Aspose.Email  for .NET

Bulk Report Generation in MBOX Format via C#

Generate email messages in bulk and add to MBOX file via .NET Email Library.

How to Generate MBOX based Reports Using C#

In order to create MBOX reports, we’ll use

Aspose.Email for .NET

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use report generation API for C# platform. Open


package manager, search for Aspose.Email and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.

<h3>Package Manager Console Command</h3>

PM> Install-Package Aspose.Email

Steps to Assemble MBOX via C#

  1. Create a template from MailMessage
  2. Add dynamic fields to Subject, To, From & HtmlBody fields
  3. Create a TemplateEngine using the MailMessage object
  4. Create data source and mapping to the template fields
  5. Create message in bulk using TemplateEngine.Instantiate method
  6. Save messages in MBOX format

System Requirements

Aspose.Email for .NET is supported on all major operating systems. Just make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with .NET Framework, .NET Core, and Xamarin Platforms
  • Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Aspose.Email for .NET referenced in your project

C# example code for MBOX message report generation

  • About Aspose.Email for .NET API

    Aspose.Email is a Microsoft Outlook and Thunderbird formats parsing solution. One can easily create, manipulate, convert email and storage formats such as MSG, EMLX, EML and MHT. Handling of email attachments, customization of message headers and implementation of different network protocols like POP3, IMAP & SMTP to send & receive emails is much easier. Its a standalone API and does not require Microsoft Outlook or any other software installation.

    Free App to Assemble MBOX

    Check our live demos to create MBOX files with following benefits.

      No need to download or setup anything
      No need to write or compile code
      Just upload MBOX file and hit the "Assemble" button
      Download the resultant MBOX file from the link

    MBOX What is MBOX File Format

    MBox file format is a generic term that represents a container for collection of electronic mail messages. The messages are stored inside the container along with their attachments. Messages from an entire folder are saved in a single database file and new messages are appended to the end of the file. Numerous applications and API provide support for MBox file format such as Apple Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird.

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    Other Supported Report Generation Formats

    Using C#, one can easily generate reports of multiple formats including.

    EML (Outlook Email Messages)
    MSG (Outlook & Exchange Format)
    OST (Offline Storage Files)
    PST (Outlook Personal Storage Files)