8 Outstanding Open Source Email Clients for Linux Mint (2023)

Reviews, comparison, screenshots and more for the 8 outstanding open-source email clients for Linux Mint.

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12/1/23
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⭐ RecommendedJavaScript & C++

Mozilla Thunderbird

⭐ RecommendedJavaScript & C++

Mozilla Thunderbird is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the JavaScript & C++ programming language. The official description from its website says, "Access all your messages, calendars, and contacts in one fast app."

Mozilla Thunderbird is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the JavaScript & C++ programming language.
C

Balsa

C

Balsa is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the C programming language. The official description from its website says, "Balsa is an e-mail client for GNOME, highly configurable and incorporating all the features you would expect in a robust mail client."

Balsa is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the C programming language.
C (GTK)

Claws Mail

C (GTK)

Claws Mail is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the C (GTK) programming language. The official description from its website says, "Claws Mail is an email client (and news reader), based on GTK+..."

Claws Mail is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the C (GTK) programming language.
C (GTK)

GNOME Evolution

C (GTK)

GNOME Evolution is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the C (GTK) programming language. The official description from its website says, "Evolution is a personal information management application that provides integrated mail, calendaring and address book functionality."

GNOME Evolution is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the C (GTK) programming language.
Objective-C

GNUMail

Objective-C

GNUMail is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the Objective-C programming language. The official description from its website says, "An email client for GNUstep."

GNUMail is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the Objective-C programming language.
Vala (GTK)

Geary

Vala (GTK)

Geary is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the Vala (GTK) programming language. The official description from its website says, "Geary is an email application built around conversations for the GNOME desktop."

Geary is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the Vala (GTK) programming language.
C++

KMail (Kontact)

C++

KMail (Kontact) is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the C++ programming language. The official description from its website says, "KMail is the email component of Kontact, the integrated personal information manager from KDE."

KMail (Kontact) is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the C++ programming language.
C & GTK+

Sylpheed

C & GTK+

Sylpheed is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the C & GTK+ programming language. The official description from its website says, "Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client."

Sylpheed is an open-source email client for Linux Mint and is written in the C & GTK+ programming language.

Email Client Comparison

NameDescriptionScreenshotPlatformsLanguageWebsiteWikipedia
Mozilla Thunderbird ⭐ RecommendedAccess all your messages, calendars, and contacts in one fast app. Screenshot
  • Apple
  • Windows
  • Linux
JavaScript & C++Website Wikipedia
BalsaBalsa is an e-mail client for GNOME, highly configurable and incorporating all the features you would expect in a robust mail client. Screenshot
  • Linux
CWebsite Wikipedia
Claws MailClaws Mail is an email client (and news reader), based on GTK+... Screenshot
  • Apple
  • Windows
  • Linux
C (GTK)Website Wikipedia
GNOME EvolutionEvolution is a personal information management application that provides integrated mail, calendaring and address book functionality. Screenshot
  • Linux
C (GTK)Website Wikipedia
GNUMailAn email client for GNUstep. Screenshot
  • Apple
  • Linux
Objective-CWebsite Wikipedia
GearyGeary is an email application built around conversations for the GNOME desktop. Screenshot
  • Linux
Vala (GTK)Website Wikipedia
KMail (Kontact)KMail is the email component of Kontact, the integrated personal information manager from KDE. Screenshot
  • Linux
C++Website Wikipedia
SylpheedSylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client. Screenshot
  • Apple
  • Windows
  • Linux
C & GTK+Website Wikipedia