Thunderbird Is an open source email client from Mozilla, an excellent alternative to Microsoft Outlook, Live Mail, FeedDemon, Evolution, and basically all commercial email clients. Starting is easy all you need is to provide your name, email address, and password and the email account set up wizard will check their database and find the email settings for you, this great program offers us several useful features like personalized Email Addresses, Ever dreamed of having a personalized email address (such as “Boss@theAteam.com”) for you, your family or your business? This email client makes this easy, you can sign up for a new email address within the platform , and it will all be set up automatically for you and ready to send and receive.
Being an Open source program it gives you the chance to find and install add-ons directly into the application, also you don´t need to visit the add-ons Website, instead simply fire up the Add-ons Manager.
The way Thunderbird manage the Junk mail is also a great advantage in proportion to other email clients, each email you receive passes through Thunderbird’s leading-edge junk mail filters. Each time you mark messages as spam, this free windows software “learns” and improves its filtering so you can spend more time reading the mail that matters. It can also use your mail provider’s spam filters to keep junk mail out of your inbox.
In matters of security, this email client offers support for user privacy and remote image protection. To ensure a user’s privacy, automatically blocks remote images in email messages. It also supports the Do Not Track option. This is associated with Search the Web, but can also be used in other requests for web pages enabled by add-ons. It also protects you from email scams which try to trick users into handing over personal and confidential information by indicating when a message is a potential phishing attempt.
- Mail Account Setup Wizard.
- Support for POP and IMAP
- Personalized Email Addresses.
- Tabbed Email.
- Built-in RSS Support
- Spell checking
- One-click Address Book.
- Attachment Reminder.
- Multiple-channel chat.
- You can now search the Web without having to leave the platform.
- Search Tools.
- Message Archive.
- Large Files Management with FILELINK.
- Spam filtering , Each time you mark messages as spam, it “learns” and improves its filtering so you can spend more time reading the mail that matters.
- Offers support for user privacy and remote image protection.
- Phishing Protection.
- Open Source. (The best feature).
Flexible, powerful, and lightweight, Thunderbird is the appropriate email companion in every way: free, easy to setup and customize and loaded with great features.
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