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 (Freemium, Open Source), Geary (Free, Open Source), Claws Mail (Free, Open Source) and Mutt (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 17, 2021

    1. The free Zimbra Desktop client allows you to meld the online and offline worlds – storing and synching your email, calendar, contacts, files and documents in the cloud, yet having them locally accessible when on the road.

      Discontinued

      From download page: "The Zimbra Desktop is no longer supported. It will reach the end of Technical Guidance October 1, 2019.".

      See https://www.zimbra.com/downloads/zimbra-desktop/

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    2. Sup is a console-based email client for people with a lot of email. It supports tagging, very fast full-text search, automatic contact- list management, custom code insertion via a hook system, and more.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      Simple Mail is a mail client for Firefox. It allows you to get notified, read and write messages for multiple email accounts inside Firefox. Usage:
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Columba is an email client written in Java, featuring a user-friendly graphical interface with wizards and internalionalization support. Its a powerful mail management tool with features to enhance your productivity and communication.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.4, released in March 2007, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    3. InScribe is a small and fast email client with an intergrated contact database and calendar. InScribe is the PRO version with UNLIMITED Receive Accounts and Email Identities i.Scribe is free version ... with limitations.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      yMail2 is a standalone email client for Windows (and Linux), available for free since 2003. Now with SSL support included so you can use it with Gmail and Hotmail POP3 and SMTP accounts.

      Discontinued

      Latest version is 2.0.4.3, dated 24 Jan 2014. See http://www.spacejock.com/yMail2_Download.html

    4. Historically, Icedove was a re-branding of Thunderbird by the Debian project, with minimal modifications, in order to resolve branding disputes. Debian since discontinued Iceweasel in February of 2017 after reaching an agreement with Mozilla over the use of it's trademark.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Nifty Gmail desktop app for macOS, Linux & Windows.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Experimental terminal mail client aiming for configurability and extensibility with sane defaults.
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