The Next Web

Whether you’re after the best features, design, or security, Canary "raises the bar and sits firmly on top".

Bryan Clark
Bryan Clark

US Editor, The Next Web


Smarter Sending

Read Receipts

Get notified as soon as your emails are read.

Email Templates

Save frequently used drafts to reuse them with 1-tap.

Contact Profiles

Access all your Contacts’ emails, files & even social media profiles in one place.

Revoke Sent Emails

Revoke emails anytime after they are sent, so that sensitive information does not remain indefinitely in someone else's inbox.

Set Expiry

Set an expiry for outgoing emails so that your recipient can only access them for a limited time.

Email Encryption

Encrypt emails seamlessly with SecureSend, Canary's zero-setup encryption, or via PGP.

Focus on What's Important

Email Snooze

Handle emails when the time is right - today, tomorrow, or when you’re ready.

Pinned Emails

Pin important emails so they remain top of sight and top of mind.

Favorite Contacts

Get easy access to the people that matter the most. Never miss important emails.

Tame Your Inbox

GrayMail Cleaner

Automatically archive or delete less important email to reduce clutter in your Inbox.

1-Click Unsubscribe

Easily unsubscribe from newsletters and marketing emails, without having to dig for the unsubscribe link.

Newsletter Management

Manage all your newsletter subscriptions from one place.

Powerful Customization

Custom Email Actions

Get quick access to the actions that best suit your workflow.

Custom Snooze Times

Handle emails when the time is right - today, tomorrow, or when you’re ready.

Custom Alerts

Set a unique notification sound for each account.

Light / Dark Themes

Choose your preferred theme, or set Canary to match your device's active theme.

Default Browser

Use your preferred browser to open links in your emails.

Message Previews

Customize message preview length to get the right amount of context for your emails.


Email Encryption


Send secure emails to anyone, whether or not they use Canary or have encryption setup.


Easy to use PGP for all desktop & mobile devices.


Ensure compliance with applicable regulations, norms & security policies.

Inbound Protection

Phishing & Ransomware

Safeguard against the #1 email security risk.

Social Engineering Attacks

Protect against sophisticated attacks that may not have malicious payloads.

Business Email Compromise

Prevent losses due to fraud & impersonation.

Human Error Prevention

Misdirected Emails

Prevent against sending emails to the wrong recipient.

Misdirected Files

Ensure you are attaching the correct files to outbound emails.

Data Loss Prevention

Prevent data loss due to mistakes or bad actors.


Apps & Plugins


The best email client for macOS. Install via App Store.


The best email app for iOS. Download via App Store.


The best email app for Android. Install via Play Store.


The best email client for Windows. Download the beta.

Gmail Plugin

Coming soon.

Outlook Addin

Coming soon.


Admin Console

Cloud-based administration for your business.

Secure Reader

Easy to use email reader for your recipients.

Gateway Guard

Always-on inbound & outbound protection.

Enterprise Features


Key Automation

Eliminate manual key management for your users, to enhance ease of use & reduce human error.

Custom Keyservers

Specify your own public or on-premises keyservers for complete control over key management.

Organization Keys

Encrypt outgoing emails with your organization's encryption keys, for greater control & access.

User Management

Directory Sync & SSO

Get SSO & Directory Sync via Okta, Google, Azure, Workday, etc. for effortless user provisioning.

Easy Onboarding & Tutorials

Reduce time spent on training & troubleshooting via in-app tutorials & in-the-moment behavioral guidance.

Simple Licensing

Each user has full access to the entire Canary Mail platform, in any geography.


Email Account Setup

Specify account configuration & access policies.

In-app Settings

Get full control over in-app settings, email account & device access.

Data Loss Prevention

Canary ensures that emails containing sensitive information are sent in accordance with policy

Solutions & Use Cases



Hospitals, clinics & healthcare practitioners.


Banks, financial services & accounting firms.


Teachers, researchers, students & partners.


Regulators, investigators & government contractors.


SAAS teams, software developers & service providers.


Law firms, attorneys & independent consultants.



The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets the standard for sensitive patient data protection. Companies that deal with protected health information (PHI) must have physical, network, and process security measures in place and follow them to ensure HIPAA Compliance.


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a US Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.


CJIS compliance is an important compliance standard for law enforcement at the local, state, and federal levels, and is designed to ensure data security in law enforcement. The Criminal Justice Information Services Division is the largest division of the FBI (US).


The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, is a European privacy law that went into effect in May 2018. It regulates how personal data of individuals in the EU can be collected, used, and processed.


The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a state-wide data privacy law that regulates how businesses all over the world are allowed to handle the personal information (PI) of California residents. The CCPA focuses on making sure organizations have a business purpose for why they need PI while enabling Californians to readily request, delete, or protect their PI collected and governed by a business.


NIST 800-171 compliance is a set of recommended requirements for protecting the confidentiality of controlled unclassified information (CUI). CUI is one of the core concepts of NIST compliance. CUI is sensitive information that is not classified but is still essential and must be protected.

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