CheckGmail Alternatives

    CheckGmail is described as 'alternative Gmail Notifier for Linux and other *nix systems. It is fast, secure and uses minimal bandwidth via the use of Atom feeds'. There are five alternatives to CheckGmail for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Gmail Notifier, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CheckGmail are Gmail Notifier ( (Free), Gm-notify (Free, Open Source), GmailAssistant (Free, Open Source) and mail-gate (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 8, 2021

    1. Gmail Notifier is a Linux/Windows alternative for the notifier program released by Google, it is written in Python and provides an attractive and simple way to check for new mail messages.
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    2. Gmail Notifier alerts the users of new email messages. Users can also read emails, delete or mark them as read, all without having to open a browser.
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    3. Gm-notify is a notifier for Linux/Gnome/Ubuntu 10.10(or more), perfectly integrated with Unity and Gala notification system "osd-notify" It has been discontinued but still works! It s under GNU GPL license
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    4. GmailAssistant is a notifier for multiple Gmail and Google Apps email accounts. It accesses your accounts securely using IMAP over SSL.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.0, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      mail-gate is a Java desktop - IMAP/SSL mail checker. Features: - open source; - cross-platform (PC only);


      Homepage not available.

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