GmailAssistant Alternatives

    GmailAssistant is described as 'notifier for multiple Gmail and Google Apps email accounts. It accesses your accounts securely using IMAP over SSL'. There are more than 25 alternatives to GmailAssistant 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 GmailAssistant are Checker Plus for Gmail (Free), Mia for Gmail (Freemium), nPOPuk (Free, Open Source) and Magic Mail Monitor (MMM) (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 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. 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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    3. 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.

    4. 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.


      • 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.
      • Windows Phone
      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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    5. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      Features: 1. No requirement to enter your credentials. 2. Multiple account support 3. Multiple label support 4. Low bandwidth usage by using RSS technology 5. Mark as read, report spam, trash or archive messages right from browser's toolbar
      • 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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