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  1. 24
    Inbox by Google

    Next generation inbox

    Ilya Azovtsev πŸ’Œ+πŸ€–=πŸš€
    Ilya Azovtsev πŸ’Œ+πŸ€–=πŸš€5Help sales team close more in less time Β· Written
    I was looking for nice email app for IOS and found it :) Totally recommend to try!
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    Suraj Katwal
    Suraj KatwalSuraj Katwal Β· Written
    Inbox by Google is an updated version of Gmail
    Cooper Miller
    Cooper MillerHigh School Pastor / Techie Β· Written
    I use inbox for everything, I recommend Boxy for the OSX client as well.
    • Martijn Wismeijer
      Martijn WismeijerThey promised us free Bitcoin!

      I was one of the first users of inbox and use it every single day. It helps organize my mail in such a way that improves my productivity. The ability to add reminders is a real plus.

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    • Agustin Esperon
      Agustin EsperonCo-Founder & Head of UX/Design at Wideo

      It took me just 4 days to get used to it coming from traditional gmail desktop tool.

      But once I could manage the initial learn curve, it really improved my productivity specially with reminders, smart suggested answers and how it groups different kinds of emails automatically.

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  2. 16
    Sortd for Gmail

    Trello for Gmail - Transform your email into organized lists

    Susie Concannon πŸ¦„
    Susie Concannon πŸ¦„Social Media @ eyeo/Adblock Plus Β· Written
    Sortd is like Gmail and Trello had a baby. It puts emails and to do lists all in one place.
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    • Semira Amiralai
      Semira AmiralaiTechnical Recruiter

      I'm trying to discover the main difference(s) between Sortd and Drag. While Sortd is more mature, both are attractive products with great functionality. Keeping it simple is key for me (a minimalist). It's not clear what the differences are; anyone have inputs on this?

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    • Sean Power
      Sean PowerHead of Sales, Refractiv

      Nice app to keep track of tasks within Gmail, email messages are turned into tasks giving you the option to select which category they fall into.

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  3. 12

    A simple, beautiful, and powerful email client for Mac

    Tejas Kinger
    Tejas Kinger20SaaS Product Marketing @ Freshworks Inc Β· Written
    An easy to use, extremely well designed, intuitive email client for Mac and iOS.
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    Josh Zandman
    Josh ZandmanMusician | Magician | Coder Β· Written
    Hands down, the best email platform! Track emails per recipient and tons of other features.
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    Arun Sathiya
    Arun Sathiya4Happiness Engineer, Automattic Β· Written
    Polymail is easily the best email app ever. Re-discovered it late, and haven't been able to let go of it. Email tracking, beautiful interface, keyboard shorcuts. The last one's a highly wanted feature for me.
    • Kevin Lou
      Kevin LouExperience @ Italic

      I recently gave Polymail another try and it's indispensable now. Fast mailbox switching and read receipts are the killer features for me.

      Love Polymail for the Mac, but the iOS app doesn't do it for me. When I'm on my phone, Inbox is my go-to.

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    • Chad Whitaker
      Chad WhitakerProduct Designer at AngelList ✌️

      Polymail picked up where Mailbox left us hanging. Implementing all the best features like "Read Later" scheduling and swipe actions β€” all housed in a clean design.

      Lately, I've noticed that Polymail is focusing more on biz dev and sales productivity with Polymail Pro. Understandable, with Sparrow and Mailbox being sold off and shut down. It's clear that email clients need to become profitable to survive. Unfortunately, I'm often pressured into features that I would never use via prompts and popups.

      I have used Polymail for a couple of years now. I still notice a few small bugs around rendering emails, and the Read Later queue can break down if you have several threads saved. Still hoping these issues will be fixed soon. πŸ™

      Overall the app still functions great and is my daily email client.

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  4. 9
    Spark for Mac

    Beautiful and intelligent email app

    Niklaus Gerber
    Niklaus GerberI assist with digital innovation Β· Written
    Rock solid, hyper fast and feature loaded mail app for iOS and OSX. Best there is.
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    • Alex Haff
      Alex HaffEntertainment // Media // Technology

      I've been using Spark since the very beginning. I was an original waitlist-starting user of Mailbox, and was excited to find spark almost immediately after Mailbox went extinct. This is the best email experience on every platform, and has a variety of productivity features that make it my go-to.

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    • Ever since Mailbox became a graveyard app, I have been looking for a worthy replacement – and Spark is as close as it gets! The UI is clean, combining dark and light colors which helps with using the app; the side menu being dark while the rest of the UI has a white background makes you focus on the important stuff (the mail list and the mail in focus)!

