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eM Client Alternatives for Linux

eM Client is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Thunderbird, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to eM Client and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to eM Client are Mailspring, Evolution, Delta Chat and Claws Mail.

eM Client alternatives are mainly Email Clients but may also be Calendar Apps or Group Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of eM Client.
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  1. Thunderbird icon

    Thunderbird

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    93 alternatives to Thunderbird 

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

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsThunderbird can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Multiple Account supportThunderbird support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  Calendar IntegrationThunderbird lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    4.  Email OrganizerThunderbird allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
    5.  Dark ModeThunderbird supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Thunderbird.
    7.  Integrated Password ManagerThunderbird lets you access all the passwords you’ve saved across your different devices.
    8.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Thunderbird.
    9.  PortableThunderbird can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Thunderbird vs eM Client opinions
    Most users think Thunderbird is a great alternative to eM Client.
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    Cannot handle google calendar by default (needs plugins). Same for contacts etc.

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    Mailspring

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Arch Linux
    • Fedora
    • Ubuntu
    44 alternatives to Mailspring 

    Boost your productivity and send better email with Mailspring, a beautiful, fast email client for Mac, Windows, and Linux. Mailspring is free to use and an optional pro version adds read receipts, send later, reminders and more.

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    1.  Unified inboxView e-mails (or similar) from all accounts in one unified view with Mailspring.
    2.  Multiple Account supportMailspring support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  Dark ModeMailspring supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Ad-freeMailspring doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Email OrganizerMailspring allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
    6.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Mailspring.
    7.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMailspring can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    Clean design with integrated search and swipe gestures
    Built-in dark theme
    Advanced mailbox analytics
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    Mailspring lacks way too many features, compared to even emClient 7, let alone em Client 8. Lack of support for templates and quick replies, horrible dark theme support etc.

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    Guest

    Mailspring is open source, free, and supports Linux as well as Windows and MacOS.

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    bengotow

    Mailspring has almost the same feature set as eM Client, making it a great alternative for folks used to eM Client.

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    Guest

    Clean interface. Unified inbox.

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    Evolution

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • S/MIME
    • GNOME
    • OpenPGP
    80 alternatives to Evolution 

    Evolution is a personal information management application that provides integrated mail, calendaring, address book and task list functionality. Evolution supports a wide range of industry standard data formats and network protocols for information exchange, with an emphasis on...

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    1.  Calendar IntegrationEvolution lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    2.  Calendar ViewEvolution has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
    3.  Multiple Account supportEvolution support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    4.  Sync with Google CalendarEvolution can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    5.  RemindersEvolution allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.
    6.  GPG EncryptionEvolution supports GPG (aka GnuPG) for encryption of things like emails, messages, files, etc.
    7.  Spam FilterEvolution can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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    Evolution vs eM Client opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Evolution is a great alternative to eM Client.
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    It works and looks like Outlook and you can make backups with it

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    Delta Chat

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • FLATHUB
    • F-Droid
    53 alternatives to Delta Chat 

    Delta Chat looks and feels like other popular messenger apps, but does not involve centralized control, tracking or selling you, friends, colleagues or family out to large organizations. "Privacy by Design" has never been more fun.

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    1.  DecentralizedDelta Chat is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    Claws Mail

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    88 alternatives to Claws Mail 

    Claws Mail is an email client (and news reader), based on GTK+, featuring

    Quick response Graceful, and sophisticated interface Easy configuration, intuitive operation Abundant features Extensibility Robustness and stability.

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    1.  LightweightClaws Mail consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsClaws Mail can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Multiple Account supportClaws Mail support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Claws Mail without registration.
    5.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Claws Mail.
    6.  Spam FilterClaws Mail can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
    7.  PortableClaws Mail can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Geary

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNOME
    • Flatpak
    52 alternatives to Geary 

    Geary is an email application built around conversations, for the GNOME 3 desktop.

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    1.  Multiple Account supportGeary support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    2.  Dark ModeGeary supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Email OrganizerGeary allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
    4.  Spam FilterGeary can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
    5.  LightweightGeary consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Mutt

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    56 alternatives to Mutt 

    Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems. Some of its features are: color support, message threading, MIME support (including RFC2047 support for encoded headers), PGP/MIME (RFC2015), various features to support mailing lists, including...

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    1.  PGP EncryptionMutt supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
    2.  Command line interfaceMutt either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Kontact - KMail

    • Linux
    • BSD
    59 alternatives to Kontact - KMail 

    KMail is the email component of Kontact, the integrated personal information manager of KDE. Kontact is a personal information manager and groupware software suite for KDE. It supports calendars, contacts, notes, to-do lists, news, and email.

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    Kontact

    • Linux
    110 alternatives to Kontact 

    Personal Information Manager (Mail, Contact, Calendar and more).

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    LucaMail

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    75 alternatives to LucaMail 

    LucaMail is an open source, cross-platform email client. LucaMail is developed to provide cross-platform alternative to Email Clients that are really exists. LucaMail focuses on modern technologies as well as maintaining a user-friendly UI.

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    1.  Dark ModeLucaMail supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Discontinued

    Repository marked as archived as of Dec 24, 2022. No new releases since May 26, 2022.

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