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FakeSMTP is described as 'Free Fake SMTP Server with GUI for testing emails in applications easily. It is written in Java' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FakeSMTP for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, SaaS and Mac. The best alternative is MailHog, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FakeSMTP are Papercut, Mailtrap, Mailosaur and MailCatcher.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

FakeSMTP is a Free Fake SMTP Server with GUI for testing emails in applications easily. It is written in Java.

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  1. MailHog icon

    MailHog

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Docker
    26 alternatives to MailHog 

    MailHog is an email testing tool inspired by MailCatcher, but easier to install.

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    1.  PortableMailHog can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Papercut icon

    Papercut

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    15 alternatives to Papercut 

    Papercut is a simplified SMTP server designed to only receive messages (not to send them on) with a GUI on top of it allowing you to see the messages it receives.

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    Instant Feedback When New Email Arrives
    Rich and Detailed View of Received Email
    View and Download the Mime Sections of your Email
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    Almost everyone thinks Papercut is a great alternative to FakeSMTP.
    jensv

    Very good GUI on windows with a lot of configuration options and viewable headers etc.

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    Should be rated a lot higher. Excellent free alternative to Mailtrap

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    Guest

    Windows native app with helpful message rendering.

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  3. Mailtrap icon

    Mailtrap

    22 alternatives to Mailtrap 

    Mailtrap is a fake SMTP server for development teams to test, view and share emails sent from the development and staging environments without spamming real customers.

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  4. Mailosaur icon

    Mailosaur

    • Online
    22 alternatives to Mailosaur 

    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.

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  5. MailCatcher icon

    MailCatcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to MailCatcher 

    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 http://127.0.0.

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    smtp4dev

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    15 alternatives to smtp4dev 

    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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  7. Pacomail icon

    Pacomail

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    7 alternatives to Pacomail 

    Pacomail is a test mail server solution that allows testing email without sending them to the real users of your application. Code, preview, test, and collaborate using a development tool designed for email.

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  8. DummySMTP icon

    DummySMTP

    • FreeProprietary
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    20 alternatives to DummySMTP 

    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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  9. Ethereal Email icon

    Ethereal Email

    20 alternatives to Ethereal Email 

    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.

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    Email preview screen
  10. Origami SMTP icon

    Origami SMTP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    18 alternatives to Origami SMTP 

    Origami SMTP was created with the idea to have a fake email server for testing purposes that supported TLS. This is because the code the developer was working on at the time had several hard coded values enforcing TLS so most other solutions would not work.

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