Free Amazon SES Alternative - MailerSend

A truly free alternative to Amazon SES

Meet MailerSend, the Amazon Simple Email Service alternative that enables your entire team to work together on transactional email campaigns. Instead of paying for costly extras with AWS, MailerSend offers a comprehensive free plan with all the features you need to reach your customers.

How MailerSend features compare with Amazon SES

MailerSend has everything that your team needs to start designing and sending transactional emails. Anyone can create dynamic email templates with an intuitive drag & drop builder while 24/7 customer support is included at no extra charge.

Free plan / Free Usage Tier
Amazon SES
Amazon SES
Standalone free plan Yes No
Transactional emails Yes Yes
Email API Yes Yes
SMTP server Yes Yes
Webhooks Yes Chargeable
Email sending domains Yes No
Drag & drop email builder Yes No
HTML editor Yes Yes
Dynamic email templates Yes No
File manager Yes No
Suppression management Yes Yes
Real-time email analytics Yes Yes
Advanced email tracking Yes Yes
Searchable email activity Yes Yes
Recipient activity Yes Yes
User management Yes Yes
7-day log retention Yes Chargeable
24/7 email support Yes Chargeable
Deliverability consultation Premium plan Chargeable

How MailerSend prices compare with Amazon SES

Don’t settle for costs that can add up quickly! Get started with a free plan at MailerSend and send 12,000 emails/month. If you need more emails, just pay only for what you send or upgrade to a Premium plan where you’ll save money, access live chat support and much more.

Amazon SES
Amazon SES
12,000 emails/month Free Free
50,000 $25 Free
100,000 $55 $10
250,000 $85 $25
500,000 $225 $50
750,000 $475 $75
1,000,000 $550 $100
1,500,000 $725 $150
2,000,000 $975 $200
2,500,000 $1,250 $250
2,500,000+ Custom Custom

Amazon's SES Free Usage Tier requires Amazon EC2 or AWS Lambda. Plus, there are additional charges for incoming/outgoing data, number of emails received, and additional features.

5 reasons to choose MailerSend over Amazon SES

Still need convincing? No problem. Here are a couple of reasons that might grab your attention.

  • Email deliverability experience

    We’re backed by a decade of email service provider experience with MailerLite—a fast-growing SaaS for email marketing campaigns. Our team is dedicated to improving your delivery rates, reducing spam complaints and reaching popular ISPs like Gmail.

  • Intuitively-designed tools for the entire team

    We're big believers in the power of keeping it simple—no unnecessary features or complicated processes. People of any skill level in your team can contribute to creating dynamic transactional emails with easy-to-use tools.

  • Simple and transparent pricing

    Our free plan never expires. There are no contracts or usage charges. Enjoy 12,000 emails/month and then only pay for what you send. Or upgrade anytime to a Premium plan to enjoy cost-effective sending, email delivery consultation and much more.

  • Secure sending infrastructure

    Our powerful infrastructure scales quickly and protects your sender reputation using robust SPF, DKIM and DMARC security protocols. Send emails using our SMTP server or call our REST API with your favorite client library, PHP or Laravel.

  • Worldwide support 24/7

    We’re fast becoming well-known for our award-winning customer service! Our customer support team works around the clock to help you when you need it most, 7 days a week. Get fast email replies or access live chat support with every Premium plan.

Need help comparing alternatives?

MailerSend is the only team-friendly transactional email service with all the tools you’ll need. And the forever free plan lets you test drive it. Contact our friendly support team to learn more about why MailerSend is a better Amazon SES alternative.

Start collaborating on transactional emails now

Whether you’re a large or small business, get your team working on bulk email campaigns in minutes. There are no long-term commitments, so everyone can try it for themselves. Start with 12,000 free emails per month, then pay as you go!

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