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Balsa is a GNOME mail client with support for local mailboxes, POP3, and IMAP. Balsa is a Gnome e-mail client supporting POP3, IM
Balsa is a GNOME mail client with support for local mailboxes, POP3, and IMAP.
Balsa is a Gnome e-mail client supporting POP3, IMAP, and local mail delivery. Balsa can be compiled with multi-threading support for faster response, and can do nifty things like read your GnomeCard address book, use LDAP, and render HTML mail.
Here are some key features of "Balsa":
Support for local mailbox formats: mbox, maildir, mh
Allows nested mailboxes (see this screenshot)
Support for POP3 and IMAP mail access protocols
Multi-threaded mail retrevial (optional)
MIME support (view images inline, save parts)
Supports SMTP and/or use of local MTA, ie. Sendmail
Address Book that integrates with GnomeCard
Active, open development (see the mailing list page)
Multiple character sets for composing and reading messages
Allows file attachments to outgoing messages
GPG/OpenPGP mail signing and encryption
Building from source requires gmime library.
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