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Mozilla Thunderbird

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Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 1233 votes out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    45.2.0
  • Total Downloads:
    1,862,498
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 11, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    33.36MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,518
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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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1 stars

"Too much options, too limited services"

August 20, 2016  |  By epantel

2016-08-20 10:59:09  |  By epantel

 |  Version: Mozilla Thunderbird 45.2.0

Pros

Easy to configure for using at a very protected hosting.

Cons

Couldn' get it woiking off-line, doesn't save emails to MY disk, only on the server.
Could offer to select its functions: I don't need NEWS, CHATS, etc., only email.
Very unclear environment. To enable/disable some common features you can search for them hours, and you need to rededine them for each account.

Summary

Program that imposes its will over yours, makes very difficult, if not impossible, to choose your options. For obedient customers.

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1 stars

"Strange email appeared that is not on server"

July 27, 2016  |  By RMIGHTY1

2016-07-27 23:07:20  |  By RMIGHTY1

 |  Version: Mozilla Thunderbird 45.2.0

Pros

Looked OK. I had just installed it.

Cons

I just installed it. Strange email appeared that is not on server. Said my Corel password request required clicking on link. Obvious security breach to me. I had to uninstall Thunderbird.

Summary

I just installed it. Strange email appeared that is not on server. Said my Corel password request required clicking on link. Obvious security breach to me. I had to uninstall Thunderbird.

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3 stars

"It worked well before, but now can't add new emails any"

July 21, 2016  |  By Kimopouer

2016-07-21 19:20:26  |  By Kimopouer

 |  Version: Mozilla Thunderbird 45.2.0

Pros

manage many accounts at a time

Cons

sometimes can't receive new mails

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 45.2.0
  • Invitations to events could not be printed.
  • Dragging and dropping of contacts from the contact list onto an addressbook while All Addressbooks is selected moved only one contact
  • Falsely reported not enough disk space during compacting
  • Links were not always detected properly in the message body (terminated early on "|", some long links not detected at all)
General
Publisher Mozilla
Publisher web site http://www.mozilla.org/
Release Date June 30, 2016
Date Added July 11, 2016
Version 45.2.0
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory E-mail Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7
Additional Requirements
Download Information
File Size 33.36MB
File Name Thunderbird Setup 45.2.0.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,862,498
Downloads Last Week 1,518
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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