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What are the best Gmail alternatives?

Gmail is described as 'free search-based web-mail service' and is a leading webmail provider in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Gmail for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, iPhone, Android, iPad and Windows. The best alternative is Proton Mail, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gmail are Tutanota, Outlook.com, Yandex.Mail and Fastmail.

Gmail alternatives are mainly WebMail Providers but may also be Email Clients or Calendar Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Gmail.
This page was last updated Mar 29, 2022
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Online
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Chrome OS
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad
  • Google Chrome
  • Android Wear
  • Android TV
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

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  1. mail.com provides its users with an customized selection of unique domains to pair with their desired address at no cost.

    mail.com vs Gmail opinions
    Almost everyone thinks mail.com is a great alternative to Gmail.
    AndyYoung

    With the multiple handler choices, you can get OG mail addresses which are unavailable on gmail. Example: firstname.lastname@mail . com. Simple as that

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  2. Windows 10 has Mail and Calendar apps already built in.



  3. We believe that Internet privacy is an absolute and definitive right. Online privacy matters and is just as important as offline privacy. Some people say that the loss of privacy is the price we must pay for security.

    Mailfence vs Gmail opinions
    Most users think Mailfence is a great alternative to Gmail.
    AmkiTakk

    Privacy-oriented and based in Belgium, which ensures your data isn't being sold to anyone. No ads. Overall better performance on the web client. Free plan already offers a plethora of useful features, although you can get more if you pick one of the (cheap) paid plans.

    Positive comment about 1 year ago
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    erjonalku

    The main advantage is the security. Mailfence uses encrypted email, respects more the privacy of their customers.

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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  4. Vivaldi Mail is a free email service with no ads and no strings attached developed by Vivaldi Technologies.

    Vivaldi Webmail vs Gmail opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    architsastam

    Vivaldi Mail is the best alternative to Gmail and Vivaldi itself offers other excellent products like Vivaldi Browser which is far better than Google Chrome. All their products are privacy-focused and they value people's opinions.

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  5. Yahoo! Mail

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    Web-mail with a terabyte of free storage space & spam protection. Yahoo! Mail offers grouped conversations, themes, powerful search options, Dropbox integration for attachments, .

    Warning

    Has been hacked many times. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yahoo!_data_breaches

    Yahoo! Mail vs Gmail opinions
    Some users think Yahoo! Mail is a great alternative to Gmail, some don't.
    sedeti

    They sell your data for adds

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  6. Spike

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Oculus Rift

    Bring your workspace together into one unified app. It’s everything your team has been looking for in a productivity and messaging app, but easier, and all with your email.

  7. Cock.li

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Tor

    Cock.li is your go-to solution for professional E-mail addresses and XMPP addresses. Since 2013 cock.li has provided stable E-mail services to an ever-increasing number of users. Cock.

    Cock.li vs Gmail opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments

    simple, doesnt require a phone number or another email to register an account

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    Very simple to use and register, lots of domains to choose, very privacy focused, publishes transparency reports and warrant canaries.

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  8. The mail service which respects you.

    Mailo vs Gmail opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    daviwalle

    Mailo is a good alternative to Gmail, since apart from email it also includes calendar, contacts, cloud, etc. It also respects your privacy, unlike Google

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    Weak strictly web based. Not a good interface and functionality like gmail

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  9. Horde

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Horde Groupware is a free, enterprise ready, browser based collaboration suite. Users can manage and share calendars, contacts, tasks and notes with the standards compliant components from the Horde Project.

    Discontinued

    The last release (5.2.22) was in September 2017.

    Horde vs Gmail opinions
    Some users think Horde is a great alternative to Gmail, some don't.

    Horde is a mail client, not provider

    Negative comment over 6 years ago
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    Horde is included in CPanel accounts as well as Roundcube and Squirrelmail.

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  10. Dialog Messenger

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Dialog Messenger is a customized self-hosted platform usable across multi operation systems simultaneously. dialog provides SDK tools for client interface as well as for server.

    Dialog Messenger vs Gmail opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    alfill

    Dialog Messenger is as chat client (messenger), not a mail client/provider - there is a misplaced in functionality.

    Negative comment 5 months ago
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