The smartest email app on planet Earth

Save an hour a day with the help of AI

Available on iOS, Android, Mac, Windows

Shortwave desktop and mobile apps
Powering professionals at the world's leading companies
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AI Assistant

Meet your AI executive assistant

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Unlock answers — and insights

Use AI-powered search to analyze your entire email history for the information you need — in seconds

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Write perfect emails

Instantly create personalized drafts using Ghostwriter — our AI technology that learns how you write, including your unique voice and style

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Speak every language

Break down barriers with instant, high quality translations, both when reading and writing emails

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Schedule meetings

Spend less time juggling calendars with AI-generated scheduling emails


Organize your inbox the way you want

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Group your emails into bundles

Control promotions, newsletters, updates, and more, to reach inbox zero in half the time

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Make emails arrive on your schedule

Avoid interruptions by using delivery schedules to receive emails exactly when you want them

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Eliminate noise

Guard your inbox from spammy senders and noisy marketing emails with one-click block & unsubscribe

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Auto-apply labels in one click

Configure labels to automatically apply to specific senders with one click


Reach peak productivity

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Turn your emails into to-dos

Keep your inbox clear by checking off emails when you're done

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Prioritize your work

Reorder threads using drag & drop and add notes so you know exactly what needs to get done next

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Manage your time with pin & snooze

Pin threads you want to keep top-of-mind. Snooze threads you'd rather think about later.

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Unleash your keyboard

Never touch your mouse again with markdown support and keyboard shortcuts for everything


Trusted by the world's leading professionals

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Shortwave is great at doing all the things you wish Gmail did. I love using bundles and pinning to sift through all the junk in my inbox.

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Brett Bates

Demand Executive at Foursquare

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Shortwave has changed my relationship with my inbox. I'm more productive than ever before, and the team just keeps shipping!

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Emmett Shear

Partner at Y Combinator & Founder at Twitch

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Shortwave's UX feels fast and joyful! It makes email less of a chore and lets me focus on my actual work.

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Phillip Wang

CEO and Cofounder at Gather

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After having an unmanageable email mess for years, I'm finally at inbox zero, a first for me. Shortwave makes email easy.

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German Salvador

Senior Engineer at Twilio


Shortwave in the news

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The AI revolution is coming for your email

A company called Shortwave, founded by a team of ex-Googlers, has created a tool that uses AI to sum up your emails for you.

By Shubham Agarwal

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The Google Inbox email successor is finally ready for Android

The spiritual successor to Google Inbox has fully arrived on Android devices following 18 months of beta testing.

By Jess Weatherbed

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Shortwave email app introduces AI-powered summaries

Shortwave offers better categorization than Gmail... and support for emoji and GIF responses.

By Ivan Mehta

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This app is like ChatGPT for your email, and it changed my life

ChatGPT saves you the drudgery of sifting through web search results... Shortwave does the same for long emails

By Nadeem Sarwar


But wait, there's more...

Powerful search

Write complex queries to find what you need, every time

Undo send

Send with confidence knowing mistakes are not permanent

Scheduled send

Email on your own terms while respecting everyone's time

Calendar integration

Accept or reject calendar invites in-app with one click

Granular push controls

Minimize disruptions with personalized alerts

Do Not Disturb

Only get push notifications when you want them

Light & dark modes

Switch between two beautifully-designed themes

Thread links

Reference your emails from other apps with permanent links

Saved searches

Add your favorite senders, labels, and searches to your sidebar

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Keep privacy intact with auto-removal of invasive trackers

Multi-account support

Quickly switch between Gmail accounts on any device

Command palette

Effortlessly navigate and take action from your keyboard

Security & privacy

From a team with a proven track record of putting users first

Signatures & aliases

Securely import signatures and send from any of your aliases

Much more to come!

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The future of email available today