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  5. 8
    Gmail 5.0

    A facelift for Gmail on iOS

    Nora Conrad
    Nora ConradOwner of NoraConrad.com Β· Written
    Plain ol' Gmail for me. I've been using it to hit Inbox zero every single day. I keep messing around with other apps just for fun but I always go back to the classic web version. It's the best native email app out there.
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    gokulNot a fanboy. Tech enthusiast. Β· Written
    +1. I always return to the official Gmail app(s) after playing around with other apps/services.
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  6. 5

    AI meets email for Mac, iOS and Android

    Ricardo Polo
    Ricardo PoloCo-founder of Tulpep Β· Written
    I have tested polymail, spark, airmail and others but all of thm sync emails slow. Sometimes you see different things in your iPad and in your Mac. Astro is as relaiable as then but also it is so fast. Like real time. You really should test it! It's my favorite email client.
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    • Geoff Schaadt
      Geoff SchaadtVP, TryCycle Data Systems

      I've been a delighted user of Astro almost since launch. And now they have sold to Slack - and are immediately shutting down.

      Can anyone recommend a good email/calendar client?

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    • Howard Keziah
      Howard KeziahCEO, Impact Technologies Group, Inc.

      My mail client has to handle my personal as well as business mail. My life isn't neatly divided into work and non-work. All my personal mail is through my mac address. Not supporting that makes it worthless to me.

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  7. 6
    Newton by CloudMagic

    Supercharged emailing with space-age features

    PierrickFront-end Developer at Meilleurs Agents Β· Written
    I've tried a lot of mail clients before falling in love with Newton. The interface is clear and simple with some powerful features like the read receipts one but also the informations about the sender profile and the ability to connect to third parties apps like Evernote or Dropbox.
    Tom Kehner
    Tom KehnerCo-founder, theDifference Β· Written
    Agree regarding Newton. I used the free version (previous name) for a few months and found its interface extremely clean and simple to use. When it converted to a paid subscription, there was no debate to sign-up and pay.
  8. 4
    Airmail 3

    A simple, beautiful email client for Mac and iOS

    Simple and minimalistic interface. Integrations with services like Todoist and Evernote.
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    • I've been actively searching for an email client that gave me a universal inbox for all my accounts. As a consultant, I regularly have 3+ client email addresses in addition to my main 3-- work, personal, business campaign funnel. I love the sleek design and ability to reach inbox zero. I already have a good email system, so those who dont actively use folders may not be as wowed as I was -- and still am. Looking forward to continued updates, bug fixes and app integrations.

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  9. 4

    Instant scheduling, tracking, templates, polls in Gmail

    Chris Wilson
    Chris WilsonSr. Product Manager Β· Written
    Take everything you love from other mail apps (send later, tracking, etc..) and build in a helpful scheduling system, email sequences, etc... all built on Gmail so you don't have to use a separate app. This is a MUST HAVE and they are constantly making it better.
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  10. 3

    A simple and easy to use solution for cold emails

    Cold emailing awesomeness!
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    • Ryan Farley
      Ryan FarleyLawnStarter

      First off - contrary to what the sole negative reviewer Kamil says - the price is excellent. I'm pretty sure my Netflix subscription costs more than Mailshake. Not sure what his beef is, but Mailshake is a drop in the bucket and quite frankly should cost a lot more for what it offers.

      It's got every feature I need, and is incredibly easy to use. Tracking, autoreplies, liquid form fills. Great support too, and they always seem to be adding features.

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    • Aaron Orendorff
      Aaron OrendorffEiC at Shopify Plus

      I do A LOT of influencer outreach for original contributions at a host of publications. Mailshake dramatically simplifies the process and makes organizing my efforts and lists β€” as well as tracking responses and follow ups β€” far more effective than what I used to do with Gmail, Outlook, and Excel.

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  11. 3

    The new face of email is fast, elegant, powerful, expressive

    Peter-Ross Cuthbert
    Peter-Ross CuthbertSolutions Dev, Greenlight Β· Written
    Hop has become my go to email client for Android. Makes it super simple to keep your mailbox tidy and supports pretty much any source of email, outlook, gmail, IMAP etc. It makes email feel like normal IM chat. Also encryption is supported if both contacts are using Hop!
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    • Roy Glueckstern
      Roy GluecksternProductivity is key

      I loved how this works right on top of my existing email. It was so easy to

      set up, gave my email more capabilities, and really improved productivity.

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  12. 4

    The best email tracking solution I've found. Free

    Yousef Sheikh
    Yousef SheikhUD | Founder of Chalkboard Charities Β· Written
    It's awesome when you want to see if someone read your email, how long ago, on what device, etc. Now I know if someone is trying to ignore me or just sucks at checking their email regularly.
    • Michael J. Kovis
      Michael J. KovisI built a Death Star with my mind.

      I'm shocked this product doesn't have more reviews. Have to offset the one negative review with a positive.

      I've been using Mailtrack for a year now. Prior to that I tested many different online tools to track email from Gmail and none worked well enough for. HubSpot's SideKick worked wonderfully, but then became more complex as they integrated it into their CRM.

      For me, I want simplicity. I want to know when my emails were read. That way it saves me the guess work of the email being delivered and read.

      I highly recommend using Mailtrack and purchasing the Pro version! It's worth the minimal cost.

