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smtp4dev is described as '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' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to smtp4dev for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, SaaS, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Papercut, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like smtp4dev are FakeSMTP, Mailtrap, Mailosaur and DummySMTP.

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  • Windows

Dummy SMTP server that sits in the system tray and does not deliver the received messages. The received messages can be...

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  1. Papercut icon

    Papercut

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    15 alternatives to Papercut 

    Papercut is a 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.

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    Instant Feedback When New Email Arrives
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    FakeSMTP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to FakeSMTP 

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

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  3. Mailtrap icon

    Mailtrap

    22 alternatives to Mailtrap 

    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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    smtp4dev is a local system, mailtrap is an online service

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  4. Mailosaur icon

    Mailosaur

    • Online
    22 alternatives to Mailosaur 

    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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    DummySMTP

    • FreeProprietary
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    20 alternatives to DummySMTP 

    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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    Ethereal Email

    20 alternatives to Ethereal Email 

    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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    Email preview screen
  7. Origami SMTP icon

    Origami SMTP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    18 alternatives to Origami SMTP 

    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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    Cross-Platform with TLS support.

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    testmail.app

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    17 alternatives to testmail.app 

    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
    17 alternatives to LunaticSMTP 

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

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    1.  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
    19 alternatives to Mailocal 

    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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