Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 1224 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    31.6
  • Total Downloads:
    1,731,598
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 03, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    27.57MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,277
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Mozilla Thunderbird offers a range of options for PC users without access to robust paid software like Microsoft Outlook. Allowing you to integrate multiple mailboxes with SMTP or POP protocols, Thunderbird is a lightweight, responsive piece of software that works well.

Pros

Open source and customizable: Because Thunderbird is developed by Mozilla, the group behind Firefox, it is more customizable than Outlook, a closed tool developed by Microsoft. At the same time, it offers all of the basics you need right out of the box, so you don't have to worry about highly complicated technical setup if you're not comfortable working in the trenches of a software tool.

Smarter organization: Thunderbird features a range of tools to make organizing your email as easy as possible. Including tabbed email browsing, smart searches, and custom folders to organize your messages, along with powerful spam filters that are better than a lot of Web-based tools, Thunderbird works well with most email services.

Cons

Desktop limitations: Because Thunderbird is a desktop tool for Windows, it doesn't synchronize directly with a mobile device natively. Yes you can set up a POP3 inbox so that all edits in Thunderbird appear at the server level, but it's an extra step that is required with tools like this. It's not unique, and the speed and flexibility of the software makes it a small complaint, but it's something to keep in mind if you compute on your tablet nearly as much as your desktop.

Bottom Line

If you don't like using relatively limited Web-based email tools, or if you'd like to further customize your browsing and organizational experience, Thunderbird is a must download. It's free, it has a number of available plug-ins and updates, and it's a perfect fit for almost anyone with multiple email accounts to manage.

 
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4 stars

"Strong product, good range of add-ons"

April 05, 2015  |  By VersionTrackerUserOpinion

 |  Version: Mozilla Thunderbird 31.6

Pros

Coherent, easy to customize, good knowledge base, many good add-ons

Cons

Interface is a little bit outdated, the std calendar/planning add-on Lightning should be improved a lot. We're not sure about future impleentation and if its life cycle is going to finish

Summary

If you don't want Outlook or if you like to stay in Mozilla family, Thunderbird is a great product

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 31.6
Security fixes.
General
Publisher Mozilla
Publisher web site http://www.mozilla.org/
Release Date March 31, 2015
Date Added April 03, 2015
Version 31.6
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory E-mail Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7
Additional Requirements
Download Information
File Size 27.57MB
File Name Thunderbird Setup 31.6.0.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,731,598
Downloads Last Week 1,277
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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