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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)

Gmail is a free search-based web-mail service.

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  1. TypeApp

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire

    TypeApp is an all-free, beautifully designed, universal email app, capable of managing unlimited number of mail accounts from various providers, allowing for smart push notifications while enabling personalization across multiple email accounts.

    TypeApp vs Gmail opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    peropaterson

    TypeApp and BlueMail are the same email app with different name. TypeApp has the nicest user interface and enhance my email experience, simple and elegant.

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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  2. InstAddr

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Disposable email address application.



  3. 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.

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  4. Criptext

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Finally, an email service that's built around your privacy. Get your @criptext.com email address and see what it's like to have peace of mind and privacy in every email you send.

    Discontinued

    Creator recently sent and email about going solo, but since then support has been unresponsive, as have nearly all new issues on github for a year now if not more...

  5. Inbox.lv

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online

    Inbox.lv Mail.

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  6. StartMail

    • Online

    Take back your email privacy today with StartMail, encrypted email made easy. Secure email service protected by Dutch privacy laws to keep your data safe.

  7. OnMail

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    It's time to change email. A brand new email service, built from scratch for today's world.

  8. Infomaniak’s Mail Service is a secure emailing system hosted in Switzerland and is the best (free) alternative to the web giants. Infomaniak’s emailing service is used by more than a million companies and individuals throughout Europe.

    Infomaniak Email Service vs Gmail opinions
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    imsebi

    Much better than Gmail. And now you don't need a domain anymore, it's free for everyone.

    Positive comment 4 months ago
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    You have all the functions you need in workspace, like Gmail. Fully customizable, high security. This product is professional. I use it since 2 year, and I don't want to return to Gmail. Only one point : you need a domain name. But it's more original like a Gmail.com address...

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  9. Mail.Ru Cloud

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Russian cloud provider with 8 GB of free space.

    Requires @mail.ru email address to work.

    Although the web interface is currently in Russian, the applications are in English.

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    Mail.Ru Cloud vs Gmail opinions
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    Very very similar to Gmail

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  10. AOL Mail

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    FREE e-mail account with IMAP, spam and virus protection with UNLIMITED storage (GMail max. 15 GB). Because of this AOL WebMail is ideal as E-mail archive or E-Mail-Backup utility for other Mail accounts.

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