Snarl Alternatives

    Snarl is described as 'notification system for Windows. It provides a standard, simple way for application to notify you, the end user, of important events' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Snarl 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 Snarl are Growl for Windows (Free, Open Source), Notifu (Free, Open Source), FP-QUI (Free, Open Source) and Notify OSD (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

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

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.9.1, released in March 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website and GitHub



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Notifu, a free open source pop-up balloon utility Notifu is a tool that displays a yellow pop-up balloon in the system notification area, better known as the tray. It is free and open source, give it a try!
    3. FP-Notifier has been renamed to FP-QUI. FP-QUI generates popup-windows that provide users a quick and ubiquitous interface to practically any application that supports command line instructions or named pipes.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Canonicals on-screen-display notification agent, implementing the freedesktop.org Desktop Notifications Specification with semi-transparent click-through bubbles.


    4. An institutional/enterprise-scale distributed real-time messaging and notification system. Zephyr allows users to send messages to other users or to groups of users. Users can view incoming Zephyr messages as windowgrams
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      • 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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      • Windows Phone
      Toasty lets you receive push notifications on your Windows Phone 7 device while you are on the go.
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    5. Notica lets you send browser notifications from your terminal to your desktop or phone. No installation or registration is required.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Notifications for your terminal Are you tired of waiting for your tasks to finish? Just do something more important and be notified when you need to check back on your terminal.
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