About

VMime is a powerful C++ class library for working with RFC-822 and MIME messages and Internet messaging services like IMAP, POP or SMTP.

With VMime you can parse, generate and modify messages, and also connect to store and transport services to receive or send messages over the Internet. The library offers all the features to build a complete mail client.

Key Features

Features Overview

Here are some of the numerous features supported by VMime:

  • RFC-2822 and multipart messages
  • aggregate documents and embedded objects
  • 8-bit MIME and encoded word extensions
  • full support for attachments
  • POP3, IMAP, SMTP, maildir and sendmail
  • SSL/TLS security layer and X.509 certificates (using either GNU TLS or OpenSSL)
  • SASL authentication (using GNU SASL)
  • Internationalized Email Support (RFC-6532)