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based on preference data from user reviews. Mailgun rates 4.5/5 stars with 240 reviews. By contrast, MessageGears rates 4.0/5 stars with 64 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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4.5 out of 5
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MessageGears
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4.0 out of 5
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Market Segments
Mailgun
Mailgun
Small-Business (82.1% of reviews)
MessageGears
MessageGears
Mid-Market (62.5% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Mailgun
Mailgun
Pay Per Use 5,000 free emails per month for your first 3 months.
MessageGears
MessageGears
No pricing information available

Mailgun vs MessageGears

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Mailgun easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Mailgun overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Mailgun meets the needs of their business better than MessageGears.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that MessageGears is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Mailgun over MessageGears.
Categories
Shared Categories
Mailgun
Mailgun
MessageGears
MessageGears
Mailgun and MessageGears are categorized as Transactional Email
Unique Categories
Mailgun
Mailgun is categorized as Email Verification and Email Template Builder
MessageGears
MessageGears is categorized as Marketing Automation
Pricing
Mailgun
Mailgun Pricing
Flex Trial
Pay Per Use5,000 free emails per month for your first 3 months.
Foundation
$35/mo50k emails included
Growth
$80/mo100k emails & 1,000 email validations
Scale
$90/mo 100k emails and 5,000 email validations
Enterprise
Customcustom emails & validations
Free Trial
MessageGears
MessageGears Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.2
Responses: 225
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.8
Responses: 61
Ease of Use
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.0
Responses: 225
MessageGears
MessageGears
8.0
Responses: 61
Ease of Setup
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.9
Responses: 152
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.2
Responses: 24
Ease of Admin
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.1
Responses: 154
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.8
Responses: 24
Quality of Support
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.6
Responses: 175
MessageGears
MessageGears
9.0
Responses: 54
Ease of Doing Business With
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.2
Responses: 142
MessageGears
MessageGears
9.1
Responses: 25
Product Direction (% positive)
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.0
Responses: 225
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.6
Responses: 59
Features
Administration
Template Creation
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.1
Responses: 50
MessageGears
MessageGears
6.9
Responses: 19
Preset Template Availability
Mailgun
Mailgun
7.6
Responses: 46
MessageGears
MessageGears
6.5
Responses: 12
Custom Unsubscribe
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.9
Responses: 81
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.0
Responses: 18
Email Segmentation
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.6
Responses: 75
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.3
Responses: 18
Detailed Server Logs
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.9
Responses: 171
MessageGears
MessageGears
6.7
Responses: 20
Notifications
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.8
Responses: 133
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.3
Responses: 20
Integrations
Webhooks
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.2
Responses: 131
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.7
Responses: 10
Event Tracking API
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.2
Responses: 120
MessageGears
MessageGears
8.0
Responses: 14
Mail Send API
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.6
Responses: 172
MessageGears
MessageGears
8.0
Responses: 18
Spam Filter Testing
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.7
Responses: 83
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.9
Responses: 19
Platform
Custom Tracking Domain
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.4
Responses: 130
MessageGears
MessageGears
8.5
Responses: 14
Multiple Domains
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.3
Responses: 135
MessageGears
MessageGears
8.8
Responses: 12
Dedicated IP
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.7
Responses: 62
MessageGears
MessageGears
8.9
Responses: 15
Documentation
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.0
Responses: 175
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.4
Responses: 21
Sender Reputation Management
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.6
Responses: 139
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.3
Responses: 16
Tracking & Reporting
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.8
Responses: 174
MessageGears
MessageGears
7.2
Responses: 24
Enterprise Scalability
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.1
Responses: 99
MessageGears
MessageGears
8.2
Responses: 18
Performance and Reliability
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.3
Responses: 183
MessageGears
MessageGears
8.1
Responses: 27
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Mailgun were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment, while reviewers for MessageGears were more commonly in the Mid-Market segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Mailgun
Mailgun
82.1%
MessageGears
MessageGears
15.6%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Mailgun
Mailgun
12.8%
MessageGears
MessageGears
62.5%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Mailgun
Mailgun
5.1%
MessageGears
MessageGears
21.9%
Reviewers' Industry
Mailgun
Mailgun Industry
Information Technology and Services
20.5%
Computer Software
16.2%
Internet
15.0%
Marketing and Advertising
8.1%
Education Management
2.6%
Other
37.6%
MessageGears
MessageGears Industry
Computer Software
29.7%
Marketing and Advertising
12.5%
Information Technology and Services
9.4%
Internet
7.8%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
7.8%
Other
32.8%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Mailgun
Olaf L.
Administrator in Internet

Most of all their control panel is very easy to use, just add your domain, add some DNS records and you're ready to go. They offer 10000 free emails every month, that's enough for regular emails. The log file is also very helpful to see where are problems....

MessageGears
GC
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

The layout of the feature is easy to use and the support staff is always prompt and able to answer my questions.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mailgun
Andrew U.
Administrator in Printing

Customer Support is some of the worst I've ever seen. Over 24 hours to respond to a ticket, no real answers, puts the problem on you, the user. We were delivering e-mails perfectly fine for 4 or 5 months with bounce rates of about ~2% daily. All of the...

MessageGears
GC
User in Computer Software

The UI is somewhat lacking. It's not always the easiest to navigate.

Discussions
Mailgun
Mailgun Discussions
Mailgun
1 comment
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If you want to reduce the bounce rate, you need to verify the accounts in your distribution list. If you want to know about those bounces, use the API.Read more
Monty the Mongoose crying
Mailgun has no more discussions with answers
MessageGears
MessageGears Discussions
What makes MessageGears different?
1 comment
Offical Response from MessageGears
MessageGears deploys a hybrid solution, which utilizes both on-premises and cloud components to maximize efficiency and data access. Simply put, it combines...Read more
Is MessageGears geared more towards small businesses or enterprises?
1 comment
Offical Response from MessageGears
MessageGears is an ideal solution for data-savvy marketers looking to utilize more of what they know about their customers. On average, companies utilizing...Read more
Copy issue
1 comment
Grace Z.
GZ
Hi Grace! Sorry for the late reply. Are you still experiencing this issue? If so, it might be best to reach out to support. Read more
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