Gmail Herald

Release date: 
Friday, 12 July, 2013



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Gmail Herald is an alternative Gmail Notifier for Windows and potentially other systems due to its being a Qt project. It is fast, intuitive helper for those who have Gmail accounts and wants to be notified on new email arrival.

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as 7 ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

You can install the prerequisites with rpm running the following string in a command line:

yum install libc libcx libgcc1 libssp libstdc++6 libstdc++ libsupc++6 libsupc++ libgcc-fwd libqt4 libqt4-gui libqt4-webkit libqt4-sql-mysql libqt4-sql-psql
Following links are to additional programs, not mandatory but useful:

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

Gmail Herald v. 0.4 (12/7/2013) Readme/What's new
Compiled now with Qt v4.7.3 GA ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- July 11, 2013. Version 0.4 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- New features - Added ability to manually iterate (back and forth) over the multiple messages in notification window, - Added ability to mark email messages as read from the notification window. This feature requires enabling IMAP support for Gmail account, - Added ability to check for application updates, - Extended tray icon with notification capabilities: show warnings and tool tips, - Refactored version control code, - Change the application settings file location - now it stored in the user preferences system directory. Bug fixes - Fixed notification window behaviour: it does not freeze the whole GUI anymore, - Improved notification window layout, - Now changing application settings take effect immediately and not after restarting the application, - Fixed spelling errors in localization texts, - Multiple small fixes and improvements.
Gmail Herald v. 2.226b (3/3/2011) Readme/What's new
Compiled now with Qt4.6.3 GA Version 0.2.226 (beta) Show received email date and time on notification window. Cosmetic improvements on notification window. Changed notification window icon. Added button to notification window to hide it with mouse click. Play sound on new email arrival. Improved Options dialog with sound file settings. Added new icons for menu items. Added "View Inbox" menu item to open Gmail inbox in browser window. Improved application version maintenance Gmail Herald checks for updates on startup and allow to download new versions from About window. Implement localization support with translatable string constants. Add support for Russian language.
Record updated last time on: 17/06/2018 - 16:20

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