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This is a list of programs that can be useful in cooperation with Mutt. If you use something else together with Mutt, feel free to report it and have it added to the list as an aid for others in their search. Please bear in mind, though, that the list is mainly geared towards Windows (in all incarnations). And Do report broken links!

Editors:
Name OS Comment
Emacs Unix, Cygwin, Win32 post.el, muttrc-mode.el
Jed Unix, Cygwin, Win32, Dos mail_mode.sl, muttrc.sl
vim Unix, Cygwin, Win32  
Joe's own Editor Unix, Cygwin, Win32(?)  
nano Unix, Cygwin, Win32, Dos  

Sending/receiving messages over SMTP:
Name OS Comment
sendmail Unix  
Exim Unix, Cygwin  
qmail Unix  
Postfix Unix  
MasqMail Unix Designed for hosts that do not have a permanent internet connection.
XMail Unix, Windows NT/2k Internet and intranet mail server featuring an SMTP server, POP3 server, and more.
Hamster Win9x, WinNT, Win2000 local mail and news server
Mercury/32 Windows 95/98/NT4/2000 Mail Server.
Send only
msmtp Unix, Cygwin, Win32, DOS msmtp is an SMTP client with support for TLS/SSL, DSN, authentication, and multiple accounts.
smtppush Unix, Cygwin, Win32 A very simply SMTP relay program, written by Michael Elkins. It simply relays all mail to the defined host, failing if unable to do so.
sSMTP Unix, Cygwin Extremely simple MTA to get mail off the system to a mailhub: it does not receive mail, expand aliases or manage a queue.
bsSMTP (perl script) A "better sSMTP" with local delievery and a mail queue.
smtp.pl (perl script) smtp.pl is a simple Mail Delivery Agent (MDA) in Perl. It takes an RFC822 message and hands it over to a SMTP server.
nullmailer Unix Simple relay-only mail transport agent.

Providing mail access through POP3/IMAP server:
Name OS Comment
UW IMAP Unix, windows  
Cyrus IMAP Unix  
XMail Unix, Windows NT/2k Internet and intranet mail server featuring an SMTP server, POP3 server, and more.
Hamster Win9x, WinNT, Win2000 local mail and news server
Mercury/32 Windows 95/98/NT4/2000 Mail Server.

Retrieving messages via POP3/IMAP client:
Name OS Comment
fetchmail Unix, Cygwin  
getmail (Python script)  
Getmail for Windows Windows  
poppet Windows Downloads and/or filters a Pop mailbox.
isync Unix, Cygwin, Win32 Synchronizes local Maildir with IMAP.

Mail filtering:
Name OS Comment
procmail Unix, Cygwin  
maildrop Unix  
filter Unix  
Mail::Audit (perl module)  
Mail::Procmail (perl module)  
mailagent (perl module)  
pycmail (Python)  
Filter POP mailboxes
poppet Windows Downloads and/or filters a Pop mailbox.
Mailfilter Unix Filters a Pop mailbox.
Popsneaker Unix Filters a Pop mailbox.
popfilter (Perl script) Filters a Pop mailbox.

Address books:
Name OS Comment
Little Brother's Database Unix Package to search several kinds of address books.
abook Unix, Cygwin, Win32  
Mutt Address Book (Perl script)  

HTML viewers:
Name OS Comment
Lynx Unix, Cygwin, Win32, DOS 386+  
w3m Unix, Cygwin  
Links Unix, Cygwin  
K-Meleon Windows  

MS-Word viewers:
Name OS Comment
Word Viewer Windows 95/98/NT  
catdoc Unix, Windows, DOS  
antiword Unix, Windows, DOS  
AbiWord Unix, Windows  

Mail encryption and signing:
Name OS Comment
PGP Unix, Windows  
GnuPG Unix, Cygwin, Windows  

Print messages:
Name OS Comment
Muttprint Unix Requires LaTeX
emailprint.pl (Perl script) Requires LaTeX
enscript Unix, Cygwin, Win32  
a2ps Unix, Cygwin, Win32  
mail2ps Windows mimics output of "a2ps -Email"
mail2rtf Windows  

Miscellaneous:
Name OS Comment
urlview Unix, Cygwin, Win32  
muttzilla   FAQ
mutt.octet.filter (shell script)  
mutt_octet_view (shell script)  
grepmail    
grepm   mutt front-end for grepmail
mboxgrep    

Alternative (text-based) mail clients:
Name OS Comment
Elm Unix  
Elm2.4ME+ Unix  
PCElm / WinElm / ElmPC Windows 3.1, Dos  
Pine Unix, Cygwin, Win32, Windows 3.1, Dos  
Pegasus Mail for DOS Dos  

 
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Last modified on June 2, 2002.
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