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An open source IMAP and POP3 email server
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What is Dovecot?

It is an open source IMAP and POP3 email server for Linux/UNIX-like systems, written with security primarily in mind. It is an excellent choice for both small and large installations. It's fast, simple to set up, requires no special administration and it uses very little memory.
Dovecot is a tool in the Email Deliverability category of a tech stack.

Who uses Dovecot?

7 companies reportedly use Dovecot in their tech stacks, including hosting4devs, Cosmote, and Hostinger Stack.

11 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Dovecot.

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Why developers like Dovecot?

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Dovecot's Features

  • Flexible authentification
  • Easy migration
  • Self-optimizing

Dovecot Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Dovecot?
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Automatically upgrades your outbound user notifications to use the best channel for each user. Email, mobile push, in-app, SMS, or chat — all from a single API.
Courier Mail Server
It is a mail transfer agent server that provides ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, SMAP, webmail, and mailing list services with individual components. It is best known for its IMAP server component.
250ok is an email deliverability tools company that produces a Software‐as‐a‐Service (“SaaS”) platform to monitor and measure the deliverability of email networks. These networks consist of companies sending various forms of messages including marketing, transactional, share, and others from various platforms.
It helps build lasting business relationships, right from your inbox. A sales engagement platform designed for sales professionals and account managers.
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Dovecot's Followers
8 developers follow Dovecot to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Scot Zagol
Albion Takami
Lionel Bertin
Alexander Kogan
Omid Farhang
Dan Molik