getmail is intended as a simple, secure, and reliable replacement for fetchmail. It retrieves email (either all messages, or only unread messages) from one or more POP3, SPDS, or IMAP4 servers (with or without SSL) for one or more email accounts, and reliably delivers into qmail-style Maildirs, mboxrd files, or through external MDAs (command deliveries) specified on a per-account basis. getmail also has excellent support for domain (multidrop) mailboxes, including delivering messages to different users or destinations based on the envelope recipient address.
Heirloom mailx (formerly known as "nail") is derived from Berkeley Mail and provides the functionality of the System V and POSIX mailx commands. Additional features include support for MIME, IMAP (including caching and disconnected use), POP3, SMTP, S/MIME, international character sets, maildir folders, message threading, powerful search methods, scoring, and a Bayesian junk mail filter. Mailx can be used as a mail batch language in nearly the same way as it is used interactively. It can thus act as a mailbox filter, can fetch mail from remote accounts, and can send files as attachments.
XCmail is a MIME and multi POP3 capable mailtool for X11 using the Xclasses X11 layout library. Its main purpose is to read and write mail, allowing any kind of data to be attached. It can handle MIME types, has helpers to show different types, and can encode and decode binary data into ASCII to allow it to be transported as mail over the Internet. It has many built-in functions such as 2 vCards, unlimited POP3 servers, SMTP, SMTP after POP3, SMTP-AUTH (RFC2554), addressbook, encoders, filters, a special spam filter, spell checker, xface, and a new "virtual folder" concept. It also uses external programs to enhance its feature set. XCmail can be extended through a plugin interface.
XFMail is an X11 application for receiving electronic mail. It implements most of its email functionality internally so that it does not depend on a lot of extra packages. It supports POP3, MBOX, IMAP4, sendmail, and SMTP. It has built-in support for interfacing with PGP, GPG, ispell/aspell, faces, LDAP, and esound. It runs on most Unix variants.
Webtop is a Web-based POP3 email client that includes SSL encryption, Mozilla support, many email filter options, spam fighting features, custom folders, email import/export, fast searching, undeliverable email bounce, intelligent read receipts, and email-to-PDF generation. The Webtop also includes a calendar, notepad, online file storage, automated email reminders, contacts, mailing lists, and Web-based administration. One installation can support multiple users and each user can set up as many POP3 accounts as they need.