Make integration tests fast

Imitate Email implements standard protocols, such as SMTP, IMAP, POP and Web Sockets, to support your automation needs.

Our Web Socket support enables low latency end-to-end tests for your critical, email based, software flows.

Any language, no custom code required

Imitate Email uses standard protocols where possible to enable your code to be completely ignorant of our platform.

SMTP/IMAP/POP and Web Sockets
Send emails using standard SMTP, receive with IMAP/POP or get them really fast with immediate push via Web Sockets straight in to your test suite.
See Emails Anywhere
Our IMAP support means you can see your test emails in our app, or your favourite client app (like Outlook or Thunderbird) or you can use IMAP to integrate with other services like Zapier.
Keep Launching
Regression testing your critical paths gives you confidence that, launch after launch, the most important parts of your software will keep on working. It's easy to couple Imitate Email with all the major testing frameworks, like Playwright, Selenium and Cypress.
Illustration of software development

Get started for free

Get 450 emails a month for free forever as a solo developer.
All you need is an email address:

Your data is yours, we only use it to run this service: privacy policy

Latest from the Blog

Fake SMTP servers for testing email sending

How to set up a fake SMTP server to test email sending

26th Jul 2023

Read more

Introducing our Browser Extensions for Firefox and Chrome

An introduction to the Firefox and Chrome extensions for Imitate Email

21st Jul 2023

Read more

How to access an email server using POP in Javascript

Code examples of accessing an email server using POP (post office protocol) in nodejs

5th Jul 2023

Read more