Mail for Gmail Alternatives

    Mail for Gmail is described as 'Enjoy all the advantages of accessing your Gmail account, separate from your browser: - Quickly access Gmail from the menu bar - Badge dock icon with unread email counter - Receive and customize unread email notifications - Touch Bar support - Compact mode, customizable' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Mail for Gmail for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Spark, which is free. Other great apps like Mail for Gmail are Postbox (Paid), Shift (Freemium), Airmail (Paid) and Kiwi for Gmail (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 5, 2021

    1. E-mail app with all the great features: swipes (long/short), snooze, add (multiple) attachments from the cloud, support for various e-mail services and more.
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    2. Postbox is an email application that helps you organize your work life and get stuff done. It has all the elegance and simplicity of Apple Mail, but with more power and flexibility to manage even the most demanding workloads.
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    3. 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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    4. Airmail is a lightweight and lightning fast mail client for Mac. Feature list: Accounts: - Unified Inbox and folders - Multi Account with editable html signatures. - Aliases management with custom SMPT
    5. 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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    6. Unibox is a people centric email client that organizes your messages by person. It avoids having email like a to-do list. Features:
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    7. 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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      • 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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    8. You like threaded conversations, googling your inbox, and you prefer labels over folders. You really love Gmail.
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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.

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