Open Source C++ Library to Create & Manage Email Messages

Free C++ API for Generating Emails & supports MIME format as well as SMTP, POP3 and IMAP protocols. It allows message receiving, searching, getting mailbox statistics, managing folders, and more.

Mailio is a very powerful C++ library that enables software developers to work with email messages using C++ commands. The library is very easy to handle and can be used on multiple platforms. It is a C++ library for MIME format and fully supports SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols. The library supports recognition of different media types, including MIME messages embedded within another message. The MIME message supports the most common headers recognition such as subject, recipients, content type, and more.

The library is very flexible and can be easily used on popular platforms like Linux, MacOS, Microsoft Windows, and more. POP3 is one of the most recent versions of a standard protocol for receiving e-mail. The Mailio has implemented POP3 supports message receiving and removal, getting mailbox statistics with plain and SSL (including START TLS) versions. The library has also implemented IMAP with message receiving, removal and search, getting mailbox statistics, managing folders, and more.

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Getting Started with Mailio 

The easiest way to install Mailio is via CMake. From the terminal go into the directory where the library is downloaded, and execute, the following command.

install Mailio via CMake

mkdir build
cd ./build
cmake ..
make install

Create & Send Emails via C++ Library

The Open Source Mailio library allows computer programmers to create and send email messages with just a couple of lines of C++ code. For email sending, you need to create a message object and set its attributes such as author, recipient, subject, and more. Once everything is ready, you need to create an SMTP connection to send the message over it. To receive an email message, the message object can be used to store the received message with just a couple of lines of code.

Attach Documents or Images to Emails via C++

The Open Source Mailio library has provided complete functionality for handling email attachments using C++ commands. You can easily select a file or multiple files and attach it to the email message. The library allows to easily attaching popular documents like PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel Images, and many more. You can also easily fetch attachments and store them to the place of your choice on the disk. It is also possible to delete a selected attachment or modify it with a new one.

Searching Email Messages using C++

The Free Mailio library gives software developers the power to search email messages with just a couple of lines of C++ code. First, you need to provide the correct credentials for connecting with IMAP server. After that, you can search email messages by providing the message title, message date, sender name, and many more.  The library will display all the message related to your query and will display it as list.