Choosing a Webmail Application

Overview

Alpine Email includes two Webmail applications: Horde and Roundcube.

Note: SquirrelMail was depreciated in cPanel & WHM version 76 and was removed in cPanel & WHM version 78.

Webmail application feature comparison

The information below offers new Webmail users a brief overview of the features available in each application.

For a full list of features, visit each application's website.

Application
Application website The Horde Project Roundcube Webmail Project
Interface type
  • Three-pane format with view pane
  • Mobile interface available
  • Three-pane format with view pane
Composition features:
  • Attachments
  • HTML composition
  • Spell check
  • Attachments
  • HTML composition
  • Spell check
Organization features:
  • Folder manipulation
  • Mail filters
  • Message flags
  • Search mail
  • Threaded conversation view
  • Drag-and-drop organization
  • Folder manipulation
  • Message flags
  • Search mail
  • Threaded conversation view
  • Email archiving
Additional features:
  • Address book
  • Calendar
  • Task list
  • Event reminders
  • News feed
  • Notes
  • Address book
  • System administrators can use plugins to add custom features.
Recommended for: Users who need a full suite of features that includes mobile email access and advanced productivity tools. Users who need a user-friendly web interface with some additional features available.

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