The user-friendly, lightweight, and fast email client Latest Release: 3.17.8 (News), on 19 October 2020

Git

You can browse current Git repositories here.

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Claws Mail

To download the latest Claws Mail Git source code, move to the directory where you wish to download to and type the following commands:

git clone https://git.claws-mail.org/readonly/claws.git

Later, when you want to update your local repository, you'll just have to go back to the claws directory, and type:

git pull --all

To build a Git download, you'll have to run ./autogen.sh before, or instead of, the usual ./configure.

Extra Plugins

The Extra Plugins have been merged into Claws Mail repository. If you have downloaded Claws Mail with the instructions above you already have the available Extra Plugins under src/plugins.

Claws Contacts

To download the latest Claws Contacts source code, move to the directory where you wish to download to and type the following commands:

git clone https://git.claws-mail.org/readonly/contacts.git

Later, when you want to update your local repository, you'll just have to go back to the contacts directory, and type:

git pull --all

To build a Git download, you'll have to run ./autogen.sh before, or instead of, the usual ./configure.

In order to use Claws Contacts with Claws Mail, Claws Mail needs to be built with ./configure --enable-new-addrbook

Debian Git packages

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Claws Mail's Windows installer

To download the latest Claws Mail Windows installer source code, move to the directory where you wish to download to and type the following commands:

git clone https://git.claws-mail.org/readonly/claws-win32-installer.git

You can then follow the instructions in the README file.