Download Mail Client - Best Software & Apps

  • Yahoo Mail

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Get Yahoo mail on Android

    6
    50 votes
    • PROS: Well designed user interface, Customizable with themes, 'Plug in' other Yahoo services
    • CONS: Spam filtering isn't great, Slows down at times
  • Mozilla Thunderbird

    EN 24.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Excellent mail client from the makers of Firefox

    7
    323 votes
    • PROS: Free to use, Handles virtual identities, Lots of extensions , Easy to import contacts and mails, Support for Microsoft Exchange, Good learning spam filter, Strong encryption and support for certificates
    • CONS: Conversation style message view feature has to be downloaded seperately, Calendar needs to be downloaded seperately
  • Outlook Express

    for Mac 5.0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The email client from Microsoft on Mac

    6
    49 votes
    • PROS: Provides Outlook access on early Macs
    • CONS: Limited to OS X 8.0 and 9.0, PPC Macs only
  • Boomerang

    0.11.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    Gmail client with unique options

    1
    1 vote
    • PROS: Unique functions, Support for several accounts, Touch control
    • CONS: Only for Gmail accounts
  • Foxmail

    Beta 3 6.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Highly popular alternative mail client

    7
    47 votes
    • DreamMail

      4.6.9.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Mail client for the clever minded

      7
      8 votes
      • AIM

        (AOL Instant Messenger) 8.0.7.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        IM, text, voice and video application in one

        6
        42 votes
        • PROS: Allows huge file sending, E-mail client features
        • CONS: Video conferencing options not clear, Not as many users online as with other IM services
      • Mia for Gmail

        v2.0.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        A desktop email client for your Mac, without a browser!

        -
        No votes yet
        • The Bat!

          Home Edition 6.4

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Powerful email client with a friendly, cool interface

          5
          30 votes
          • Sparrow

            1.6.3

            License
            try Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Minimalist desktop client for Gmail

            8
            2 votes
            • PROS: Very discreet, Unread messages counter, Manage multiple accounts, Supports IMAP accounts
            • CONS: Only works with Gmail, Doesn't allow multiple signatures, Not possible to move mail between IMAP accounts
          • eM Client

            6

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            eM Client 5 - your emails, contacts, calendar and instant messaging effectively

            7
            12 votes
            • EML to PST Converter

              7.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Convert EML Files of eM Client, Outlook Express, Windows Live Mail, The Bat, Apple Mail into Outlook PST File

              8
              6 votes
              • Airmail

                1.4

                License
                try Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Powerful slick mail client

                9
                2 votes
                • PROS: Slick design, Ideal for multiple email accounts, Allows you to organise mail easily
                • CONS: Mail retrieval can be slow, Does not support POP mail
              • Zimbra Desktop

                2.0.1

                License
                try Download
                Platform
                Windows

                AJAX-based collaboration tool

                3
                8 votes
                • PROS: Works well on and offline, Integrated mail and calendar client, Works with Yahoo!, Gmail and POP/IMAP servers,
                • CONS: Lengthy installation and syncing, Many features are slow to respond
              • Apple Mail Update

                1.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Update for Apple's official Mail client for Mac

                3
                36 votes
                • PROS: Fixes stability problems,
                • CONS: -
              • SolMail

                2.3.2

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android

                An all-purpose mail client

                8
                5 votes
                • PROS: Compatible with IMAP/SMTP/POP3, Easy to use, Stickers to decorate emails, Custom signatures, Attach video and audio, Many customization options
                • CONS: No gestures
              • Scribe

                1.89 Test 13

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Quick, functional, complete and free mail client

                4
                4 votes
                • Sylpheed

                  3.2

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Email and RSS client with many features

                  9
                  7 votes
                  • PROS: Works across platforms, Very secure
                  • CONS: Hard to work out for Windows users
                • Postbox

                  3.0.7

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Windows
                  Mac

                  A promising alternative to Outlook

                  5
                  6 votes
                  • PROS: Set up of accounts is easy, Accepts RSS feeds, Some social media integration, Clear design, Great inbox search
                  • CONS: Some features feel under construction
                • WinMail Viewer

                  2.0.0

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Open Outlook attachments with other e-mail clients

                  -
                  No votes yet
                  • PROS: Allows your e-mail client to open Outlook Winmail.dat files, Extracts files within Winmail.dat attachments,
                  • CONS: May not be compatible with all e-mail clients
                Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                1Beta 3 6.5477.2Windows
                2EN 24.03237.1Windows, Mac
                3(AOL Instant Messenger) 8.0.7.1426.2Windows
                4506Android, Windows, iPhone, Web Apps
                5for Mac 5.0.6495.9Mac