If you are looking for a simple and easy to use desktop email client and notifier, then you can try out EmailTray. EmailTray is a freeware tool for Windows which is a simple email client which supports POP and IMAP protocols. Although feature wise, it is no where near Outlook 2010 or Thunderbird, it can still be handy because of its ease of use. The app can intelligently determines email importance based on user email habits and interconnections between senders.
You can add multiple account to the service including those based on Webmail, POP3 and IMAP. EmailTray will analyze your read/respond/delete/forward actions, as well as interconnections between email senders, to rank incoming emails by importance.
EmailTray will scan the Spam boxes of all your accounts to recover important messages mistakenly trapped by spam filters. You can get notified about new important emails with a pop-up ticker and sound – even if your Webmail or email client is closed.
Overall EmailTray is a nice desktop tool to have for emails.