Station is a free software to use Gmail, Twitter, Slack, Buffer from a single platform. And not only that, but it supports tons of other services that you can use from this stand-alone software. It comes with its own app store and you can install all the apps you need. Basically, it is meant to access all the work apps from one place. There are a lot of categories of the apps. You can find the app you need, add it and then you are ready to go. And the best part is that it lets you add a second instance of a particular app. So, you can actually add and use two different accounts in the software. For example, Gmail, you can simultaneously use your work as well as your personal email accounts together.
Station is for the people who often work with all their work applications simultaneously. And if you try to do that without the software, then you will end up having a messy desktop and scattered windows. And that’s where Station comes in handy. It packs all the works application in a single window and you can easily switch between each one of them. And there are hundreds of applications that you can use in Station. All the applications are available in the app store of the software and you can easily add them.
How to use Gmail, Twitter, Slack, Buffer and other Work Appreciations from a Single Platform?
Station is really different and one of its kind software. It comes with a very polished user interface that you will love when you use it. The responsive interface of Station is enough to make you fall in love with it. And not only on Windows, but you can use Station on Mac as well, as it is a cross-platform software. There is nothing you have to configure in it to start using it. However, a sign in is required via your Google account. There are tons of applications you will find in it and some of the main applications are listed below.
- Facebook Business manager
- Google Adwords
- Google Analytics
- Google Photos
- iTunes Connect
- Office 360
- Google Inbox
Using Station is not very difficult. These few steps will guide you on how to use station to have access to all your work applications from a single platform. Before going through these steps, please download Station from the link given at the end of this article.
Step 1: When you run Station for the first time, you will see its interface. It asks you to sign in, so make sure you sign in using your Google account. After successful sign in, its main interface window will show up.
Step 2: Next step after sign in is adding your work apps in it from the store. To do that, you can click on the plus sign from the bottom left and the store will open. You will see the categories of the applications and a search box.
Step 3: Search for an application and when it shows up, you can click on the plus sign to add it. Next, whatever application you have added, log into it and start using that.
Step 4: A very good thing about Station is that you can run a second instant of the application you have added already. This is helpful when you have two or more different accounts on the same service. You can access them all from Station. To run a second instance of an application, just hover over its icon from the sidebar and a pop up will appear. From the pop-up, click on Preferences button and another sidebar will open. From the newly opened sidebar, click on Add a new Instance of App. Also, from the same place, you can remove an application.
With the help of above steps, I am sure that you will master this software quickly. However, the software still lacks some useful applications like Facebook. So, I hope that developers would consider adding it in the coming updates.
Station is a very nice software that acts a desktop client for tons of work applications. You can have access to all your applications in one place. Also, what I really like about the software is its interface. The responsive interface of the software and fast switching between applications is really good. Also, the ability to add multiple application accounts in the software is appreciable. So, if you are looking for a universal desktop client for all the useful applications, then Station is a very good solution.