Inboxer

A clean, open-source desktop client for Google Inbox 💌

#3 Product of the DayJanuary 06, 2018

Inboxer — is an unofficial Inbox by Gmail client for desktop platforms. It's built on top of Inbox by Gmail web-version, has pleasant UI and supports useful keyboard shortcuts.

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Reviews

  • 537306
    ValentinInvestor & board member @ Ikigai
    Pros: 

    Fast

    Cons: 

    No notifications

    Just another website in a separate window called a product

    Valentin has used this product for one day.
  • Pros: 

    None

    Cons: 

    - Same as the web client

    - Continuous notifications for unopened emails which is hampering my concentration and productivity

    It needs more plugins and extra features besides those that are provided on the web client.

    Richard Pariath has used this product for one day.

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Peter Filias@pfilias
What is the appeal of this? Is it less memory intensive than having a Google Chrome tab open?
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David@davidj · Digital Marketing
@pfilias I'd be curious about this as well. If it's not, then I don't see the benefit of having a dedicated app.
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Scott Elliott@sc0ttelliott · Web Strategist
@pfilias for me, I’ve been having issues with too many tabs open in Chrome - and killing my Ram, so I’m hoping this will allow me to offload a couple tabs.
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Denys DovhanMaker@denysdovhan · Software Consultant
@pfilias actually, there's kind of people that like to have a standalone application instead of pinned tabs in a browser. I'm one of them, so I've built it for myself. By the way, some of the additional features are planned in future (compact & dark modes). The best part of it is that application is open sourced and that means everyone can propose or implement the feature they like to have.
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Chris Frantz@frantzlight · presskite.com 👀
This looks great! I’ve been looking for another option since Boxy became so flaky.
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Denys DovhanMaker@denysdovhan · Software Consultant
@frantzlight huge thanks for your support! Also, any contributions are highly appreciated!
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Rob Bye@robjbye · I build products and companies
Have you guys tried Wavebox as well. That thing is incredible!
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roaderful@road_2015 · Software engineer & Future founder
@robjbye wow, I didn't know that but looks pretty packed on features, thnx
Ayush Chandra@ayush_chandra · Research Intern & Tech Evangelist
Great job !! 😊
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@Bernardamus@bernardamus · Co-Founder, Social Elephants
What about Inboxer vs Astrobot ?
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@Bernardamus@bernardamus · Co-Founder, Social Elephants
@andylima yeah sorry....but since Astro actually has an Astrobot.... I made some "confusion" ....