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RainLoop is a free and open source PHP webmail application for anyone willing to use a single interface for many accounts.

The application has a modern user interface and supports both SMTP + IMAP.

It doesn’t require a database as the e-mails are not stored by the app. The mail server is accessed directly and RainLoop simply displays the e-mails there.

Free PHP Webmail - RainLoop

Multiple accounts are supported and each inbox can be viewed in different tabs with no session conflicts.

RainLoop is capable of handling all major webmail functions and other handy features exist too (like Dropbox/Facebook/Twitter/Google integration, auto-completion of addresses or keyboard shortcuts).

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  • Mailpile is an open source webmail application that focuses on providing a fast and user-friendly experience.

    It is built with Python and can work with any e-mail using the popular protocols (SMTP, IMAP, POP3).

    A powerful search exists for locating e-mails and items can be tagged as well.

    Python Webmail - Mailpile

    OpenPGP signatures and encryption are part of Mailpile‘s core design for maximum security and privacy.

    The application has support for contacts, spam detection and many other features are under development.

    AfterLogic WebMail Pro is a self-hosted and feature-rich webmail client which has features to attract both end-users and hosters/system admins.

    Info: 3 licenses of the app is being given away. Details can be found at the bottom.

    WebMail Pro has a very good-looking, modern and light interface where browsing through the e-mails is easy and all the controls are positioned where you expect them to be.

    WebMail Pro

    It has complete support for IMAP + SMTP, can filter or forward e-mails, has built-in search and a user-friendly attachment uploader with drag ‘n’ drop support.

    The app is built with PHP-MySQL, can be installed easily, integrates with all the major control panels and a single installation works with multiple domains.

    Also, a user can switch between multiple accounts without logging out and logging in which is a time-saver.

    WebMail Pro Calendar

    There is a powerful calendar for (recurring) events and reminders where all can stay in sync with iOS devices. An address-book exists too.

    And, it works very fast, thanks to a smart caching mechanism that preloads e-mails in the background and displays instantly on-click.

    For integrating WebMail Pro with any other app, a full-featured API is there as well.

    The giveaway

    3 licenses (100 user version) of WebMail Pro is being given away and, in order to join, just comment to this post.

    The winners will be selected a week later (9 September 2013) randomly with the query below:

    SELECT * FROM wp_comments WHERE comment_post_id=4518 AND comment_approved=1 AND comment_type='' GROUP BY comment_author_email ORDER BY RAND() LIMIT 3

    Good luck to all.

    Roundcube is an open source webmail application with a slick, desktop-like interface.

    It is multilingual (already comes with 60+ languages) and offers most of the functionality you can expect from a webmail like:

    • full support for MIME and HTML messages
    • composing messages with attachments
    • find-as-you-type address book integration
    • Richtext/HTML message composing
    • Forwarding messages with attachments
    • searching messages and contacts
    • threaded message listing
    • spell checking

    Roundcube Webmail

    Messages can be managed with drag'n drops, users can have multiple sender identities and it can work with unlimited users/messages.

    Roundcube is built with PHP and requires MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite or MSSQL for storing the data.

    It has a plugin API for building extensions and adding custom features.

    Xeams is a free e-mail server software that supports POP3, SMTP, IMAP & works in all major operating systems (Windows, Linux, Solaris, MacOSX).

    It comes with a powerful spam engine which can stop most of them by default & lets you to customize the rules further.

    The server can work in 3 modes:

    • Full Email Server – no other email server is required
    • Spam Wirewall – will be a layer between messages & your e-mail server
    • Hybrid Mode – will both work as a mail server & block spams on your e-mail infrastructure

    Xeams Mail Server

    The server is controlled from a web-based interface which also helps you to live-monitor the system.

    It has support for detailed logging, mailing lists, customized footers & much more.

    The company also offers another free product named Synametrics Smtp Gateway which again works in multi-OS.

    Synametrics Smtp Gateway can be used as a backup SMTP server which will send e-mails when the primary server fails or can be used to load-balance outgoing messages.

    conjoon is a web-based open source application, built with the Zend Framework, that focuses on message exchanging.

    Currently, it is a full-featured webmail & RSS reader client with contacts management. But the upcoming releases show that it will also have an integrated Twitter client with multiple accounts support.


    Thanks to Ext JS, the application has a slick desktop-like interface with tabs, drag'n drops & more.

    It comes with a web-based installer & requires PHP/MySQL to run.

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  • XMail Server Lite is an open source & free mail server with an Ajaxed webmail bundled to it.

    It is compatible with Window & Linux OSs with 2 different installers provided.

    XMail Server Lite

    The server is capable of managing SMTP/ESMTP & POP3 protocols with web-based administration panel.

    It supports unlimited domains/users including virtual domains & aliases.

    XMail Lite also offers anti-virus integration, bayesian filters (for spam protection) & a logging functionality of all the activities.

    The Webmail Lite can display folders/nested folders, has an address book, multilingual & much more.

    Tip: The webmail can be downloaded & installed as a standalone product too (from here).

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  • T-dah is a free PHP webmail application which is built from the well-known Uebimiau script & offers a slick interface.

    It can be up & running in a few minutes on any PHP (4 or 5) enabled server as no database is required.

    The application uses the POP3 protocol & can be configured to use SMTP, PHP mail, Sendmail or Qmail for sending e-mails.

    T-dah Webmail Script

    T-dah comes with several modules like:

    • event calendar
    • group chat
    • addressbook
    • folder management

    It uses TinyMCE WYSIWYG editor for creating new e-mails, has an integrated search & can be translated into any language with the "language files" support.

    6zap is an open source communication platform with e-mail, calendar, file management and contacts management.

    The application comes in 3 flavors:

    • Hosted version
    • Downloadable version for installing it to any server
    • Hosting it in the cloud with the pre-configued Amazon-AMI

    Open Source Communication Platform

    The e-mail module is similar to Outlook, a slick three-pane interface (that can also work offline) with auto-save, drag’n drop & spelling features.

    Calendar module offers both shared & private usage that supports recurring events, multiple views (day, week, month..).

    The application has a file management module that offers a desktop-like experience. Files & folders can be added, renamed, deleted easily.

    Contacts module is again very similar to Outlook & yoıu can reach it from the other parts of the application like the calendar or e-mail.

    There is also a feature named Zcount, that makes subscribing & logging to the other websites/applications easier. It auto-creates an e-mail alias for subscription to offer a better spam protection.

    To sum up, 6zap is a promising product that can be handy for:

    • service providers for offering it to their customers
    • individuals for almost instantly installing & using such a communication platform

    Hastymail is a free IMAP webmail software (open source) built with PHP.

    The application is lightweight, has a clean interface & compatible with all major browsers including mobile ones.

    Free Webmail Software

    With its plugin support, new features can be added. Some available plugins are: calendar, filtering, RSS/Atom.

    Hastymail can be customized via CSS & has a PHP based template system.

    It has Vcard based contact list with multiple import/export ability & many other features.

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