Mozilla Thunderbird is a fully featured, very functional, secure email client and RSS feed reader, created by Mozilla. It offers a pretty and streamlined interface to a very powerful email package and lets you handle mail efficiently and with style, and Thunderbird filters away junk mail too. Thunderbird is a sophisticated and very well integrated Bayesian spam filter knocks out most junk mail (after some training).
Combine these two aspects of Thunderbird, and you get a sensible feature that automatically sanitizes (potentially dangerous) HTML code and turns off remote images for spam or anything else – worms, viruses – you classify as bad mail. Though not perfect, a scam sensor detects tactics commonly used to fool users.
Flexible views, free-form tags and powerful filters, search and virtual folders (which also work fine with IMAP accounts and across email accounts) make it a snap to handle large amounts of mail.
The integrated RSS feed reader extends these abilities to news.
Thunderbird, as a messaging system, is uniquely positioned as the tool that users can use to integrate as many of their communications as they want. By combining an open architecture, a powerful extensibility and customization framework, and a person-centric perspective on … [ Read more ]