Download Email - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Live Mail

    16.4.3522

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    As the years go by, email stands strong

    6
    2526 votes
    • PROS: A veteran among email clients
    • CONS: Rapidly-approaching sunset means no updates
  • Yahoo Mail

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Get Yahoo mail on Android

    7
    137 votes
    • PROS: Well designed user interface, Customizable with themes, 'Plug in' other Yahoo services
    • CONS: Spam filtering isn't great, Slows down at times
  • Microsoft Outlook 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Microsoft's flagship email program shows its age

    6
    1186 votes
    • PROS: Familiar interface, Handy popup calendar, Touch controls for touch screen devices, Pulls contact info from online sources
    • CONS: No threaded messaging, Annoying notifications, Monochromatic colors makes things hard to focus on
  • Gmail

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Google's fantastic email service

    7
    1404 votes
    • PROS: Excellent design, Easy to use, Fast
    • CONS: No drag and drop, Ad supported
  • SnipIT

    1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free IE Add-On That Allows You To Snip And Email Text

    5
    13 votes
    • PROS: Very simple and easy to use, Setup is quick and efficient, It does its job without bugs or crashes
    • CONS: It doesn't work for Windows 10 operating systems as of yet, The mobile version is more advanced, Less popular email services are not included as options
  • Inbox by Gmail

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    A free app for Windows, by Google

    8
    17 votes
    • PGP Desktop

      10.1.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Simple, robust encryption for email and files

      6
      149 votes
      • PROS: Create an encrypted disk, Simple way to create and manage keys, Safely share files online
      • CONS: Lengthy installation process
    • SeaMonkey

      2.29.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Web-browser, advanced email, IRC chat and more from Mozilla

      8
      140 votes
      • PROS: Based on the same foundations as Firefox, etc., Much improved mail features, Browsing is quicker and more similar to Firefox
      • CONS: No way to import passwords and user names from previous versions, Not many people will need the whole suite, Some feel it has strayed from it's Netscape roots
    • Spark

      2.5.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Android
      iPhone

      Free Streamlined Email Application for Personal Computers

      7
      318 votes
      • PROS: Spark makes it easy to categorise specific emails based off of the topic or their importance , There is no charge to download this email package
      • CONS: There is no default format available when composing emails, Settings are imported across multiple devices so some features may not be appropriate for mobile phones
    • Email

      6.3-1218562

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A Free Communication app for Android

      10
      1 vote
      • ProtonVPN

        1.0.3

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        VPN Service by Encrypted Email Service Providers

        8
        6 votes
        • PROS: Basic premium plan is extremely affordable, Trial version available for the top plan
        • CONS: Free plan is extremely limited in scope and speed, Free version now has a waiting list
      • Eudora

        7.1.0.9

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free Email Platform for Professional

        7
        125 votes
        • PROS: Free to use, Lots to tools to make use of, A large number of add-ons to choose
        • CONS: Can be tricky to use at first
      • Google Mail Checker

        (Chrome) 4.4.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Free and Streamlined Smartphone Software to Check Unread Email Messages

        6
        51 votes
        • PROS: This program is free to download and install., It will require virtually no memory; perfect for older phones.
        • CONS: No updates have taken place since October 2012., Not nearly as advanced as some modern email platforms.
      • Atomic Email Hunter

        10.51

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Special Software for Email Collectors

        7
        158 votes
        • PROS: Very easy to get to grips with, Works smoothly in the background
        • CONS: Only the trial is free, A bit limited in its scope
      • MailTrack

        0.14.5.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free email tracking software for Gmail users

        8
        15 votes
        • PROS: An efficient means to keep track of emails., Works seamlessly with Gmail.
        • CONS: Will not function with other email servers., Advanced features can only be unlocked after a one-time payment.
      • Outlook Express

        for Mac 5.0.6

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        The email client from Microsoft on Mac

        6
        64 votes
        • PROS: Provides Outlook access on early Macs
        • CONS: Limited to OS X 8.0 and 9.0, PPC Macs only
      • Free Email Extractor

        1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A powerful free bulk email extractor software

        5
        97 votes
        • Email Extractor Pro

          5.52

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          extract emails from your hard disk

          7
          10 votes
          • AB Bulk mailer

            9.5.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Email Marketing Software for Business Use

            9
            417 votes
            • PROS: Multiple email servers are used to ensure redundancy and efficiency., A built-in Twitter connection will benefit social media campaigns and online exposure.
            • CONS: There is currently no free version of AB Bulk Mailer available., There are few contacts in regards to professional customer support specialists.
          • Email Extractor

            20

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Email Extractor 14, the award-winning software for extracting thousands of emails within seconds.

            6
            67 votes
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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            19.5.34179.3Windows
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            515.0.4420.101711865.6Windows, Android, iPhone