Toasty Alternatives

    Toasty is described as 'lets you receive push notifications on your Windows Phone 7 device while you are on the go'. There are six alternatives to Toasty for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Snarl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Toasty are Growl for Windows (Free, Open Source), Notify OSD (Free, Open Source), Specto (Free, Open Source) and Notifo (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Snarl is a notification system for Windows. It provides a standard, simple way for application to notify you, the end user, of important events.
    1. 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
      • Linux
      Canonicals on-screen-display notification agent, implementing the freedesktop.org Desktop Notifications Specification with semi-transparent click-through bubbles.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Specto is a desktop application that will watch configurable events (such as website updates, emails, file and folder changes, system processes, etc) and then trigger notifications.

      Discontinued

      The program is not actively maintained anymore. Last version, 0.4.1, released in August 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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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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      • 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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