Alternatives to Sparrow for all platforms with any license

  • Thunderbird icon

    Thunderbird

    Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku

  • 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...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS iPad Chrome

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    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...

    Open Source Android Android Tablet

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    Mailbird

    The Best Email Client for Windows 7, 8 & 10 - Mailbird is more than just another email client. It's an all-in-one...

    Freemium Windows

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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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    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...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Postbox icon

    Postbox

    Postbox is an email application that helps you organize your work life and get stuff done. It has all the elegance and simplicity...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Nylas N1 icon

    Nylas N1

    N1 is an email client designed to be friendly and easy to use but also powerful and highly extensible. It works "out of the...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Geary icon

    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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    Airmail

    Airmail is a lightweight and lightning fast mail client for Mac. Feature list: Accounts: - Unified Inbox and folders - Multi...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad Apple Watch

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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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    EssentialPIM

    EssentialPIM lets you manage appointments, tasks, notes, contacts, password entries and email messages across multiple devices and...

    Freemium Windows Android iPhone

  • The Bat icon

    The Bat

    The Bat! is a secure email client software, built to protect your correspondence against third-parties.

    Commercial Windows

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    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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    Windows Live Mail Discontinued

    Windows Live Mail (formerly named Windows Live Mail Desktop) is a freeware email client from Microsoft. It is the successor to Outlook...

    Free Windows

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    Mutt

    Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems. Some of its features are: color support, message...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Xfce

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    Polymail

    The most powerful platform for email productivity in a beautiful native app — on desktop and mobile.

    Freemium Mac iPhone iPad

  • Spark icon

    Spark

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

    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...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Mail icon

    Mail

    Windows 10 has Mail and Calendar apps already built in. With the Mail application you can now...

    Free Windows

  • 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...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    Mail Wise

    Mail Wise – Read Just What You Need. The best conversation threads ever. A free email client that transforms messy emails into clean...

    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:...

    Commercial Mac

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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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • AOL Mail icon

    AOL Mail

    FREE e-mail account with IMAP, spam and virus protection with UNLIMITED storage (GMail max. 7.3 GB). Because of this AOL WebMail is...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    sup

    Sup is a console-based email client for people with a lot of email. It supports tagging, very fast full-text search, automatic...

    Open Source Linux

  • Boxer icon

    Boxer

    Boxer is a faster, smarter, secure email app that supports your Gmail, Exchange, Outlook, Yahoo, Hotmail, iCloud, Office 365, IMAP...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • TypeApp icon

    TypeApp

    TypeApp is an all-free, beautifully designed, universal email app, capable of managing unlimited number of mail accounts from various...

    Free Personal Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Android Wear Kindle Fire

  • Kontact icon

    Kontact

    Kontact is the integrated Personal Information Manager of KDE. Kontact suite unites mature and proven KDE PIM applications under...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • MailMate icon

    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...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    nPOPuk Discontinued

    nPOPuk is an ultra-small, but comprehensive, e-mail client that runs on a wide range of Windows-based operating systems

    Open Source Windows Windows Mobile

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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