Alternatives to Sparrow for all platforms with any license

  • Inbox by Gmail icon

    Inbox by Gmail

    Built on everything that we've learned from Gmail, Inbox is a fresh start that goes beyond email to help you get back to what matters. Bundles, because some messages just belong together. Promotions are now neatly...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS iPad Chrome

  • K-9 Mail icon

    K-9 Mail

    K-9 is an open source email client for Android with multi-folder sync, email signatures, Bcc-to-self, return-address configuration, keyboard shortcuts, Exchange Support, message flagging, IMAP deletes, saving attachments, configurable...

    Open Source Android Android Tablet

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    Apple Mail

    There’s big news attached. The best way to manage email on a Mac gets even better with OS X Yosemite.

    Free Mac iPhone iPad

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  • Mailbird icon

    Mailbird

    Mailbird is more than just another email client - It's an all-in-one communication platform for email, contacts, calendar, apps, task management, video meetings and much more. Try it free, today.

    Freemium Windows

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    eM Client

    eM Client is a full featured e-mail client with a modern and easy to use interface. eM Client also offers calendar, tasks, contacts and chat.

    Free Personal Windows

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    Postbox

    Postbox is an email application that helps you organize your work life and get stuff done. It has all the elegance and simplicity of Apple Mail, but with more power and flexibility to manage even the most demanding workloads. ...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Geary

    Geary is an email application built for GNOME 3. It allows you to read and send email with a simple, modern interface.

    Open Source Linux BSD GNOME

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  • Nylas Mail icon

    Nylas Mail

    Nylas Mail is an email client designed to be friendly and easy to use but also powerful and highly extensible. It works "out of the box" with all the major email services like Gmail, Yahoo and iCloud and the lightweight...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Sylpheed

    Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client (mailer, MUA). Sylpheed runs on many systems such as Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and other Unix-like systems. Sylpheed uses GTK+ GUI toolkit. The...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

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    EssentialPIM

    EssentialPIM lets you manage appointments, tasks, notes, contacts, password entries and email messages across multiple devices and cloud applications. PIM stands for Personal Information Manager, and it allows you to keep all you...

    Freemium Windows Android iPhone

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  • Inky icon

    Inky

    End-to-End Encrypted Email that is a Delight to Use, on all devices, with all email accounts.

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • Mutt icon

    Mutt

    Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems. Some of its features are: color support, message threading, MIME support (including RFC2047 support for encoded headers), PGP/MIME (RFC2015), various...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Xfce

  • Spark icon

    Spark

    E-mail app with all the great features: swipes (long/short), snooze, add (multiple) attachments from the cloud, support for various e-mail services and more.

    Free Mac iPhone iPad Apple Watch

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    FossaMail

    FossaMail is an Open Source, Mozilla Thunderbird -based mail, news and chat client for Windows and Linux, brought to you by the Pale Moon developers. FossaMail: Is built from source with compiler optimizations...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Mail

    Windows 10 has Mail and Calendar apps already built in. With the Mail application you can now easily see all message from your favorite people, more clearly organize social updates and...

    Free Windows

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    Kontact - KMail

    KMail is the email component of Kontact, the integrated personal information manager of KDE. Kontact is a personal information manager and groupware software suite for KDE. It supports calendars, contacts, notes, to-do lists, news...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • ALTO Mail icon

    ALTO Mail

    Alto Mail makes managing your email easy again. Add all your mail accounts to our app (including Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo!, AOL Mail, iCloud, Hotmail and others) and see all of your email in one place. Beyond the typical inbox display...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    Mail Wise

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    Freemium Android

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    Unibox

    Unibox is a people centric email client that organizes your messages by person. It avoids having email like a to-do list. Features: - Unibox supports IMAP servers: Gmail, iCloud, me.com, Yahoo!, Exchange if IMAP is enabled...

    Commercial Mac

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    Kontact

    Kontact is the integrated Personal Information Manager of KDE. Kontact suite unites mature and proven KDE PIM applications under one roof. Thanks to the powerful KPart technology, existing applications are seamlessly integrated...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    AOL Mail

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    Free Web / Cloud

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    TypeApp

    TypeApp is an all-free, beautifully designed, universal email app, capable of managing unlimited number of mail accounts from various providers, allowing for smart push notifications while enabling personalization across multiple...

    Free Personal Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Android Wear Kindle Fire

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    MailMate

    MailMate is an IMAP email client for Mac OS X featuring extensive keyboard control, Markdown supported email composition.

    Commercial Mac

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    Email.biz

    Indian Webmail service allowing people to sign up for an @email.biz mail account. Cloud based Login and Multiple Login System give you safe and secure access to your POP / IMAP email accounts. Now access your email with any Web...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Mulberry

    Mulberry is a powerful, easy to use electronic mail (email) and calendar program that allows you to send, access, and manage email and calendars. Mulberry also helps you manage other related information, such as contact information. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 4.0.8, released in February 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Simple Mail

    Simple Mail is a mail client for Firefox. It allows you to get notified, read and write messages for multiple email accounts inside Firefox. Usage: Configure one or more accounts in Preferences, set account refresh time and get...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Firefox

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Sparrow Comments

Simple and clean

Comment by AdamW
about Sparrow Aug 2012

Love Sparrow Mail on my Mac. Just hope they will continue development after being bought by Google.

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The best email client i've ever used. Clean visual, easy to ...

Comment by noeldiego
about Sparrow Jun 2011

The best email client i've ever used. Clean visual, easy to use and many (essencial) nice features.

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Sparrow does to email what Bean does for word processing. I ...

Comment by extremeradical
about Sparrow Jun 2011

Sparrow does to email what Bean does for word processing. It's nice to look at, easy to use, and it doesn't have any unnecessary features. For fans of minimalism, this is the best email client you can get.

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