Sparrow Lite
Sparrow Lite


Sparrow Lite free download for Mac

Sparrow Lite1.6.3

07 August 2012

Free version of minimalist Gmail client.


Please note: Google acquired Sparrow in July 2012. As the team works on new projects, there will be no new features released for the Sparrow apps, other than minor maintenance and bug fixes.

Sparrow Lite is a minimalist mail application designed to keep things simple and efficient.

No fancy stuff here... just your mail and nothing else.

Sparrow Lite 1.0 is compatible with Google mail only (both classic accounts and Google apps account).


  • Threads:Quickly flick through threaded conversations on your mac like never before.
  • Labels:Create and edit Labels straight from within Sparrow. easily keep a clean and tidy inbox.
  • Quick reply:Responding to your mails as never been so simple. Click, write and send in the same window.
  • Quicklook:Simply tap space to preview all your attachments
  • Inline attachments:Drag & drop images and documents straight into your mail
  • Notifications:Stay up to date with your mail stream on selected accounts.
  • Menu Bar:Always keep an eye on your inbox.
  • Alias: Sending mails from different addresses has never been that easy.

What's new in Sparrow Lite

Version 1.6.3:


  • Retina support
Bug fix:
  • Improve memory usage
  • Improved performance when loading huge conversations
  • Fixed progress indicator in message view
  • IMAP compatibility issues
  • Brazilian localization
  • Search issue
  • URL in subject can be clicked
  • Date / subject in headers can be selected
  • Improved avatar in message cells
  • Crash when reimporting POP fixed

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How would you rate Sparrow Lite app?

3 Reviews of Sparrow Lite

17 October 2011
Version: 1.2.1

Most helpful

This app has been deleted from the MAS.
07 August 2012
Version: 1.6.3
Fool me once ... Sparrow went in the trash the day Google bought it.
17 October 2011
Version: 1.2.1
This app has been deleted from the MAS.
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16 March 2011
Version: 1.0
Great app!