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    sSMTP Alternatives

    sSMTP is described as 'simple MTA to deliver mail from a computer to a mail server. sSMTP is simple and lightweight, there are no daemons or anything hogging up CPU; Just sSMTP. Unlike Exim4, sSMTP does not receive mail, expand aliases, or manage a queue' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to sSMTP for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Postfix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like sSMTP are OpenSMTPD (Free, Open Source), mailsend-go (Free, Open Source), msmtp (Free, Open Source) and Exim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 25, 2021
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    sSMTP is a simple MTA to deliver mail from a computer to a mail server. sSMTP is simple and lightweight, there are no...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Postfix is a mail transfer agent (MTA) that routes and delivers electronic mail. It attempts to be fast, easy to administer, and secure. The software is also known by its former names VMailer and IBM Secure Mailer.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      OpenSMTPD is a FREE implementation of the server-side SMTP protocol as defined by RFC 5321, with some additional standard extensions. It allows ordinary machines to exchange e-mails with other systems speaking the SMTP protocol.
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    1. mailsend-go is a command line tool to send mail via SMTP protocol. This is the golang incarnation of the C version of mailsend. However, this version is much simpler and all the heavy lifting is done by the package gomail.v2
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      In the default mode, it transmits a mail to an SMTP server (for example at a free mail provider) which takes care of further delivery.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Exim is a message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge for use on Unix systems connected to the Internet.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Sendmail is a general purpose internetwork email routing facility that supports many kinds of transfer and delivery methods, including the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) used for email transport over the Internet.
    2. Blat is a small, efficent SMTP command line mailer for Windows. It is the SMTP *sending* part of an eMail User Agent (MUA) or eMail client. As such, Blat sends eMail via SMTP (or internet eMail) from the command line, or CGI.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      The Courier mail transfer agent (MTA) is an integrated mail/groupware server based on open commodity protocols, such as ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, LDAP, SSL, and HTTP. Courier provides ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, webmail, and mailing list services within a single, consistent, framework.
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    3. A small Mail Transport Agent (MTA), designed for home and office use. Part of DragonFly BSD , it accepts mails from locally installed Mail User Agents (MUA) and delivers the mails either locally or to a remote destination.
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    4. Configure SMTP e-mail in IIS when you want to deliver e-mail messages from your site. Mail can be delivered immediately or it can be delivered to a file location on disk where it can be retrieved for delivery later.
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