Gmail for Windows 7 is a free tool which brings Gmail to your Windows desktop, using the new features of Windows 7. The application does not require any installation and you can directly run it directly after giving your Gmail credentials.
Gmail for Windows 7
Even though this application is called GMail for Windows 7, it will run in other versions of Windows too.
It does this by checking for Windows 7 with the TaskbarManager.IsPlatformSupported property before executing any Windows 7 specific code.
Features of GMail for Windows 7:
- Application Preview Thumbnails
- Icon Overlays
- Jump Lists
- Taskbar icon progress indicator.
Visit Home Page. [UPDATE: The downlaod seems to have been taken down.]
Spiffy & Gmail Notifier for Windows are other options you may want to check out.