Alpine is a free software email and news client developed at the University of Washington. Development at UW ended in 2009, but new releases are maintained by Eduardo Chappa and hosted at:

For history about Alpine and a brief overview of its features, see

For history about its predecessor Pine, see

This page links to information regarding installing and setting up Alpine on your local machine, along with importing your address book from

Installing Alpine

Configuring Alpine

Importing Address Book