PMMail for OS/2

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Welcome to the home page of the PMMail for OS/2, an e-mail client for OS/2 and eComStation. PMMail for OS/2 is a product of VOICE.

By downloading and/or installing this software, you agree that VOICE, its Officers, associates, service providers and/or contractors make no warrantee for the software, express or implied, including that of merchantability, and shall not be held liable for any damages, including data loss, incidental or other damages for any reason.

Download PMMail for OS/2 version 3.25 (WarpIN format).

Frequently asked questions are listed in the PMMail FAQ.

New features of this release are listed in the Release Notes.

  Starting with version 3.25, PMMail is built with GCC 9.2.0 and requires
  libcx. To satisfy this requirement, you can use Arca Noae Package Manager
  (ANPM) or yum. The package to install is named libcx.
  In addition, PMMail now requires aspell, and aspell can also be installed
  by ANPM or yum. The PMMail Utility requires DrCtl. At the command line the
  additional requirements can be installed by:
     yum install libcx aspell-en DrCtl
  The following language dictionaries can be specified instead of aspell-en

Users may report problems using the Bugtracker link on on the left. You will have to request, then acknowledge, an account on the Bugtracker to make a report. Should you have any problems creating your account, please send an email to sysadmin at

PMMail uses several open-source programs to perform selected tasks. The source code for those programs is located here for bogofilter.

Thank you for your support, and enjoy helping to make the new PMMail a success!

The PMMail development team

About the project

PMMail has been a favorite email client of many OS/2-eCS users for quite some time. As the product appeared to be falling into a state of "maintenance mode" several members of VOICE began to enquire as to the possibility of purchasing the rights to the source code to renew development.

The result of this was that the members of VOICE voted to purchase the source for development. PMMail/2 is free to all VOICE members who were paid-up members as of December 31, 2006. The sale of PMMail/2 to others will involve VOICE membership plus $25. At this point no outside sales are intended.

ASpell packages

ASpell is an optional feature for PMMail to provide spell checking in several languages. Download the base file and one or more language files and put them in the same directory as the PMMail/2 WPI installer. Starting with PMMail version 3.24, you should use rpm/yum instead of these packages.

Base file for Aspell spell check package.

German language file for Aspell spell check package.

English language file for Aspell spell check package.

Spanish language file for Aspell spell check package.

French language file for Aspell spell check package.

Italian language file for Aspell spell check package.

Russian language file for Aspell spell check package.

Swedish language file for Aspell spell check package.

Latest news

Jul 2021

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.25 released; see above for link.

Mar 2020

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.24 released

Nov 2016

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.22 released

Jul 2016

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.21 released

Nov 2015

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.20 released

June 2014

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.15 released

May 2014

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.14 released

Oct 2013

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.12 released

Sept 2011

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.11 released

May 2011

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.10 released

February 2011

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.09 released

November 2010

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.08 released

June 2010

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.07 released

November 2009

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.06 released

August 2009

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.05 released.

April 2009

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.04 released.

January 2009

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.03 released.

September 2008

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.02 released.

July 2008

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.01 released.

March 2008

  • PMMail for OS/2 version 3.0 released.

January 2008

  • PMMail beta4 released to the general public.

November 2007

  • PMMail beta3 released to VOICE members.

August 2007

  • PMMail beta2 released to VOICE members.

May 2007

  • PMMail beta1 released to VOICE members.

April 2007

September 2006

  • Have something for the PMMail WishList?
  • Work on the new version has begun!


PMMail/2 allows limited usage until it is registered. The limitations are:

  • 1 account
  • 1 attachment per new message
  • Each message printed has a statement that this is a demonstration version of PMMail/2.

Migration Instructions

Please bear in mind that this is software; there may be bugs, omissions and/or the possibility of data loss. You must backup your existing mailstore and program dependent files before installation of PMMail/2. The installer has been designed to "copy, then convert" mailer data wherever possible.

It is not necessary to uninstall earlier betas before installing PMMail/2. It is OK to upgrade PMMail/2 version 3.x or a Beta 1, 2, 3 or 4 installation to PMMail/2 3.25.

* The new PMMail mailstore is not backward compatible with version 2.x. *

PMMail has a greater abundance of status indicators, specifically for Spam/NoSpam, Send Pending and Undeleteable. Flag storage required some changes and additional fields to the <folder.bag> file which breaks full compatibility with older versions. Those status indicators are lost when an older version, either OS/2 or windows, loads the mailstore.

The address book and filter file formats are unchanged (to date) and have no known incompatibilities.

Subscribe to the mailing list

To subscribe to the new PMMail/2 user list, see the Mail List link on the left, or you may send the following message to majormajor at

subscribe PMMail2User

The e-mail must be text only. HTML will not work.

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