Hectane Alternatives

    Hectane is described as 'Lightweight, cross-platform SMTP client' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are six alternatives to Hectane for Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Postfix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hectane are Exim (Free, Open Source), sSMTP (Free, Open Source), Sendmail (Free, Open Source) and Courier-MTA (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 13, 2015

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Postfix is a mail transfer agent (MTA) that routes and delivers electronic mail. It attempts to be fast, easy to administer, and secure. The software is also known by its former names VMailer and IBM Secure Mailer.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Exim is a message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge for use on Unix systems connected to the Internet.
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    1. sSMTP is a simple MTA to deliver mail from a computer to a mail server. sSMTP is simple and lightweight, there are no daemons or anything hogging up CPU; Just sSMTP. Unlike Exim4, sSMTP does not receive mail, expand aliases, or manage a queue.

      Discontinued

      The last update was in 2013.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Sendmail is a general purpose internetwork email routing facility that supports many kinds of transfer and delivery methods, including the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) used for email transport over the Internet.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      The Courier mail transfer agent (MTA) is an integrated mail/groupware server based on open commodity protocols, such as ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, LDAP, SSL, and HTTP. Courier provides ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, webmail, and mailing list services within a single, consistent, framework.
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    2. Configure SMTP e-mail in IIS when you want to deliver e-mail messages from your site. Mail can be delivered immediately or it can be delivered to a file location on disk where it can be retrieved for delivery later.
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