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    • Marcello Silvestri
      Marcello SilvestriManaging Director at Wiredmark

      Sadly I have to admin that most of the times it doesn't work well and returns "Sent without Mailtrack" instead. This happens both for me and my colleagues.

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  13. 3

    Free email template builder for designers and developers

    Yuriy36Marketing Manager @ Ardas Β· Written
    Easy-to-use email builder with designed email templates and rich export opportunities to ESPs. It saves time on routine
    Ivan Burban
    Ivan Burban10CMO at Stripo Β· Written
    Ivan Burban made this product
    Try it for email design!
    • Anna
      AnnaEmail marketer, copywriter

      In fact, I like it that my colleagues have a shared Stripo account. Convenient when a large number of people need to have access to work on and edit same projects. Would love to embed in my SaaS

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    • Nastasiya Burban
      Nastasiya BurbanBusiness Analyst at Sprinkle Group S.A.

      We had a separate person, who has created adaptive emails for our company. Now we don't need it anymore. As a Business Analyst I spent a few hours for creating more than 25 emails. Stripo really decreases expenses.

      Comments (1)
  14. 2

    See who's opening your emails

    John Ababseh
    John Ababseh10Epiphany Enthusiast Β· Written
    Was using this for awhile, to help organize my emails and better track and record emails.
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  15. 3
    Missive 2.0

    The one app for email and chat

    Dmitry Kornyukhov
    Dmitry KornyukhovTranslator, Founder of theopenmic.co Β· Written
    Awesome tool for team inboxes, integrates will with your gmail account and has a ton of useful features. Love using it for collaboration with my team and replying to customers. Has Windows, iOS apps too!
  16. 3

    CRM in your inbox - for Gmail

    Nare Dovla
    Nare DovlaMoon by 1-Ring Β· Written
    Amazing and easy to use for Gmail users. Simply perfect.
    • Jonathan Knegtel
      Jonathan KnegtelBuilding blockdata.tech

      I've used Streak for + 3 years and has always been my go to. I've set it up for clients for sales, project management and my personal inbox.

      Support is always willing to help and once you think you have mastered it, there is another hidden feature. (formulas in a CRM anyone?)

      Make sure to hold an onboarding session for your team and commit, it will pay off.

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    • Robert Stojnic
      Robert StojnicCEO, Atlas ML

      Indispensable for managing hires and pipelines, been using it every day for months. However, it frequently takes a couple of seconds to load, and can take longer to retrieve old emails assigned to a box.

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  17. 2
    Yet Another Mail Merge (YAMM)

    Run well-targeted email campaigns with Gmail & Google Sheets

    LathaAnnurSubramanimGrowth marketing consultant Β· Written
    A simple mail merge add-on for Gmail. Free for upto 50 emails/day. A much needed tool for every Internet Marketer!
    • Tejaswi R
      Tejaswi RBuilding @TypitoHQ. Ex @VWO @Pipe_monk

      I set it up within minutes. The google sheets integration is smooth. Sent out campaign to 300+ in one day with personalization and scheduling. The feature set is pretty expansive. Looking forward to use the Saleforce integration. If it works well, that would be epic! Very straightforward to use and measure success

      Meanwhile I think an onboarding guide will really help after setting up the account. Somehow I missed it and had to spend a bit of time to understand how to setup my first campaign.

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    • Sam Michel
      Sam MichelFounder, Chinwag

      Used YAMM on and off for a few years now when a more personalised mail merge approach is required. Have used it on mailouts to several thousand people eg. for invites (all optin in case you were wondering).

      The mail merging is great, the integration between sheets and Gmail is pretty straightforward and once you get into some of the dynamic stuff sheets can do, there's all sorts of ways of using it: custom links, attachments, event custom pre-filled forms.

      It's pretty quick, too, even for sends with hundreds of email addresses. Downside is that you can get yourself in to trouble if you're not careful about making sure you're OK to send to those emails, especially when new stricter data protection rules are coming in across Europe and California. Make sure you've got permission to send and respect opt-outs!

      Only niggle is that if I want to send multiple campaigns from the same spreadsheet, YAMM sometimes can't find the email addresses, even when following the instructions, but there's ways round this (duplicating the sheet), however it's sometimes useful to keep all the YAMM campaigns on a single sheet with different columns for each email sent.

      Use YAMM for personal touch.

      Use others eg. Mailchimp, etc for bulk emails.

      In summary, excellent product, good support, well worth it.

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  18. 2

    Clean up your inbox

    Rahul Kapoor
    Rahul KapoorDeveloper by heart but gentle by mind. Β· Written
    I know this company now has little bit bad reputation, but it's still a great tool when comes to unsubscribing from emails.
  19. 1

    Take your Gmail game to the next level

    Allan Caeg
    Allan CaegFounder, NorthStories.io Β· Written
    Can't live without such an automation tool. It's critical for me to understand if prospects are opening emails and clicking links... Before that, it's critical for me to design mail merge campaigns and follow-ups!