gnokii is a multisystem tool suite for mobile phones. It provides a library to communicate with a phone hiding the communication protocol. The library handles SMS, phonebook, calendar, phone calls, and other mobile phone capabilities. It supports Nokia-FBUS mobiles, AT-capable phones (most of the mobiles), as well as Symbian-based phones.
The SMS Server Tools send and receive short messages through GSM modems or mobile phones. Messages are stored as text files in spool directories. External programs or scripts of any language can be used to filter, inspect, and answer messages automatically. Events and alarms can be passed to scripts for integration in monitoring tools. The program generates performance statistics as well. This daemon supports 7, 8, and 16 bit character sets as well as binary data (ringtones, logos, wap-push), user data header, flash, and delivery reports.
TextMagic Messenger lets you send and receive text messages from your computer. It supports sending of messages to large groups, messages of up to 459 characters, a built-in phone book, and the ability to set your own mobile number or a company name as the sender ID. Replies are forwarded to your email address or TextMagic Messenger inbox.
The SMS Server Tools 3 is a SMS gateway that can send and receive short messages through GSM modems and mobile phones. Messages are sent by simply storing text files into a special spool directory. It also stores received messages into another directory as text files. Binary messages including Unicode text and ring tones are also supported, and it is possible to send WAP Push and system messages. The program can run scripts after events like the reception of a message, successful sending, and when the program detects a problem.
SSA Fetchmail is a multi-threaded solution that retrieves new emails from ISP email accounts and forwards them through different channels like email, SMS, or a local SQL repository. It supports IMAP4, POP3, SSL, SMTP TLS delivery, SMPP SMS delivery, and local delivery. SSA Fetchmail supports thousands of email accounts provisioned in a MySQL database. Its performance is better than other solutions.