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email python library

Project description


Python Library to read email from any email service. You can just dowload to yout python script folder or install it with pip. This library using Imaplib python to read email with IMAP protocol.


pip install --user maildesk
import maildesk

# imap_server = ""
# imap_port = 993
# smtp_server = ""
# smtp_port = 587
# imap_server = ""
# imap_port = 993
# smtp_server = ""
# smtp_port = 587
imap_server = ""
imap_port = 993
smtp_server = ""
smtp_port = 587

mail = maildesk.Client(imap_server,imap_port,smtp_server,smtp_port)

Complete list of functions


send email

mail.send_email('','subject','message body')

select folder


email ID

date =, 1, 1)

all_ids = mail.all_ids_since(date)
unread_ids = mail.unread_ids_since(date)
read_ids = mail.read_ids_since(date)
latest_id = mail.latest_id_since(date)
latest_unread_id = mail.latest_unread_id_since(date)
latest_read_id = mail.latest_read_id_since(date)

email content

date =, 1, 1)
id = mail.latest_unread_id_since(date)

email_message = mail.get_email(id)
print mail.mail_body(email_message)
print mail.mail_subject(email_message)
print mail.mail_from(email_message)
print mail.mail_to(email_message)
attachments = mail.mail_attachments(email_message)
for key,value in attachments.items():
    file_name = key
    file_bytes = value

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