FREEmail is as good as it sounds!
Unlimited free storage, useful spam filtering, virus protection and a very interactive interface- this is what keeps email services at the epitome of modern tech industry. People rely on these services for their personal and official use. From social networking updates to sending and receiving of documents, email services have truly become the face of today’s contemporary tech world.
For the past decade or two, almost three-fourth of the world’s population uses the same email services and the trend still continues. Mail services from tech giants like Yahoo and Google still hold the top spot in email services. But recently the tech world has been subjected to a lot of changes which eventually saw new comers give the oldies a run for their money. Based on innovative ideas, updates and productive interfaces, here’s the list of top free email
services to watch out for the next decade or two.
PS: Take a look at these exciting services apart from Gmail and Yahoo mail.
Mail.com is a free email service that comes into the picture with a lot of exciting new features. This service provides almost unlimited storage space, one of the best security in all the mail services and spam services. Mail.com also offers users to access the service via mobiles and other hand held gadgets. With over 250 different personal email domains to choose from, Mail.com helps users to customize their homepage with various exciting skins and also adds email apps. Mail.com has to two services, free and paid version. The free version comes with calendar, address book and online chat interface while the paid version adds extra features, including the denial of ever annoying ads.
- GMX Mail
Founded in 1997, GMX (Global Mail Exchange) is a German based free mail service which rose into fame with their innovative ideas in improving the mail services. Also a subsidiary of United Internet AG, GMX also join hands with companies like 1&1 Internet and Fasthosts Internet. GMX mail comes with build in features like to create reminders, drag and drop functions, synchronizing of all email accounts to your GMX account and also keep a note of your personal appointments. With 5GB of storage and a maximum email attachment size of 50MB, GMX come with exceptional security for outgoing and incoming emails.
FastMail services were established in 1999, which is a free email service that comes up with 10GB of data storage along with a maximum file attachment size of 10MB. One of the main disadvantages of their free account is that it doesn’t include email forwarding, POP3 access and address book storage is limited to 100 contacts. The upgraded version, which is a paid version, has many other extra features like more storage space, better access and no advertisements.
- AOL Mail
Also known as AIM (AOL Instant Messenger), AOL Mail initially started as a paid version, but now it’s free to all its users. AOL has a lot of exciting features, but what the users say is that the mail and its appearance are same as the others. Recently AOL received its long awaited update. AOL services include unlimited storage, over 16MB of attachment allowed size limit, the ability to create folders and lists, filters, address book, search, auto reply, drag-n- drop functionality, spell checker, IMAP access, calendars, notes, mobile access, multiple language support, games, RSS reader, online support, chat via AIM, customized addresses, plugins and text messaging. But whatever might be the case, AOL still has to make a number of improvements to catch up with the top players in mail service.
One of the most unique web services to feature in this list, Care2 is a free mail service that is mainly aimed to help and connect activists from around the world. The main goal of this mail service is to socialize activists with business companies, organizations and people, so that they can create a major impact on their works. With every account, Care2 offers 5 percent of their earnings to other various non profiting organizations. With 5GB of storage and not so bad 10MB of maximum attachment size, Care2 also offers features like anti-spam, virus filter, POP3 access, automatic reply system, address books and personalized mail names.
Zenbe is considered as a next gen email service that comes up with bettered social and web collaboration tools within the mail. With a 30-day free trial in all plans, Zenbe also provides users to connect and share data’s with their ShareFlow collaboration service. This mail services also features calendars, reminders, Postini spam, virus protection and also it allows users to handle their own domain.
- Yandex Mail
Yandex.Mail offers a full, rich and usable email experience with powerful web access, mobile apps, POP as well as IMAP access and unlimited storage. Functions such as message templates, reminders, e-cards and keyboard shortcuts help handle mail with efficiency and fun in Yandex.Mail; still, its rules could be more versatile, text snippets would support templates, and Yandex.Mail could function as a full we-based IMAP client.
Outlook.com serves free email with practically unlimited storage accessible on the web with a rich and helpful interface or using IMAP, POP and Exchange ActiveSync in email programs on desktop and mobile device.
Outlook.com could offer more help with composing in addition to organizing mail, though.
- My Way Mail
My Way Mail is a clean, fast and fun (though not particularly advanced) free email service. It lacks secure messaging and other advanced, non-essential features, though.
- Zoho Mail
Zoho Mail is a solid email service with ample storage, POP and IMAP access, some integration with instant messaging and online office suites.
Aimed at professional users, Zoho Mail could be even more helpful organizing mail, identifying key messages and contacts, and sending oft-used replies.