Open Source Hushmail Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Hushmail is ProtonMail, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Hushmail and 14 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Hushmail are Tutanota (Freemium, Open Source), Posteo (Paid, Open Source), MailDrop (Free, Open Source) and Mailpile (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 22, 2021

    1. Secure email with absolutely no compromises, brought to you by MIT and CERN scientists. Swiss Based
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      ProtonMail vs Hushmail opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      JohnFastman Hushmail say they're a privacy-oriented webmail, but in 2007 they modified their code for the feds to catch a user's password. Protonmail are based in Switzerland and at the mo there's no evidence of such stuff with them. Hushmail hasn't developed its features in a long time; Protonmail is younger but more active and open source. But it lacks PGP key import-export - that's in the pipeline.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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    2. 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.
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      Tutanota vs Hushmail opinions
      Some users think Tutanota is a great alternative to Hushmail, some don't.
      End to End Encryption, encrypts your entire mailbox, contacts & calendar, what makes account recovery impossible if you forget your password or lost your recovery hash, this is how real encryption works.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      it's a closed system that does not permit public key sharing
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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    3. Web- and IMAP-based email service. 2GB cost 1€/month. Information is hosted on encrypted hard drives. Electricity from renewable resources is used.
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    4. MailDrop is a free throwaway e-mail address. It's temporary. It's transient. It's disposable. It's meant for those times when you don't want to give out your real address. Just give someone any e-mail address in the maildrop.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • OpenPGP
      Mailpile is a modern, fast web-mail client with user-friendly encryption and privacy features. The development of Mailpile is funded by a large community of backers and all code related to the project is and will be released under an OSI approved Free Software license.

      Discontinued

      1.0.0 Release Candidate 6 from 2019 is the last version on GitHub (https://github.com/mailpile/Mailpile/releases). Possibly the development has been stopped.

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    5. CTemplar is a security and privacy focused email provider based in Iceland. They use E2EE to keep your conversations private and secure. Their service offers onion address for those who want the best possible privacy and security.
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    6. Kolab Now provides a suite of intuitive apps in a user friendly environment to make your day to day online comms easier, smarter and most importantly; secure.
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    7. Teknik was created to provide users with web services that they can trust. Services range from url shorteners to pastebins and encrypted file uploads. Teknik Mail is a premium feature available after a donation of $5 only
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    8. Open Source Disposable Email Hosting.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Inboxkitten is an open-source disposable email service that you can freely deploy adopt on your own! Use any inbox to avoid spam Use inboxkitten when you don't want to get spammed by revealing your real email address. Email Auto-Deletes
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