S/MIME Library

A rock-solid component library for secure Email communications via S/MIME encryption and digital certificates. Sign and encrypt files, emails, and even newsgroup postings using X.509 digital certificates.

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S/MIME Library

Secure Email Components

IPWorks S/MIME is a comprehensive suite of components for Email encryption and document security. IPWorks S/MIME implements the S/MIME standard for encryption and decryption using Public Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS).

Complete S/MIME Solution

S/MIME enabled components for - SMTP, POP, IMAP, as well as Certificate Creation & Management, much more!

X.509 Certificate Creation

Become your own certificate authority. Advanced components for digital certificate creation, validation, and management.

Strong Encryption

Robust enterprise-class security with industry standard encryption using S/MIME and Digital Certificates.

Uniform & Extensible Design

Very easy to use, with a uniform, intuitive, and extensible design. Common component interfaces across platforms and technologies.

Fully Integrated Components

Native software components for any supported development technology - with no dependencies on external libraries.

Blazing Fast Performance

Based on an optimized asynchronous socket architecture that has been actively refined for over three decades.

Red Carpet Vol. 2 2024 Now Available

IPWorks 2024, SecureBlackbox 2024, Cloud Identity, DTLS, and more


The 2024 release of IPWorks, SecureBlackbox and more brings all-new capabilities and across-the-board enhancements to authentication, encryption, and performance. IPWorks features a new DTLS toolkit, a new CardDAV component, and more. SecureBlackbox sees major enhancements to PDF & XML signing. And we are pleased to introduce Cloud Identity, a simple, new toolkit for building SSO capabilities into web apps.

All new updates and components are available as part of the Red Carpet Subscription. Download IPWorks S/MIME or read the update highlights.

Product Features

IPWorks S/MIME includes a generic S/MIME component as well as S/MIME enabled versions of the IPWorks POP3, IMAP, SMTP, FileMailer and HTMLMailer components. Digital certificate creation, signing, and management features have also been included.

  • Support for the S/MIME v2 and S/MIME v3 standards for mail and document encryption.
  • Encrypt/decrypt, sign, and verify message signatures using S/MIME and digital certificates.
  • S/MIME enabled versions of all major Internet mail protocols.
  • Easily create HTML emails and include file attachments.
  • A complete unified framework with a common, easy-to-learn object model and simplified interfaces enable you to do more.
  • Advanced Digital Certificate capabilities allow you to create, sign, and manage X.509 Digital Certificates. Become your own certificate authority.
  • FIPS 140-2 compliant cryptography.
  • Licensed by the US Government for export (ECCN classification)
  • Components are thread-safe on critical members.
  • Fast, robust, reliable components that consume minimal resources.
  • Native development components for all supported platforms and technologies.
  • Rigorously tested, rock solid libraries that have undergone hundreds of thousands of hours of testing both internally by our QA team and externally through customer installations.
  • Detailed reference documentation, sample applications, fully-indexed help files, and an extensive online knowledge base.
  • Backed by multi-tier professional support, including free email support and enterprise-level paid support.

Supported Platforms

.NET

.NET Framework & Cross-platform Components

Based on a 100% C# codebase, with no dependencies on native code. The edition of choice for all .NET applications.

.NET

Cross-platform support for Windows, Linux, macOS and anywhere .NET is supported. Due to OS limitations, not all features are available on all operating systems. Native libraries are also available for individual platforms.

  • Fully-managed .NET components written in C#.
  • Support for .NET 8, .NET 7, .NET 6, .NET 5, .NET Core 3.1, and earlier.
  • Support for .NET Framework 2.0 - 4.8.
  • Works with Xamarin and MAUI via .NET 6.
  • .NET Standard 2.0 and 2.1 support.
  • Fully asynchronous API available.
  • Cross-platform support.
  • Support for Windows IoT.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Seamless integration with Visual Studio.
  • Extensive sample applications written in C#.


Java

Pure Java Classes (Java/J2EE)

Pure Java objects exposed through an intuitive API for portability across all major platforms.

Java
  • Pure Java Classes.
  • Includes an extensive library of samples written in pure Java.
  • J2EE version is optimized for sever side development.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including JBuilder, Eclipse, and IntelliJ.
  • Support for JDK version 1.7 and up.


C++

C++ Class Libraries (Windows / Linux / macOS)

C++ classes packaged in 32-bit & 64-bit Windows DLLs, and C++ libraries that can be compiled against many Unix flavors, including but not limited to Linux, Solaris, macOS, AIX, FreeBSD, etc. The edition of choice for C++ programming on any platform or C++ development technology.

