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Average score 2.91 (based on 56 votes)

given by Anonymous on March 10, 2007

Lousy interface, slow and extremely buggy. Very limited
features.

given by Anonymous on March 16, 2007

given by Kevin Faulkner on May 1, 2007

This has also been ported over for windows.

given by Anonymous on March 25, 2008

Best general-purpose e-mail and calendaring application. Beats everything else I've tried, including Thunderbird, Outlook, and Kontact.

I've decided to give it 4 stars, instead of 5, for two reasons. First, it doesn't run in windows, and second, the version I used (admittedly an old one, bundled with Centos 4) had a rather serious bug displaying HTML messages.

given by Anonymous on July 16, 2008

constant crashes/hangs. I have yet to successfully send an email via mapi

given by rob on November 16, 2008

I will give it 5 out 5 since it runs under Linux. It has replaced Outlook by far.

You can not complain about bug when you did not pay for it.

Thank you to all people involved with Evolution.

given by ArloP on May 24, 2009

An excellent alternative to Outlook. Its Exchange support is imperfect, but continually improving. I've had a good experience running version 2.26.1 on Ubuntu 9.04.

given by Colin McD on July 22, 2009

The version I uesd in Ubuntu 9.04 is truly hopeless and unglorifying. Just as a general email client I have to choose a group before I pick a contact. I cannot have my contacts added automatically. It does not seem to support calenders. Crashes often and is really slow.

For a commercially supported and backed product it is extreemly unimpressive. We need a good emailing client to replace outlook, but I would look to gmail or zimbra before dealing with this software.

given by Colin on December 22, 2009

Unimpressed with Evolution as a whole.

I really can't understand the fuss about it. If the distro's are poorly packaging it I apologise but I would not use it as an alternative to outlook Express let alone outlook.

given by siro on January 23, 2011

windows version is horribly buggy, unstable and unusable.
also it's 500 MB.
do the math

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