Ethereal Email Alternatives

    Ethereal Email is described as 'Ethereal is a fake SMTP service, mostly aimed at Nodemailer users (but not limited to). It's a completely free anti-transactional email service where messages never get delivered' and is a Mail Server in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Ethereal Email, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and SaaS. The best alternative is MailHog, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Ethereal Email are Mailtrap (Freemium), FakeSMTP (Free, Open Source), Origami SMTP (Free, Open Source) and Papercut (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 5, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Dummy SMTP server that sits in the system tray and does not deliver the received messages. The received messages can be quickly viewed, saved and the source/structure inspected. Useful for testing/debugging software that generates email.
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    1. Email Testing for QA & Development Teams. Catch every email your product sends, analyze it's contents, follow links and test deliverability all via the Mailosaur API.


    2. MailCatch is an email service that allows you to create temporary disposable mailboxes, in a completly anonymous way.
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    3. MailCatcher runs a super simple SMTP server which catches any message sent to it to display in a web interface. Run mailcatcher, set your favourite app to deliver to smtp://127.0.0.1:1025 instead of your default SMTP server, then check out...
      • FreeProprietary
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      DummySMTP allows you to test the email functionality of your applications, without setting up multiple test email addresses and cluttering your inbox.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      A local SMTP server with email display, used mostly for development of other apps. Think unlimited Mailtrap that runs on your own computer.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Fake SMTP server for safe email testing. Stop accidentally spamming your customers.
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    4. EmailVoid is email message receive service that provides API to check that message reaches your expectation.
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Mailnest is an all in one email QA tool for development & testing teams in IT companies to test & improve email functionality. Mailnest improves email quality, security & deliverability Mailnest is budget friendly, fast & accurate.
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