Download Mail Client - Best Software & Apps

  • Yahoo Mail

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Get Yahoo mail on Android

    7
    145 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
    368 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
    65 votes
    • PROS: Provides Outlook access on early Macs
    • CONS: Limited to OS X 8.0 and 9.0, PPC Macs only
  • Google Email Uploader

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily switch from a desktop email client to Gmail

    5
    38 votes
    • PROS: Quick migration, Easy to set up and use, Works with several email clients
    • CONS: Requires a Google Apps account
  • SolMail

    2.3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    An all-purpose mail client

    9
    10 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
  • Gmail Notifier

    1.0.81

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Check your Gmail messages without opening your browser

    7
    248 votes
    • PROS: Shows mail snippets, Can set Gmail as default email client
    • CONS: Can only check one account, No automatic check
  • Mia for Gmail

    v2.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

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

    -
    No votes yet
    • Postbox

      3.0.7

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      A promising alternative to Outlook

      7
      26 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
    • Boomerang

      0.11.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows
      Mac

      Gmail client with unique options

      5
      2 votes
      • PROS: Unique functions, Support for several accounts, Touch control
      • CONS: Only for Gmail accounts
    • Thunderbird Contacts Export

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Pocket PC

      Transfer your Pocket PC contacts to the Mozilla email client

      7
      4 votes
      • PROS: Simple to use, Organises contacts very well
      • CONS: Doesn't work with other email clients
    • Apple Mail Update

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Update for Apple's official Mail client for Mac

      3
      40 votes
      • PROS: Fixes stability problems
      • CONS: -
    • Nylas Mail

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      A free email client alternative with Nylas

      5
      1 vote
      • PROS: Supports all platforms and email providers, Streamlined inbox and command centre for all messages
      • CONS: As an open source application performance is tied to developer- and user-contributed extensions, Users who dislike the SaaS model might not appreciate the application
    • AceMail

      1.3.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Palm OS

      Email client for Palm PDAs

      -
      No votes yet
      • Polymail

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone
        Mac

        A Simple Smart And Free Email Client.

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Clean interface, Lots of flexibility
        • CONS: Versions differ
      • Zimbra Desktop

        2.0.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        AJAX-based collaboration tool

        5
        6 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
      • Foxmail

        Beta 3 6.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Highly popular alternative mail client

        8
        237 votes
        • mMail

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Java

          Email client for J2ME phones

          6
          3 votes
          • AIM

            (AOL Instant Messenger) 8.0.7.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            IM, text, voice and video application in one

            6
            99 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
          • DreamMail

            4.6.9.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Mail client for the clever minded

            7
            112 votes
            • Scribe

              1.89 Test 13

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Quick, functional, complete and free mail client

              7
              18 votes
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              3EN 24.03687.4Windows, Mac
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