Gdow Alternatives

    Gdow is described as '2 is a free Gmail notifier with shareware "on the fly" inbox management capabilities'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Gdow for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Firefox and Opera. The best alternative is POP Peeper, which is free. Other great apps like Gdow are Kiwi for Gmail (Freemium), PopTrayU (Free, Open Source), Checker Plus for Gmail (Free) and Mia for Gmail (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 27, 2021

    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, Mail.com, MyWay, Excite, iWon, Lycos.com, RediffMail, Juno and NetZero accounts.
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    2. Kiwi for Gmail (formerly Gmail for Mac) turns Gmail into a full-powered desktop email client. No one wants to use Gmail in the browser on their phone, and we felt they shouldn't have to on Mac or Windows either.
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    3. 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!.
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    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.
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    5. Mia is a native Gmail application on your Mac's menu bar! Read and compose your emails without a browser (attachment files supported). Quick email overview (pass your mouse over an email). Desktop notifications for incoming emails (10.8+).
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      • 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 systems

      Discontinued

      Not updated since 2017.

    6. 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.
    7. Gmail Notifier Pro is a Windows application capable of checking multiple Gmail accounts for new mail and display notifications. Feature highlights - Check multiple Gmail accounts, including Google Apps, for new mail. - Supports both Atom and IMAP protocols for mail.
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      • 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.
    8. Maestro is a better mail client for Windows Phone. With unique features like account themes, gestures, and favorites, Maestro helps you manage your inbox quickly and efficiently.
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