AgilityFramework.Imap 0.1.0-alpha

This is a prerelease version of AgilityFramework.Imap.
dotnet add package AgilityFramework.Imap --version 0.1.0-alpha                
NuGet\Install-Package AgilityFramework.Imap -Version 0.1.0-alpha                
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="AgilityFramework.Imap" Version="0.1.0-alpha" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add AgilityFramework.Imap --version 0.1.0-alpha                
#r "nuget: AgilityFramework.Imap, 0.1.0-alpha"                
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install AgilityFramework.Imap as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=AgilityFramework.Imap&version=0.1.0-alpha&prerelease

// Install AgilityFramework.Imap as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=AgilityFramework.Imap&version=0.1.0-alpha&prerelease                


This repository contains an easy-to-use and well-documented .NET assembly for communicating with and receiving electronic mail from an Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) server.

Note: This is a direct port of S22.Imap into .NET Standard.


You can get the latest package on Nuget.

Usage & Examples

Read smiley22's repository readme to learn more.


  • Supports IMAP IDLE notifications
  • Supports IMAP over SSL
  • API designed to be very easy to use
  • Allows selectively fetching parts of mail messages
  • Inherently thread-safe
  • Well documented with lots of example code
  • Robust MIME parser, tested with 100.000+ mails
  • Supports various authentication mechanisms (SCRAM-SHA-1, OAUTH2, NTLM among others)
  • Integrates well with existing System.Net.Mail infrastructure
  • Still supports .NET 3.5
  • Free to use in commercial and personal projects MIT license


Copyright © 2020 Gary Antier.

Original project S22.Imap copyright © 2012-2014 Torben Könke.

RIPEMD160Managed are based on System.Security.Cryptography.RIPEMD160 project.


This library is released under the MIT license.

Bug reports

Please send your bug reports to

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0.1.0-alpha 320 11/29/2020