Exim Alternatives

    Exim is described as 'message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge for use on Unix systems connected to the Internet' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Exim for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is Postfix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Exim are Mail-in-a-box (Free, Open Source), OpenSMTPD (Free, Open Source), sSMTP (Free, Open Source) and Sendmail (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Postfix is a mail transfer agent (MTA) that routes and delivers electronic mail. It attempts to be fast, easy to administer, and secure. The software is also known by its former names VMailer and IBM Secure Mailer.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      OpenSMTPD is a FREE implementation of the server-side SMTP protocol as defined by RFC 5321, with some additional standard extensions. It allows ordinary machines to exchange e-mails with other systems speaking the SMTP protocol.
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    2. sSMTP is a simple MTA to deliver mail from a computer to a mail server. sSMTP is simple and lightweight, there are no daemons or anything hogging up CPU; Just sSMTP. Unlike Exim4, sSMTP does not receive mail, expand aliases, or manage a queue.

      Discontinued

      The last update was in 2013.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Sendmail is a general purpose internetwork email routing facility that supports many kinds of transfer and delivery methods, including the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) used for email transport over the Internet.


    3. A small Mail Transport Agent (MTA), designed for home and office use. Part of DragonFly BSD , it accepts mails from locally installed Mail User Agents (MUA) and delivers the mails either locally or to a remote destination.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
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      • Self-Hosted
      The Courier mail transfer agent (MTA) is an integrated mail/groupware server based on open commodity protocols, such as ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, LDAP, SSL, and HTTP. Courier provides ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, webmail, and mailing list services within a single, consistent, framework.
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    4. MailerQ is a high performance Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) and a very fast SMTP server, designed to deliver large volumes of email messages at very high speeds. MailerQ is based on RabbitMQ AMQP.
    5. Configure SMTP e-mail in IIS when you want to deliver e-mail messages from your site. Mail can be delivered immediately or it can be delivered to a file location on disk where it can be retrieved for delivery later.
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Email gateway application (SMTP server) that makes it easy for senders to adopt the latest authentication specifications ( SPF and DKIM) to comply with changing ISP policies for accountable outbound email delivery. No over hype. It just delivers.
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