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Questions tagged [email-client]

Use this tag when seeking recommendations for email clients. An email client is any program used to view email.

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Email client that supports Markdown?

I somewhat like (read: am in love with) Stack Exchange's implementation of markdown. In fact, I often try to use it when writing emails. Much to my disappointment, this never works. Is there an OS X ...
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Is there a good email client that runs on both Windows and Linux?

I'm looking for the following features: Has a track record of several years GUI access to email messages/threads/groups GUI access to calender and meetings. Stores email messages as separate files in ...
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Desktop email client alternative to Thunderbird

I use multiple email accounts with a volume of +100 emails a day, and web clients like gmail don't cut it for me, I need a desktop client to work. Thunderbird however just crawls, I've tried a million ...
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Open-Source Webmail Client Alternative to Gmail

In an interest to move my personal data away from the hands of corporations, I am looking to close my gmail account and start using a self-hosted solution; however, I currently use the web front-end ...
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Client for reading several big mailing lists

I’m using Thunderbird for all my emails. I want to keep using it for regular emails, but I’d like to use a different tool for reading mailing lists. I’ll save almost all mailing list mails, so it ...
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Software to search Yahoo mail

Last release of Yahoo Mail's web interface seems to have nearly broken their search (half the time, the search results are unresponsive or exibit various buggy behavior). I'm looking for software ...
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A good alternative to Opera 12.17? (with web browsing and native email client)

I am a long time Opera user, and in particular I really enjoyed the integrated mail client. I have managed to successfully migrate all my emails to the "Opera Mail" standalone client released just ...
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Email client to handle gigabytes of mail efficiently

I have a habit of never deleting an old mail (which proved useful many times over the years), I keep a busy digital life, and I am involved in many Web projects which involve receiving lots of email. ...
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Integrated addressbook/email client

I need a single app that replaces both the functionality of Apple Mail and Address Book/Contacts. Or I need a brower extension that integrates Gmail/Contacts. I run OSX but I'm open to alternatives, ...
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E-mail client with focus on managing multiple accounts

I am seeking, for Windows 7, an e-mail client that allows the user to painlessly use many e-mail addresses (possibly from different domains). I have seen a couple similar questions, but I have a few ...
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Online IMAP client with Gmail support?

I swear I tried looking everywhere and I can't find anything like this. I am trying to find an online webmail app, which would let me connect several accounts and check them in one place - pretty much ...
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Which Windows IMAP client should I use for plain-text emailing?

At my job we have switched from Lotus Notes to Office 365, which is an improvement, but being used to Gmail I'm not perfectly happy using Outlook or the Outlook web app. I am looking for a Windows ...
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Free webmail server application to monitor multiple IMAP accounts

I'm looking for a free webmail application that runs on a web server with support for multiple IMAP accounts. The webmail solutions I found out there like WebmailLite and Roundcube don't offer ...
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Lightweight Email Client for OS X

Are there any good lightweight email clients for OS X Features I'm looking for: Under 50MB of disk space used by core application Support multiple accounts/inboxes Runs in background Uses very ...
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Alternative for Gmail Android app, providing more flexible offline capabilities

The most problematic aspect of Gmail Android app for me is it's poor offline management capabilities. For example, I can choose what labels I want to synchronize, but the synchronization period is ...
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Two-person approval email system

I'm currently in a position where there are two of us, and neither of us should be able to send an email from a joint account without the explicit approval of both of us. Ideally, I'm looking for ...
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Email Client: UNIX-Style, script-able, fully featured Linux

Problem: Unified clients (Thunderbird, claws-mail, so on and so forth) are clumsy to setup, imposible to script, have poor addressbook systems, and send mail weirdly. Also, they don't use my text ...
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Email client that handles arbitrary addresses

I have a number of email accounts, including a Gmail account, a university alumni account (IMAP), a work account (Microsoft Exchange), and addresses at my personal domain. In particular, for my ...
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Desktop e-mail client with hierarchical labels and “conversations” (threads)

I'm looking for a desktop offline e-mail client for Linux (or Haiku) which supports: A hierarchy of labels (like in GMail). An e-mail can belong to multiple labels (traditionally it is filed in a ...
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Email program for Mac OS X supporting GMail's inbox categories (Primary, Updates, etc.)?

GMail has inbox categories such as Primary/Updates/Promotions. Is there a Mac email program which splits mail by these, e.g. letting you see only the Primary category?
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Modern alternatives to Mutt

I'm after suggestions about "better" mail clients than Mutt, principally for FOSS dev. My baseline is Mutt because I used it before and it basically does what I expect, but I'm not sure whether more ...
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Synchronizable E-Mail Client

I need an e-mail client, such as ThunderBird, but with sync option. By syncing, I mean syncing everything, such as read/unread mails, tags, tagged conversations, sent mails etc. I have a desktop ...
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Any cross-platform email client?

I have been searching for a good cross-platform email client for a really long time. Here are my requirements and a few shortcomings of popular clients. Requirements: At least available on Android, ...
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A desktop e-mail client for multiple accounts

Currently, I have 3 different mails (2 private and 1 for work) and I have 3 browsers open at the same time to have access to all of them. I am looking for a desktop application in which I can add my ...
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Android email client, similar to Thunderbird

I use Thunderbird as my Windows desktop email client. There is no Thunderbird for Android. I actually quite like the Gmail client, but do not want Google reading all of my mail. I need something ...
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Import Emails without pop3 or smtp or imap

I have an email account on mail.in.com. However their email service will shut down soon. Hence I need to transfer all of these emails (more than 4k) to my gmail account. Is there any software or ...
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Outlook 2007: what is the ultimate organizing add-on?

