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
  • Mia for Gmail

    v2.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

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

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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
    • 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
    • DreamMail

      4.6.9.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Mail client for the clever minded

      7
      8 votes
      • Foxmail

        Beta 3 6.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Highly popular alternative mail client

        7
        47 votes
        • eM Client

          6

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

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

          7
          12 votes
          • 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
          • 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
          • The Bat!

            Home Edition 6.4

            License
            try Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Powerful email client with a friendly, cool interface

            5
            30 votes
            • 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
            • Nylas Mail

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows
              Mac

              A free email client alternative with Nylas

              -
              No votes yet
              • 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
            • 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: -
            • 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
            • Becky! Internet Mail

              2.64.03

              License
              try Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Email client stacked with features

              8
              16 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
              • 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
                • Scribe

                  1.89 Test 13

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Quick, functional, complete and free mail client

                  4
                  4 votes
                  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