Gmail Notifier Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Gmail Notifier for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Mia for Gmail, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Gmail Notifier and 12 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Gmail Notifier are Howard Email Notifier (Free), Mailplane (Paid), Gmail Manager (Free) and GMDesk (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Nov 13, 2015

    1. 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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    2. 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.
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    3. You like threaded conversations, googling your inbox, and you prefer labels over folders. You really love Gmail.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      This is a Firefox extension that allows you to manage multiple Gmail accounts and receive new mail notifications. It displays account details, including unread messages, saved drafts, spam messages, labels with new mail, space used, and new mail snippets.

      Discontinued

      The extension is no longer updated. Last version, 0.6.4.1, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from Mozilla Addons

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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Adobe AIR
      GMDesk is an application that lets you run Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Maps as a stand-alone application to do all your mail handling, calendar event reading etc with. No need to open it up in a web browser, or have it clutter your workspace.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 1.01, was released on March 2009, but it is still downloadable and usable.



    4. MailTab for Gmail is the ideal app for instantly accessing your Gmail account without having to open your web browser. Download it for free and benefit from visual and audio mail notifications, quick access to your inbox and the ability to respond to mails at lightning speed.
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    5. Gmail Notifr is written in RubyCocoa and has these features: * Separate check and notification setting for each account! (new) * Support multiple accounts! * Support Google hosted account. * Check mail at a specified interval.
      • 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 accounts and labels.
    6. GmailAssistant is a notifier for multiple Gmail and Google Apps email accounts. It accesses your accounts securely using IMAP over SSL.

      Discontinued

      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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    7. We love Gmail as much as you do. That's why we created MailPop for Gmail. It's the simplest, most fluid way to access your Gmail account.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.0, released in October 2012, can be still downloaded from the Mac App Store.

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