E-mail is essential if you’re browsing the internet these days, and has been around for decades now. That being said, it’s certainly not going to disappear off the face of the planet anytime soon, so you may as well find an e-mail client that you enjoy using. Below you’ll find the best e-mail clients out there, so you can give them a try.
Outlook is an e-mail client that has been around the the 1990’s and a lot of you are probably already familiar with it, or have most certainly heard about it. This is the e-mail client that comes with Microsoft’s Office suite of programs, which definitely contributes to its popularity. As a matter of fact, most people that work in an office setting probably use Outlook to handle all of their incoming and outgoing e-mails. The reason for this is not only because it’s included with the Office suite, but because it’s very good at what it does — handling e-mails. That’s why Outlook is right at the top of this list, and highly suggested if you don’t want a web-based client.
2: Apple Mail
Mail, as most Apple folks know it, come pre-installed on OS X and iOS. Without a doubt, this is one of the most user-friendly e-mail clients on the list. Mail will enable you to connect all of your e-mail accounts in one place and receive them all within the app. The app is also integrated with other Apple apps, such as your calendar. For instance, if you receive an e-mail from someone that would like to meet up with you next week at noon, Mail will ask you if you’d like to add a note to your calendar. When used in conjunction with Apple’s Spotlight feature, Mail can be very powerful, and very useful.
The above two options are basically dependent on which operating system you’re using, but Thunderbird is a program that’s available for download on Windows, Mac, and even Linux. In other words, compatibility certainly isn’t an issue with this e-mail client. Also, Thunderbird is developed by the company Mozilla, which is responsible for one of the most popular and beloved web browsers: Firefox. Thunderbird is a very solid program that simply works, and also has extensions you can download for it to enhance your e-mail experience. There is also a portable edition you can load onto a thumb drive, so you can take Thunderbird with you and check your e-mail wherever you go.
Gmail is the massively popular e-mail service that was launched by Google. It’s web-based, so you don’t have to worry about installing anything on your computer, and you can check your mail anywhere in the world where you have internet access. Gmail is also known for being extremely user-friendly, so you won’t have a problem picking it up and adapting to it right away. Plus, you get a good amount of free storage.