Google Mail Checker Alternatives

    Google Mail Checker is described as 'Displays the number of unread messages in your Google Mail inbox. You can also click the button to open your inbox'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Google Mail Checker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Firefox and Opera. The best alternative is Checker Plus for Gmail, which is free. Other great apps like Google Mail Checker are Mia for Gmail (Freemium), Gmail Notifier Pro (Free Personal), Howard Email Notifier (Free) and Notifier for Gmail (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2019

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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      • 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


    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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    6. Gmail Peeper is a free Gmail notifier program which provides an attractive and simple way to check for new mail messages without opening your browser! Gmail Peeper Features 1. Run application at startup 2. Minimize to tray

      Discontinued

      From their website: “Please note that the development of Gmail Peeper is deprecated. It works but won't receive updates.”

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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 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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