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mu is described as 'tool for dealing with e-mail messages stored in the Maildir-format, on Unix-like systems. mu's main purpose is to help you to find the messages you need, quickly; in addition, it allows you to view messages, extract attachments, create new maildirs, …' and is a Email Client in the os & utilities category. There are nine alternatives to mu for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Flathub. The best alternative is Thunderbird, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like mu are Betterbird, iRedMail, Mailbox for Zoho and Columba.

mu alternatives are mainly Email Clients but may also be Mail Servers or Terminal Emulators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of mu.
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mu is a tool for dealing with e-mail messages stored in the Maildir-format, on Unix-like systems. mu's main purpose is...

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    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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    Betterbird

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Flathub
    27 alternatives to Betterbird 

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

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    1.  Privacy focusedBetterbird is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Multiple Account supportBetterbird support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  Unified inboxView e-mails (or similar) from all accounts in one unified view with Betterbird.


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      iRedMail

      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      69 alternatives to iRedMail 

      A fully fledged, free email server solution, an open source project (GPL v2).

      Use official binary packages from Linux/BSD distributions, with both i386 and x86_64 support.

      Easy, fast deployment in LESS THAN 1 MINUTE. View YouTube Video to check how easy it is.

      Works on both no.

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      Mailbox for Zoho

      • Mac
      • Zoho Mail
      86 alternatives to Mailbox for Zoho 

      Multi-Account Zoho client for Mac.

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      1.  LightweightMailbox for Zoho consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      2.  Two-factor AuthenticationMailbox for Zoho supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
      3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Mailbox for Zoho simultaneously.
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      • Columba icon

        Columba

        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        • BSD
        61 alternatives to Columba 

        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.

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        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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        notmuch

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Linux
        7 alternatives to notmuch 

        Notmuch is a system for indexing, searching, reading, and tagging large collections of email messages. It uses the Xapian library to provide fast, full-text search of very large collection of email with a very convenient search syntax.

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        Nmzmail

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Linux
        3 alternatives to Nmzmail 

        nmzmail is a tool, primarily to be used with mutt, for indexing and searching maildir folders. Based on the result of a search query using the search

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      • astroid

        • Linux
        7 alternatives to astroid 

        Astroid is a Mail User Agent. As such, all Astroid provides is a graphical interface to your email. Thus, Astroid enables you to launch actions that rely on the performance of other programs to actually fetch, sync, index, search and send your email.

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        TouchMail

        • Windows
        • Windows S
        77 alternatives to TouchMail 

        Navigate messages with zooms and swipes across your messages.

        Turn your email into colorful, visual tiles you can explore with your fingers or mouse. Rich 3D visualizations and familiar gestures make TouchMail the fastest and easiest way to keep your inbox clean and keep import.

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