GMDesk Alternatives

    GMDesk is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to GMDesk for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Firefox and Opera. The best alternative is Shift, which is free. Other great apps like GMDesk are Wavebox (Freemium), POP Peeper (Freemium), Kiwi for Gmail (Freemium) and PopTrayU (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 22, 2021

    1. Shift is an email client that makes navigating between Mail, Calendar, Drive + your favorite Apps & Extensions easy (for Gmail, Outlook.com - Office 365 & Hotmail).
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    2. Work quickly & seamlessly on the web. WB brings your favorite webmail, websites & web apps together in one organized place. Log in to multiple accounts using cookie profiles. Built on Chromium, fast & secure.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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.

    7. 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.
    8. 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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    9. NoteSync lets you take notes fast and sync them with your Google docs account. Automatic syncing happens every minute or when you feel like it by pressing the sync button. Offline mode fully supported.
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