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Horde Vs Roundcube Vs SquirrelMail

Horde Vs Roundcube Vs SquirrelMail

Horde Vs Roundcube Vs SquirrelMail

cPanel contains 3 different webmail applications; Horde, SquirrelMail, and Roundcube. These applications are all integrated within cPanel to allow quick and easy access to your email with zero configuration.

The best way to see the difference between Horde, Roundcube, and SquirelMail is by reviewing feature comparison table below. For more in-depth commentary and screenshots, please check the rest of the article.

Horde Vs Roundcube Vs SquirrelMail
Horde Vs Roundcube Vs SquirrelMail
Application website The Horde Project Roundcube Webmail Project The SquirrelMail Project
Interface type
  • Email has a three-pane format with view pane.
  • Dashboard shows a summary of the email, calendar, filters, tasks, and notes.
  • Mobile interface is available.
  • Choice of Inbox formats, including Three-pane with email preview.
  • No Summary Dashboard
  • Two-pane list format
  • No Summary Dashboard
Composition features:
  • Attachments
  • HTML composition
  • Spell check (multiple languages)
  • Attach contact information
  • Send to contact lists
  • Attachments
  • HTML composition
  • No Spell Check
  • Send to contact groups
  • Attachments
  • Text-only composition
  • Read \ Delivery receipts
Organization features:
  • Folder manipulation
  • Mail filters
  • Message flags
  • Search mail
  • Threaded conversation view
  • Drag-and-drop organization
  • Folder manipulation
  • Message flags
  • Search mail
  • Threaded conversation view
  • Privacy Protection
  • Folder manipulation
  • Message flags
  • Message highlighting
  • Search mail
  • Threaded conversation view
Additional features:
  • Address book
  • Calendar
  • Task list
  • Event reminders
  • Newsfeed
  • Weather widget
  • Web page widget
  • Web bookmarks
  • Notes
  • Address book with LDAP
  • Contact management
  • Sender Identities
  • System administrators can use plugins to add custom features, such as the calendar module.
  • Address book
Recommended for: Users who need a full suite of features that includes mobile email access and advanced productivity tools. Users who need a user-friendly web interface with some additional features available.

Large plugin collection available for system admins \ enterprise users.

Users who need a simple interface with which to read and rep

Horde Vs Roundcube Vs SquirrelMail

This table summary is an expanded \ more detailed version of cPanel’s table.

Conclusion

Horde Vs Roundcube Vs SquirrelMail

Choosing between SquirrelMail, Roundcube or Horde depends largely on user’s personal choice and the purpose of use. Today, we have seen a comparative analysis of those three webmail clients and hopefully we helped you with that choice a bit.

 

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