FairEmail - open source, privacy oriented email for PC

Fully featured, open source, privacy oriented email app

Published by: Marcel Bokhorst

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Download FairEmail - open source, privacy oriented email for PC or MAC and run the app on big screens to enjoy a better user experience. Below you will find the info on FairEmail - open source, privacy oriented email and steps on how to install FairEmail - open source, privacy oriented email on PC and download links to all the available versions of FairEmail - open source, privacy oriented email.

FairEmail - open source, privacy oriented email About for PC

FairEmail is easy to setup and works with virtually all email providers, including Gmail, Outlook and Yahoo!

FairEmail might be for you if you value your privacy.

FairEmail is an email client only, so you need to bring your own email address.

FairEmail does not support non-standard protocols, like Microsoft Exchange Web Services and Microsoft ActiveSync.

Almost all features are free to use, but to maintain and support the app in the long term, not every feature can be for free. See below for a list of pro features.

A lot of effort has gone into this app, which was developed to help you protect your privacy. If you have a question or problem, there is always support at [email protected]

Main features

* Fully featured
* 100 % open source
* Privacy oriented
* Unlimited accounts
* Unlimited email addresses
* Unified inbox
* Conversation threading
* Two way synchronization
* Offline storage and operations
* Battery friendly
* Low data usage
* Small (~ 15 MB)
* Material design (including dark/black theme)
* Maintained and supported

This app is deliberately minimalistic by design, so you can concentrate on reading and writing messages.

This app starts a foreground service with a low priority status bar notification to make sure you'll never miss new emails.

Privacy features

* Encryption/decryption supported (OpenPGP, S/MIME)
* Reformat messages to prevent phishing
* Confirm showing images to prevent tracking
* Confirm opening links to prevent tracking and phishing
* Attempt to recognize and disable tracking images
* Warning if messages could not be authenticated

Simple

* Quick setup
* Easy navigation
* No bells and whistles
* No distracting "eye candy"

Secure

* No data storage on third party servers
* Using open standards (IMAP, POP3, SMTP, OpenPGP, S/MIME, etc)
* Safe message view (styling, scripting and unsafe HTML removed)
* Confirm opening links, images and attachments
* No special permissions required
* No advertisements
* No analytics and no tracking
* No Google backup
* No Firebase Cloud Messaging
* FairEmail is an original work, not a fork or a clone

Efficient

* Fast and lightweight
* IMAP IDLE (push messages) supported
* Built with latest development tools and libraries

Pro features

All pro features are convenience or advanced features.

* Account/identity/folder colors
* Colored stars
* Notification settings (sounds) per account/folder/sender (requires Android 8 Oreo)
* Configurable notification actions
* Snooze messages
* Send messages after selected time
* Synchronization scheduling
* Reply templates
* Accept/decline calendar invitations
* Add message to calendar
* Filter rules
* Automatic message classification
* Search indexing, search on server
* Keyword management
* S/MIME sign/encrypt
* Biometric/PIN authentication
* Message list widget
* Export settings

Support

If you have a question or problem, please check here first:
https://github.com/M66B/open-source-email/blob/master/FAQ.md

If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact me at [email protected] and I will try to help you.

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How to Install FairEmail - open source, privacy oriented email on Windows PC or MAC

Below are few easy instructions to download and install FairEmail - open source, privacy oriented email on PC and you can follow the same if you have a MAC. We will be using an Android emulator for this process. Several good Android emulators on the internet let you emulate an Android device and run Android applications. You can install an Android app on to emulator via .apk file or from Google Play Store, if you would like to skip logging in to Google first option works best.

  • Select an Android emulator that works best for your Windows or MAC.
  • Download and install the emulator on your computer.
  • Open the emulator and login to Google to access Google Play Store or you can skip this step if you prefer.
  • In case you skipped the previous step, download Car Racing APK from the download links below.
  • Open the emulator to drag and drop the apk file which should initiate the app install process.
  • Once the installation is complete you can run Car Racing on your PC or MAC.

Happy gaming in case you are playing Android games on PC.

Versions
Latest
2021-04-20
v 1.1550
  19M
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What's New:

This version provides these new features:

* Added widget to enable/disable sync
* Added forward multiple messages
* Added favorite folders (folder selection dialog)
* Auto expanding first message of read conversations
* Showing number of send/delayed messages (send options)
* Applying main filters separately to in/outbound folders
* Small improvements and minor bug fixes
* Updated libraries and translations

Questions? Remarks? Problems?
There is always support at [email protected]