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Kiwi for Gmail for Mac

Turns Gmail into a full-powered Desktop client.

Free
In English
Version 3.5.0
3.4
Based on 8 user rates

Kiwi for Gmail overview

Kiwi for Gmail (formerly Gmail for Mac) turns Gmail into a full-powered desktop email client. No one wants to use Gmail in the browser on their phone, and we felt they shouldn't have to on the Mac either. 2 years in the making from a seasoned team with Apple, Bose, and iRobot experience. Like Gmail's own apps on iOS, Kiwi for Gmail is a sophisticated email client-browser hybrid that gives you the full power of Gmail within a polished desktop experience.

Kiwi for Gmail is the only app that supports every Gmail feature, every detail, and with a technical foundation that is rebuilt from the ground up to make Gmail faster, easier to use, and more reliable in our app than in any browser. We've thoroughly integrated Gmail into the desktop experience in a way that simply is impossible in the browser. What results is the most seamless email experience you've ever seen.

Features:
  • Use Gmail as a desktop app, freed from the browser.
  • Get to all of your Gmail accounts in a single click. Never sign in again. Never search through tabs again or type to get to your email.
  • Reliable Multiple Accounts - Use up to 6 Gmail accounts simultaneously, built on an architecture that's far more reliable than what Gmail uses in the browser.
  • Chat and Hangouts - work across multiple accounts, like you'd expect.
  • Google Drive - works across multiple accounts flawlessly, which you can't even do in Chrome. Due to our unique architecture.
  • Note: Kiwi for Gmail does not have *offline support*, which is incompatible with serving all Gmail's features.
  • Gmail as a Polished Desktop Experience - Windows for new messages, the calendar, Google Drive; Attach photos, documents, or whatever you want by just dragging them on; An inbox that works like a desktop application and not a strange menubar dropdown hybrid -- we've thought of everything.
  • Gmail as your Default Email Client - It really works. Replace Mail and Outlook completely with Kiwi for Gmail - click an email in Contacts or the browser and it'll open one of our beautiful new email windows.
  • Dock icon, Menubar dropdown, and full Inbox window.
  • Gorgeous, simple New Message windows - Vastly improved over the browser. Watch how this makes it easier to
  • Avoid going to the Inbox for Every Little Thing - We've obsessed over workflows and how people really use email, designing our app so that accessing your email is simple and not overwhelming. You shouldn't have to dive into your inbox to write a quick note to someone, for instance.
  • Huge attachments - Send giant files using Google Drive, which is now so quick to do, it's even simpler than Dropbox.
  • Powerful Keyboard Shortcuts - let you get to your email in a second.
  • Important-Only Notifications - a desktop email first; use this optional feature and filter the noise right out of your email effortlessly.
  • The Zen Switch - shut off all email notifications so you can focus, without shutting out the whole world.

What’s new in version 3.5.0

Features:
  • ARM64 (M1) architecture support. Kiwi is now built universally for both Intel and ARM architectures, bringing native support to Apple’s M1 Chipset.
Improvements:
  • General improvements to stability and performance.
Fixes:
  • Fixed a couple of rare crashes that could occur.
  • Fixed an issue where the "Set Download Location:" Button would not allow a user to perform the action.
  • Fixed an issue where the unread count would become corrupt when opening up an email.
  • Fixed several issues with Notifications, where they would not fire, or not call the app when clicked.
  • Fixed an issue where the right-click context menu would not show up in some instances.
  • Fixed an issue where licensing would fail when changing networks (changing to a new one, disabling/enabling).

Kiwi for Gmail for Mac

Free
In English
Version 3.5.0
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Kiwi for Gmail qualities

Value
2.0
Ease of use
3.0
Features
3.0
Reliability
1.0
Customer support
1.0

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3.4

(11 Reviews of Kiwi for Gmail)

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Lounge-Deluxe
Lounge-Deluxe
Nov 1 2023
3.5.0
0.0
Nov 1 2023
0.0
Version: 3.5.0
Not free at all, monthly subscription model which in my case (2 gmail accounts) would cost $4 per month! Simplest version costs $2 per month...
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Jan 3 2019
2.0.16
0.5
Jan 3 2019
0.5
Version: 2.0.16
POS software that tells me I am not connected to the internet while all my other apps (thunderbird, Firefow etc etc) happily pull stuff off the internet. POS software that doen't work. Recommend against d/l or using as I can't get it to work straight up after installation. Would give ZERO stars if I could
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Dec 22 2018
2.0.16
5.0
Dec 22 2018
5.0
Version: 2.0.16
I just downloaded and installed this app. Easy to set up and you don't have to stick with that terrible lime green color—look in the preferences. I don't use G-Mail much, but I have friends who do. This is much easier than using a web browser. Kudos. I don't use Google apps either, but this appears to access them as well, in a non-browser interface. So far I've got nothing but good things to say.
Kobalt
Kobalt
Mar 20 2018
2.0.8
1.0
Mar 20 2018
1.0
Version: 2.0.8
Ever since version 2.0.7 this app is checking my spam only randomly. Mostly I have to manually force it which makes it pretty useless. I reported it to the dev and received a reply that a few other people had come across the same thing and that they're looking into it. IMHO a bug like that for an app like this is pretty lethal and should be at the top of the list of things to fix. However, with version 2.0.8 nothing has changed.

I have used this app for some time and to great effect and have previously given it 5 stars, but that rating is taking a nose dive with these last two updates.
siamlotus
siamlotus
Dec 6 2017
2.0.6
0.0
Dec 6 2017
0.0
Version: 2.0.6
The full version is free on the MAS for a limited time.
viniskate
viniskate
Jan 30 2019
5.0
Jan 30 2019
5.0
Version: null
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Jan 3 2019
0.5
Jan 3 2019
0.5
Version: null
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Dec 22 2018
5.0
Dec 22 2018
5.0
Version: null
Funjoy
Funjoy
Nov 16 2018
4.5
Nov 16 2018
4.5
Version: null
Kobalt
Kobalt
Mar 20 2018
1.0
Mar 20 2018
1.0
Version: null
patrick-100
patrick-100
Aug 15 2017
1.5
Aug 15 2017
1.5
Version: null
milothompson
milothompson
Dec 7 2016
5.0
Dec 7 2016
5.0
Version: null
ld92lleo2lp
ld92lleo2lp
Jan 2 2016
5.0
Jan 2 2016
5.0
Version: null