Mozilla Thunderbird is the Free & Open Source Answer to Microsoft Outlook, Sort of !!

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Thunderbird is a fully featured, secure email client with built in RSS feed reader from Mozilla. With Thunderbird, you can easily manage multiple POP and IMAP email accounts and all of your favorite RSS feeds. Since Thunderbird features an aggressive junk mail filter utilizing Bayesian statistics your inbox should be spam free.

Additional Thunderbird Features:
  • Mail views, free-form message tags and flexible filters let you organize and prioritize good mail easily.
  • Searches can be saved to virtual folders that automatically aggregate relevant mail in Thunderbird.
  • Mozilla Thunderbird offers rich, but security and privacy conscious HTML formatting support.
  • Mail classified as junk can automatically be sanitized, Thunderbird detects common scam tactics.
  • S/MIME support lets you encrypt and sign mail in Mozilla Thunderbird (OpenPGP plug-in available).
  • You can run Mozilla Thunderbird from a removable medium such as USB stick.
  • Many extensions more allow Mozilla Thunderbird to expand its feature set or improve usability.
  • Mozilla Thunderbird supports Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista, Mac OS X 10.2-10.4 and Linux.

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4 Responses to “Mozilla Thunderbird is the Free & Open Source Answer to Microsoft Outlook, Sort of !!”

  1. Gravatar William Lefkovics

    Thunderbird has never been a replacement for Outlook. It is an desktop e-mail alternative to manage multiple email accounts. A better open source windows solution to Microsoft’s Outlook would be Spicebird which is essentially an outlook “type” extension of Mozilla’s Thunderbird.

  2. Gravatar Sean Michael

    Thanks for the tip William. We are actually going to add Spicebird to our “Living Under a Rock” category of software. I personally was hoping for it to make it out of Beta before we previewed it, but your right. Its an awesome software package.

  3. Gravatar SpiceBird is the Free & Open Source Alternative to Microsoft Outlook!! Based of Thunderbird. | Mr. Bup's Webmaster Guide | Client Software

    […] while back we featured Mozilla’s Thunderbird email client and a nice gentleman named William Lefkovics responded that Thunderbird is no […]

  4. Gravatar techno

    Now Yahoo comes with Zimbra Desktop and may be a better replacement for both outlook and thunderbird.

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