Alternatives to Shift for all platforms with any license



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  • Mailplane icon


    You like threaded conversations, googling your inbox, and you prefer labels over folders. You really love Gmail. If yes: You've come to the right place. Continue...

  • GMDesk icon


    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...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Adobe AIR

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    • Discontinued Last version, 1.01, was released on March 2009, but it is still downloadable and usable.
  • MetroMail icon


    MetroMail brings a first-class Gmail experience to Windows and Windows Phone. With support for Gmail-specific features such as archiving, label management, inbox...

    Freemium Windows Windows RT Windows Phone

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    • Discontinued Windows store notes this product is no longer available.
  • Kube icon


    Kube is a modern communication and collaboration client built with QtQuick on top of a high performance, low resource usage core. It provides online and offline access...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • MailPop for Gmail icon

    MailPop for Gmail

    We love Gmail as much as you do. That's why we created MailPop for Gmail. It's the simplest, most fluid way to access your Gmail account. After launching...

    Freemium Mac

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.0, released in October 2012, can be still downloaded from the Mac App Store.
  • Mailspring icon


    Mailspring is a new free, open-source mail client for Windows, macOS and Linux. It’s a fork of the Nylas mail client but with a native C++ sync engine, fewer...

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Gmail Manager icon

    Gmail Manager

    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...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Firefox

    • Discontinued The extension is no longer updated.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

Shift Comments

Comment by michaelfoucher
about Shift · Apr 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

Shift has completely streamlined my workflow....I can now easily manage all my gmail accounts as well as my one account. I really like that I can hibernate accounts or tabs I am not using so as to lower the RAM usage of the app and still make it very responsive.

Comment by shellstravis
about Shift · Apr 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

It is very convenient to have all email inbox's/calendars and drives all in one app! Total time saver!