Mozilla Thunderbird

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Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1

Originally, Thunderbird was to Outlook Express what Firefox was to Internet Explorer—an open-source alternative to Microsoft’s unloved but wildly popular Internet software. Today, Outlook Express is no more, but Thunderbird flies on, and though its evolution occurs glacially slowly compared to Firefox, a few major revisions throughout its lifetime have kept up with major email trends. Plus, Is huge array of add-ons and themes makes personalizing it to your tastes spectacularly easy. Like email clients of old, Thunderbird makes heavy use of the folder scheme.Email comes into your Inbox (or “virtual inbox”—more on that in a moment), and it’s generally up to you to create other folders or subfolders to file them away via drag-and-drop. (Though if you don’t want to deal with folders, Thunderbird’s archiving function will clear the Inbox for you and file messages into dated folders.) However, Thunderbird also scans each message and stores keywords and attributes within its own internal database, sort of like Google Desktop Search. Then, when you want to locate an email, just type a few words that you remember were in the email, and the messages appear instantly in a new tab. If Thunderbird finds several messages, it displays filters to the left of the search results to let you quickly cull the list. You can choose to have it display only messages with attachments, or from certain people, or stored in specific folders, or received from a certain account. If you have Web mail accounts set up in addition to conventional POP3 accounts, searches include those messages, too, which is amazingly handy. Sadly, the searched word frequently doesn’t appear in the message summary of the search results, meaning you usually need to take the additional step of opening the found message in a new tab. The index is also used for quickly filtering message folders. A mini toolbar lets you toggle the display of only messages containing attachments, messages from people in your address book, starred messages, or new messages. Thunderbird can cleverly combine the actual folders of your different accounts into virtual folders called “Unified Folders.” For example, your Gmail inbox and your POP3’s incoming messages can all appear in the same “Unified Inbox,” simplifying monitoring multiple accounts. Overall, Mozilla Thunderbird is a good client with a straightforward interface and excellent speed. It’s also brimming with personalization options and features. If none of the other clients appeals to you, Thunderbird is the best place to start. Computer repair Las Vegas done right!







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