Best Email Client Software

Email client software manages a user’s email account or accounts through a desktop application. Email clients work similarly to webmail email managers provided by email software available via browser, but are instead accessible through a downloaded program. Some email account providers also offer email clients, but most email clients do not provide email accounts themselves.

One of the main benefits of email clients is the capability to house a unified inbox for multiple email accounts. While some webmail options consolidate emails from multiple accounts from the same provider, email clients can collect email from different providers in a single space. Like their webmail counterparts, email clients will either natively provide, or integrate with, outside calendar software so users can easily coordinate meetings and record dates.

To qualify for inclusion in the Email Client category, a product must:

  • Be available as a downloadable desktop application
  • Provide an inbox that can collect emails for one or more accounts
  • Be capable of auditing emails and contacts for errors, duplicates, etc.
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    Microsoft Outlook 2010, the premium business and personal e-mail management tool and calendar software to help you stay in touch.

    Thunderbird is a free email application that's easy to set up and customize - and it's loaded with great features!

    IBM Notes is an enterprise email client that integrates social collaboration, messaging and business applications into a single workspace

    eM Client is a fully-featured email client with a modern and easy-to-use interface. eM Client also offers calendar, tasks, contacts and chat.

    Shift is the workstation for productive people. Trusted by hundreds of thousands of productivity enthusiasts around the world, Shift streamlines your workflows so you can get things done more efficiently. Tired of logging in and out of multiple accounts, Shift users enjoy single-click access to over 700 of the Webs most popular applications, extensions, mail accounts, and cloud services.

    Mailbird is an email management app that integrates with a lot of popular Task-, Calendar-, Messaging- and Video Calling Apps. It unifies all your online communications in one intuitive and beautiful desktop app. Multiple Account management is a breeze using Mailbird.

    Turn unopened emails into closed deals with the only email client built exclusively for salespeople.

    Zimbra Desktop is a free and open source email client application that gives you online and offline access to all your email accounts in one place. Zimbra Desktop works with many types of email systems to synchronize email, contacts and calendar data between users mailboxes in the cloud and local data stored on your computer disk.

    K-9 is an opensource email client based on the Email application shipped with the initial release of Android. K-9 is focused on making it easy to chew through large volumes of email.

    Airmail is an email client for Mac and iPhone.

    Amazon WorkMail is a secure, managed business email and calendar service with support for existing desktop and mobile email clients it gives users the ability to seamlessly access email, contacts, and calendars using Microsoft Outlook, web browser, or native iOS and Android email applications.

    Chaos Intellect combines this powerful contact manager experience with a great email client that hits the sweet spot for users like you!

    Mailplane is an e-mail client for Mac OS.

    Mailspring is a mail client for Mac, Windows and Linux.

    harmon.ie Mobile brings all your favorite Microsoft collaboration tools into a single screen, on all your mobile devices.

    Hiri is an email client for Managers on Windows, Mac and Linux.

    Claws Mail is an email client (and news reader), based on gtk+, featuring quick response, graceful, and sophisticated interface, easy configuration, intuitive operation, abundant features, extensibility, robustness and stability.

    EverDesk is the first and only email client which stores email messages as individual files together with your other files and documents in regular Windows folders, so you can keep all the information related to the same subject together and work with it in a simpler, more flexible, and more powerful way.

    Inky is the first email protection software to detect phishing attacks using computer vision, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

    Kiwi enhances Gmail and makes G Suite apps work like a full-featured desktop productivity suite for both individuals and businesses.

    Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client. Sylpheed provides intuitive user-interface. Sylpheed is also designed for keyboard-oriented operation, so Sylpheed can be widely used from beginners to power users. Sylpheed runs on many systems such as Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and other Unix-like systems.

    TouchMail is an email app that brings all your accounts into one place with a visual, colorful display that saves you time on your email.

    TypeApp is an email client with unified inbox for mobile.

    Unibox is a people-centric email client for Mac.

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