getmail documentation

This is the documentation for getmail version 5. Version 4/5 includes numerous changes from version 3.x; if you are using getmail version 3, please refer to the documentation included with that version of the software.

getmail is Copyright © 1998-2021 Charles Cazabon.

getmail is licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2 (only). If you wish to obtain a license to distribute getmail under other terms, or would like commercial support for getmail, please contact me directly.

Download getmail 5

The current version of getmail 5 is 5.16. Changes since the last release are available in the file CHANGELOG .

getmail version 5.16 is currently available for download in the following formats:

The last release of getmail version 3 is available for download in tarball format (getmail-3.2.5.tar.gz). and noarch RPM format (getmail-3.2.5-1.noarch.rpm). getmail 3 works with Python version 1.5.2 or later.

Previous releases are available for download in this directory.

getmail users' mailing list

There is a mailing list for getmail users to discuss technical issues, ask support questions, etc.

getmail announcements mailing list

There is also a low-volume announcements-only mailing list for getmail.

Browse getmail 5 documentation

You can browse the version 5 documentation online below. The documentation is also included (in both HTML and plaintext format) with the software.

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