PopTrayU Alternatives

    PopTrayU is described as '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!'. There are more than 10 alternatives to PopTrayU for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Firefox and Opera. The best alternative is POP Peeper, which is free. Other great apps like PopTrayU are Mia for Gmail (Freemium), nPOPuk (Free, Open Source), Magic Mail Monitor (MMM) (Free) and Notifier for Gmail (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 16, 2020

    1. 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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    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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      • 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.

    3. 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.
      • 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


      • 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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    4. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      This is a Firefox extension that allows you to manage multiple Gmail accounts and receive new mail notifications. It displays account details, including unread messages, saved drafts, spam messages, labels with new mail, space used, and new mail snippets.

      Discontinued

      The extension is no longer updated. Last version, 0.6.4.1, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from Mozilla Addons

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    5. 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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    6. 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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