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SPAMfighter vs. Mailwasher and Cloudmark

If you’re interested in which is the best spam filter you have come to the right place. We won’t praise our own product but instead refer to TopTenReviews who has done a very thorough test of the top 10 spam filters on the market.

We’re proud that we are ranking #1 among such great competitors. What we are most proud of is the perfect score that was given: 10/10.

Top Ten Reviews

To read more about the test and all the different possibilities click here. If you want to go directly to and download the best spam filter on the market go to SPAMfighter’s main page.

SPAMfighter versus our competitors Mailwasher and Cloudmark is a close race but with over 10 years in the anti spam filtering business we’re lucky to still be on top and with many many happy users all around the world.

spam filter comparison

We’d like to thank every last one of our users through the years!

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SPAMfighter vs. Mailwasher and Cloudmark, 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating

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7 Comments

  1. Maurizio says:

    Spamfighter is a good product, the other 2 i have not tried, for a few months use SPAMfighter is making us save a lot of time to get clean mail.

  2. Paul Jay says:

    I PAID for spamfighter ! I have upgraded to a new computer.
    I am a 72 year old pensioner. Do I have to pay again ????!!!!!

  3. Mie E. F. Pedersen says:

    Dear Paul. I can see you’re already in touch with one of my colleagues, who’s confirmed that you can re-install the key you’ve already paid for. Best regards, Mie – SPAMfighter

  4. Larry E. La Flair says:

    I’ve been using the free version for a few years. Within the past year, I have been getting a lot of Spam that I keep clicking on “Block”. However, I still get the same Spam and more in my Inbox, and I repeat the same process only to have these Spam in my Inbox–sometimes multiplies of the same Spam.

    I’m on the verge of purchasing Spamfighter Pro, but my heightened concern is that Spamfighter Pro will continue as the Free version–can’t deal with that. Any assurance of vast improvement in eliminating Spam from my inbox? Please be so kind as to respond and advise.

  5. Christina Urban Sørensen says:

    Hi Larry,
    Thank you for your message.
    If you are thinking about upgrading SPAMfighter to a PRO version, these are some of the benefits that might help you in your situation:
    Free phone support – Call us and get help if you need it
    Unlimited Blacklist/Whitelist entries
    You can see all the list of features on the middle of the page here: http://www.spamfighter.com/SPAMfighter/Product_Info.asp

    What is the difference between Block and Blacklist in SPAMfighter?
    When you block a spam mail, SPAMfighter takes a snapshot of the contents of the email and sends it to the SPAMfighter server. If other people block the same message, it is filtered out for the rest of the community.
    Notice that you do not block the sender’s email address, but only that specific message you received. The reason for not blocking the email address is that spammers use random spam addresses all the time, so it would not help a bit.
    When you use blacklist, you do not report anything to the SPAMfighter server, it only affects your mail. When you blacklist an email address or a domain, you just stop people from those addresses from mailing you.
    It will not stop spammers, but if you receive a newsletter you can not unsubscribe from or someone you do not like keeps contacting you, you can stop them by blacklisting them.

    I hoped this helped you clarifying some of the features in our program that can help you block our spammers.
    Also – Please remember that SPAMfighter only gurantee to remove 90% of your spam mails. If you are receiving a filter rate around 90%, you can adjust the sensitivity of the SPAMfighter filter here:
    Go to “More” (In the SPAMfighter toolbar in your e-mail program) –> “Options” –> “Filter Settings”.
    Here you can set the filter to a higher or lower level of sensitivity.

    Best Regards
    Christina
    SPAMfighter

  6. adam says:

    How can i get the blacklist button to show all the time in outlook 365? I dont want to have to keep clicking MORE then Blacklist Then Email for hundreds of emails.

  7. Christina Urban Sørensen says:

    Hi Adam,

    Thank you for using SPAMfighter.

    Unfortunately there is no quicker way to blacklist – You must click on the “More” button first.
    But I will let our development team know, and maybe they will think about it 🙂

    If you are receiving a lot of spam, I would encourage you to use the “Block” button as well as the blacklist and here is why:
    When you block a spam mail, SPAMfighter takes a snapshot of the contents of the email and sends it to the SPAMfighter server. If other people block the same message, it is filtered out for the rest of the community.
    Notice that you do not block the sender’s email address, but only that specific message you received. The reason for not blocking the email address is that spammers use random spam addresses all the time, so it would not help a bit.

    When you use blacklist, you do not report anything to the SPAMfighter server, it only affects your mail. When you blacklist an email address or a domain, you just stop people from those addresses from mailing you.
    It will not stop spammers, but if you receive a newsletter you can not unsubscribe from or someone you do not like keeps contacting you, you can stop them by blacklisting them.

    Please let us know if you have any questions.
    You are always welcome to contact our support: Support@spamfighter.com

    Best Regards
    Christina from SPAMfighter

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