10 Reasons You Should be Using Thunderbird

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| 1. Open Source Add-ons
| 2. RSS Management
| 3. Unread Folders
| 4. Thunderbrowse
| 5. The Mozilla Foundation
| 6. Subject or Sender Quick Searc
| 7. Export Features
| 8. Usenet Support
| 9. Sort By
| 10. Adaptive Junk Mail Filtering



Mozilla spins off development of Thunderbird

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| After lengthy discussions about the further development of its e-mail client
| called Thunderbird, the Mozilla foundation has founded a subsidiary company.
| Equipped with 3 million US dollars in startup capital, the subsidiary that
| will handle Thunderbird will have David Ascher at the helm. *


Three cheers for portable Thunderbird

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| Thunderbird is the best e-mail program for Windows users, and the portable
| version is the best version of Thunderbird.


Mozilla keeps Eudora alive, releases new version based on Thunderbird

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| The Eudora team might have called it quits on commercial aspirations and
| released the product as open source some time ago, but that doesn't mean you
| should get the trash bin out just yet. *


Giving Microsoft The Bird

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| I used to be the biggest evangelist of Microsoft. All other software was
| inferior. *
| [...]
| I have been a huge Outlook user since the early days of Outlook Express.
| [...]
| The most immediate thing I?ve noticed is speed. It loads immediately, and
| responds immediately. And that is with all of my Outlook data in-tact! After
| I migrated my data I went to town with the extensions. I?ve listed them all
| below, as I found some really cool ones. My favorites are the Lightning/GCal
| add-on and the QuickFolders. * *


Reviewing Features of Mozilla Thunderbird 2

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| In case it's not obvious, extensions are basically software utility
| add-ons of varying complexity, while themes are user interface styles
| that can somewhat dramatically change the look of the application.
| Mozilla installs a single extension in Thunderbird by default-for
| error reporting-and a single, default user interface theme. I
| find the default Thunderbird theme to be pleasing and in keeping
| with the standard Firefox look and feel.


First look: Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0

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| The one e-mail client that seems to still be on the rise is the
| open-source Mozilla Thunderbird, which recently hit Version 2.0.
| While it hasn't changed radically, the new release includes several
| new features, most notably for organizing and finding messages.
| In this review, we'll assess which additions are useful and
| which are fluff.


Mozilla Thunderbird 2 Review

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| Though it's likely that I'll move back to Outlook full-time at some
| point (I still use it for calendaring, actually), I have to admit
| that I had intended to use Thunderbird for about a month and then
| move on, but it's proven usable and efficient. Thunderbird is an
| excellent and high-quality email solution, and while I'm guessing
| that many of the people who read this site haven't really given it
| a shot, my advice is to do so, especially if you can't get your
| hands on Outlook 2007. Thunderbird is quite a bit better than
| Windows Mail or Outlook Express, and while many Web-based email
| services have improved with Ajax/Web 2.0-based interfaces, users
| who have to manage a lot of email will be better off with a true
| email application.


Thunderbird 2 Flies Ahead, Racing Web Mail

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| To a certain degree, Mozilla's Thunderbird could be a victim of
| the success of its browser sibling. As next-generation browsers
| like Firefox have become better at supporting highly interactive
| GUIs for browser-based applications, managing e-mail strictly
| through a Web interface has become much less of a chore, and,
| for some people, has even replaced desktop mail clients as thef
| irst choice for dealing with e-mail.