT copy can be named as [subject]+[date] of original email. The standard version processes only attached emails or images. If you need to export attached documents and any other file types, use Total Mail Converter Pro. It features a lot of attachments processing modes:
As this is a batch MSG converter, you can set conversion parameters one for all original files, and do not repeat the same procedure for every source file. It is a big help for people who have no time for such things. All the emails will be converted to separate TXT file (one message per file). You are welcome to test this MSG text converter for free and then purchase a license. Trial version is valid for 30 days!