Got Your Back (GYB) is a command line tool for backing up your Gmail messages to your computer using Gmail's API over HTTPS.
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README.md

GYB

Got Your Back (GYB) is a command line tool for backing up your Gmail messages to your local computer. It uses Gmail's API over HTTPS.

Quick Start

Linux / MacOS

Open a terminal and run:

bash <(curl -s -S -L https://git.io/gyb-install)

this will download GYB, install it and start setup.

Windows

Download the MSI Installer from the GitHub Releases page. Install the MSI and you'll be prompted to setup GYB.

Downloads

You can download the current GYB release from the GitHub Releases page.

Documentation

The GYB documentation is hosted in the GitHub Wiki

Mailing List / Discussion group

The GYB mailing list / discussion group is hosted on Google Groups. You can join the list and interact via email, or just post from the web itself.

Author

GYB is maintained by Jay Lee. Please direct "how do I?" questions to Google Groups.