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    Open Source Geary Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Geary is Thunderbird. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Geary and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Geary are Mailspring, Evolution, Claws Mail and Mutt.

    Geary is mainly a Email Client but alternatives to it may also be Calendar Apps or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Geary.
    This page was last updated Feb 23, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • GNOME
    Geary is an email application built around conversations, for the GNOME 3 desktop.
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    1. Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox.
      Thunderbird vs Geary opinions
      Most users think Thunderbird is a great alternative to Geary.
      cross-platform support, more functionality
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      Its more flexible, stable, and with extensions incredibly powerfull.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

    2. 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.
      Mailspring vs Geary opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Geary, EM Client and Mailspring make good alternatives for those used to original versions of Outlook.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago


    3. Evolution is a personal information management application that provides integrated mail, calendaring, address book and task list functionality.
    4. Claws Mail is an email client (and news reader), based on GTK+, featuring
      Most users think Claws Mail is a great alternative to Geary.
    5. Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems.

    6. 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.


      1.0.0 Release Candidate 6 from 2019 is the last version on GitHub ( Possibly the development has been stopped.

    7. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client (mailer, MUA).
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Betterbird is a fine-tuned version of Mozilla Thunderbird, Thunderbird on steroids, if you will.
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    8. 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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