Email client recommendations
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Which email client to use primarily depends on the use case and the specific requirements. Given different categories of needs, we shall try to offer the best email client alternatives. Help us complete this page with additional information.
POP3 with maildir local storage
See the page: Maildir for a list of mail clients supporting Maildir.
An alternative route may be to set up your own IMAP server reading from a local Maildir storage, so that you are then free to easily switch to any of the very numerous mail client supporting IMAP.
Large number of emails
For a very large number of emails
notmuch and its frontend
alot may be more appropriate.
- Gentoo ebuilds: mail-client.
- Wikipedia: Comparison of email clients.