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Thursday, January 19, 2006

SMTP/POP3 free Email component for .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework


Gaurav Khanna has released its project called CSLMail, an SMTP/POP3 email component for .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework platforms.

CSLMail 2.0 is a free and feature rich .NET based email component, which supports the SMTP and POP3 protocols, completing the need to design a complete email client. Its comes with complete documentation and features include:

  • SMTP

    • Complete SMTP support for sending emails

    • SMTP Authentication supported

    • Attachments supported using BASE64 encoding

    • Return/Delivery Receipts, Email Priority, Plain-Text/Rich-Text emails supported

    • Custom email headers can be inserted

  • POP3

    • Support for automatic email parsing an presenting you with the various email sections

    • Support for getting the partial email content for showing the header information only (TOP command)

    • Allows you to automatically decode and save BASE64 encoded attachments

CSLMail also supports variety of platforms for desktop and compact device development:

  • .NET Framework 2.0

  • .NET Compact Framework 1.0 and 2.0

  • Windows CE 5.0

  • Pocket PC 2003 and SmartPhone 2003

  • Windows Mobile 5.0 based Pocket PC and SmartPhone

The tool is totally free and it's really interesting expecially because it covers all the .NET environments. Now you have the right tool to start building your own email client, expecially for the mobile-side...

SMTP/POP3 free Email component for .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework


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