Essential Software: Email Notification

When it comes to checking email, there is usually a reasonable delay between one’s account having received the message, and when the recipient actually checks their account(s).  This delay is to be expected as people aren’t constantly checking their email account(s).   However, if you are performing other tasks on the desktop, it would be nice to know when you receive new mail..

Email Alerts With Pop Peeper

With Pop Peeper from Mortal Universe Software Entertainment, you can receive email alerts in a number of configurable ways, such as; sound alert, pop-up window, flashing scroll-lock LED and more.  You can easily import your email accounts present in your email client such as Outlook Express or Thunderbird – very quickly. 


Pop Peeper supports the protocols; POP3, IMAP(with IDLE for automated mail updates) and SMTP, along with the following services:

Hotmail\MSN\LiveMail, Yahoo, GMail,, MyWay, Excite, iWon,, RediffMail, Juno and NetZero. 



Pop Peeper Features

  • Read, compose and delete email without opening your email client
  • Includes address book for email contacts
  • Offers a secure way of viewing your emails via rich text (instead of HTML view) as well as options to safe-guard against JS (Java Script) and viruses or web bugs
  • Ability to use plug-ins, such as SSL plug-in for secure email transmission, WebClient plug-in for increased email service support, and various notification plug-ins (eg screen saver or sliding popup)
  • Pop Peeper can be run from a portable device eg. USB Flash drive

Version at the time of writing 3.4.
Supports: Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista

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