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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. Polymail

    • Mac
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    The most powerful platform for email productivity in a beautiful native app — on desktop and mobile.

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    This alternative is disputed. Polymail is still a legitimate alternative to Gmail, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Polymail is an email client not an email provider.

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  2. postale.io

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Free domain email service. Simple, safe, fast, 7/7 free support, and all the essential features a mail service should have.



  3. MeSign

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone

    MeSign is a free email encrypted client. Once you log in to your email account with MeSign App, the free S/MIME certificates will be issued, installed and configured automatically. The users can start to encrypt within 3 minutes.

  4. Speaking Email

    • iPhone

    Speaking Email iPhone app speaks your emails out loud, making it possible to keep your eyes on the road while you listen. Simple gestures designed for use while driving give you the ability to skip, pause, archive, star or even reply on the go.

  5. Greatmail

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10

    Greatmail provides secure and private email hosting to businesses looking for affordable and reliable email service. Email hosting is available in two editions: Standard and Groupware.

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  6. Webmail.ca.za

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Free email, file storage, sms and more.

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  7. Fripost

    • Online

    Fripost – the Free Email Association. Fripost organize the people who want an alternative to "free" e-mail services where you are constantly under surveillance and personal data is handed over to third parties.

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  8. Email.it

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Email.it is the italian leader supplier of professional email services "in the cloud" both by subscription (with guaranteed service level) both free, for companies, organizations, free professionals and individuals.

  9. mail2world

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    the free email that has everyone talking!.

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  10. Inboxer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Unofficial, free and open-source Google Inbox Desktop App. Built using electron, Inboxer includes a menu bar which is globalmenu compatible and works, and keyboard shortcuts.

    Discontinued

    Project archived. See https://github.com/denysdovhan/inboxer/issues/101

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