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Comparison of Clearout with ZeroBounce

We have compiled unswayed comparison between email list cleaning services. Compare the leading bulk email verification services and select what works best for your business.

Last updated: Oct 03, 2023

Overview

Clearout - Overview

Clearout protects data with the SSL 256-bit protocol with an encryption layer and is bound by their privacy policy, so don't worry. They also have a great community where you can find discussions, tips, tutorials, and more. You'll even be able to get quick answers to your questions. Isn't that awesome?

It allows you to choose between a one-time or monthly subscription plan based on your email validation frequency, for example, valid, invalid, Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, and more.

It is easy to integrate into your system, so a developer is not required. Their JavaScript verification widget helps you validate emails in real time in all forms.

This email checker even offers phone number validation. It eliminates useless phone numbers and reduces your efforts while doing SMS marketing. No other email checker offers this type of service.

In terms of overall services, Clearout is the standard email verification company.
 

Pros

  • Awesome Accuracy
    With 94% accuracy, Clearout ranks 6th in LCA's recommended list of the ten most accurate email verifiers in our March 2023 audit report. So, it has improved its accuracy factor!
  • Guaranteed Deliverables:
    These results should be used within 24 hours from validation to get a 0% bounce rate.
  • Email finding service:
    Clearout also provides an email-finding service for businesses looking to generate quality leads.
  • ClearoutPhone:
    Validate phone numbers with ClearoutPhone
  • Commendable Turnaround Time
    As one of the fastest email verification tools in the industry, Clearout can verify 10K email addresses within 200 minutes. However, the average industry turnaround time is 582 minutes for 10K emails.
  • Customer Support
    Email support and live chat support are available to Clearout customers. Our auditing of the company revealed that its customer service is interactive, live chat responses typically take 10 to 12 minutes and email responses take around 30 minutes. For the technical queries we asked, we received a complete & detailed response.
  • A high level of data security
    Clearout protects users' data with the 256-bit SSL protocol. It also binds to its privacy policy with an access control mechanism.
  • Free Trials & Credits
    Clearout also offers 100 free credits upon successful signup, and they never expire.
  • Easy to Use REST API
    You can easily integrate Clearout's REST API into your platform for quick and bulk email validation, and it is compatible with all programming languages.

Cons

  • Slight costly
    Clearout charges $58 for 10K email verification, so it is among the most expensive email verifiers. Despite providing good accuracy at such a low cost, other vendors, such as MyEmailVerifier, DeBounce, etc., can also provide the same or better accuracy for 10K emails at the lowest cost.

ZeroBounce - Overview

One of the fastest-growing companies in the email verification industry (according to INC. 5000) is ZeroBounce, a US-based email verification service.

With their API integration, you can prevent unwanted sign-ups and have clean email lists. A well-managed API dashboard allows you to look over daily and monthly reports.

They use AI technology to score your catch-all email address, which is risky to send through A.I., providing you with a better idea of whether to send an email to each email address.

While other providers like MyEmailVerifier and Debounce verify 10k emails in less than $30, ZeroBounce charges $60.

You don't have to worry about your data privacy with Zero Bounce. They are Swiss EU-US privacy shield certified vendors. There are only 2-3 vendors with this certification.

Zero Bounce is a qualitative choice if you are looking for extra information about the email validation results and informative analysis.

Pros

  • Accuracy is good
    With its claims of 99% accuracy, ZeroBounce gave 98% accuracy when we audited it. This builds trustworthiness in the eyes of users, and it stands second behind MyEmailVerifier when it comes to accuracy.
     
  • A highly secure environment
    Whenever it comes to protecting users' data, ZeroBounce stands out. In addition to providing military-grade protection at the time of email verification, it also encrypts data. Additionally, your data will be deleted immediately after 30 days of email verification.
     
  • Facility for scoring
    With ZeroBounce, you can grade email addresses from 0 to 10 based on your subscribers' interaction with your emails. 10 is the highest quality rating, and 0 is the lowest. With this score, you can quickly determine which contacts to target and whether they will convert into your final customers.
     
  • Commendable customer service
    Like MEV, ZeroBounce has excellent customer service. You can contact them by email, phone (during business hours), or live chat (24/7/365). When we audited, they replied promptly to our technical questions in detail. The response time is under 15 minutes.

    With ZB, there are no limits on the number of files or the size of files per day, hour, etc.
    Over the last three years, the ZB unknown rate has consistently been under 1%.
     
  • An effective integration facility
    Users can integrate ZeroBounce accounts with 45+ third-party applications, including Mailchimp, Active Campaign, AWeber, and more. As a result, you, as a user, can easily upload your email list from one of these 45+ apps and manage your marketing activities all in one place.
     
  • Detection of gender and location
    ZeroBounce’s system detected the gender and location effortlessly when we uploaded an email list file in CSV format with the first name column. This is where ZeroBounce stands out from other email verification systems.
     
  • Turnaround time is quick
    It took ZeroBounce 43 minutes to verify 10K emails, whereas the average industry standard T/A time for 10K emails is 582 minutes. Therefore, ZeroBounce's actual T/A time is less.

Cons

  • Slight costly

    Compared to other vendors like RemoveBounce, DeBounce, etc., ZeroBounce charges $65 for 10K email addresses. In addition, ZeroBounce has a minimum purchase of 2000 credits at $16, which puts it at 20th place among 35+ vendors audited by LCA for pricing/affordability.

