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Misc. E-mail Freebies

In this section, we take a look at various specialized free E-mail products and services on the Web. Our listings here include free mailing list services that let you easily send out an E-mail newsletter of your own, as well as free resources such as custom stationery to give your E-mail a personalized touch. We also review free services that perform useful tasks (such as informing you whether the recipient of your E-mail has opened your message yet).

Free Outlook Mail stationery

We've had a number of requests lately from visitors using Outlook Express Mail, asking where they can get custom stationery to liven up their correspondence. This is the place to go. Here, you'll find a wonderful collection of free themed stationery for use on Outlook. Each self-installing package includes beautiful scrolling backgrounds, and some include music. (These files are for Outlook Express running on Windows. They won't work on Outlook Express for the Mac).


Here's a free, easy-to-use service that lets you instantly create disposable E-mail addresses. These are useful for protecting your privacy and avoiding spammers when you're filling out online forms. The service is available in English and Spanish.


This unique site specializes in free E-mail themed sounds. Here, you'll find almost 600 E-mail notification WAV sounds (in both English and Dutch).


This site offers free "Funletters," (animated E-mail stationery for Microsoft Outlook Express). Funletters are easy to use and there is a wide variety of styles to choose from. You can also add sound and music to your Funletters, as well.


This handy freeware E-mail management program lets you fight back against spammers and E-mail viruses and helps protect your privacy. MailWasher lets you check and manage your E-mails before you download them. You can also use it to bounce E-mails back to spammers, so that it looks as though your E-mail address is no longer valid. (For Windows).


Liven up your E-mail correspondence with this fun, freeware program that lets you easily insert an animated smiley face into your messages with a simple mouse click. There are a wide range of nifty-looking smiley face characters to choose from here. (For Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express and IncrediMail).

Yahoo! Mail

Yahoo! Mail, currently the Web's second most popular free Web-based E-mail service, with over 300 million users, offers a powerful package that includes such nifty features as spam filtering and password protection for outgoing E-mails. We particularly like the Norton AntiVirus feature, which automatically scans incoming E-mail attachments.