aerc is an email client for your terminal.
aerc optionally supports notmuch.
The program is free and open source software.
- Editing emails in an embedded terminal tmux-style, allowing you to check on incoming emails and reference other threads while you compose your replies
- Render HTML emails with an interactive terminal web browser, highlight patches with diffs, and browse with an embedded less session.
- Vim-style keybindings and ex-command system, allowing for powerful automation at a single keystroke.
- 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 support for IMAP, Maildir, SMTP, and sendmail transfer protocols.
- Asynchronous IMAP support ensures the UI never gets locked up by a flaky network, as mutt often does.
- Efficient network usage – aerc only downloads the information which is necessary to present the UI, making for a snappy and bandwidth-efficient experience.
Support: Mailing List, Code Repository
Developer: Drew DeVault and contributors
License: Open Source
aerc is written in Go. Learn Go with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
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