Sylpheed – A Multiplatform Email Client

by on June 30, 2008
in Freewares, Linux, Softwares, Windows


Sylpheed is a fast, light weight and a user-friendly email and news client. It will run on just about any Linux or UNIX compliant system – Linux, BSD, and Mac OS X. And works on Windows as well. The interface is 3-paned display, similar to popular email clients like Outlook Express, Mozilla Thunderbird etc. The interface is also designed to emulate the mailers on Emacsen, and almost all commands are accessible with the keyboard.


  • Simple, beautiful, and well-polished user interface
  • Comfortable operationality which is built in detail
  • Well-organized, easy-to-understand configuration
  • Lightweight operation
  • High reliability
  • Internationalization and Multilingualization support
  • High-level Japanese processing
  • Various protocols support
  • Security features (GnuPG, SSL/TLSv1)
  • Powerful filtering and search
  • Junk mail control
  • Flexible cooperation with external commands

Sylpheed is an open-source application that can be freely used, modified and redistributed.


Download Sylpheed 2.5

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