Mailgun vs Mailtrap: What are the differences?
Developers describe Mailgun as "The Email Service for Developers". Mailgun is a set of powerful APIs that allow you to send, receive, track and store email effortlessly. On the other hand, Mailtrap is detailed as "Send emails from your development and staging environments without spamming real customers". Fake SMTP server for development teams to test, view and share emails sent from the development and staging environments without spamming real customers.
Mailgun and Mailtrap are primarily classified as "Transactional Email" and "Email Testing" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by Mailgun are:
- Optimized Queue
- Scheduled Delivery
- MIME Assembly
On the other hand, Mailtrap provides the following key features:
- All emails in one place
- Multiple inboxes
- Shared access
"Quick email integration" is the top reason why over 177 developers like Mailgun, while over 7 developers mention "Debug emails in development and production" as the leading cause for choosing Mailtrap.
reddit, Slack, and Lyft are some of the popular companies that use Mailgun, whereas Mailtrap is used by FAMICITY, The Participation Agency, and SupplyAI. Mailgun has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1490 company stacks & 269 developers stacks; compared to Mailtrap, which is listed in 20 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.
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We've moved our transactional email away from Mandrill to Mailgun. We had continued using Mandrill after Mailchimp deprecated the service awhile back, because the amount of credits we were offered essentially made it free.
However, following a couple weeks of frequent downtime and poor service transparency from Mandrill, we decided it was time to make the switch. It appears they no longer had any engineers with the ability to identify the core problems.
Mailgun has been more reliable, yet not as reliable as we expected. We still see issues a few times per week with the API failing when we attempt to make a call. The Reporting UI is way better.
Very easy to setup, support was helpful, too. The free plan is great for starting out. Used it in conjunction with my cloud hosting on DigitalOcean and had no trouble getting it all setup. Still not doing high volume yet, but so far pleased.
Mailgun is the only mailing service that I trust to deliver critical user and system emails of zerotoherojs.com
It works great, and for my current usage volume it’s free.
Mails from the website frontend are sent through Mailgun, mainly because of the free plan of 10,000 emails which perfectly suits us.
I forward all e-mails to Mailgun and appreciate being able to access the objects easily as JSON.
Serviço para envio de email de modo transacional garantindo o envio e o monitoramento do uso
My transactional email service of choice, for sure. Simple to use and reliable.