Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Android, iOS, Web browser
First release: April 1, 2004
Gmail – a free webmail service created and developed by Google.
Its basic functions are combining messages into “threads”, anti-spam protection, ability to create filters and categorize mail, and mark threads with “stars” and as important.
Gmail has the functionality of an e-mail client, it allows you to download mail from external servers using POP3 and IMAP and to use multiple e-mail addresses for outgoing mail. It allows offline access (integration with Gears) and a quick preview of text documents. It displays contextual ads.
Gmail is also part of Google Workspace, allowing you and your team to easily connect, create, and collaborate. You can:
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