Gmail Watcher Alternatives

    Gmail Watcher is described as 'Secure check new Gmail'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Gmail Watcher 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 Gmail Watcher are Checker Plus for Gmail (Free), Mia for Gmail (Freemium), Gmail Notifier Pro (Free Personal) and Google Mail Checker (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 17, 2020

    1. Mail Notification monitors your mailboxes for new mail. It can monitor multiple mailboxes concurrently, and supports Evolution, Gmail, IMAP, Maildir, mbox, MH, Mozilla products (Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird, …), POP3, Sylpheed, Windows Live Hotmail and Yahoo! Mail mailboxes.
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    2. Gmail Unread Counter is a widget that allows you to view the number of unread emails. With one click, it directly opens the Gmail app with the customized label/tab/folder.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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      • 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.



    5. Gmail Notifier for Windows 7 monitors your Gmail inbox and notifies you of new emails. It takes advantage of the latest Windows 7 UI elements such as the taskbar overlay icon, jump lists and thumbnail previews. It's fully compatable with Google Apps accounts too.
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    6. 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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    7. 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.
    8. This is a free email alert system for Gmail accounts. It quietly sits on your taskbar until it discovers new mail, checking up to five different accounts at once. You can also send quick emails without logging into your Gmail directly.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 5.74, released in November 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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