GeeMail – Desktop Client for Gmail

13 March 2009 By Rakshit


Ever thought about accessing Gmail from outside the web browser, not even from your favorite e-mail clients? Adobe AIR App GeeMail lets you do that.

All those people who don’t know about Adobe AIR and its extensive capabilities here is a brief review of that. Adobe AIR is a cross-platform runtime environment that enables you to run your favorite web applications as desktop applications. It is a kind of browser less runtime for rich Internet applications that can be deployed onto the desktop. For developer’s point of view, Adobe AIR runtime lets you to use proven technologies to build rich Internet applications that run outside the browser on multiple operating systems.

Now when you are aware of Adobe AIR, let’s concentrate on GeeMail, a desktop client for Gmail.  GeeMail is an Adobe AIR application through which we can access our favorite email service Gmail outside the browser. It runs as a special application on your desktop and is available for Mac, Windows and Linux. To use this application, you should have Adobe AIR platform installed in your system. Get it from HERE.

Few key features of GeeMail are:-

  • No Configuration Required – Unlike other email clients wherein you are required to configure it with IMAP or POP settings, GeeMail is free from those hassles. Just install the application and you are good to go right after that.
  • Offline Support – This is like original Gmail feature. You can work while offline. Compose your mail and send it like you do normally. Now whenever you will be connected to internet, GeeMail will automatically detect that and your email will be sent instantly.
  • Gmail like look and feel – GeeMail looks like original Gmail. Its user interface is similar to UI of gmail.
  • Cross Platform – This is the specialty of almost every AIR application. They are platform independent. They work on Windows, Mac and even Linux.

Download it from HERE.

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