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    Fastest Gmail Alternatives

    Fastest Gmail is described as 'handy and reliable extension designed to notify you about incoming emails from all your Google Mail accounts and labels' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Fastest Gmail for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Firefox and Google Chrome. The best alternative is POP Peeper, which is free. Other great apps like Fastest Gmail are PopTrayU (Free, Open Source), Mia for Gmail (Freemium), Checker Plus for Gmail (Free) and nPOPuk (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2022
    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    Fastest Gmail is a handy and reliable extension designed to notify you about incoming emails from all your Google Mail...
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    1. POP Peeper is an email notifier that runs in your Windows task bar and alerts you when you have new email on your POP3, IMAP (with IDLE support), Hotmail\MSN\LiveMail, Yahoo, GMail,, MyWay, Excite, iWon,, RediffMail, Juno and NetZero accounts.
    2. Have you fallen in love with the fabulous email notifier program Poptray, but you're running a newer version of Windows than PopTray was designed for? Now there's a new option. Developer Jessica Brown has built upon PopTray to create PopTrayU!.

    3. A desktop email client for your Mac, without a browser !.
    4. Displays new emails, sender's contact photo, and notifications, and allows the user to listen, read or delete emails without opening Gmail! Supports multiple accounts plus and provides many other tools.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      nPOPuk is an ultra-small, but comprehensive, e-mail client that runs on a wide range of Windows-based operating...


      Not updated since 2017.

    5. Magic Mail Monitor (MMM) is a free POP3 mail monitor with multiple accounts support. It sits silently in your system tray, and notifies you about new messages in your mailboxes. Then you can preview messages and delete unwanted mail in order to avoid spam and viruses.
    6. Howard is a replacement for the Windows Live Messenger email notification. A tooltip and a sound will notify you about a new email. The tooltip shows you the sender and email subject. Just click the tooltip or icon to open your inbox in your browser or Windows Mail.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      Displays the number of unread messages in your Google Mail inbox. You can also click the button to open your inbox.
    7. Maestro is a better mail client for Windows Phone.
    8. Gmail™ Panel (and Notifier) is an easy-to-use extension for your browser, which can help users to keep track of their Gmail account, while surfing the internet for other information.
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