A pretty good email client
aerc is an email client that runs in your terminal. It's highly efficient
and extensible, perfect for the discerning hacker. Check out the screencast
above to get an idea of how it's used.
Some of its more interesting features include:
Editing emails in an embedded terminal tmux-style, allowing you to check
on incoming emails and reference other threads while you compose your
Render HTML emails with an interactive terminal web browser, highlight
patches with diffs, and browse with an embedded
Vim-style keybindings and ex-command system, allowing for powerful
automation at a single keystroke
First-class support for working
with git & email
Open a new tab with a terminal emulator and a shell running for easy
access to nearby git repos for parallel work
Support for multiple accounts, with IMAP, Maildir, Notmuch, Mbox and JMAP
backends. Along with IMAP, JMAP, SMTP, and sendmail transfer protocols.
Asynchronous IMAP and JMAP support ensures the UI never gets locked up by
a flaky network.
Efficient network usage - aerc only downloads the information which is
necessary to present the UI, making for a snappy and bandwidth-efficient
Email threading (with and/or without IMAP server support).
PGP signing, encryption and verification using GNUpg.
100% free and open source software!