Export EMAIL to EPUB via .NET

.NET API to Render EMAIL to EPUB on Windows, macOS, and Linux without using Word or Outlook

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As a .NET developer, you may need to add EMAIL to EPUB conversion features to your applications. To do this, you can use the powerful file format manipulation APIs from Aspose.Total for .NET. Aspose.Email for .NET is a powerful API that can be used to convert EMAIL file format to HTML. After that, Aspose.Words for .NET can be used to render HTML to EPUB.

Aspose.Total for .NET is a suite of APIs that provides developers with a comprehensive set of tools for manipulating various file formats. It includes APIs for manipulating documents, images, emails, and other file formats. Aspose.Email for .NET is a powerful API that can be used to convert EMAIL file format to HTML. It supports a wide range of EMAIL file formats, including MSG, EML, EMLX, and MHT. It also supports various HTML features, such as tables, images, and hyperlinks.

After converting the EMAIL file format to HTML, Aspose.Words for .NET can be used to render HTML to EPUB. This API supports a wide range of HTML features, including tables, images, and hyperlinks. It also supports various EPUB features, such as page layout, fonts, and text formatting. It also supports various EPUB versions, such as EPUB 2.0 and EPUB 3.0.

By using Aspose.Total for .NET, you can easily add EMAIL to EPUB conversion features to your applications. Aspose.Email for .NET can be used to convert EMAIL file format to HTML, and Aspose.Words for .NET can be used to render HTML to EPUB. This powerful suite of APIs provides developers with a comprehensive set of tools for manipulating various file formats.

C# API to Convert EMAIL to EPUB

  1. Open EMAIL file using MailMessage class
  2. Convert EMAIL to HTML by using Save method
  3. Load HTML by using Document class
  4. Save the document to EPUB format using Save method and set Epub as SaveFormat

Get Started with .NET File Format APIs

Install from command line as nuget install Aspose.Total or via Package Manager Console of Visual Studio with Install-Package Aspose.Total.

Alternatively, get the offline MSI installer or DLLs in a ZIP file from downloads .

MailMessage message = MailMessage.Load("sourceFile.msg");
// save EMAIL as a HTML 
message.Save("HtmlOutput.html", SaveOptions.DefaultHtml);
// load HTML with an instance of Document
Document document = new Document("HtmlOutput.html");
// call save method while passing SaveFormat.Epub
document.Save("output.epub", SaveFormat.Epub); 

Parse EMAIL File via .NET

Before converting EMAIL to EPUB, if you want to make sure that you are converting the correct email, you can load EMAIL document, parse it and have a look at your desired property. By using MapiMessage class of Aspose.Email for .NET API, you can get sender and recipients information. For example, you can check for a specific sender email for the conversion by using SenderName property.

var outlookMessageFile = MapiMessage.FromFile("message.msg");
// check for SenderName 
if(outlookMessageFile.SenderName == "John"){
    //proceed with conversion process
}

Restrict EPUB Document Editing via .NET

While saving the document from EMAIL to EPUB, you might need to protect your output document. Sometimes you may need to limit the ability to edit a document and only allow certain actions with it. This can be useful to prevent other people from editing sensitive and confidential information in your document. Aspose.Words for .NET API, enables you to control the way you restrict the content using the ProtectionType enumeration parameter. You can set your document to read-only by using the following lines of code.

Document document = new Document("HtmlOutput.html");
// apply document protection and set protection password
doc.Protect(ProtectionType.ReadOnly, "password");
// call save method while passing SaveFormat.Epub
document.Save("output.epub", SaveFormat.Epub);  

Explore EMAIL Conversion Options with .NET

Convert MSG to BMP (Bitmap Image File)
Convert MSG to DOC (Microsoft Word Binary Format)
Convert MSG to DOCM (Microsoft Word 2007 Marco File)
Convert MSG to DOCX (Office 2007+ Word Document)
Convert MSG to DOT (Microsoft Word Template Files)
Convert MSG to DOTM (Microsoft Word 2007+ Template File)
Convert MSG to DOTX (Microsoft Word Template File)
Convert MSG to EMF (Enhanced Metafile Format)
Convert MSG to EPUB (Open eBook File)
Convert MSG to FLATOPC (Microsoft Word 2003 WordprocessingML)
Convert MSG to GIF (Graphical Interchange Format)
Convert MSG to PNG (Portable Network Graphic)
Convert MSG to JPEG (Joint Photographic Expert Group)
Convert MSG to MD (Markdown Language)
Convert MSG to ODT (OpenDocument Text File Format)
Convert MSG to OTT (OpenDocument Template)
Convert MSG to PCL (Printer Command Language)
Convert MSG to PDF (Portable Document Format)
Convert MSG to PNG (Portable Network Graphic)
Convert MSG to PS (PostScript File)
Convert MSG to RTF (Rich Text Format)
Convert MSG to SVG (Scalar Vector Graphics)
Convert MSG to TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)
Convert MSG to DOCX (Office 2007+ Word Document)
Convert MSG to WORDML (Microsoft Word 2003 WordprocessingML)
Convert MSG to XPS (XML Paper Specifications)

What is EMAIL File Format?

An email file adheres to a specific format that is recognized by email programs. It comprises a header section and a body section, separated by a blank line. The header contains essential information such as the sender’s email address, recipient’s email address, subject of the email, and the date and time it was sent. The body of the email contains the actual message being conveyed. Email files can exist in either plain text or HTML format. However, HTML emails have become more prevalent in recent times due to their ability to incorporate images and other formatting elements.

The header of an email file provides crucial metadata that aids in routing and organizing messages. It allows the email program to identify the sender, recipient, subject, and timestamp. The body section contains the content of the email, which may include text, images, hyperlinks, and other media elements. While plain text emails are simple and accessible across various devices and email clients, HTML emails offer more design flexibility and interactivity.

With the widespread usage of HTML emails, senders can create visually appealing and engaging messages. HTML emails allow for the inclusion of branding elements, formatting styles, and multimedia content, thereby enhancing the overall presentation and user experience.

What is EPUB File Format?

An EPUB file, also known as an Open eBook File, is a standardized format developed by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). It is based on XML (eXtensible Markup Language) and XHTML (eXtensible Hypertext Markup Language). EPUB files are designed for reading digital books and publications on various electronic devices such as e-readers, tablets, and smartphones.

EPUB files consist of three main components. The first component is the spine, which contains the main text of the book and defines the order in which the pages should be read. It provides the structural framework for the content.

The second component is the manifest, which serves as a catalog of all the files that make up the EPUB book. This includes the spine, cover image, table of contents, and any additional content. The manifest ensures that all the necessary files are properly linked and organized within the EPUB package.

The third component is the container, which stores the EPUB files in a compressed format. The container helps reduce file size and enables efficient distribution and storage of EPUB books.

EPUB files can be created using various software programs such as Adobe InDesign, Sigil, and Calibre. These tools provide authors and publishers with the ability to create, edit, and format EPUB books according to the specifications set by the IDPF. With EPUB being an open and widely adopted standard, readers can enjoy a seamless reading experience across different devices and platforms.