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Mailspring Reviews

Mailspring is a mail client for Mac, Windows and Linux.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Mailspring and what they use it for.
  • The Future of Thunderbird: Why We’re Rebuilding from the Ground Up
    I love Mailspring, it's modern and open source: The UI uses Electron, but the actual sync engine is in C++, so it's pretty fast. - Source: Hacker News / about 2 months ago
  • Translate text inside Apple Mail
    The only app I’m aware of which translates emails is this; - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • linux: choosing a well-supported and future proof email desktop client?
    Mailspring is quite nice. It also has a paid version and is actively updated so I think it's likely to stick around for awhile. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Cross Platform Email Client
    Mailspring, which is open source, is currently my recommendation for a desktop email client. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Which email client do you prefer and why?
    Mailspring. Open-source and fully local, but an optional account and optional subscription for premium cloud-based features. Thunderbird was too cluttered and Geary, although I really wanted to like it, was just too minimal. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Looking for an EMail- and calendar desktop application
    Mailspring is a good free, ope-source email client that looks clean. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • How do I find my other apps on the taskbar? I'm using a yoga on portrait mode
    For email, I'd like to recommend Mailspring. Free, and the best mail app imo in Windows 11 compared to other similar one. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Looking for an email client with support for multiple email account
    Mailspring; Free, Open Source, and supports Yahoo, Gmail, Outlook, etc, and a bunch of other featues. Https:// - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • [List] Let's talk about the software you can't live without. Here is my list
    Mailspring - an email client, a good alternative to Thunderbird if you don't like it (Freemium • Open Source). - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • What are good free alternatives for Spark app?
    I was once on this journey too. I opted to go with Mailspring. - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • Thunderbird’s New Home
    I’m a huge fan of Mailspring ( - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Outlook desktop app alternative
    I use Mailspring, seems to work alright for me and looks a bit nicer than Thunderbird. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Show HN: Shortwave: Enjoy Your Inbox
    There is mailspring which I have been using for some time - it has a nice modern interface which imho is much better than thunderbird as well as most of the web interfaces of self hosted email. Based on electron though, so ymmv. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Any good email client (except thunderbird) which support s/mime certificate?
    Https:// it's good but idk if it supports it. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Future non-Gnome Pop_OS and core apps
    I know for me there is one though it is not specifically "core" but kind of is in a way when you are using a desktop...namely email of all things. Gnome comes with the abomination that is Geary and that thing is way too under powered. For me, I would love it if something like Mailspring ( was packaged up and made it in as the default email client in the new and improved DE. Modern take... - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • My sleek and modern Linux development machine in 2021
    E-mail: I use Mailspring as my e-mail client. It's a fairly decent mail client with nice themes and a simple UI. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Apple Is Killing Email Tracking With a Single Popup
    I remembered using Nylas email until it went closed source. I just found out that Mailspring (the rebranded Nylas) was re-opensourced so you could check that out - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Email woes
    I’ve switched through a bunch but my favorite is Mailspring. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Annoyed at the Outlook Change? Miss Gmail already?
    You could also try Mailspring, it's cross platform, has a lot of customization options, and looks stunning. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Good email client
    After trying several free email clients, I ended with Mailspring and have absolutely zero complaints. Free, modern UI, lightweight and customizable. I haven’t tried creating templates, however. Hope this helps. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
    Mailspring - A fast and maintained fork of Nylas Mail, built on modern web technologies. - Source: / almost 2 years ago

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