We are pleased to announce the launch of Aspose.Email for C++. This extension to Aspose.Email Product family lets you work with Outlook and other popular message formats in native C++ without installing Microsoft Outlook. The API currently targets Windows OS, but we’ll soon provide the capability to use the API on Linux OS as well.

C++ Email API - Features

The initial launch of Aspose.Email for C++ includes several features supported by Aspose.Email for .NET. The API supports the following emailing features at present.

  • Working with several emailing file formats such as EML, EMLx, MSG and OFT
  • Conversion of email formats from one file format to another with additional MHTML and HTML message formats
  • Working with Outlook items such as
    • Messages
    • Contacts
    • Notes
    • Tasks
    • Calendar Items
    • Distribution Lists
  • Working with message attachments and embedded objects
  • Create and manipulate Outlook PST and OST file formats
  • Support for manipulating MAPI properties of Outlook items
  • Working with Voting options and priorities of messages
  • Manipulate Message headers
  • Support for TNEF file format

API Limitations

Aspose.Email for C++ has following limitations that make it different from other APIs of Aspose.Email Product family. These are:

  • The API doesn’t support communication protocols such as:
    • SMTP
    • POP3
    • IMAP
    • Exchange (WebDav as well as EWS)
  • No support for Thunderbird MBox file formats
  • It doesn’t support Message Encryption/Decryption
  • Support for conversion of MapiMessage to MailMessage is also not present
  • Receive notifications and Read Receipts
  • Creating TNEF emails form MSG files
  • Detecting message type is also not supported
  • Working with recurrences including EndAfterNoccurrences, WeeklyEndAfterNoccurrences, EndAfterNoccurrenceSelectMultipleDaysInweek, MonthlyEndAfterNoccurrences
  • Detecting Message as TNEF
  • Detecting Embedded message using Embedded flag
  • Remove Linked Resources at specific location
  • Rendering calendar events based on format templates
  • Deleting children items from folders of PST file
  • Changing message properties in PST’s Folder using ChangeMessages

API Resources

The following API resources can be of help to you in getting started with Aspose.Email API.