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.NET Email API

Aspose.Email for .NET allows you to work with MIME messages, appointments, Microsoft Outlook® items, Outlook storage files, various clients & protocols (SMTP, POP3, IMAP, Exchange EWS, Exchange WebDav, Gmail, Thunderbird, Zimbra, IBM Notes & AMP HTML emails and more.

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Demos Source code for the live demos hosted at
Examples A collection of .NET examples that help you learn the product features.
Plugins Visual Studio Plugins related to Aspose.Email for .NET.

Email Creation, Conversion & Transactional API

  • Open or save emails in Microsoft Outlook & other formats.
  • Conversion of email files to various formats.
  • Parse, read & save MS Outlook emails, PST & OST files.
  • Comprehensive support for MIME messages.
  • Send & receive emails via POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange Server.
  • Send emails in bulk while performing mail merge via various types of data sources.
  • Send iCalendar compliant messages.
  • Consume and produce recurrence patterns in the iCalendar (RFC 2445) format.
  • Tools to verify email addresses, email syntax, email domain, mail server & MX records.
  • Extract objects from various mail storage formats as well as create email storage files from scratch.

Read & Write Email Formats

Microsoft Outlook: MSG, PST, OST, OFT

Read Email Formats

Mac Outlook: OLM

Platform Independence

Aspose.Email for .NET is implemented using Managed C# and can be used with any .NET based languages including C#, VB.NET, J# and so on. Aspose.Email for .NET can be integrated with any kind of application on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and Xamarin Platforms.

Get Started with Aspose.Email for .NET

Are you ready to give Aspose.Email for .NET a try? Simply execute Install-Package Aspose.Email from Package Manager Console in Visual Studio to fetch the NuGet package. If you already have Aspose.Email for .NET and want to upgrade the version, please execute Update-Package Aspose.Email to get the latest version.

Create an Email Message in MSG Format

// create an instance of the MailMessage class
var message = new MailMessage();
// set from, to, subject and body properties
message.From = "";
message.To = "";
message.Subject = "This is test message";
mamessageilMsg.Body = "This is test body";
// create an instance of the MapiMessage class and pass object of MailMessage as argument
var msg = MapiMessage.FromMailMessage(message);
// save file on disc
msg.Save(dir + "output.msg");

Send Bulk Emails via SMTP

// create SmtpClient as client and specify server, port, user name and password
SmtpClient client = new SmtpClient("", 25, "Username", "Password");

// create instances of MailMessage class and Specify To, From, Subject and Message
MailMessage message1 = new MailMessage("", "", "Subject1", "message1, how are you?");
MailMessage message2 = new MailMessage("", "", "Subject2", "message2, how are you?");
MailMessage message3 = new MailMessage("", "", "Subject3", "message3, how are you?");

// create an instance of MailMessageCollection class
MailMessageCollection manyMsg = new MailMessageCollection();

// send emails in bulk

Create an ICS Appointment via .NET

// create and initialize an instance of the Appointment class
var appointment = new Appointment(
	"Meeting Room 3 at Office Headquarters",// Location
	"Monthly Meeting",                      // Summary
	"Please confirm your availability.",    // Description
	new DateTime(2015, 2, 8, 13, 0, 0),     // Start date
	new DateTime(2015, 2, 8, 14, 0, 0),     // End date
	"",                      // Organizer
	"");                // Attendees

// save the appointment to disk in ICS format
appointment.Save("output.ics", AppointmentSaveFormat.Ics);

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