List of Mailfence Secure and Private Email Reviews (Updated on 24/06/2022)

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Since the initial launch in 2013, Mailfence captured a lot of interest from media and different security/privacy professionals. To make your life easier we have compiled all of mailfence reviews so you can form your opinion about service without too much effort. There are many aspects that make Mailfence unique both in terms of end-to-end encryption/digital signatures and other collaborative functions.

Consequently, we want to thank all the independent reviewers who gave their time to write about us.

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4.1 based on 177 user reviews

Mailfence - Get your free, secure email today.

4.1 based on 177 user reviews

Mailfence reviews

  • The ProPrivacy’s Ray Walsh mentions in his article that “Mailfence is a solid and easy-to-use email provider that is ideal for beginners. Encryption is solid, and because it is browser-based there is no need to download any software.” The full article can be found here.
  • Restore privacy’s Sven Taylor wrote, “It has all the features and options that you are likely to need, whether you are looking to manage the mail for an entire organization, or just want great service for personal use”. The full review can be found here.
  • In the VpnPick blog post about us, they write that “The two-factor authentication, support for third-party email clients, open-source standards and its unique Keystore, are some of the features that place Mailfence ahead other secure email services.” Read the full article here.
  • VPNroom wrote “Opening a Mailfence account is extremely easy. More importantly, you can start the process for free to get a taste of how it works”. Find out more here.
  • Rogue Media Labs dedicated an article about us. In addition to other things, “The first thing to catch my attention was their responsiveness to customer service inquiries, even in social media and dealing with free account holders.”

Even more reviews…

  • “Webmail interface is stunning, responsive, and easy to use,” wrote Anonymster in a long article about us.  Find the article here.
  • Techozens answered with “Absolutely, YES.” on whether or not they recommend us. In addition, they back their opinion by saying “Mailfence is a very valuable service for any business or influencer”.You can find the review here.
  • VPNpro’s Julie Cole wrote, “Mailfence is safe and provides you, me and everyone else with the requisite protection against hacking, tracking, privacy infringement, and identity theft”.You can find the review here.
  • FastestVPN wrote about us in their blog post. They said “Mailfence does not lock users into their own “digital island“. Moreover, it allows its users to communicate securely with anyone, whether these users are Mailfence users or use another email service”. You can read the full review here.
  • Security gladiators made a review about us and were left pretty impressed: “Considering the functions that privacy-focused email service is supposed to accomplish, Mailfence gets many things right’ Check out their detailed and extensive review.

Open reviews/feedback

  • OpenTechFund appreciates our work by saying: “The project came into existence after Snowden revelations and holds a strong online privacy-oriented philosophy.” You can find the Github page here.
  • On an interesting thread by reddit user on r/linux about alternatives of Facebook & Google we take place as an alternative to Google. Here is the full list.
  • “Support is also excellent.” are the words used at CrowdReviews to describe our services by a reviewer who used and appreciate our efforts to provide the best in the market. Read about it here.
  • Another reviewer describes us as: “Fantastic!” in the famous review site Capterra. Read what our other clients said here.
  • In a recent interview with PreciseSecurity our CEO Patrick De Schutter talked about future threats to online security. Moreover, he also talked about future plans of Mailfence which include the launch of our mobile app and open-sourcing our code. Read about the interview in this article.
  • covered us in their article called “best secure email”. They continue by saying Mailfence “has all the tools you need and competes with the likes GSuite and Office 365. You can read the full mention here, show them some support, they deserve it!

Mailfence collective reviews with other services

  • Lifewire writes in a review of five encrypted email providers: “Mailfence is a security-centric email provider that features end-to-end encryption to ensure that nobody can read your messages but you and the recipient.”. You can find it here.
  • According to Life hacker “Mailfence is a solid choice with office apps, it’s more email- and calendar-focused compared to the comprehensive app suite of Kolab Now.”  The article where they compare our service with Kolab now is here.
  • In a long list article where Maketecheasier compared 11 best secure email providers, the writer enjoyed our sense of humor. Find out what was so funny here.
  • The author in an article at PrivacyAustralia described Mailfence as “One of the most esteemed secure email providers on the market today. ”. The full article can be found here.
  • Change log says “Mailfence does seem to have some pretty good policies in place.” For instance, we take place in a list of 4 privacy-respecting email services as 2nd. In addition, click on the link to find out more about the mention here.
  • In an article by Foxnews titled: “Sick of being tracked try these Gmail alternatives” They briefly talk about how Mailfence stacks up against other Email providers like Protonmail. Check out the article here.
  • Clean Email a service that maintains your inbox and flushes out the trash. Compared Mailfence against giant players in the email industry from the likes of Gmail, Outlook, and Yahoo. Read more about the mention here.

International reviews

Video reviews

  • Aug 2019 by Tom Spark Reviews
  • February 2018 by Paf LeGeek (in French)
  • August 2017 by The Hated One


  • A co-founder of Mailfence spoke to Vpnmentor about international law, personal privacy and everything in between. You can find out more here.
  • A co-founder of Mailfence spoke to SafetyDetective about Mailfence, online security/privacy threats and developments in cybersecurity in the coming years. You can find out more here.
  • A co-founder of Mailfence spoke to Cybernews about Mailfence, cyber threats and social engineering. You can find out more here.
  • A co-founder of Mailfence spoke to TheWebAppMarket about Mailfence, encryption and online privacy. You can find out more here.

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Patrick De Schutter

Patrick is the co-founder of Mailfence. He's a serial entrepreneur and startup investor since 1994 and launched several pioneering internet companies such as Allmansland, IP Netvertising or He is a strong believer and advocate of encryption and privacy. You can follow @pdeschutter on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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