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Self-Hosted Gmail Alternatives

Gmail is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are a few alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Tutanota, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Gmail and four of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Gmail are Horde, Webmail Lite and LuxSci.

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.
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  1. Tutanota icon

    Tutanota

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    75 alternatives to Tutanota 

    Tutanota is a free and open source web-mail client that focuses on privacy and security. It has open source iOS and an Android apps. The Android app is published on F-Droid (which means the app does not use Google's push notification system) making it a great option if you...

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    1.  Privacy focusedTutanota is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionTutanota has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  Dark ModeTutanota supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Multiple Account supportTutanota support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    5.  LightweightTutanota consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    6.  Support for AliasesTutanota supports aliases, so you can receive email without exposing your main email address
    7.  PGP EncryptionTutanota supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
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    Privacy-respecting company, and has open source client

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    I've tried some encrypted emails to replace Gmail, it turned out that Tutanota is perfect. All services accepted it without any problems, all messages arrived fast and the free plan gives 1GB of space. Also, the paid plans are generous and cheap.

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    bybbo

    Replaced successfully G.Calendar G.Contacts for me. Cheap privacy first services with no compromise on the ease of use.

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    Guest

    Very nice minimalist ui and great security features

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    Guest

    Does not support POP/IMAP, you will not be able to use it with Thunderbird or another email client.

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    justinterested

    Tutanota is a great email provider with very good encryption (it uses end-to-end encryption like Signal – i.e. they cannot read your emails/gife them to the government, Gmail can!) and they don't sell any data. It is also very easy to use, it has a very nice app, a desktop client and a web client. There is really no reason why you wouldn't want to use it :)

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    Guest

    This is a very good free client. It gives you lots of functionality even at no cost.

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    Horde

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    40 alternatives to Horde 

    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.

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    The last release (5.2.22) was in September 2017.

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    Horde is a mail client, not provider

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    Horde is included in CPanel accounts as well as Roundcube and Squirrelmail.

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    Webmail Lite

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    30 alternatives to Webmail Lite 

    Open Source WebMail Lite is a free community edition of full-featured WebMail Pro server application intended for users who need a clean and simple web mail application, which is fast and easy to use. Whether you need a free web browser based email client software for Windows ASP.

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    LuxSci

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    30 alternatives to LuxSci 

    Providing HIPAA-compliant email, secure email & web services since 1999. Secure communications via email, text, chat, video, and web.

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