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notmuch is described as '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' and is an app in the online services category. There are seven alternatives to notmuch for Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is Mutt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like notmuch are aerc, Nmzmail, mu and sup.

notmuch alternatives are mainly Email Clients but may also be Terminal Emulators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of notmuch.
This page was last updated Sep 30, 2019
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Notmuch is a system for indexing, searching, reading, and tagging large collections of email messages. It uses the Xapian...

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  1. Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems.

  2. aerc is an email client that runs in your terminal. It's highly efficient and extensible, perfect for the discerning hacker.

  3. Nmzmail

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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

  4. mu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    mu is a 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, …

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  5. sup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

  6. astroid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

  7. meli

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Experimental terminal mail client aiming for configurability and extensibility with sane defaults.

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