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mail2web - Web Access to POP and IMAP Email Service

mail2web - Web Access to POP and IMAP Email Service

Heinz Tschabitscher

The Bottom Line

mail2web provides secure and anonymous access to your POP or IMAP account from any web browser or hand-held device. Unfortunately, mail2web lacks some convenience functions.

Pros

  • mail2web provides access to mail in POP and IMAP accounts
  • Privacy conscious, mail2web lets you read mail securely anywhere
  • mail2web supports many languages

Cons

  • mail2web lacks support for secure messaging
  • You cannot create IMAP folders, and mail2web offers no filters
  • mail2web's lack of From: customization can be a problem

Description

  • mail2web lets you access POP or IMAP accounts through a web-based interface.
  • Smart log-in makes logging on easy with a good guess for your POP server address.
  • mail2web does not store access data, keep records or set cookies and shows plain text by default.
  • Optional mail2web registration offers an address book and easy access to multiple accounts.
  • mail2web supports secure TLS/SSL connections and APOP authentication.
  • You can send new messages and replies directly in mail2web.
  • mail2web is accessible from web-enabled PDAs and via WAP.
  • Automatically synchronizes POP account when you delete a message in mail2web.

Guide Review - mail2web - Web Access to POP and IMAP Email Service

If you want to access your email while you are away from your computer (and your default email program), mail2web provides a secure and anonymous way to read and send mail.

mail2web supports both POP and IMAP accounts, and a number of features make it a safe experience: mail2web doesn't store your access information, supports secure TLS/SSL connections and even prefers plain text messages to their HTML counterparts (which it supports, of course).

If you register, you get easier access to multiple accounts, and can keep a simple address book in mail2web.

Unfortunately, mail2web doesn't offer any filtering, and you can't create folders in IMAP accounts. The anti-spam measure of preventing From: address customization can be a problem, too.

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