POP Peeper

POP Peeper 4.3

Email notifier that runs in the Windows task bar and alerts you when you have new email on any of account.

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4.5 MB
4.9 10 votes

POP Peeper is an email notifier that runs in your Windows task bar and alerts you when you have new email on your POP3, IMAP (with IDLE support), Hotmail\MSN\LiveMail, Yahoo, GMail, Mail.com, MyWay, Excite, Lycos.com, RediffMail, Juno and NetZero accounts. IMAP supports allows you to access AOL, AIM, Netscape and other services. Send mail directly from POP Peeper and use the address book to email your frequently used contacts. POP Peeper allows you to view messages using HTML or you can choose to safely view all messages in rich or plain text. Several options are available that will decrease or eliminate the risks of reading your email (viruses, javascript, webbugs, etc). POP Peeper can be run from a portable device and can be password protected. Many notification options are availble to indicate when new mail has arrived, such as sound alerts (configurable for each account), flashing scroll lock, skinnable popup notifier, customized screensaver and more.


  • Easy Setup - accounts are imported from your existing email client(s)
  • Supports POP3, IMAP (including GMail, AOL, AIM, Netscape, FastMail, etc), SMTP, GMail, Hotmail\MSN\LiveMail, Yahoo, Mail.com, MyWay, Excite, Lycos.com, RediffMail, Juno, NetZero
  • IDLE is supported for IMAP accounts which allows instant notification when new mail arrives in your inbox
  • Read, delete, print and reply to Email without opening your email client
  • Send email directly from POP Peeper
  • HTML email support
  • Password protection
  • Address book
  • Options to protect you from messages that contain viruses and web bugs
  • Send, save and open file attachments
  • Run POP Peeper off your portable storage device
  • No account limit -- notifies you of an unlimited number of accounts
  • Many ways to receive new mail notification: skinnable desktop alerts, audio, flashing scroll lock LED and more
  • Specify how often all accounts are checked for new mail or set individual intervals for each account
  • Extensive help with useful tips and information

Email Notification Options

  • Sound notifications: single sound for any new mail, or a customized sound for each account
  • Tray icon notification that display the color and number of new messages for each account
  • Flashing scroll lock LED
  • Windows popup alert indicating which account(s) received new email
  • Automatically open POP Peeper or launch your email client when new email is received
  • Skinnable popup (optional download)
  • ScreenSaver (optional download)
  • Chime can repeat a sound until acknowledged and\or launch another program when new mail arrives (optional download)

What's New:

  • New connection option, "Assume always online" for certain internet connection types
  • New option to adjust font size for HTML-based messages
  • Fix: Imap: Idle wouldn't engage if polling interval was even number
  • Fix: Imap: Potential crash when using SSL and server disconnects unexpectedly
  • Improved Date/Time formatting parsing for certain languages
  • Fix for archiving webmail-based messages
  • Fix for reply-to when including a name
  • Fixes for some cases where HTML view wasn't using the correct character set
  • Fix for checkmail trayicon showing even if relevant setting was disabled
  • Fix: when viewing HTML, links with anchors would not open to the anchor and just open at the top of the webpage
  • Fix: Size column is right-justified
  • Fix: When viewing a message in HTML and clicking on a link, the anchor wasn't being sent to the browser (when applicable)
  • Fix: In certain cases, an empty account name was allowed to be created
  • Checking accounts using a folder will result in error if Add-on Pack isn't activated
  • License filepath can be specified via ini parameter
  • Imap: Misc fixes
  • Imap: "Deleted" is detected as an alternate name for "Trash" folder
  • Smtp: consecutive errors will suspend further attempts to send the message