Email like never before

Supercharge your productivity with AI writing, search, scheduling, and more

Available on iOS, Android, Mac, Windows

Shortwave desktop and mobile apps
Empowering ambitious teams at companies big and small
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AI executive assistant

Meet your AI email assistant

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Write emails with AI

Write full emails with AI in seconds, or use predictive autocomplete for smart inline suggestions. Shortwave learns your unique voice and style from the emails you send.

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Search — and find answers

Use AI-powered search to find emails fast, or to analyze your entire email history for just the answer you need

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Summarize instantly

Get through your inbox twice as fast with a smart tl;dr right at the top of every email

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Schedule with ease

Spend less time juggling calendars with AI-generated meeting invites and scheduling emails


Organize your inbox the way you want

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Split your inbox

Focus your time & attention by dividing your inbox into tabs for important emails, specific senders, labels & even custom queries

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Group related emails into bundles

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

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Turn your emails into todos

Transform your overflowing inbox into an organized list of action items. Group, rename, prioritize, and add notes, right in your inbox.

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Make emails arrive on your schedule

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


Reach peak productivity

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See when people read your emails

Get the context you need to prioritize your time and write effective follow-ups. Close more deals and collaborate better with your team.

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Get things done

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

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Screen noisy senders

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

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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 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

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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!

Follow our changelog for the latest product improvements

The future of email available today