Brings a variety of new features, improvements, and bug fixes to the native macOS email client for Gmail. (Free, 8.5 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Introduces a new preference option that automatically shrinks large images for better readability. ($29.95 new, free update, 78.2 MB, macOS 10.12+)
Adds support for the new Google Calendar offline mode. ($29.95 new, free update, 78.2 MB, macOS 10.12+)
Brings support for macOS 11 Big Sur and adds a Clipboard option to the Save Clip feature. ($29.95 new, free update, 78.2 MB, macOS 10.12+)
You can access Google’s Gmail in desktop email clients, but its IMAP support can be awkward. Enter Mimestream, a native Mac app that uses Google’s Gmail API to more faithfully bring Gmail’s features to the desktop. Mimestream is still in beta and the developer has much to do, but you can try the app now for free.
For the first time since the introduction of the iPhone, iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 let you choose the apps that serve as your default email client and Web browser. “Take Control of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14” author Josh Centers shows you how.
Maintenance release for the Gmail-specific email client. ($29.95 new, free update, 68.9 MB)
After being warned by both iCloud and Gmail that he was running low on storage space, Adam Engst embarked on a mission to free up cloud space rather than pay for more than he needs. If your clouds are filling up too, follow along to avoid missing email, failing file syncs, and more.
Improves support for macOS 10.15 Catalina and adds the capability to manage bookmarks. ($29.95 new, free update, 68.8 MB)
Brings compatibility with the macOS 10.15 Catalina public beta, plus adds support for the Simplify Gmail extension and the DEVONthink 3 public beta. ($29.95 new, free update, 68.8 MB)
Due to security-related changes in Google’s permissions, Golden Hill Software has discontinued the CloudPull utility for making local backups of data in Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Contacts, and Google Drive.
Maintenance update for recently upgraded Gmail-specific email client brings performance improvements. ($29.95 new, free update, 62.9 MB)
On the Mac, Mailplane is a good fit for Gmail users who like Google’s Web-based interface but also want desktop features. With version 4, Mailplane rolls out many changes, including a new reliance on the Google Chrome browser under the hood, enabling the use of Gmail-focused Chrome extensions.
Gmail, Google’s popular email service, has undergone a revamp that includes visual tweaks and a battery of new features, some focused on usability, others on security.
After spending more than 16 years using Eudora for email, Adam has switched, perhaps unexpectedly, to Google’s Gmail. In this first of a multi-part series, he explains why he chose Gmail and what some of the pros and cons are. Future installments will explore the ins and outs of Google’s free mail service.