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Open Source Google Groups Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Google Groups is Framalistes. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Google Groups and eight of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Google Groups are Mailman, GroupServer, Easy Redmine and FreeLists.

Google Groups alternatives are mainly Team Collaboration Tools but may also be Project Management Tools or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Google Groups.
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    Framalistes

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    This server provides you access to your environment on mailing list server. Starting from this web page, you can perform subscription options, unsubscription, archives, list management and so on.

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    Framalistes vs Google Groups opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Framalistes is a great alternative to Google Groups.
    Feliz

    It's a free service with no ads, tracking or selling our data. It's based on email which nearly everyone has already and do not required a new account.

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    Mailman

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Solaris

    Mailman is integrated with the web, making it easy for users to manage their accounts and for list owners to administer their lists. Mailman supports built-in archiving, automatic bounce processing.

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    Old-school but functional

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    No hosted version from supplier

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    GroupServer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Email lists, with an integrated web interface, and control.

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    Easy Redmine

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Redmine

    Easy Redmine is a web based collaborative project management application. It is used by companies from around the world to handle projects, tasks, schedules, resource utilization, budgets, attendance monitoring, support management and much more.

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    FreeLists

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    FreeLists provides the internet community with Free, no-hassle, high-quality mailing lists. We don't use advertisements and we don't charge for higher-than-a-certain-volume lists.

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    Mailing Group - Listserv

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    Allows you to run a free Listserv or email group right from your WordPress dashboard. Its the best two-way communication group email plugin in wordpress where an email sent to the main group email gets forwarded to the all group members.

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    Its a really nice Google groups and Yahoo groups alternative listserv mailing list plugin.

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    GroupThinq

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Cloud-based software application for consulting firms (and students) with all the tools required in a real office to run projects, teams and companies profitably.

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  8. Usenet Web Gateway

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Perl software that allows users to read Usenet messages and post messages using only a web browser. Deja.com and others offers such a (non-GPLed) gateway between Usenet and the WWW.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.0.1.0, released in November 2000, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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