Over a million developers have joined DZone.

How to Convert Email Messages to EML, MSG & MHTM Formats in Android Apps

·

This technical tip shows how to convert email messages to another format using Aspose.Email for Android API. Aspose.Email API has made very easy to convert any message type to another format. To demonstrate the simplicity of this feature, this article shows how to load three different types of messages from disk and save them back in other formats. To modify an existing email message:

  • Create an instance of the MailMessage class.
  • Load the existing email message using the load() method exposed by the MailMessage class and specifying the correct MessageFormat.
  • Save the message to disk by using the save() method exposed by the MailMessage class and specifying the corr
//Load EML and Save to MSG and MHTML

public static void ConvertFromEML()
{
    // Base folder for reading and writing files
    String  strBaseFolder  = Environment.getExternalStorageDirectory().getPath();
    strBaseFolder = strBaseFolder + "/";

    //Initialize and Load an existing EML file by specifying the MessageFormat
    MailMessage msg = MailMessage.load(strBaseFolder + "AnEmail.eml", MessageFormat.getEml());

    //Save the Email message to disk by specifying the MSG and MHT MailMessageSaveType
    msg.save(strBaseFolder + "message.msg", MailMessageSaveType.getOutlookMessageFormat());
    msg.save(strBaseFolder + "message.mhtml", MailMessageSaveType.getMHtmlFormat());
}

//Load MSG and Save to EML and MHTML

public static void ConvertFromMSG()
{
    // Base folder for reading and writing files
    String  strBaseFolder  = Environment.getExternalStorageDirectory().getPath();
    strBaseFolder = strBaseFolder + "/";

    //Initialize and Load an existing MSG file by specifying the MessageFormat
    MailMessage msg = MailMessage.load(strBaseFolder + "AnEmail.msg", MessageFormat.getMsg());

    //Save the Email message to disk by specifying the EML and MHT MailMessageSaveType
    msg.save(strBaseFolder + "message.eml", MailMessageSaveType.getEmlFormat());
    msg.save(strBaseFolder + "message.mhtml", MailMessageSaveType.getMHtmlFormat());
}

//Load MHTML and Save as EML and MSG

public static void ConvertFromMHTML()
{
    // Base folder for reading and writing files
    String  strBaseFolder  = Environment.getExternalStorageDirectory().getPath();
    strBaseFolder = strBaseFolder + "/";

        //Initialize and Load an existing MHT file by specifying the MessageFormat
    MailMessage msg = MailMessage.load(strBaseFolder + "AnEmail.mhtml", MessageFormat.getMht());

    //Save the Email message to disk by specifying the EML and MSG MailMessageSaveType
    msg.save(strBaseFolder + "message.eml", MailMessageSaveType.getEmlFormat());
    msg.save(strBaseFolder + "message.msg", MailMessageSaveType.getOutlookMessageFormat());
}
Topics:

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

The best of DZone straight to your inbox.

SEE AN EXAMPLE
Please provide a valid email address.

Thanks for subscribing!

Awesome! Check your inbox to verify your email so you can start receiving the latest in tech news and resources.
Subscribe

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}