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The Bat Alternatives for Mac

The Bat is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Thunderbird, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to The Bat and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to The Bat are Microsoft Office Outlook, Mailspring, Spark Mail and Apple Mail.

The Bat alternatives are mainly Email Clients but may also be Calendar Apps or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Bat.
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  1. Thunderbird icon

    Thunderbird

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Homebrew
    • PortableApps.com
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    96 alternatives to Thunderbird 

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

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsThunderbird can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Multiple Account supportThunderbird support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  Calendar IntegrationThunderbird lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    4.  Email OrganizerThunderbird allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
    5.  Dark ModeThunderbird supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Thunderbird.
    7.  Integrated Password ManagerThunderbird lets you access all the passwords you’ve saved across your different devices.
    8.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Thunderbird.
    9.  PortableThunderbird can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think Thunderbird is a great alternative to The Bat.
  2. Microsoft Office Outlook icon

    Microsoft Office Outlook

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    134 alternatives to Microsoft Office Outlook 

    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.

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    1.  Email OrganizerMicrosoft Office Outlook allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
    2.  Calendar IntegrationMicrosoft Office Outlook lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    3.  Unified inboxView e-mails (or similar) from all accounts in one unified view with Microsoft Office Outlook.
    4.  Multiple Account supportMicrosoft Office Outlook support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    5.  Dark ModeMicrosoft Office Outlook supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Email SchedulingYou can schedule a marketing, sales, or personal email for a time in the future with Microsoft Office Outlook.
    Outlook 365 on Windows
    Outlook for Mac 2016


  3. Mailspring icon

    Mailspring

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Arch Linux
    • Fedora
    • Ubuntu
    44 alternatives to Mailspring 

    Boost your productivity and send better email with Mailspring, a beautiful, fast email client for Mac, Windows, and Linux. Mailspring is free to use and an optional pro version adds read receipts, send later, reminders and more.

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    1.  Unified inboxView e-mails (or similar) from all accounts in one unified view with Mailspring.
    2.  Multiple Account supportMailspring support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  Dark ModeMailspring supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Ad-freeMailspring doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Email OrganizerMailspring allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
    6.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Mailspring.
    7.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMailspring can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    Clean design with integrated search and swipe gestures
    Built-in dark theme
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    Spark Mail

    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    58 alternatives to Spark Mail 

    E-mail app with all the great features: swipes (long/short), snooze, add (multiple) attachments from the cloud, support for various e-mail services and more.

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    1.  Multiple Account supportSpark Mail support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    2.  Email SchedulingYou can schedule a marketing, sales, or personal email for a time in the future with Spark Mail.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Email OrganizerSpark Mail allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
    5.  Calendar IntegrationSpark Mail lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    6.  Dark ModeSpark Mail supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  5. Apple Mail icon

    Apple Mail

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    81 alternatives to Apple Mail 

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

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    1.  Email OrganizerApple Mail allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
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    Postbox

    • Mac
    • Windows
    70 alternatives to Postbox 

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

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    eM Client

    • Mac
    • Windows
    65 alternatives to eM Client 

    eM Client is a full featured e-mail client with a modern and easy to use interface. eM Client also offers calendar, tasks, contacts, notes and chat.

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    1.  Calendar IntegrationeM Client lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    2.  Multiple Account supporteM Client support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  PGP EncryptioneM Client supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
    4.  Dark ModeeM Client supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Unified inboxView e-mails (or similar) from all accounts in one unified view with eM Client.
    6.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    7.  Email OrganizereM Client allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
    8.  Sync with Google CalendareM Client can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    9.  Automatic BackupeM Client will automatically back up your data periodically.
    eM Client: Inbox view
    eM Client: Calendar - week view
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    Mutt

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    56 alternatives to Mutt 

    Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems. Some of its features are: color support, message threading, MIME support (including RFC2047 support for encoded headers), PGP/MIME (RFC2015), various features to support mailing lists, including...

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    1.  PGP EncryptionMutt supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
    2.  Command line interfaceMutt either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Airmail

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    70 alternatives to Airmail 

    Airmail is a lightweight and lightning fast mail client for Mac.

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    1.  Multiple Account supportAirmail support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    2.  LightweightAirmail consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Sylpheed

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    47 alternatives to Sylpheed 

    Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client (mailer, MUA).

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    1.  LightweightSylpheed consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableSylpheed can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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