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A cross-platform .NET library for IMAP, POP3, and SMTP
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What is MailKit?

It is a cross-platform mail client library built on top of MimeKit. The main goal of this project is to provide the .NET world with robust, fully featured and RFC-compliant SMTP, POP3, and IMAP client implementations.
MailKit is a tool in the Email API category of a tech stack.
MailKit is an open source tool with 6K GitHub stars and 803 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to MailKit's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses MailKit?


18 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MailKit.

MailKit Integrations

MailKit's Features

  • SASL Authentication
  • Supports S/MIME v3.2
  • Supports OpenPGP
  • Supports DKIM-Signatures
  • Supports ARC signatures
  • All API's that might block allow canellation via CancellationToken
  • All API's that perform I/O have async variants
  • Client-side sorting and threading of messages
  • Supports .NET 4.5, .NETStandard 1.3, .NETStandard 1.6, .NETStandard 2.0, Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.iOS, Windows Phone 8.1, and more

MailKit Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to MailKit?
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MailKit's Followers
16 developers follow MailKit to keep up with related blogs and decisions.