MailKit vs Mailcheap: What are the differences?
MailKit: A cross-platform .NET library for IMAP, POP3, and SMTP. It is a cross-platform mail client library built on top of MimeKit. The main goal of this project is to provide the .NET world with robust, fully featured and RFC-compliant SMTP, POP3, and IMAP client implementations; Mailcheap: Dedicated email servers without any user/domain limits and complete API support for email administration. It is an API-first email hosting service with a user-friendly interface. It provides affordable scalability for small & large businesses using dedicated email servers without any per-user/per-domain limits. Furthermore, the powerful API enables you to meet your changing business requirements with ease.
MailKit and Mailcheap are primarily classified as "Email API" and "Email Services" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by MailKit are:
- SASL Authentication
- Supports S/MIME v3.2
- Supports OpenPGP
On the other hand, Mailcheap provides the following key features:
- Email hosting
- Email management
- API support
MailKit is an open source tool with 3.24K GitHub stars and 513 GitHub forks. Here's a link to MailKit's open source repository on GitHub.