JavaMail 1.6.0 Final Release

Bill Shannon

I'm happy to announce the final release of JavaMail 1.6.0!

You'll find the release at the home of the JavaMail project:

The 1.6.0 release contains API improvements, bug fixes, and enhancements,
including the following significant changes:

- Use of Java generics in most APIs
- Support for internationalized email addresses (RFC 6530/6531/6532)
- Support for SMTP CHUNKING (RFC 3030)
- Support for connecting through web proxy servers

The API changes in JavaMail 1.6 are described here:

The full list of changes is here:

Please note the potential compatibility issues in this release:

You'll find the source code for this version in the git repository
and in the downloads section of this release:

Please send feedback to


The JavaMail Team