If you have to leave on a trip and there is a probability that you won't have access to Internet, and implicitly to your email account, then you can rely on Attachment2File for Outlook to save attachments to separate files on your computer or flash drive.
Attachment2File addresses all users that work frequently with Microsoft Outlook attachments. If you are working with large PST files, then this application may come in handy. With it, you can save or restore file attachments with only a few mouse clicks.
Given that the application supports IMAP and POP3 protocols, as well as Microsoft Exchange Client, then it is safe to say that it can work with the large majority of email accounts.
The interface of the software tool was designed with simplicity in mind and comprises only a few shortcut buttons. You can select where to save attachments by using the file browser from the left-hand upper corner of the main window. Also, you can switch between views, namely Select Folders and Settings.
Attachments can be saved to any location, replaced with links or removed from emails. One useful feature is that you can replace attachments with links that lead to your saved files, allowing you to have easy and quick access to their contents from within Outlook. Also, the replaced attachments can be recovered whenever you need to use them in their original form.
As far as settings are concerned, you can access blocked Outlook attachments by entering a list of file extensions separated by semicolons in order to unblock and save them to your computer.
Working with this program does not put a strain on your computer resources, in fact it runs at low memory and CPU capacity, so you can simultaneously use other applications.