JavaMail 1.6.2 Final Release

Bill Shannon

I'm happy to announce the final release of JavaMail 1.6.2!

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

The 1.6.2 release contains bug fixes and enhancements,
including the following significant change:

- Support loading protocol providers using ServiceLoader
- http proxy support should support authenticating to the proxy server

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