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Mozilla Thunderbird

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    45.3.0
  • Total Downloads:
    1,866,595
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 08, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    33.37MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,088
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Review

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Mozilla Thunderbird is a free email program that 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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"Nightmarishly useless"

September 16, 2016  |  By epantel

2016-09-16 12:51:37  |  By epantel

 |  Version: Mozilla Thunderbird 45.3.0

Pros

Installs in seconds.

Cons

If you have an old email program on your HD, Thunderbird copies its settings and doesn't let correct them or it hangs if you try to make changements. So sometimes you can't get new messages, sometimes you can't send yours.
It also wouldn't remember your passwords, you can get artritic typic them thousands of times.
Curiousely, if after installing Thunderbird you install EUDORA OSE, which has a bad reviews, Eudora OSE goes smoothly,and does all than Thundebird refuses (check & send messages).

Summary

Unusable and useless.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 45.3.0
  • Fixed: Certain messages caused corruption of the drafts summary database.
  • Fixed: "edit as new message" on a received message pre-filled the sender as the composing identity.
  • Fixed: Disposition-Notification-To could not be used in mail.compose.other.header
  • Fixed: Various security fixes
General
Publisher Mozilla
Publisher web site http://www.mozilla.org/
Release Date August 30, 2016
Date Added September 08, 2016
Version 45.3.0
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory E-mail Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7
Additional Requirements
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File Size 33.37MB
File Name Thunderbird Setup 45.3.0.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,866,595
Downloads Last Week 1,088
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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