ProtonMail Alternatives

    ProtonMail is described as 'Secure email with absolutely no compromises, brought to you by MIT and CERN scientists. Swiss Based' and is one of the leading apps in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to ProtonMail for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, iPhone, Android, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Tutanota, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ProtonMail are Disroot (Free, Open Source), Posteo (Paid, Open Source), Mailfence (Freemium) and (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 22, 2021

    1. Everymail offers an easy to use email address for everyone as well as email hosting for business email addresses on own mailservers with your domain.
    2. Hushmail is a commercial email service focusing on security with features such as industry-standard OpenPGP encryption and two-step verification. All communications also use a secure SSL/TLS connection.
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    3. Fripost – the Free Email Association. Fripost organize the people who want an alternative to "free" e-mail services where you are constantly under surveillance and personal data is handed over to third parties.
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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Free domain email service. Simple, safe, fast, 7/7 free support. Set up professional domain emails in minutes, completely free.
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    4. MeSign is a free email encrypted client. Once you log in to your email account with MeSign App, the free S/MIME certificates will be issued, installed and configured automatically. The users can start to encrypt within 3 minutes.
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    5. (Official description) Runbox provides secure email communication with Perfect Forward Secrecy SSL connections, Extended Validation, and options for OpenPGP encryption.
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      bird I currently use Runbox. Very similar in concept to ProtonMail, albeit a paid service. Based in Norway.
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    6. SafeSwiss The world’s most effective end to end encryption security solution including P2P Voice, encrypted email, encrypted storage, ephemeral text chat, docs share & group chat for mobile phone devices and PC's.
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      Unofficial, free and open-source Google Inbox Desktop App. Built using electron, Inboxer includes a menu bar which is globalmenu compatible and works, and keyboard shortcuts.


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    7. Free email, file storage, sms and more.
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    8. Free email service with unlimited storage space. Unlimited email storage. 2,000 domain names. Large email attachments. Calendar. Bookmarks. Desktop notifier. Advanced filters & rules. Full spam & virus protection. Ultra security & privacy.
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