Download Gmail Desktop - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Gmail Gadget

    1.0.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Check Gmail right on your desktop

    7
    445 votes
    • PROS: Filter messages by label, Mail searching, Compose messages from your desktop
    • CONS: Interface is a little small
  • Google Email Uploader

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily switch from a desktop email client to Gmail

    5
    38 votes
    • PROS: Quick migration, Easy to set up and use, Works with several email clients
    • CONS: Requires a Google Apps account
  • Mia for Gmail

    v2.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    A desktop email client for your Mac, without a browser!

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    No votes yet
    • Sparrow

      1.6.3

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac
      iPhone

      Minimalist desktop client for Gmail

      7
      8 votes
      • PROS: Very discreet, Unread messages counter, Manage multiple accounts, Supports IMAP accounts
      • CONS: Only works with Gmail, Doesn't allow multiple signatures, Not possible to move mail between IMAP accounts
    • Zimbra Desktop

      2.0.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      AJAX-based collaboration tool

      6
      46 votes
      • PROS: Works well on and offline, Integrated mail and calendar client, Works with Yahoo!, Gmail and POP/IMAP servers
      • CONS: Lengthy installation and syncing, Many features are slow to respond
    • Notify

      Pro 2.1.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Gmail notifier for your desktop

      7
      4 votes
      • PROS: Supports multiple accounts, Displays previews and full messages, Supports Growl alerts, Supports IMAP and Google Apps
      • CONS: No way to add or download attachments, Limited editing of mail in free version
    • Zimbra Desktop

      2.0.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      AJAX-based collaboration tool

      5
      6 votes
      • PROS: Works well on and offline, Integrated mail and calendar client, Works with Yahoo!, Gmail and POP/IMAP servers
      • CONS: Lengthy installation and syncing, Many features are slow to respond
    • Celensoft Instant

      2.0.5 Update 1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo Mail client for your windows that floats around your desktop.

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      No votes yet
      • Sparrow

        Lite 1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Free minimalist desktop client for Gmail

        5
        1 vote
        • PROS: Very discreet, Unread messages counter
        • CONS: Only works with Gmail, Only works with one account, Features ads, Can be heavy on CPU
      • Gdow

        1.020070401

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Desktop notifier for Gmail messages

        6
        4 votes
        • PROS: Highly configurable, Saves time checking Gmail
        • CONS: Notifications can be slow
      • Gmail Notifier Pro

        5.2.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Gmail on your desktop

        8
        36 votes
        • MailTab for Gmail

          5.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Check your Gmail right from your desktop

          4
          7 votes
          • PROS: Get notifications when you receive new mail, Read and reply to mail from your desktop, Attach pictures and other documents, Hide the app when not in use
          • CONS: No ability to add additional mail accounts, No support for Google hosted mail
        • Gmail Peeper

          2.1.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Get notified of your Gmail messages immediately from your desktop

          10
          3 votes
          • PROS: Various settings for maximum customization, Option to hide the program when not in use, Lists sender's name and email subject
          • CONS: Doesn't allow you to read email content, You may not be notified of junk mail
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