GmailerXP

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  1. nsheikh80 macrumors regular

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    Does anyone know if an app like this is available on OS X?
     
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    Why not just use Gmail's POP support and use Mail? It seems to have most of the features GmailerXP has and probably more.
     
  4. munkle macrumors 68030

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    Exactly, what's so good about GMailXP that you haven't got in mail.app already?

    More interesting perhaps is XMail, which will basically give you iDisk features with GMail. I haven't tried it yet but it might be useful to some.
     
  5. edesignuk Moderator emeritus

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    I don't much like the idea of putting my name and password in some 3rd party site like that. Not good :eek:
     
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    I saw that too. I actually typed both my name and password, but I couldn't get myself to submit it. Has anyone tried this?
     
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    I did the same as you two but now I think I may make a test account with those fifty invites I've got.
     
  8. munkle macrumors 68030

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    Agreed, hence the reason I haven't tried it. But they do seem reputable and have been around for awhile in web years.

    Let us now how it works out Wes.
     
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    I tried it for a couple of minutes and it appears to work.
     
  10. nsheikh80 thread starter macrumors regular

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    The main reason why I don't use Mail.app is because I want to have all my emails in one central location and accessible from anywhere, GMailerXP does excactly that. I don't like logging into my Gmail account everytime I want to send an email and GMailer XP kind of fills the gap between an email client and webmail.

    Is Mail.app able to keep my emails on my Mac and Gmail in sync? If so I'd use it right now!
     
  11. edesignuk Moderator emeritus

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    You don't have to "login every time" you want to send an email, just tick off for it to remember you.
    [​IMG]
    To all intense and purposes a shortcut on your desktop to gmail.com (with gmail set to remember you, so that you don't have to login) will give you exactly the same functionality as this GmailerXP app.
     
  12. mrgreen4242 macrumors 601

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    Anyone know of an application like XMail that presents your GMail space as a drive in OS X? Or at least a program that connects to your GMail account and mimics the UI of OS X, and has a drag and drop interface?
     
  13. munkle macrumors 68030

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    Well then start using!

    Mail.app will let you send and receive your gmail with no problems. Downloaded mails will automatically be archived by GMail, so you'll still have access to them if you're away from your Mac. The same applies to sent mail.
     
  14. nsheikh80 thread starter macrumors regular

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    What about emails I send from Mail.app, will they sync to Gmail? Thanks for your help.
     
  15. munkle macrumors 68030

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    Yup, just make sure you have the appropriate settings selected :)
     
  16. nsheikh80 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks for reminding me about this but I would prefer to use a standalone app.
     
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    WAY COOL!!!

    I'm going to jump on that bandwagon straight away. Now to try to figure it out.....
     
  18. munkle macrumors 68030

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    Annoyingly I don't think there is. There's GMail FS for Linux and GMail Drive for Windows but nowt much for OSX barring the applescript attached. Not sure how well it works though.

    Here's hoping an elegant solution comes out soon.
     

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    Read the google documentation. I think the diagrams are for Panther mail but it's pretty much the same concept. This might help you along as well. And of course there's always here ;) :)
     
  20. nsheikh80 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks but I managed to set up Mail.app like this quite a while. I just need to know how I can sync any sent emails in Mail.app with Gmail, a little help :D
     
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    I can't believe it! It just works!
     
  22. munkle macrumors 68030

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    Should be the new catch phrase for the next Apple campaign!




    Edit: There are other ways to play with Gmail too if you really want to marvel. You can integrate GMail with Safari RSS to inform you of any new mail or use one of the many Dashboard widgets. Of course it's all superfluous now that you're using mail.app :)
     
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    Thanks for your help on this. They should really make it clear that Gmail is capable of providing this functionality. I know that amongst my peers this is one of the reasons we don't use POP!

    Cheers munkle.

    I've been messing around with Qemux and VNC today. Almost got Qemux working but then I think I pushed my Powerbook to hard and it all just crashed on me. VNC is great!

    Have you been trying out any new and interesting apps recently?
     
  24. munkle macrumors 68030

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    Here's a good thread to get you started, lots of great apps listed.

    Tell me what kind of thing you're looking for, I've got a fetish for freeware/shareware! The very first thing you have to download is Quicksilver. Compliments Spotlight and has a lot of hidden functions, frankly indispensable.
     

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