Mailplane vs Zimbra: What are the differences?
Developers describe Mailplane as "An e-mail client for Mac OS X that "wraps" the Gmail service as a site-specific browser". Gmail client built for OSX with Calendar and Gmail support to allow usage in the familiar Gmail environment. On the other hand, Zimbra is detailed as "A collaborative software suite that includes an email server and a web client". It is an open source server and secured & fast customer software for messaging and collaboration. The software consists of both client and server components, and a desktop client. It also provides native two-way sync to many mobile devices.
Mailplane and Zimbra can be categorized as "Email Services" tools.
Some of the features offered by Mailplane are:
- Notifications with Actions
- Search & Navigate
- Annotation & Shapes
On the other hand, Zimbra provides the following key features:
- Activity streams and RSS feeds
- Badging and points
- Blogs and microblogs