Which Webmail Application Should I Choose?

cPanel includes three standard webmail applications: Horde, Roundcube, and SquirrelMail.
You can also use your own email application via pop or imap to check your email both on computer and mobile phones.

Webmail application feature comparison

Version Horde Groupware Webmail Edition 5.1.1 Roundcube Webmail 0.9.1 SquirrelMail 1.4.22
Application Website The Horde Project Roundcube Webmail Project The SquirrelMail Project
Interface Type
  • Three-pane format with view pane.
  • Mobile interface available.
  • Three-pane format with
    view pane.
  • Two-pane list format.
Composition features:
  • Attachments
  • HTML composition
  • Spell check
  • Attachments
  • HTML composition
  • Spell check
  • Attachments
  • Text composition
Organization Features:
  • Folder manipulation
  • Mail filters
  • Message flags
  • Search mail
  • Threaded view
  • Drag-and-drop organization
  • Folder manipulation
  • Message flags
  • Search mail
  • Threaded view
  • Folder manipulation
  • Message flags
  • Search mail
  • Threaded view
Additional features:
  • Address book (advanced)
  • Calendar (advanced)
  • Event reminders
  • News feed
  • Notes
  • Task list (advanced)
  • Address book (advanced)
  • System administrators can use plugins to add custom features.
  • Address book (simple)
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. Users who need a very basic interface from which to read and reply to emails.