Apple already provides a utility to make it easier for Windows users to ditch their platform and jump over to macOS. The company has now decided to more this feature more powerful. It’s going to ship an improved data migration tool with the upcoming macOS Mojave release so that Windows PC owners and transfer more data from their machines to their new Mac quickly and easily.
The improved Windows Migration Assistant will be able to transfer contacts, app accounts, emails, documents, and third-party app data from a PC to a Mac.
These improvements are part of the existing Migration Utility took that is already capable of transferring some data from a PC to a Mac. It could only do that for local data such as documents before. The improvements will enable the utility to even transfer data from third-party apps like Microsoft Outlook.
The updated Windows Migration Assistant is included in macOS Mojave 10.14 beta 6. The release notes clearly mention that the utility will be able to directly transfer entire accounts with the associated data from Windows to Mac versions of the third-party apps such as Outlook.
The upcoming release of macOS Mojave isn’t due until the fall this year so it’s going to be a while before this feature is deemed fit for public use.