ProtonMail Desktop is an unofficial app that emulates a native client for the ProtonMail e-mail service. Check out more about Protonmail in their website.
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When closing the window, the app will continue running in the background. On OSX, app will be available in the dock and on WIN & Linux (depends on distro) in the tray. Right-click the dock/tray icon and choose Quit to completely quit the app. On OS X, click the dock icon to show the window. On Linux, right-click the tray icon and choose Toggle to toggle the window. On Windows, click the tray icon to toggle the window.
Native notifications are working for all OS, you will get a notification when you receive a new email and window is not focused (i.e. app minimized).
Dev and contributing
./src/ while the static files and those that do not need processing are in
Any contribution or suggestion is accepted. Feel free to create any report for issues or app crashes. You can also use the report link provided in the application menu to create a crash report. Pull requests are accepted.
- View headers inside an email does not work
$ docker build -t protonmail-desktop-e2e --rm .
$ docker run protonmail-desktop-e2e
All features should be covered within the tests.
Running the App
You can build your own executables from the latest source by running one of the commands below. More stable, older executables can be found here.
Compiling from source
The installer is provided by electon-builder and processed through gulp thanks to
This will work on OS X, Linux, and Windows. You will need Yarn to run this app.
- Install required packages:
$ yarn install
$ yarn start
$ yarn build
- Package in a distributable format:
$ yarn run dist
- Generate package directory without distributable:
$ yarn run pack
The building settings is in
./package.json and additional configuration instructions can be found here. The building process will only create version for the current OS. For creating MacOS, Windows and Linux distributable you need to run the command from each OS.
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