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Popcorn Alternatives

Popcorn is described as 'lightweight and portable e-mail client for Windows. The Popcorn e-mail client is no longer actively developed, updated or supported by Ultrafunk in any way' and is a Email Client in the office & productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Popcorn for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Thunderbird, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Popcorn are Microsoft Office Outlook, Evolution, eM Client and Apple Mail.

Popcorn alternatives are mainly Email Clients but may also be Calendar Apps or Mail Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Popcorn.
This page was last updated Nov 2, 2017
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Popcorn is a lightweight and portable e-mail client for Windows. The Popcorn e-mail client is no longer actively developed,...

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  1. Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox.

  2. Microsoft Outlook, part of the Microsoft Office Suite (not to be confused with Microsoft Outlook Express), is a personal information manager that lets you manage your e-mail, calendar, contacts, and tasks.

  3. Evolution is a personal information management application that provides integrated mail, calendaring, address book and task list functionality.

  4. eM Client is a full featured email client with a clean and efficient user interface.

  5. There’s big news attached. The best way to manage email on a Mac, according to Apple.

  6. Windows 10 has Mail and Calendar apps already built in.

  7. Postbox is an email application that helps you organize your work life and get stuff done.

  8. Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems.

  9. Mailpile

    • 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.


    1.0.0 Release Candidate 6 from 2019 is the last version on GitHub ( Possibly the development has been stopped.

  10. Kontact - KMail

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    KMail is the email component of Kontact, the integrated personal information manager of KDE. Kontact is a personal information manager and groupware software suite for KDE. It supports calendars, contacts, notes, to-do lists, news, and email.

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