Will we ever see a Linux version?

Is there any intention of producing a Linux version of emClient - the BEST email client in the world? I used (and paid for) the Windows version for years but have decided to dump Windows in favour of Ubuntu. emClient for Linux would be welcomed by me.
At least could you make it available in an .exe, as .msi is not recognized by wine on linux.

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Is there any intention of producing a Linux version of emClient

Not likely as per the small percentage of peeps globally who use Linux compared to Windows and Mac as @Michal_Burger advised in another thread post below on this subject, that it would Quote: not make much sense from a business point, and typically these are users that are not use to pay for any kind of software as they use opensource and free products only.

(Quote extracts) from the following thread posts.

https://forum.emclient.com/t/emclient-with-linux/51045/38

“Based on StatCounter (Operating system/Windows share (December 2023) | Born’s Tech and Windows World)
the market share on desktop is 73% Windows, 16% macOS and 4% Linux”.

“Typically these are users that are not use to pay for any kind of software as they use opensource and free products only”

https://forum.emclient.com/t/emclient-with-linux/51045/40

“This would not make much sense from the business point”.

“With Chromebooks it is a bit different story. We plan to support Chromebooks in our Android app soon”.

Suggest you also read this Linux thread if you haven’t already, where some users have tried getting it to working on Linux other ways via Wine and Crossover etc.

I personally would recommend the Mac if you don’t use Windows anymore and haven’t used a Mac, as it’s a rock steady platform and works great with eM Client and has all the apps like Windows now.

Ps I have tried just about every flavour of Linux but it’s too limited and difficult for the average user. 99% of my friends all use Windows or Mac.

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I agree with @cyberzork comments and with Michal’s statement that it doesn’t make business sense to put in the large engineering effort to port the software to Linux. I know other users on the forum have tried to get it to work using Wine (Make eM Run On Linux Wine), but ran into a couple issues. I think the best chance to get eM Client to run on Linux with the least engineering work would be to get it to run in Wine without errors. This would be the solution with the least effort for eM Client if they were to consider it.

Lastly, if you want eM Client to run now on Linux, then your only option would be to use something like VirtualBox to install a Windows guest to run the software.

Otherwise if you want a full port, then your only chance to get eM Client to reconsider would be for enough users to vote for it: Linux support / eM Client for Linux | Mail | eM Client

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