NeverBounce vs Hunter.io

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Hit your customers' inbox when verifying email data with NeverBounce over Hunter.io

If you’re sending email on behalf of your business or organization, you need to take precautions to guarantee that your email marketing efforts are landing in your recipients’ inboxes.

As the industry-leading verification tool, not only does NeverBounce quickly check and validate email lists of any size, but it also identifies more accept-all and unknown addresses than any other verification service.

NeverBounce also offers free list analysis, automated email verification, over 80+ direct integrations, and team accounts to keep your data clean across your entire organization. Selecting the email validator that’s best for your business can be tricky, but we’re here with assurance that you can end your search. We’ve compiled this side-by-side comparison between NeverBounce and Hunter.io so you can see the difference for yourself.

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99.9% bounced email removal
Automated Daily Cleaning
Free List Analysis
Team Accounts
80+ Integrations
Accept-All and Unknown Detection
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Unmatched, proprietary cleaning process.

NeverBounce utilizes a 20+ step proprietary cleaning process that is unmatched, checking each email up to 75 times from around the globe.

  • Hybrid Verification

    Real-time verification is coupled with accept all detection, allowing NeverBounce to identify more accept all addresses than any other service.

  • Mail Server Validation

    We perform an advanced mail server verification for user identification. Utilizing SMTP and additional proprietary methods.

  • Free Scrubbing

    Automatically remove duplicate emails and bad syntax at no charge prior to cleaning.

  • Domain Health Check

    Domains are checked for current live status, including parked domains and overall health. DNS & MX Validation Email servers are checked for consistency and availability.

  • High-Risk Detection

    We eliminate potentially harmful emails through our real-time process.

  • B2B, B2C, International Email Compatible

    We validate emails of all types, from small to large businesses, and all major providers from anywhere in the world. (Ex: Gmail, Yahoo, etc.)

More Features

  • Additional Insights

    Append additional information to your list with data discovered during verification.

  • Advanced File Control

    Specify the result code format, yes/no operator, and line feed characters.

  • Remove or Isolate Duplicates

    Easily remove duplicates from your list or generate a list containing only the duplicates.

  • Email Network Information

    Append additional information learned about the email during the verification process.

  • Identify Free Mail Hosts

    Append a column indicating free mail hosts (i.e: gmail.com, yahoo.com).

  • Identify Role Accounts

    Append a column indicating role accounts (i.e: support@domain.com, info@domain.com).

  • Identify address

    Append a column indicating the address portion of the email. Generally this is anything before the @ sign. If this address includes an email alias, the alias will not be returned as part of this field.

  • Identify alias

    Append a column showing the alias portion of an email address. If an address contains an alias such as "david+test1@site.com" the alias portion is returned, otherwise this column is empty.

  • Identify host

    Append a column showing the host portion of the email address. Generally this is everything after the @ sign.

  • Identify subdomain

    Append a column to show the email host's subdomain if applicable. For example, if host was site.example.com, the subdomain would show a response of "site".

  • Identify domain

    Append a column to show the email host's domain name. This does not include any subdomain, if applicable, and does not include the TLD or top level domain portion. If the host was site.example.com, the domain would be "example".

  • Identify TLD

    Append a column to show the TLD or top level domain of the email host. If the host was "site.example.com", the TLD is "com".

  • Identify FQDN

    Append a column to show the FQDN or "Fully Qualified Domain Name". This is the portion of the host that you use to query DNS information. In most cases this will be the same as the host, however if a subdomain was included this will be removed from the FQDN. For example, if the host was "zone-1.zone-2.site.example.com", the FQDN would be "example.com".

  • Identify network

    Append a column to show the FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) of the primary MX record. This is an attempt to determine the ISP hosting the email at a particular address and is useful for grouping addresses together by provider.

  • Identify valid DNS records

    Append a column to show whether one or more DNS records exists for this host.

  • Identify MX records

    Append a column to show whether this host has one or more MX records defined in its DNS records.

  • Identify reachable SMTP server

    Append a column to show whether NeverBounce was able to connect to a remote mail server identified by the host's MX records.

  • Identify Bad Syntax

    Append a column identify whether emails within a list contain bad syntax. Examples of syntax errors include spaces ( joe. smith@example.com) missing domains (joe.smith@example).

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  • “We have found the NeverBounce team to be very responsive and proactive and have been a great partner with us.”

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  • “The goal of every email marketer is making it into the inbox and connecting with their audience. NeverBounce does a fantastic job in helping us do that by ensuring our lists stay clean and accurate. I’ve tried several email verification tools and they continue to impress with their ease of use and customer support.”

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  • “The results we got through NeverBounce were hands down better than what we’d been using. It’s so easy to use, everyone’s been super helpful...and that’s honestly the invaluable piece that often gets passed over.”

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"When we first implemented the NeverBounce email verify API we noticed an improvement in the email quality. We implemented NeverBounce in a business critical user journey, which we call a handful of times per day. We continue to use NeverBounce because it's easy to implement and maintain, we receive great customer support and we have been happy with the reliability and accuracy of the service."

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