Himalaya – CLI email client written in Rust

Himalaya is a command line email client.

The aim of Himalaya is to extract the email logic into a simple (yet solid) CLI API that can be used directly from the terminal, from scripts, from UIs.

Himalaya is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Mailbox listing.
  • Email listing and filtering.
  • Email composition based on $EDITOR.
  • Email manipulation (copy/move/delete).
  • Multi-accounting.
  • Completion subcommands.
  • IDLE mode for real-time notifications.
  • Vim plugin.
  • Vim flags to enable telescope preview and to choose picker.
  • Completions for bash/zsh/fish.
  • JSON output.
  • Insecure TLS option.
  • Send message via stdin.
  • Signature support.
  • Add attachment(s) to a message.
  • Telescope support – a highly extendable fuzzy finder over lists.

Website: github.com/soywod/himalaya
Support: Wiki
Developer: Clément DOUIN (AKA soywod)
License: BSD 3-Clause “New” or “Revised” License


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