Java Outlook API & Java Thunderbird API For Email Processing
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Aspose.Email for Java allows developers to focus on implementing their own business logic for managing emails without the necessity to know format specifications or network programming.
Aspose.Email for Java can create Outlook emails, parse emails or convert message formats such as MSG, EML, MBOX, PST, OST & MHT from within Java applications. The API can manipulate message contents, attachments, headers, and MAPI properties, and provides the capability to send and receive emails via a number of popular protocols. It allows to work with Outlook storage files such as Personal Storage Files PST and Offline Storage Files OST. You can list emails, extract emails, add or remove messages from storage files as per your application specifications. Java Email library also allows to work with Outlook contacts file (VCF). The overview of all features and their use with code samples you can find in our documentation
At a Glance
Overview of API.
- Create & Extract PST & OST files
- Manage Messages in PST
- Manage Contacts in PST
- Manage Calendar Items in PST
- Manage Tasks, Notes, Journals
- Creation of Distribution Lists
- Email Connection Protocols
- Supports SSL-enabled Servers
- Supports Connection Timeout
- Work with Gmail Contacts
- Work with Gmail Calendar
- Validate Addresses
- Validate Email Syntax
- Validate Email Domain
- Validate MX Records
- Create plain & HTML emails
- Load Variety Formats
- Interconvert Messages
- Support for Templates
- Alternative Message Bodies
- Manage Embedded Objects
- Manage Attachments
- Save Message as Draft
- Manage Headers
- Read & Write to Thunderbird Mail Storage
- Recurrence Patterns
- Create Appointment
- Export Appointment to ICS file
- Format Appointment text
- Read Appointment Info
- Send Appointment Request
Aspose.Email for Java only requires Java to work.
- JSP/JSF Application
- Desktop Application
Supported File Formats
Aspose.Email for Java supports most commonly used message & message storage formats and more document formats .
- Microsoft Outlook: MSG, PST, OST, OFT
- EML, EMLX, MBOX
- Virtual Card: VCF
- Calendar Format: ICS
- Web: HTML, MHTML
Advanced Email Processing API Features
Check out the documentation for the most popular features in Aspose.Email:
Inter-convert message formats with few lines of code
Create ICF & VCF v3.0 files
Read Emails in ascending or descending order
Create folder hierarchy in PST using string notation
Specify creation & modify dates for ICS
Configure SSL/TLS encryption on email client instances
Use HTTP proxy for email clients (SMTP, IMAP, POP3)
Convert Messages To Different Email Formats In Java
The Java Email library provides easy-to-use interfaces for the conversion to the supported message file formats. In order to perform a conversion, all you need to do is to load the source file in the API object model and call the save method with the required parameters. It is really that simple!
Emailing via SMTP, POP3 & IMAP
API enables to create and format messages, attach files and images as well as send them to email addresses via SMTP protocol. Another facility that API provides is logging into POP3 servers via user name & password. Via API's APOP authentication feature, it is easy to get the full message or just the headers, view mailbox size & message count, delete messages from the server and much more. IMAP protocol features allow the user of API to authenticate, create, select, remove, query folders, get and save messages and change message flags.
How to send an email using SMTP - Java
Calendar Objects Management
Aspose.Email iCalendar API enables to create, extract and save Outlook Calendar objects in various formats. It provides the capability to save as MSG or ICS documents as well as retrieve, send, update & cancel meeting requests via message sending protocols. How to manage iCalendar API you can learn from the Working with Appointments article.
Manage Message Storage Files
Aspose.Email for Java API allows managing Outlook storage formats. You can load PST & OST files from disk or a stream, get folder and sub-folder information from the message archive, retrieve message-specific details such as subject, sender, recipient and save messages to either a disk or a stream. For more detailed information visit the Working with Outlook Storage Files section in our documentation.
Apart from parsing an existing PST, the library also provides the means to create a PST file from scratch and add messages to any folder of it.
Create PST from scratch & add a message from file - Java
// create an instance of PersonalStorage PersonalStorage pst = PersonalStorage.create(dir + "archive.pst", 0); // create a folder at the root of PST pst.getRootFolder().addSubFolder("Inbox"); // add message to newly created folder pst.getRootFolder().getSubFolder("Inbox").addMessage(MapiMessage.fromFile(dir + "template.msg"));
Work With Contact Cards
Aspose.Email for Java allows to manipulate contact card files, also known as VCF or VCard which is a worldwide file format to store and exchange contacts cards. It can also process Outlook contact cards as well as Thunderbird VCards within Java apps. Using Aspose.Email for Java, you are able to send VCard or VCF files in email, attach VCF to your messages or extract them from emails. Also, you can exchange VCard (VCF) files in your own way. The API allows to edit, create and remove your contact cards. You can easily add contact cards support to your application.
Microsoft Office Automation – Not Needed
Aspose.Email for Java is built using managed code that does not need Microsoft Office or Microsoft Outlook to be installed on the machine to work with emails processing. It is a perfect Microsoft Outlook automation alternative in terms of features, security, scalability and speed. It's pretty easy to migrate from Office Automation to Aspose.