Rating Comparision

Clearout - Rating

3.6/5

Overall

Accuracy

Turnaround time

Price

Features

User Friendly

Customer reviews

ZeroBounce - Rating

3.46/5

Overall

Accuracy

Turnaround time

Price

Features

User Friendly

Customer reviews

Pricing Comparision

Clearout - Pricing

  • $35 for 5000 Emails
  • $350 for 100K Emails
  • $1100 for 1M Emails

Minimum order value is $3.5 for 500 credits. The credit never expires.

ZeroBounce - Pricing

  • $39 for 5000 Emails
  • $390 for 100K Emails
  • $2250 for 1M Emails

Minimum order value is $390 for 100k credits. The credit never expires.

Free Trial Comparision

Clearout - Free Trial

  • One Time 100 verifications available After signup
  • Credit card Not Required
  • Verification Accuracy - 92%

ZeroBounce - Free Trial

  • Monthly 100 verifications available After signup
  • Credit card Not Required
  • Verification Accuracy - 99%

Accuracy Comparision

Clearout ZeroBounce
Gmail Accuracy 100 0
Yahoo Accuracy 100 0
AOL Accuracy 0 89
Outlook Accuracy 100 0
Hotmail Accuracy 100 91
Other Accuracy 0 100

Multiple Different Validations

Clearout - Multiple Different Validations

  • Verifies accounts with .
  • Verifies accounts with .
  • Detects accounts with .
  • Disposable email verification
  • Role based account detection
  • Greylisting verification
  • Domain And MX Validation
  • Remove Duplicate Emails
  • Habitual compaliner detection
  • Honeypots/Spam trap
  • SMTP Verification
  • AOL Account Verification
  • API verification

ZeroBounce - Multiple Different Validations

  • Verifies accounts with .
  • Verify a Yahoo account?
  • Detects accounts with .
  • Disposable email verification
  • Role based account detection
  • Greylisting verification
  • Domain And MX Validation
  • Remove Duplicate Emails
  • Habitual compaliner detection
  • Honeypots/Spam trap
  • SMTP Verification
  • AOL Account Verification - Accuracy( - 89% )
  • API verification

Integration's Comparision

Clearout - Integration's

ZeroBounce - Integration's

Customer Support's Comparision

Clearout - Customer Support

Claimed By Clearout
Live Chat
Email
Phone
Reality
Live Chat
Email
Phone
  • Excellent
  • Good
  • Average
  • Not available
  • Respond to emails within 30 minutes.
  • Clearout's customer support is interactive and provides both technical and non-technical information to customers.
  • In Clearout's live chat, you can receive a response within 10 to 15 minutes with excellent details.
  • In addition to email, live chat, and phone support, Clearout provides excellent customer service.

ZeroBounce - Customer Support

Claimed By ZeroBounce
Live Chat
Email
Phone
Reality
Live Chat
Email
Phone
  • Excellent
  • Good
  • Average
  • Not available
  • Their support is commendable, in addition to the superior services they provide.
  • You can reach ZeroBounce via email if you have any questions. The answers are detailed and informative. It takes 1 to 3 hours for ZeroBounce to respond to your email ticket.
  • Live Chat Support is available 24/7.
  • With great explanations and details, ZeroBounce answers the user's technical questions.
  • In addition, they provide phone support during business hours, i.e., from 5 am to 7 pm EST Monday through Friday.

Advanced Feature's Comparision

Clearout - Advanced Features

    • Greylisting Verification: Clearout employs the latest anti-greylisting technologies to detect the real status of email addresses within minutes.
    • Catch-All Detection: Clearout detects and marks catch-all email addresses so you can't add them to your email campaign, increasing deliverability.
    • Syntax Error Identification: Clearout is very good at identifying syntax errors and making your email list clean and accurate. This way, you won't have to worry about your email marketing campaign breaking down because of a small syntax error.
    • Blacklist Verification: With Clearout's blacklist verification feature, you can stay one step ahead of the honeypot.
    • Remove Dots: Removing dots from Gmail addresses prevents you from spending multiple credits over multiple Gmail accounts pointing to the same inbox.
    • Auto-Suggestion: Clearout corrects spelling mistakes and obvious typos made by subscribers while writing email addresses with the auto-suggestion feature. This will prevent your campaign from breaking.
    • Duplicate Removal: Clearout removes all duplicate emails from your email list for free.
    • Disposable Identification: Identification of disposable email addresses: Clearout can identify disposable email addresses precisely.
    • SMTP Validation: Verifying the SMTP providers for every email address in your list determines the active mail server.
    • Spam Trap Detection: Multi-layer spam trap detection: Clearout's multi-layer algorithm identifies email addresses that are likely to be spam traps.
    • Mailbox Quota Verification: To prevent a high bounce rate, Clearout checks whether the mailbox accepts new mail.
    • Free Account Verification: Clearout can easily identify the email addresses of free accounts such as Gmail, Yahoo, etc.

      In addition to email, live chat, and phone support, Clearout provides excellent customer service.

ZeroBounce - Advanced Features

  • Higher Level of Security: ZeroBounce provides military-grade security for its users' data.
  • Catch-all Email Detection & A.I. Scoring System: This email verifier detects catch-all email addresses with high accuracy, and it has an A.I. scoring system that allows for in-depth validation of the best contacts.
  • Enhanced Resultant Data: Based on the email addresses we provide, it can automatically detect names, genders, and locations.
  • Deduplication at No Cost: Additionally, ZeroBounce enables its users to deduplicate their email list without spending any credit and detect 29 types of risky email addresses to maintain the list's hygiene.
  • No Charge for Unknown Emails: This tool doesn't charge anything for unidentified email addresses. These types of emails are generally returned as "unknown."