C++
  • Windows 32-bit & 64-bit C++ class libraries (Windows DLLs).
  • C++ libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, macOS, etc.).
  • Dynamic library (dylib) for macOS development using Swift & Objective-C on Intel and Apple Silicon (ARM64).
  • C++ ARM Support.
  • Extensive library of sample applications and comprehensive documentation.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.


macOS

XCFramework for macOS and iOS development

Modern XCFrameworks for building high performance macOS and iOS applications with blazing connectivity capabilities.

macOS
  • Support for native Swift development (including Swift 5)
  • XCFramework packaging for macOS, iOS, iOS simulator, and Catalyst projects
  • Full support for Intel and Apple Silicon (ARM64)
  • Easy integration in XCode 13+
  • Simplified support for Objective-C projects
  • Extensive demo applications and comprehensive documentation


Swift

XCFramework for macOS and iOS development

Modern XCFrameworks for building high performance macOS and iOS applications with blazing connectivity capabilities.

Swift
  • Support for native Swift development (including Swift 5)
  • XCFramework packaging for macOS, iOS, iOS simulator, and Catalyst projects
  • Full support for Intel and Apple Silicon (ARM64)
  • Easy integration in XCode 13+
  • Extensive demo applications and comprehensive documentation


JavaScript

Pure JavaScript for Node.js, Electron and other Platforms

Pure JavaScript classes with no additional dependencies. Optimized for use in Node.js and Electron.

JavaScript
  • Pure JavaScript classes with no dependencies.
  • Support for all major Node.js versions.
  • Seamless integration with Visual Studio Code.
  • Optimized for performance.
  • Comprehensive product documentation with extensive sample applications.
  • Seamless integration with Electron.


Delphi

Delphi VCL Components

Native Delphi VCL components with no external dependencies. It features the same trustworthy components that come with other editions, available as native Delphi VCLs for real Delphi performance.

Delphi
  • Native Delphi VCL and FMX components.
  • Extensive Delphi sample applications.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Support for Lazarus IDE and Free Pascal.
  • Support for all Delphi versions between Delphi 6 and RAD Studio 12.
  • Support for Windows, Linux and macOS.


C++ Builder

C++ Builder VCL's

Native C++ Builder components, written in C++ and compiled with the C++ Builder compiler for blazing performance. The natural choice for C++ Builder programming.

C++ Builder
  • Native C++ Builder components.
  • Extensive C++ Builder sample applications.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • x86 and x64 platform support.
  • Support for all C++ Builder versions between C++ Builder 2009 and RAD Studio 12.


PHP

Cross-platform PHP Component Libraries

Cross-platform PHP component libraries / extensions for development on Windows, Unix, Linux, macOS, etc.

PHP
  • 32-bit & 64-bit PHP libraries (Windows DLLs).
  • PHP libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, macOS, etc..).
  • Support for PHP versions 5.2 through 8.3.
  • Extensive library of sample applications and comprehensive documentation.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.


Python

Python modules (Windows / Linux / macOS)

Python modules for Windows, Linux, and macOS available for use in Python 3.

Python
  • Python modules for Windows, Linux, and macOS.
  • Support for Python 3.
  • Comprehensive documentation.
  • Easy installation using PIP.
  • Extensive library of sample applications.


Android

Pure Java Beans, Optimized for Android

Highly optimized pure JavaBeans for integrating blazing connectivity into Android applications.

Android
  • Pure Java Beans Optimized for Android.
  • Includes an extensive library of sample applications written in pure Java.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Android Studio.


iOS

XCFramework for iOS development

Modern XCFrameworks for building high performance iOS applications with blazing connectivity capabilities.

iOS
  • Support for native Swift development (including Swift 5)
  • XCFramework packaging for macOS, iOS, iOS simulator, and Catalyst projects
  • Full support for Intel and Apple Silicon (ARM64)
  • Easy integration in XCode 13+
  • Simplified support for Objective-C projects
  • Extensive sample applications and comprehensive documentation


Qt

Qt Class Libraries (Windows / Linux / macOS)

High-performance Qt classes packaged in 32-bit & 64-bit Windows DLLs; and C++ libraries that can be compiled against Linux, macOS, FreeBSD, and more. The edition of choice for Qt development on any platform.

Qt
  • 32-bit & 64-bit C++ class libraries (Windows DLLs).
  • C++ Libraries for Unix (Linux, macOS, FreeBSD, etc.).
  • Support for Qt 4.8, Qt 5, and Qt 6.
  • Seamless integration with Qt Creator.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.


Linux

C++ Class Libraries (Unix / Linux)

C/C++ libraries that can be compiled against any Linux or Unix OS. The edition of choice for C++ programming on any platform or C++ development technology.

Linux
  • C/C++ Libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, macOS, etc..).
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Compilable source code for compilation on various Unix platforms.
  • Framework for macOS & iPhone development using Swift & Objective-C (Cocoa).
  • Extensive library of sample applications and comprehensive documentation.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.


Components for Secure Email

The following components are included in IPWorks S/MIME. Please note that due to platform limitations, not all components are available in all editions.

Included Samples

The following sample projects are installed with the product. Please download the trial to get started.

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