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App Specs
File size:
1.48 MB
December 9, 2015
March 29, 2016

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  • Featured on The Verge, The Next Web, LifeHacker, MacWorld and Gear Patrol --

    Boxy is the best client for Inbox by Gmail, Google's idea of the future of email to the Mac. It gives you all the powerful features of Inbox by Gmail, with the convenience of a Mac native email client.

    Boxy works with any Gmail account. To activate Inbox by Gmail on your account you might be prompted to download the free official mobile app.

    Boxy key features:

  • Modern, clean, responsive interface
  • Multiple accounts and multiple windows support
  • Reader Mode, for an awesome reading experience (activate it with Cmd+Shift+R)
  • Markdown support in the email composer
  • Native OS X notifications and Dock icon badge
  • Full screen and split screen support
  • Menubar icon, colored blue to indicate new unread emails
  • VIM and OS X style shortcuts support (hit Alt+? to see the list)
  • Dark theme and Minimal theme available in the Preferences
  • Full screen email composer
  • Hide attachments preview and email previews to make your Inbox cleaner
  • Option for bigger/smaller font size
  • Spell check while typing
  • Bundles, Snooze, Reminders and all the other Inbox great features
  • Drafts sync, start writing on Boxy e continue on mobile or web
  • Secure, lightweight, Retina ready and built for El Capitan
  • Regular free updates

    For support please visit

    Boxy is not affiliated with, associated to, nor endorsed by Google in any way. Gmail, Google, Google Inbox and the Google Logo are trademarks of Google Inc.

  • What's New
    Finally, here's our biggest update yet! Thank you all (especially to our beta testers) for the amazing feedback and support.

    = The new things =

  • Markdown: Boxy's email composer now supports Markdown to HTML conversion and vice versa, with a new dedicated button in the composition tab
  • Multiple windows: Alt+Click on an item in the Account menu to open it in a separate window. It's the first iteration of a much more powerful multiaccount system that will debut soon
  • New Edit > 'Select All Messages' menu item, to easily select all emails currently displayed in a folder on in your inbox
  • New Account > 'New Account' menu item
  • New Back button to exit the authentication flow and other areas of the app
  • New full screen email composer (takes advantage of Inbox new maximized composer, completely restyling it)
  • New custom sound for notifications
  • Brand new Minimal theme!

    = New app Preferences =

  • Enable/Disable spell check while typing
  • Show/Hide status bar item
  • Enable/Disable notifications
  • Use notifications sound
  • Change font size
  • Always open links in background
  • Change theme
  • Show/Hide email and attachment previews
  • Use basic styling to improve performance on older Macs

    = Interface changes =

  • Completely rewritten styling for better performance and looks
  • Completely redesigned Reader mode, with new dedicated button inside the messages to launch it
  • Reduced Boxy's minimum width and new compact look, very handy when multitasking
  • Restyled and more minimal top bar UI
  • Tweaked the color of the top bar to match the look of Inbox on Chrome
  • Recent contacts now appear when hovering the compose button
  • New transitions to make the UI smoother and snappier
  • Lots of other tweaks and improvements
  • Loading screens have also been tweaked
  • The sidebar gets a bit bigger when Boxy is in full screen or maximised on big displays.

    = Fixes =

  • Authentication now works with Okta, OneLogin and other systems
  • Spell check while typing is now enabled by default
  • Substantial performance improvements and bug fixes
  • Cmd+Click opens links in background reliably
  • Hide attachments is now persistent across app launches
  • Boxy now remembers the last window position on launch
  • Better window management and multitasking behaviour

  • Boxy (com.francescodilorenzo.mailbro) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Boxy 15. The most popular version of this application used by our users is Boxy 25.

    Operating System: Mac

    Minimum OS version: 10.10

    Copyright: Copyright (c) 2015 Francesco Di Lorenzo and Fabrizio Rinaldi. All rights reserved.