Best Email Clients for Mac
Undoubtedly, macOS is one of the best (if not the best) operating systems out there, which is being used by millions of people from around the world. If you often get email and you do not like the Apple Mail app on your MacBook, you can get rid of that and install one of these email clients for Mac. Not all of them are free, but you can try most of them and find out the best solution for you.
Best Email Clients for Mac
As mentioned earlier, you can use these email clients if you do not like the in-built Apple Mail app on macOS. Some of them are available for free, but most of them are paid.
Spark is one of the best email clients available for Mac, and you can download it for free. That is probably the best thing. Apart from that, you can get a great user interface with so many handy features. Although Spark is available for free, you can download the paid version to unlock more functionalities. For example, the free version user gets only 5GB storage when the premium users get 10GB storage. On the other hand, you will get tons of templates and more other features. Talking about features, you can find smart inbox, smart search, snooze email, schedule email, follow-up reminder, save attachments directly to various cloud storage including Google Drive, iCloud Drive, OneDrive, Evernote and so on. Regarding the pricing, you can purchase the paid version for $6.39/user/month if billed annually. However, if you want to purchase monthly subscription, you need to pay $7.99 per month. Also, you should know that you can use Outlook, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo mail, or any other IMAP enabled account.
Mailspring is an open-source email client for Mac and you can find the source-code on Github. It comes with some very attractive and elegant user interface. Although it has a FREE edition, you can also purchase the PRO version. The paid version comes with some useful features like powerful template, rich contact profiles, follow-up reminders, read receipts, link tracking, schedule mail, company overviews, snooze mail and more others. The paid version costs around $8/month. You can use almost all the standard email accounts including Gmail, Office365, Yahoo Mail, AOL, or any other IMAP enabled account. You can find almost all the possible options in this email app. For example, you can delete and archive any email. On the other hand, you can find the UI that looks like Apple Mail UI. The best thing is you can find a section, where you will get the sender’s social profile links and other information.
Airmail is another smart email client, which is available for macOS 10.10 or later version. There is no doubt that the user interface looks pretty good, neat and clean. You can find mails on one side and you can read them from another side. However, you should know that this is not a free app and you have to purchase it for $9.99. Talking about support, you can use almost all the email services including Gmail, Yahoo Mail, AOL, Outlook, iCloud, or any other IMAP and POP3 enabled account. Regarding the functionalities, you will get these-
- iCloud Account sync
- iCloud attachment upload and share the link.
- Handoff support, Composing Draft and folder selection are mirrored on different devices
- Today Extension, quick access to your inbox.
- Action Extension, Airmail Compose, Inline create and send messages directly from other apps
- Action Extension, Airmail Share to quick send messages and attachments.
- Quick Reply
- Undo History
- Offline operations
- Move messages on Different mailboxes
- Interaction sounds
- Multi Touch gestures
- Exchange Meeting Invite
And more others.
4] Canary Mail
Canary Mail is available for macOS 10.10 or later version and you can download it from Mac App Store for $19.99. It comes with a basic UI, which has almost all the features you might need. The notable functionality of Canary Mail is you will be able to encrypt email before sending so that only you and the recipient can read your email. Like other email clients for Mac, you can use all the popular email services like Gmail, iCloud, Outlook and so forth. Talking about features, you will get these-
- Read Notifications: Get notified when your emails are read
- Email templates
- One-click unsubscribe
And more others. Another useful thing is it can be integrated with Giphy. Hence, you would be able to insert GIF image in your email from Giphy.
If you need email client with a huge list of useful features and you are ready to pay a rental, you can opt for Polymail, which is available for almost all the four popular platforms including macOS. First thing first. You have to pay $13/user/month. This is the basic version. The Enterprise version costs around $59/user/month. Based on the plan you have, you will be able to obtain certain features. Regarding features, you will get mentions, shared conversations, permission control, open tracking, pre-recipient tracking, click & down tracking, team analytics, read later, schedule email, follow up reminder, templates, salesforce & Slack integration, undo send, email tracking blocker, and more others. However, you should know that not all the aforementioned features are available in the BASIC version. The UI looks pretty good and you should not have any problem using any popular email service such as Gmail, iCloud, Outlook or anything like that.
That’s all! There are more other email clients for Mac. However, these are some of the best tools in this category. Hope you will like them.