This is the documentation for getmail version 4. Version 4 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 © 1998-2009 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 4
The current version of getmail 4 is 4.40.3. Changes since the last release are available in the file CHANGELOG .
getmail version 4.40.3 is currently available for download in the following formats:
This will work for anyone.
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 4 documentation
You can browse the version 4 documentation online below. The documentation is also included (in both HTML and plaintext format) with the software.
Table of Contents
- getmail documentation
- getmail configuration
- getmail troubleshooting
- getmail frequently-asked questions (FAQs)