Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird

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    July 24, 2008
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  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review


Mozilla's Thunderbird comes into its own with version 2.0, offering features and innovations that take aim at both Web mail clients and industry standards like Microsoft's Outlook.

The program loads fast, even when weighed down by multiple folders and RSS feeds, and the basic feature set remains intact: good junk mail filters, HTML support, multiple identities, and POP, IMAP, and Microsoft Exchange server support. Security features include S/MMIE, digital signing, message encryption, and a built-in phishing detector. Interface tweaks maximize message viewing, an obvious necessity in an e-mail reader.

What makes this freeware e-mail client such a serious contender are the new features. Back and forward buttons, like you have in your Web browser, let you jump through messages in the order that you viewed them. Customizable tag names and colors make it a cinch to keep things organized, even across dozens of message folders. The folder pane is customizable. Gmail and Mac users will find configuration as simple as entering your e-mail address and password, with rumored support forthcoming for other Web-based providers. Search results can be saved, and Thunderbird has Firefox's extension capability, allowing for user-designed tweaks that greatly enhance the program.

Flexible, powerful, and lightweight, Thunderbird 2 is an appropriate companion app to Mozilla's Firefox in every way.

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"Excellent, better than my MS Outlook desktop email."

September 09, 2014  |  By Raravou

 |  Version: Mozilla Thunderbird 31.1


Tabbed email, one-click address book, attachment reminder and the best search tool - easy and fast search results


If only we had a Thunderbird mobile app!


Highly recommended to remove all the chaos in personal and business mail management.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version
Version is fixing security issues.
Publisher Mozilla
Publisher web site
Release Date July 24, 2008
Date Added July 24, 2008
Category Communications
Subcategory E-mail Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 25.25MB
File Name Thunderbird Setup 31.2.0.exe
Total Downloads 1,688,939
Downloads Last Week 1,404
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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