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Growl for Windows Alternatives

Growl for Windows is described as 'Windows-compatible version of Growl , a notification system for Mac OS X' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Growl for Windows for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Android and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Pushbullet, which is free. Other great apps like Growl for Windows are Snarl, Notifu, Notify OSD and Specto.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Growl for Windows is a Windows-compatible version of Growl , a notification system for Mac OS X.

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    Pushbullet

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Pushbullet is the easiest and fastest way to send links, pictures, files, lists, notes, and more right into your phone's notification tray, to your computer, or to a friend, really fast.

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  2. Snarl icon

    Snarl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Snarl is a notification system for Windows. It provides a standard, simple way for application to notify you, the end user, of important events.

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  3. Notifu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Notifu, a free open source pop-up balloon utility.

    On Win 7
  4. Notify OSD icon

    Notify OSD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Canonicals on-screen-display notification agent, implementing the freedesktop.org Desktop Notifications Specification with semi-transparent click-through bubbles.

    Screenshot
  5. Specto icon

    Specto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Specto is a desktop application that will watch configurable events (such as website updates, emails, file and folder changes, system processes, etc) and then trigger notifications.

    Discontinued

    The program is not actively maintained anymore. Last version, 0.4.1, released in August 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  6. Notifo icon

    Notifo

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Notifo is a mobile notifications platform empowering developers to build their own services with a scalable and reliable notifications API. The Notifo API is a simple and affordable way to add notifications to any web app or project.

    Discontinued

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  7. Zephyr Notification Service

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    An institutional/enterprise-scale distributed real-time messaging and notification system. Zephyr allows users to send messages to other users or to groups of

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  8. Toasty icon

    Toasty

    • Windows Phone

    Toasty lets you receive push notifications on your Windows Phone 7 device while you are on the go. Some of the key features are:

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  9. Notica icon

    Notica

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Notica lets you send browser notifications from your terminal to your desktop or phone. No installation or registration is required.

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  10. notify.uno icon

    notify.uno

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Get notified when your commands are done.

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