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Papercut Alternatives

Papercut is described as 'simplified SMTP server designed to only receive messages (not to send them on) with a GUI on top of it allowing you to see the messages it receives' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Papercut for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, SaaS, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is FakeSMTP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Papercut are Mailtrap, Mailosaur, smtp4dev and DummySMTP.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Papercut is a simplified SMTP server designed to only receive messages (not to send them on) with a GUI on top of it...

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  1. FakeSMTP icon

    FakeSMTP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    FakeSMTP is a Free Fake SMTP Server with GUI for testing emails in applications easily. It is written in Java.

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    Mailtrap

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Mailtrap is a fake SMTP server for development teams to test, view and share emails sent from the development and staging environments without spamming real customers.

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  3. Mailosaur icon

    Mailosaur

    • Online

    Email Testing for QA & Development Teams. Catch every email your product sends, analyze it's contents, follow links and test deliverability all via the Mailosaur API.

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    smtp4dev

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Dummy SMTP server that sits in the system tray and does not deliver the received messages. The received messages can be quickly viewed, saved and the source/structure inspected. Useful for testing/debugging software that generates email.

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  5. DummySMTP icon

    DummySMTP

    • FreeProprietary
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    DummySMTP allows you to test the email functionality of your applications, without setting up multiple test email addresses and cluttering your inbox.

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  6. Ethereal is a fake SMTP service, mostly aimed at Nodemailer users (but not limited to). It's a completely free anti-transactional email service where messages never get delivered.

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  7. Origami SMTP icon

    Origami SMTP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Origami SMTP was created with the idea to have a fake email server for testing purposes that supported TLS. This is because the code the developer was working on at the time had several hard coded values enforcing TLS so most other solutions would not work.

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    testmail.app

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    QA tool for automating end-to-end email tests. Get unlimited private email addresses and inboxes for testing new user signups, transactional emails and drip campaigns, deliverability and spam scores, etc. Integrates with your CI/CD workflow. Includes spam testing.

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    LunaticSMTP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • JavaFX
    • Java

    LunaticSMTP is a dummy SMTP server with desktop GUI for testing email sending applications.

    ⚫︎ PortableLunaticSMTP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. Mailocal icon

    Mailocal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    A local SMTP server with email display, used mostly for development of other apps. Think unlimited Mailtrap that runs on your own computer.

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