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Welcome to getmail 6!

Welcome to getmail 6, a mail retriever with support for POP3, POP3-over-SSL, IMAP4, IMAP4-over-SSL, and SDPS mail accounts. It supports normal single-user mail accounts and multidrop (domain) mailboxes. getmail is written in Python, and licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2.

Getmail 6 is a fork of getmail v5.14 by Charles Cazabon with adaptations to work with Python 3 and newer. Getmail 6 is not supported nor sanctioned by getmail’s original author. Support for getmail 6 can be found on this website and by opening issues on our GitHub repository.

The latest release is available for download here.

getmail documentation

This is the documentation for getmail version 6.

getmail is Copyright © 1998-2019 by Charles Cazabon <charlesc-getmail @>
and © 2020-2021 by Roland Puntaier <roland.puntaier @>

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