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    PopMan Alternatives

    PopMan is described as 'POP3 and IMAP4 manager. It can be used to list all e-mails received on your incoming mail server, without having to load these mails completely. Unwanted e-mails can be deleted directly from the server'. There are more than 10 alternatives to PopMan for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Firefox and Opera. The best alternative is Sylpheed, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PopMan are Trojitá (Free, Open Source), POP Peeper (Freemium), Mia for Gmail (Freemium) and nPOPuk (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 10, 2022

    1. 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.

      Discontinued

      The last update was in April 2013.

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    2. 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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      • 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.

    3. ePrompter automatically and simultaneously checks and retrieves your email messages from up to sixteen password protected email accounts and then gives you notification whenever you have new messages.

      Discontinued

      Discontinued after 20 years.

    4. This is a free email alert system for Gmail accounts. It quietly sits on your taskbar until it discovers new mail, checking up to five different accounts at once. You can also send quick emails without logging into your Gmail directly.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 5.74, released in November 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    5. Gmail™ Notifier Plus alerts you of new email messages. Users can also read or reply to emails, delete or mark them as read, all without having to open a new window.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      Fastest Gmail is a handy and reliable extension designed to notify you about incoming emails from all your Google Mail accounts and labels.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Gdow 2 is a free Gmail notifier with shareware "on the fly" inbox management capabilities. Gdow 2 uses atom feed parsing for notification and simplified Gdow 2007 engine to connect and interact with Gmail account.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Gnome Gmail is software which adds support for Gmail to the Linux Gnome Desktop. It allows Gmail to be selected as the default mail application for the desktop.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Mailnag is a daemon program that checks POP3 and IMAP servers for new mail. On mail arrival it performs various actions provided by plugins. Mailnag comes with a set of desktop-independent default plugins for visual/sound notifications, script execution etc.
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