Download Mail Client - Best Software & Apps

  • Yahoo Mail

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Get Yahoo mail on Android

    7
    131 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
    358 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
    64 votes
    • PROS: Provides Outlook access on early Macs
    • CONS: Limited to OS X 8.0 and 9.0, PPC Macs only
  • AIM

    (AOL Instant Messenger) 8.0.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    IM, text, voice and video application in one

    6
    97 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Foxmail

    Beta 3 6.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Highly popular alternative mail client

    8
    237 votes
    • The Bat!

      Home Edition 6.4

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Powerful email client with a friendly, cool interface

      7
      31 votes
      • DreamMail

        4.6.9.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Mail client for the clever minded

        7
        112 votes
        • Apple Mail Update

          1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Update for Apple's official Mail client for Mac

          3
          39 votes
          • PROS: Fixes stability problems
          • CONS: -
        • Mia for Gmail

          v2.0.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

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

          -
          No votes yet
          • eM Client

            6

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

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

            7
            29 votes
            • Sparrow

              1.6.3

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac
              iPhone

              Minimalist desktop client for Gmail

              7
              8 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
            • 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
              • Zimbra Desktop

                2.0.1

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                AJAX-based collaboration tool

                6
                46 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
              • Pegasus Mail

                4.63

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Use a full-featured and free e-mail client

                8
                58 votes
                • Scribe

                  1.89 Test 13

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Quick, functional, complete and free mail client

                  7
                  18 votes
                  • KooMail

                    2.9

                    License
                    buy Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    A full featured email client

                    8
                    12 votes
                    • Postbox

                      3.0.7

                      License
                      buy Download
                      Platform
                      Windows
                      Mac

                      A promising alternative to Outlook

                      7
                      25 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
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