See our collection of 20 from the best free html responsive email templates

Top 20: Best responsive and open source html email and newsletter templates

Email marketing is important for building relationships with prospects, leads, current customers, and even past customers because it gives you a chance to speak directly to them, in their inbox, at a time that is convenient for them. In addition to the content of your email, it should be functional and pleasant for your user.

Enjoy our collection of 20 of the best free email templates. These templates are provided as HTML files that can be downloaded (well, most of them) and used with any email software.

20. Responsive Html Email Template

Sometimes all you want is a really simple responsive HTML email template, here it is.

HTML Email Template responsive free

19. Airmail

Airmail is a simple html email templates that brings back that nostalgic airmail feeling with a curious and retro theme.

Airmail free html email template

18. Narrative

Meow is a very simple theme with basic bootstrap style. It has 9 template models for every ocassion, invoice, welcome email etc.

Narrative free bootstrap template

17. Responsive Email

Responsive email is a very simple and easy to use responsive template for emails.


  1. Copy contents of simple.css.
  2. Paste inline inside <style> tag.
  3. Pass through inliner utility like Inliner by Zurb.

Responsive email template

16. Valentines

Valentine's day template made for bakers and confectioners everywhere.

Valentines free email html template

15. Goldstart

Goldstar is a free premium template theme from the guys at MailBakery. It features a classic style and a unique birthday template.

Goldstart free email template

14. Meow

Meow is a simple theme built with Foundation for Emails by ZURB. It has 9 template models for every ocassion, invoice, welcome email etc.

Meow responsive email template

13. Neopolitan

Neopolitan is a lightweight powerhouse that’s perfect for mobile devices. Its clean, minimal style is great for every type of transactional email with 9 templates.

Neopolitan responsive email free template

12. Salted

The Salted template is fully responsive (so much as an HTML email can be). It uses fluid tables, fluid images, and media queries to adjust content and layout on mobile devices that support it.

Salted html email template

11. Go

Go is flexible two-column template with a simple, flat design meant to highlight your email’s call-to-action and social media links.

Go free template html

10. Mantra

Mantra is a free premium template theme from the guys at Email Monks. Its styling keeps things simple and on point.

Mantra free html email template

9. Sunday

Sunday is a clean and modern email template for desktop and mobile, great for updates, receipts, and promotions.

Sunday free email html template

8. Skyline

Skyline is a chic, modern email template with strong lines to achieve the professionalism that your transactional emails crave.

Skyline free html email template

7. Oxygen

Oxygen is a modern, fresh design that can incorporate any brand and work for every type of transactional email.

Oxygen template free html email

6. Email Blueprints by MailChimp

Email Blueprints is a collection of HTML email templates that can serve as a solid foundation and starting point for the design of emails. They include template language elements that make them customizable when imported into a MailChimp account, as well as merge tags that will generate dynamic content when sent through MailChimp.

Blue Prints Mailchimp

5. Cerberus

Coding regular emails is hard enough by itself. Making them responsive shouldn't add to the headache. A few simple, but solid patterns are all that's needed to optimize emails for small screens. That's what Cerberus is. It's just a few responsive email patterns that go a long way. The code blocks are compartmentalized so that they may be used, combined, and nested to build an email.

Cerberus free html email template

4. Summer is here

Summer is here is a multipurpose email template, celebrate the warm weather with a bright and sunny template.

Free html template email

3. Workshops

On a schedule? Use either the 5 day, 7 day or monthly template to tell people when they can attend your classes or sessions. If you download the template, you'll get three zip files, one for each calendar, all at once.

Workshops html email template

2. Mystical

Mystical is perfect for community-oriented sites — including blogs and forums — that want to highlight their best content and send it out as a sort of digest for readers. It’s particularly useful for high-volume publications. The template comes in four color schemes: blue, green, purple, and teal. But if you don’t like any of them, you could easily edit all of the CSS fields and use your own custom color scheme.

Mystical html email template

1. Fabulous

Fabulous is a high contrast, high impact free email template. Fabulous is short, sweet and to the point.

Fabulous html free email template

Honorable mention

If you have problems while you work on your with your emails because there's a lot of code you need to write and a lot of markup just to see that it probably won't behave as expected in most of the mail clients? Then, you may consider to use a Framework for it, in this case we recommend MJML Framework.

MJML is a markup language designed to reduce the pain of coding a responsive email. Its semantic syntax makes it easy and straightforward and its rich standard components library speeds up your development time and lightens your email codebase. MJML's open-source engine generates high quality responsive HTML compliant with best practices, so you can write less code, save time and code more efficiently with MJML’s semantic syntax.

MJML Framework for emails

If you think we've forgotten another awesome free html template for emails, please share it with the community in the comment box!

Senior Software Engineer at Software Medico. Interested in programming since he was 14 years old, Carlos is a self-taught programmer and founder and author of most of the articles at Our Code World.