‘G Suite legacy free’ users must start paying

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  • ImapSync

    Imapsync is an IMAP transfers tool. The purpose of imapsync is to migrate IMAP accounts or to backup IMAP accounts. IMAP is one of the three current standard protocols to access mailboxes, the two others are POP3 and HTTP with webmails, webmails are often tied to an IMAP server. Upstream website is

    Imapsync maybe? I haven't personally used it, though I did previously buy it thinking it would download to local machine -- it transfers between accounts using IMAP which wasn't my intent but sounds like it is yours.


  • aws-ses-pop3-server

    The missing POP3 💌 server for Amazon Simple Email Service - written in golang.


    SES -> S3 -> aws-ses-pop3-server -> desktop client with POP3 and SMTP

    Using this option, email is only really usable from a single device, but it avoids sharing private emails with yet another cloud, especially a free cloud that would share email with advertisers.

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • lieer

    Fast email-fetching and sending and two-way tag synchronization between notmuch and GMail


    I realized that I was just reading about GMail backups a few days. Here are some repos that I happened to star on GH.

    * https://github.com/gauteh/lieer

  • imap-backup

    Backup GMail (or other IMAP) accounts to disk

  • ddns-route53

    Dynamic DNS for Amazon Route 53 on a time-based schedule

    I've been using AWS Route53 DNS for my domain for many years, very cheap and easy to automate a DDNS setup if desired (e.g. https://crazymax.dev/ddns-route53/)

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