conv2047 is a very simple RFC 2047 Unicode email header field converter. It reads header lines from standard input and tries to decode or encode them. Operation modes: -d decode (MIME-Header --> UTF-8) and -e encode (UTF-8 --> MIME-Header). The -c option can concatenate multiple output lines into 1.
tkpg is a program that provides a GUI front end to Philip Zimmermann's Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) public-key encryption system and also the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG/gpg) implementation. It utilizes the Clipboard Selection heavily to ease moving pgp-processed text both to and from any of your applications (such as mail reader, news reader, and editor). This removes the need to select the output text by hand or by typing in a filename, since it is usually placed in the Selection automatically for you.
Trojita is a Qt IMAP email client. It is a pure Qt4 application with no additional dependencies. It has a robust IMAP core implemented using Qt's Model-View framework. Standards compliance is a design goal. It has support for bandwidth-saving mode aimed at mobile users with expensive connections. In addition to the usual SSL/TLS connections, the server can be accessed via SSH. It has on-demand body part loading, offline IMAP support, and safe dealing with HTML mail (actually more robust than Thunderbird's).
SpamCheetah is a network-level spam filtering solution built around OpenBSD greylisting, tarpit, and blacklisting. It comes with a Web interface and requires zero administration. It does not allow spam to even land in your network, thus saving you precious bandwidth. It does not have the 'false positives' problem of losing legitimate mail.