Evolution provides integrated mail, address book and calendaring functionality to users of the GNOME desktop. Its user interface and feature set are similar to Microsoft Outlook.
Evolution makes the tasks of storing, organizing, and retrieving your personal information easy, so you can work and communicate more effectively with others. It’s a highly developed groupware program, considered by many to be an integral part of the Internet-connected desktop.
Using gnome-pilot, it can be synchronized with Palm Pilot devices, and OpenSync also enables synchronization with mobile telephones and other PDAs.
- Sophisticated Junk Mail Control (integrated SpamAssassin functionality).
- Search Folders — saved intelligent searches to display groups of email according to user-specified criteria.
- Desktop Integration with GNOME applications.
- Filters to organize mail. Filters allow you to bundle, sort and distribute mail into various folders or otherwise process mail. You can create multiple filters to perform multiple actions.
- Searching – Evolution automatically indexes messages so searching for that long lost email is faster and easier than many other mail clients.
- Web Calendars with multiple views and iCalendar support.
- LDAP compatible.
- Palm device support.
- Collaboration Server support – support for Exchange.
2000/2003 and Groupwise.
- Multiple Account Management – lets you receive, manage and organize messages from multiple email accounts or collaboration servers. Create new mail accounts easily with the Evolution account assistant.
- Integrated Security.
- Share vCards.
- To-Do list.
- Security and encryption – includes support for signing and encrypting mail via GPG (GNU Privacy Guard) and S/MIME.
- Customized reminders.
Support: Manual, Mailing List
Developer: Evolution Developers
License: GNU GPL v2
Evolution is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
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