eM Client is one of the best email client alternatives for Windows. Being around for nearly ten years now, the client takes advantage of a long development offering many great features and a better integration with Microsoft products thanks to the AirSync support. Thanks to a simple and customizable interface, eM Client is recommended even for novice users: set up a new account inputting contact credentials, calendar, chat and IMAP and SMTP settings is pretty quick and straightforward. It supports a broad range of best email providers.
Furthermore, the client is able to detect and diagnose problems during setup. eM Client provides usual productivity tools like calendars, contacts, and tasks, but there are many additional advanced features. It’s also possible to associate a Facebook account to chat with friends and contacts. An “agenda view” is also available. If you use eM Client for working purposes you’ll love the import/export data tool: you’ll be able to easily import or export information from other apps like Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, or Windows Mail. It’s also simple to move items in other folders and use undo, redo and search features.
Backup you emails and data is also crucial: eM Client allows data backup and restore. You can profit from many features to keep clean and tidy your inbox: you can enable follow-up, categorize items by color, create tasks/events from messages, manage a privacy list with rules, and add contacts to instant messaging services (Jabber, Google Chat, Yahoo, ICQ, and most of the other popular IM clients). Color-coding and multiple themes are supported.
Talking about downsides, eM Client requires a high amount of system resources. Support is available via email and chat, and a user documentation is available. The client is able to manage multiple email accounts, but you have to pay. eM Client free version is limited to non-commercial use and only supports two accounts but offers all functionalities. If you need unlimited email accounts, you have to upgrade to eM Client Pro starting from $29.95 per installation and is avaiblie for Mac.
eM Client is a great alternative to Outlook thanks to a modern highly customizable interface and many useful features. Although, the clients suffer from little glitches and tends to drain your system resources.
|Usability: 7.5 /10
|Speed: 6.5 /10
|Features: 8.5 /10
|Support: 5.5 /10
|Pricing: 6.5 /10