I have been archiving emails for almost 17 years, and Outlook 2007 cannot handle the 3.2 gigabytes of emails. I want to achieve some tasks, listed below. I know software can do these things but the ...
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email client with snooze functionality

I'm using Thunderbird as my main mail client for years. I also use the mailmindr plugin which allows to snooze mails, but the plugin seems to not be under active development and isnt compatible to ...
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Desktop email client similar to Inbox by Google?

We use Outlook / Exchange at work. Outlook 2016 is nice, but I really love "Inbox" (by Google) because it's clean, you can speed through emails by using shortcut keys (EDIT: By this, I mean I can mark ...
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Inbox zero for IMAP

I am searching an application to help me to get inbox zero for my mails. Wanted features: Re-submission of mails should be easy: +N days, +N weeks Connect to IMAP mail server (I use Dovecot) Should ...
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Audio email client

I am voluntarily supporting visually impaired computer users. I have explored screen reader applications but am looking for an alternative way for the users to access email. Is there an application ...
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Email client to answer multiple emails with same reply

I am looking for any free or paid email client that could achieve this simple task : 1) Select messages in my Inbox based on a text search with basic operators: e.g. "German AND iOS" 2) Reply (...
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Mail client with schema.org/ViewAction support

Gmail supports Schema.org’s ViewAction, which means I can get buttons directly in the list view of my email folder, e.g., to view an issue or respond to a pull request. Are there other mail clients ...
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Microsoft Exchange-compatible Mail and/or Calendar client for OSX

At the moment I'm using Microsoft Office 2011 to access work emails. I dislike several elements of its behaviours, particularly the way it integrates with a calendar, requiring two clicks to accept or ...
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Free exchange mail client for Linux

I am currently using the Thunderbird add-on ExQuilla for Microsoft Exchange to sync my work mails. However, the 60 days trial is about to expire and I am not willing to pay for it. It must be able to ...
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Mail client application with arbitrary filter support

I'm looking for a way to retrieve my mail (with a desktop application or a web frontend or another way I can't think of) with support of arbitrary filters. This shall include all of the following ...
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Desktop email client for Ubuntu that syncs folders with Outlook?

I use Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 on my Windows computer to sync emails with folders connected to my Outlook (previously known as hotmail) email address. I have yet to find an email client that will ...
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Alternative to Gmail when traveling to mainland China

Overview Are there other webmail services similar to Gmail that have a better performance in mainland China? The last year I traveled to China and have some problems to access www.gmail.com. ...
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A Good Alternative for Gmail Offline?

Now that Google has announced it will be deprecating Chrome apps for non–Chrome OS devices, I am left trying to find an alternative for one of my favorite email clients: Gmail Offline. Is/are ...
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Email client to send unmodified HTML emails

Looking for a (free) email client that will allow me to quickly send HTML emails without modifying the code at all. The company I work for uses a marketing service that allows me to do this, but the ...
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Sending bulk emails when receiving an email from specific address

I want an email client that allow me to send bulk emails to around 200 recipient when it received an email with specific address, for example when the email client receive an email From the following ...
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Secure email client for Windows and Android

After asking this question it looked like K9 was the answer for me. Now I see that there is no Windows version of K9, so here's the same question again, but for Windows & Android, the same client ...
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Well-supported Mac mail client that closely approximates Gmail web interface?

Free is preferable; well-maintained is a must. Nothing that stopped development in 2013, for example. Something directly from Google designed for this would be excellent. I'm running 10.11.6 El ...
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Email client for Linux Mint

I am looking for an email client for Linux Mint. I am coming from Outlook and I need these settings: Start with system (I can start it with Mint Startup Manager, not important) New email notification ...
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OS X cli program to fetch mail headers and (sometimes) messages

Note: this is a migration of https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/249495/download-recent-mail-headers-and-sometimes-full-messages I'm trying to run a script on the body of an email message. ...
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Fast IMAP client with Idle, pipelining, triggered both-way sync

What is the best IMAP email synchronizer client that runs on Linux? I define best as follows: Fastest run time to sync an IMAP mailbox down to my local maildir. Must support IMAP Idle. Must support ...
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Replace Thunderbird: Mail, CalDAV & CardDAV

TLDR: I want to replace Thunderbird as a IMAP, CalDAV & CardDAV-Client, mainly under Windows, Linux & Mac optionally. I'm looking for a software to replace Thunderbird, I need at least the ...
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Microsoft Exchange compatible desktop email client on Mac with selective folder sync?

I'm looking for a free desktop email client on Mac that supports both Microsoft Exchange accounts and allows me to selectively sync certain folders. I have all my emails from 2010 in the Archives ...
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Email client for catch-all accounts

I own several domains that I use catch-all accounts for. I'm looking for an email client that will send replies from the account it was sent to. I have tried Inky, Outlook, Thunderbird, and several ...
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Lightweight email client with synchronized IMAP folder and filter enable

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird for my daily works to read email. But I realize that there is too much memory it consumes. So I switch to Opera Mail. But it's not full featured like Thunderbird: There ...