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Evolution Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Evolution for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. 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 Evolution and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Evolution are Mailspring, Geary, Claws Mail and Mutt.

Evolution alternatives are mainly Email Clients but may also be Calendar Apps or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Evolution.
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  1. Thunderbird icon

    Thunderbird

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Homebrew
    • PortableApps.com
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    96 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 Evolution opinions
    Most users think Thunderbird is a great alternative to Evolution.
    Guest

    TB is also open source but not very easy to configure MS office365/exchange accounts

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    XanderLeaDaren

    Clearer & more concise GUI

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  2. Mailspring icon

    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


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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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    Geary vs Evolution opinions
    Most users think Geary is a great alternative to Evolution.
    halbtaxabo-njacobs

    The comment that developers have "retired Evolution" is false. Both seem to be actively developed.

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    Guest

    Geary only supports email, as opposed to Evolution, which is a full suite (email, calendar, contacts)

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    Guest

    Evolution Developers have retired Evolution; and moved to Geary.

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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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    Claws Mail vs Evolution opinions
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    Guest

    It's just an E-Mail client , doesn't have any calendar and CalDav support.

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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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    Mailpile

    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • OpenPGP
    59 alternatives to Mailpile 

    Mailpile is a modern, fast web-mail client with user-friendly encryption and privacy features. The development of Mailpile is funded by a large community of backers and all code related to the project is and will be released under an OSI approved Free Software license.

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    1.  OpenPGPMailpile supports OpenPGP, a standard of PGP encryption that is open-source for public use.
    Discontinued

    1.0.0 Release Candidate 6 from 2019 is the last version on GitHub (https://github.com/mailpile/Mailpile/releases). Possibly the development has been stopped.

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  7. Kontact - KMail icon

    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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    Betterbird

    • Windows
    • Linux
    27 alternatives to Betterbird 

    Betterbird is a fine-tuned version of Mozilla Thunderbird, Thunderbird on steroids, if you will.

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    BlueMail

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    26 alternatives to BlueMail 

    BlueMail is a modern, mobile first, powerful Email management tool with a sleek design, unified inbox and support for all your accounts: IMAP,Exchange,POP3.

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    1.  Unified inboxView e-mails (or similar) from all accounts in one unified view with BlueMail.
    2.  Ad-freeBlueMail doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Calendar IntegrationBlueMail lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
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    Sylpheed

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    47 alternatives to Sylpheed 

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

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    1.  LightweightSylpheed consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableSylpheed can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Account preferences dialog
    Sylpheed vs Evolution opinions
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    Guest

    It is just a simple E-Mail client and doesn't have any Calendar support.

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