Alternatives to Evolution for all platforms with any license

  • Thunderbird icon


    Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku

  • SeaMonkey icon


    The SeaMonkey project is a community effort to develop the SeaMonkey all-in-one internet application suite. RAM-demand similar to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Lightning icon


    Lightning brings the Sunbird calendar to the popular email client, Mozilla Thunderbird...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Thunderbird SeaMonkey

  • Apple Mail icon

    Apple Mail

    There’s big news attached. The best way to manage email on a Mac gets even better with OS X Yosemite.

    Free Mac iPhone iPad

  • eM Client icon

    eM Client

    Fully functional alternative to Microsoft Outlook, including native interoperability with Exchange servers.

    Free Personal Windows

  • Postbox icon


    Postbox is an email application that helps you organize your work life and get stuff done. It has all the elegance and simplicity...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Opera Mail icon

    Opera Mail

    Opera Mail powerfully organizes, indexes, and sorts your messages. It has spam filtering (both automated and Bayesian), supports...

    Free Mac Windows

  • Nylas N1 icon

    Nylas N1

    N1 is an email client designed to be friendly and easy to use but also powerful and highly extensible. It works "out of the...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Geary icon


    Geary is an email application built for GNOME 3. It allows you to read and send email with a simple, modern interface.

    Open Source Linux BSD GNOME

  • Claws Mail icon

    Claws Mail

    Claws Mail is an email client (and news reader), based on GTK+, featuring Quick response Graceful, and sophisticated...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD Xfce

  • Sylpheed icon


    Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client (mailer, MUA). Sylpheed runs on many systems such...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    EssentialPIM lets you manage appointments, tasks, notes, contacts, password entries and email messages across multiple devices and...

    Freemium Windows Android iPhone

  • The Bat icon

    The Bat

    The Bat! is a secure email client software, built to protect your correspondence against third-parties.

    Commercial Windows

  • Mutt icon


    Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems. Some of its features are: color support, message...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Xfce

  • Windows Live Mail icon

    Windows Live Mail Discontinued

    Windows Live Mail (formerly named Windows Live Mail Desktop) is a freeware email client from Microsoft. It is the successor to Outlook...

    Free Windows

  • Open365 icon


    The open source cloud with LibreOffice online - LibreOffice online + Seafile + KDE. Improve your productivity and communicate better...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Self-Hosted

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  • Zimbra Desktop icon

    Zimbra Desktop

    The free Zimbra Desktop client allows you to meld the online and offline worlds – storing and synching your email, calendar, contacts...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

  • Newton icon


    Newton (previously CloudMagic) is a fully featured mail client available for Android, iOS and macOS. Works for watch too. It's...

    Commercial Mac Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Apple Watch ... Android Wear

  • Polymail icon


    The most powerful platform for email productivity in a beautiful native app — on desktop and mobile.

    Free Mac iPhone iPad

  • Trojitá icon


    Trojitá, is a fast Qt IMAP e-mail client that respects open standards and facilitates modern technologies. Trojitá values...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Mail icon


    Windows 10 has Mail and Calendar apps already built in. With the Mail application you can now...

    Free Windows

  • ALTO Mail icon

    ALTO Mail

    Alto Mail makes managing your email easy again. Add all your mail accounts to our app (including Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo!, AOL Mail...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • AOL Mail icon

    AOL Mail

    FREE e-mail account with IMAP, spam and virus protection with UNLIMITED storage (GMail max. 7.3 GB). Because of this AOL WebMail is...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Becky! Internet Mail icon

    Becky! Internet Mail

    Becky! Internet Mail is an email client for Windows OS. Becky! Internet Mail supports POP3, IMAP and S/MIME as well as PGP/PGP via...

    Commercial Windows

  • Kontact - KMail icon

    Kontact - KMail

    KMail is the email component of Kontact, the integrated personal information manager of KDE. Kontact is a personal information manager...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • sup icon


    Sup is a console-based email client for people with a lot of email. It supports tagging, very fast full-text search, automatic...

    Open Source Linux

  • Alpine icon

    Alpine Discontinued

    Alpine is a fast, easy to use email client that is suitable for both the inexperienced email user as well as for the most demanding of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Mulberry icon

    Mulberry Discontinued

    Mulberry is a powerful, easy to use electronic mail (email) and calendar program that allows you to send, access, and manage email and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • nPOPuk icon

    nPOPuk Discontinued

    nPOPuk is an ultra-small, but comprehensive, e-mail client that runs on a wide range of Windows-based operating systems

    Open Source Windows Windows Mobile

  • Simple Mail icon

    Simple Mail

    Simple Mail is a mail client for Firefox. It allows you to get notified, read and write messages for multiple email accounts inside...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Firefox

  • Kontact icon


    Kontact is the integrated Personal Information Manager of KDE. Kontact suite unites mature and proven KDE PIM applications under...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • GyazMail icon


    GyazMail is a email client software for Mac OS X, based on Cocoa framework, simple, easy-to-use with many features.

    Commercial Mac

Evolution Comments

Recommended on Linux

Positive Comment by zamiere
about Evolution Oct 2012

Works well with OWA, fast and stable enoug on (X)ubuntu 12.04.
However if you want Exchange connection with Exchange 2k/2k3 you can use DavMail as IMAP/POP3/SMTP relay between OWA and any email client.

[Edited by zamiere, October 11]


I only recently have been using evolution, but it is for Li ...

Comment by Aaron
about Evolution Jun 2011

I only recently have been using evolution, but it is for Linux, also Mac and Windows. Each version though is built by different people. You can read about it and goto the different links from the wiki page:



HI, To be confirmed, but from what I have checked there is ...

Comment by syndromedecassandre
about Evolution Jun 2011

To be confirmed, but from what I have checked there is no Windows distribution.


Unique advantage of Evolution: Evolution includes support f ...

Comment by em4020
about Evolution Jun 2011

Unique advantage of Evolution: Evolution includes support for Exchange 2000/2003 and GroupWise. You can configure Evolution to act as an Exchange client or a GroupWise client. Details see