Email has become the popular mode of communication for many people nowadays. It has become so entrenched in daily life that it seems it will be around for a long time. It is therefore important that you identify the best email client that you can use. This will help you in maintaining effective communication with your friends and family as well as conduct business. By setting up certain parameters you can decide which mail you get ad which one you should not get. Since the demise of LingoMail, we have been asked numerous times by our fans if there is an alternative e-mail client which is up to the job. Here is our list of the top 5 e-mail clients that you can use:
Microsoft Outlook – This one of the top 5 e-mail clients that has been around for a very long time. It is bundled in the Microsoft Office suit and is therefore best for those who use windows as their operating system. It is quite popular and has advanced features that allow you to automate some email tasks. It is able to organize your calendar and synchronize your contacts and other functions. It allows you to manage email tasks using custom rules. It organizes your to-do list and sends you reminders so you are better organized.
Apple Mail – This is known as the Mail.app and it is available for users of apple. It can go to your web mail and synchronize contacts and also collect all your correspondence in one place. It also does scheduling of tasks so if you were to attend a function on a particular date, it transfers that information to iCal which will call you and remind you of your invitation. Spotlight allows it to deeply organize all your mail. It enables you to preview your correspondence and allows you to have book marks from your favorite email accounts so that the email window is not cluttered up. All mails from one conversation are grouped together.
Mozilla Thunderbird – This is an open-source application brought to you by the makers of Mozilla Firefox. Although it is free it has very powerful features. It can collect all your mail from your webmail applications in one place. It also comes with Lightning which adds scheduling and email management functionality to Thunderbird. It has customizable views and supports IMAP/POP, RSS and more. It also comes in a portable version that you can carry on a flash disk and it will not leave any personal information on the machine that you run it on. This makes it safe for you to use it on any computer without fearing that the next user may get access to your mail.
Eudora – This is a client that has been around for long and can be used by both Windows and Mac users. This client is able top watch out for scams and informs you so that you are not duped by their emails. You can search your email easily and it is capable of getting email from webmail providers. You can even include templates so that you can send emails in a certain format or using certain “Stationery”. It has several user controlled settings that you can tweak to control the kind of emails you receive, the kind that are stored and which ones are deleted.
Postbox – This is another mail client that can be used in both Windows and Mac environments. It is based on the thunderbird code and can interface with lightning to offer the same benefits over the scheduling and maintenance of tasks. It has a powerful interface that can even allow you to compose mail as you are searching it. It also has a feature that allows you to preview mail and attachments before you open them.