Open Email Client

Open Email Client

A powerful IMAP and POP3 email client based on notmuch indexing engine

Open Email Client
What is Open Email Client?
Open Email Client is a Chrome extension that serves as a powerful IMAP and POP3 email client based on the notmuch indexing engine. It provides a simple GUI for notmuch, with options to add custom commands, periodic email fetching, and a toolbar badge text display.
By: InBasic
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 3.00 (4)
Version: 0.6.4 (Last updated: 2024-05-06)
Creation date: 2019-11-04
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • nativeMessaging
  • downloads
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • notifications
  • alarms
  • offscreen
  • idle
Size: 544.77K
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This is a simple email client on top of the notmuch command-line email indexing tool.

Before using this extension make sure you are familiar with the following terms:

  1. notmuch:
  2. offlineimap (or another command-line email fetcher):
  3. Maildir folder structure:

The extension has three sections:

  1. "List" view: this view is capable of displaying entries in a search query
  2. "Tree" view: this view is meant to list all the folders inside the root Maildir
  3. "Search" view: this view is meant to offer custom search

The extension by itself is just a GUI for notmuch. You can add custom commands to improve the UI usability

Also, you can define a single periodic job which is used to fetch emails and display a toolbar badge text.

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User reviews
too confusing at first time. it wants you to do very much steps. i removed and didn't use. idk if we are the developer or "user"
by mht mht mht mht, 2024-04-12

not running in Chrome on CloudReady, just offering Windows install.bat script. Completely useless, even it the Chrome Web Store displays: "Compatible with your device"
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Risk impact

Open Email Client is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Open Email Client is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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