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Mac Email Clients

Don't be satisfied with any "default" email client! Be picky with the most important email program (possibly the most important program at all), and make sure you are using only the best Mac email software.
  1. Mac OS X Mail
  2. MailMate
  3. Mozilla Thunderbird
  4. Opera
  5. Outlook for Mac
  6. Postbox
  7. Sparrow
  8. Web-Based Access
  9. Winmail.dat Decoders

Top Free Mac Email Programs
A free email programs comes with Mac OS X, and it's not a bad one at all. But you shouldn't be satisfied with the default email program — at least not until you've checked out the free alternatives. Here are my top free Mac email programs.

Vote for Best Mac Email Program - The About.com 2013 Readers' Choice Awards
Vote for best Mac email program in the About.com 2013 Readers' Choice Awards from February 19, 2013 through March 19, 2013. Browse all the finalists here. Winners will be announced March 27, 2013.

Which Free Mac Email Program Do You Use?
Do you use the email program that came with your Mac, or do you have a different favorite free email app? Share your pick here, and find out what email programs others prefer.

Best Mac Email Program - The 2011 Reader's Choice Awards
Mozilla Thunderbird, Mac OS X Mail, Sparrow or something completely different? Discover the best Mac email program in The 2011 Readers' Choice Awards.

How Can I Change the Default Mac OS X Email Program?
You use a program other than Mail for email and want it to open automatically when you click an email address, for example? Here's how to set the default email program for Mac OS X.

Alpine - Free Mac Email Program
Alpine is powerful console email program that makes you use email productively with automation aplenty and nary a distraction.

AOL for Mac OS X - Mac Email Program
AOL for Mac OS X is a funny, easy to use and pretty email service, but the list of missing features is long, too.

Entourage - Mac Email Program
Entourage is a highly competent email client that combines sophisticated mail handling and managing capabilities with sleek calendar and to-do list features.

Eudora - Mac Email Program
Eudora is a classic, powerful, flexible and efficient email client that cans spam precisely, too, and shows nary a weakness.

GNUMail.app - Free Mac Email Program
GNUMail.app is a slick email client with solid support for multiple accounts and powerful filters.

GyazMail - Mac Email Program
GyazMail is a friendly little useful email program.

Gyazmail User Reviews
Find users' reviews of the Gyazmail Mac email program here and share your experience, too.

Magellan Pro - Mac Email Program
Magellan Pro is an interesting email client that brings the power and flexibility of databases to email.

Mail Pilot for Mac - Email Program
Mail Pilot for Mac helps you treat emails in IMAP accounts as the tasks they are (or include) to get through both with efficiency, reminders and verve.

MailMate 1.4.2 - Mac Email Program
MailMate is a refreshingly efficient way to deal with mail in IMAP accounts, all with handy keyboard shortcuts, superior search and precise smart folders. (Mac)

Mailplane - Gmail Email Program
Mailplane turns Gmail into a Mac application and adds a hand full's convenience: drag and drop attaching, more keyboard shortcuts, flexible mail announcements and text snippets.

Mailplane User Reviews - Gmail Email Program
Find users' reviews of the Mailplane gmail email program here and share your experience, too.

Mozilla Thunderbird - Free Mac Email Program
Mozilla Thunderbird is a fully featured, secure and very functional email and chat client plus RSS feed reader. It lets you handle mail efficiently and with style, and Mozilla Thunderbird filters away junk mail too.

Mailsmith - Mac Email Program
Mailsmith is the powerful and feature-rich email client from the makers of BBEdit.

Mozilla Seamonkey - Free Mac Email Program
Mozilla is not only a great browser but also a fully featured and powerful email client. It comes with great security and privacy, fabulous spam filtering and is still easy and fun to use.

Mulberry - Free Mac Email Program
Mulberry is a powerful and incredibly versatile email client available for all the popular platforms.

Outlook for Mac
Outlook for Mac offers all the tools to access, organize, find, filter and send emails efficiently and with the help an integrated calendar, to-do list and advanced address book afford.

Nisus Email - Mac Email Program
Mail different with Nisus Mail, a unique approach to email that takes advantage of the Finder and your favorite editor or word processor.

OS X Mail - Email Program
Mail is the solid, powerful and easy to use email program built into OS X. While Mail's smart spam filter gets rid of practically all junk mail, the astonishingly fast and precise search and smart folders make finding and managing good mail a snap. (Mac)

Opera - Free Email Program
The Opera email client is a slick and flexible interface that will satisfy almost all your email needs, and Opera integrates RSS feeds in this experience as well.

Pine - Free Mac Email Program
Pine is an easy to use and rock solid email client with great flexibility on Unix and with IMAP accounts.

Postbox - Mac Email Program
Postbox is a mighty polished Mozilla Thunderbird that brings together fast and ubiquitous search, the powerful Mozilla Thunderbird email underpinnings and conveniences such as a conversation view and some social network integration.

PowerMail - Mac Email Program
PowerMail is a great Mac email client with powerful filters, unparalleled search functionality and great overall usability.

PowerMail - Mac Email Program
Find users' reviews of the PowerMail Mac email program here and share your experience, too.

Sparrow - Free Mac Email Program
Sparrow brings Gmail conversations and labels to the Mac desktop (for Gmail and other IMAP as well as POP email accounts) with a deftly slick and decidedly simple interface.

SweetMail - Mac Email Program
SweetMail is a sweet and small email client that successfully combines clever features with simplicity.

Netscape - Mac Email Program
Netscape is a versatile, powerful and security-conscious email client that also takes care of the spam problem in an easy and effective manner.

VM - Free Mac Email Program
VM is a solid, tested and easy to use mail reader for Emacs. It can do all you expect from an email client and some more.

Wanderlust - Free Mac Email Program
Wanderlust is an extremely powerful, versatile and fast email client for Emacs. Its IMAP support in particular shines.

Where Can I Find a Free Entourage 2008 Download?
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When Will Entourage 2004 Support End?
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