Download Mail Client - Best Software & Apps

  • Yahoo Mail

    5.35.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Get Yahoo mail on Android

    7
    192 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

    60.6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Excellent mail client from the makers of Firefox

    7
    389 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
  • Google Email Uploader

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily switch from a desktop email client to Gmail

    6
    44 votes
    • PROS: Quick migration, Easy to set up and use, Works with several email clients
    • CONS: Requires a Google Apps account
  • 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
  • Scribe

    1.89 Test 13

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Quick, functional, complete and free mail client

    7
    18 votes
    • Mia for Gmail

      v2.0.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Mia for Gmail - Read your Gmail e-mail from your desktop

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Read e-mail via a desktop application, Supports addition of multiple accounts, Manage your online inbox from the app, Supports both pop and IMAP protocols
      • CONS: Free version has very few tools, Application is not updated regularly, App doesn't support adding e-mail signatures, Limited OS support
    • Foxmail

      Beta 3 6.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Highly popular alternative mail client

      8
      238 votes
      • Gmail Notifier

        1.0.81

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Check your Gmail messages without opening your browser

        7
        251 votes
        • PROS: Shows mail snippets, Can set Gmail as default email client
        • CONS: Can only check one account, No automatic check
      • eM Client

        6

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

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

        7
        29 votes
        • DreamMail

          4.6.9.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Mail client for the clever minded

          7
          112 votes
          • Boomerang

            0.13.12

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android
            Windows
            Mac

            Gmail client with unique options

            8
            4 votes
            • PROS: Unique functions, Support for several accounts, Touch control
            • CONS: Only for Gmail accounts
          • AIM

            (AOL Instant Messenger) 8.0.7.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            IM, text, voice and video application in one

            6
            102 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
          • 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
          • Sparrow

            1.6.3

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            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
          • Apple Mail Update

            1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Update for Apple's official Mail client for Mac

            3
            41 votes
            • PROS: Fixes stability problems
            • CONS: -
          • WinMail Viewer

            2.0.0

            License
            buy 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
          • The Bat!

            Home Edition 6.4

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Powerful email client with a friendly, cool interface

            7
            31 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
              • Becky! Internet Mail

                2.64.03

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Email client stacked with features

                9
                62 votes
                • Zimbra Desktop

                  2.0.1

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  AJAX-based collaboration tool

                  6
                  47 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
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