Mailbutler turns Gmail into a productivity monster


Mailbutler is bringing its inbox-enhancing email plugin to Gmail.
Mailbutler is bringing its inbox-enhancing features to Gmail.
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If you have an email address, there’s a very good chance it ends in “” Well over a billion people use Gmail, which claims more than 20 percent of the email market. Even though Mac users’ machines come with Apple Mail, many prefer to use Google’s email platform in their browser.

One thing Apple Mail users could dangle over the head of Gmail users is the ability to install Mailbutler, a plugin that adds a bunch of useful new functions to the Mac’s built-in email program. But with today’s release of the latest beta, Mailbutler finally becomes available for Gmail.

Mailbutler: An upgrade for Gmail users

Mailbutler has been a leading Apple Mail enhancement for a long time, transforming the Mac’s go-to mail app into something more like a digital personal assistant. It contains a suite of tools for avoiding email mishaps and for streamlining correspondence. And it does this without changing your preferred email platform’s original interface.

Frankly, Mailbutler adds features that every email app should include from the get-go. For example, the option to undo a sent email. Accidentally hit “reply all”? Poof. Terror averted.

Other Mailbutler features — like unsubscribing from unwanted senders or quoting emails on other apps — help brighten up the old inbox.

And anyone struggling to maintain a proper work/life balance can even pause their inbox during non-office hours.

Those features come in Mailbutler’s free version. If you want to step up to the professional or business versions, you get even more. Each include long lists of even-more-powerful features, useful for larger-scale email management.

In case you don’t want to jump immediately into a the deep end, the free version allows you to try as many as 30 pro features for a month, through a system of points called Actions.

You can do things like schedule email delivery for an optimal time, track emails to make sure they got opened, and add follow-up reminders to important threads. There’s even an email “snooze” button to put off pressing emails until a more convenient time.

Mailbutler gets new tricks and tweaks

Along with bringing these new features to Gmail for the first time, Mailbutler’s latest version includes other useful tweaks. For example, a scheduled email will still send when the device is offline or turned off. Additionally, you’ll be able to see scheduled and snoozed emails on your mobile devices.

Mailbutler also makes syncing with cloud platforms like Dropbox, Evernote, Drive and Asana super-simple. If you work with any kind of digital media, this Mac mail booster can be a real time-saver.

Whether you’re using Gmail or Apple Mail, this plugin really will enhance your email experience. It makes them seem more like productivity hubs than mere email platforms.

The latest Mailbutler beta, with support for Gmail, comes out today. If you’re a Gmail or Apple Mail user, and want to cut down on wasted time and hedge against email faux pas, Mailbutler is totally worth checking out.


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