The Bottom Line
- Gmail+Growl announces Gmail messages using Growl notifications
- Sender, subject and a few body lines are displayed by Gmail+Growl
- Gmail+Growl lets open messages (in the browser of your choice) right from the announcement
- Gmail+Growl does not reset the Gmail Notifier count when you open a message
- The Gmail Notifier for Mac OS X needs to be running for Gmail+Growl to work
- Gmail+Growl adds Growl notifications to Gmail Notifier for Mac OS X.
- Announcements by Gmail+Growl include sender, subject and the top of the message text.
- The maximum number of emails announced by Gmail+Growl (up to 20) at once can be configured.
- For senders in your OS X Address Book, Gmail+Growl shows the custom picture if you assigned one.
- Individual messages can be opened right from their Gmail+Growl announcement pop-up.
- Gmail+Growl supports Mac OS X 10.3+
Guide Review - Gmail+Growl 1.7 - Gmail Mail Checker
A no-nonsense tool, Gmail+Growl adds the appropriate Growl style to Gmail Notifier without requiring any settings or preparations. With Gmail+Growl, new Gmail messages are simply announced by Growl complete with sender and subject information as well as a few lines of body text.
Add the custom icons from your OS X Address Book for known senders to that splendor and simplicity and Gmail+Growl is near perfect. You can even open messages in the browser of your choice (the default by default) directly from their Gmail+Growl announcement pop-up.
So, if you like Gmail, new emails and Growl notifications, Gmail+Growl is for you. It might even be nice if Gmail+Growl could do without Gmail Notifier running.