What are the best resources for alerting when important emails are received in Gmail?

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  1. 16

    #1Kiwi for Gmail 2.0

    Kiwi for Gmail 2.0
    Kiwi is the perfect skin for Gmail. It supports more than 6 accounts as well as having Do Not Disturb or Important Only notifications...
    Software

    Mac

    Free- Premium version $14.99

    Rodolfo Ayala
    Written on May 27, 2017
    "Kiwi offers amazing additional functionality for gmail. It's very strange that Google hasn't implemented these types of functions themselves. The solution page is rather basic and sparse, but it links to the Kiwi homepage, which has more video descriptions of the product. It is hard to grasp everything Kiwi can do without seeing it in action. "
  2. 13

    #2Airmail

    Airmail
    The best third-party email client for Mac. More versatile and complete that it seems at first glance. You'll get a powerful email client with a lot of exclusive feautures such as support for composing messages in Markdown.
    Apps

    Mac, iOS

    $9.99

    Anna Foster
    Written on April 14, 2017
    "AirMail is hands down the best email client for Mac users. If you don't really like the default Mail app and are looking for something more user friendly and powerful, look no further than AirMail. It really makes doing email a lot easier."
  3. 11

    #3Email - Fast & Secure mail for Gmail iCloud Yahoo

    Email - Fast & Secure mail for Gmail iCloud Yahoo
    An email client that has a super fast search function, can track packages easily without having to launch a browser and an all round wonderful user interface and experience...
    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Sean Bradley
    Written on July 15, 2017
    "This app is a big improvement over the standard Apple mail box. It allows you to gather all the various emails from outside Apple like Gmail and Yahoo accounts. Maybe the best part is how you can unsubscribe to junk things right in the app without having to go to various sketchy websites on your phone. It archives easily and with it's 'select all' feature you can get rid of all your emails in one shot instead of clicking on dozens of boxes. It's a very good app for Iphone."
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    #4TypeApp

    TypeApp
    TypeApp is an email management app for all your email accounts. It has a simple, intuitive and customizable interface and features calendar sync and contacts, as well as a wireless printing tool.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Rebecca Banks
    Written on December 28, 2018
    "I have tried a few different email apps and have been disappointed until I found Type Mail. I had to turn off email notifications because they were very disruptive and rarely important. I love that this app shows me only the emails that I need now. I'm no longer bothered by the low priority emails and I'm immediately informed about the urgent ones. I highly recommend for anyone who has a busy inbox like mine and really needs to stay on top of it."
  2. 7

    #5Inbox by Gmail

    Inbox by Gmail

    Inbox by Gmail was an email service developed by Google with a limited invitation-only basis aiming to improve email productivity and organization through several key features. It was shut down by Google on April 2, 2019. *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

    Apps

    Angélica Félix
    Written on April 24, 2017
    "Inbox by Gmail helps solves a lot of my problems that I had with the basic version of Gmail. It is easier to schedule appointments and the opportunity to be constantly reminded of the approaching deadlines makes my life easier. I can not think of anything else like this. I've used this email service to end my tardiness at job interviews. "
  3. 5

    #6Mail for Android Wear & Gmail

    Mail for Android Wear & Gmail
    Mail for Android Wear & Gmail is an app that lets you view your mail inbox, search, view attachments, reply, forward and compose mails with keyboard, predictions and emojis, or use third party keyboards on your Android Wear smartwatch.
    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Michelle Burke
    Written on April 22, 2017
    "I have a Gmail email account where I receive important messages about my business so I needed a way to be notified when I get emails from certain senders. Mail for Android Wear & Gmail has a way to customize vibrations or sounds for incoming emails from certain senders, which is great. What is not great is its only for Android and I have an iPhone so it useless to me."
  4. 4

    #7Claws Mail

    Claws Mail

    Claws Mail is a lightweight and fast email client that is user-friendly and offers a lot of customization options and add-ons depending on the user's needs. It is available for Windows and multiple Linux distributions.

    Software

    Windows, Linux

    Free

    Benito Ortega
    Written on June 23, 2017
    "User-friendly, lightweight and incredibly fast - this email client has every possible bell and whistle you could dream of. Drag-n-drop, message colorization, themes and alerts are just the start of what Claws can do."
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    #8Opera Mail - Email client

    Opera Mail - Email client
    A flexible open source email client from the team behind the superb Opera web browser
    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Brandon Harper
    Written on May 10, 2017
    "Opera mail is the perfect companion to the Opera browser. It will send email notifications to the browser when you get new mail. It helps you label emails and organize them better. It really adds a lot of convenience features to Opera. "

Summary

Best What are the best resources for alerting when important emails are received in Gmail
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Kiwi for Gmail 2.0Software 16 Free
2AirmailApps 13 Paid
3Email - Fast & Secure mail for Gmail iCloud YahooApps 11 Free
4TypeAppApps 8 Free
5Inbox by GmailApps 7 Paid
6Mail for Android Wear & GmailApps 5 Free
7Claws MailSoftware 4 Free
8Opera Mail - Email clientSoftware 1 Free
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