Mailhog is an SMTP server that runs on your machine, allowing you to test outgoing emails from your application. It offers a superior interface compared to Mailcatcher and is more popular. Additionally, its API is more extensive, albeit with a slightly steeper learning curve.

Use Cases

  • If you need to send emails from your application.
  • If you want a more visually appealing interface to view and test your emails.
  • If you require a comprehensive API to access your emails for automated acceptance testing.