The JavaMail API provides a platform-independent and protocol-independent framework to build mail and messaging applications. The JavaMail API is available as an optional package for use with the Java SE platform and is also included in the Java EE platform.

What's New


April 3, 2013

The open source JavaMail project has moved to, where you can download the latest release binaries, sample code, source code, etc. The source code for the JavaMail API Reference Implementation is also available in the Mercurial repository at the JavaMail project on



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