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
    181 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
    385 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
    43 votes
    • PROS: Quick migration, Easy to set up and use, Works with several email clients
    • CONS: Requires a Google Apps account
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Scribe

    1.89 Test 13

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Quick, functional, complete and free mail client

    7
    18 votes
    • Foxmail

      Beta 3 6.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Highly popular alternative mail client

      8
      238 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
      • eM Client

        6

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

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

        7
        29 votes
        • 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
        • DreamMail

          4.6.9.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Mail client for the clever minded

          7
          112 votes
          • 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: -
          • The Bat!

            Home Edition 6.4

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Powerful email client with a friendly, cool interface

            7
            31 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
            • 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
              • Canary Mail

                0.916

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Free privacy-focused email client

                -
                No votes yet
                • PROS: Free private email service, Well-designed integration
                • CONS: Lacks spam filters, Some encryption issues
              • 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
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