Mozilla® Thunderbird® 3 review
Mozilla Thunderbird 3 is an upgraded version of the popular email and news client released by Mozilla. It is designed on the Gecko 22.214.171.124 platform. It includes some re-architecture that increases the performance, stability, web compatibility, and code sustainability. It comes with tabs & search and security options that offer user-friendly options. It also safeguards the confidential emails.
It is an email client that helps the users to organize their emails. It is easier to start or migrate which helps the users to switch from their existing applications. It has options for searching and filtering emails based on attachments or specific senders/subjects. The new Mail Account Setup Wizard comes with features for automatically configuring the email settings based on the email account.
Mozilla Thunderbird 3 comes with better solution for handling emails. This version is included with new features like Advanced Filtering Tools, New Mail Account Setup Wizard, Smart Folders, and improved features. With the advanced Filtering Tools, users can search for emails by specific senders, tags, attachments, people, folders, and list. It also gives the options to search based on timeline. The new Mail Account Setup Wizard is connected with a database containing settings of popular email accounts so that the users need not worry about adding the settings manually. It comes with upgrades in features including Address Book and Gmail Integration.
- FIVE – Tabs and Search
Mozilla Thunderbird 3 comes with a better interface that includes tabbed email and advanced search tools. Tabbed emails allow the users to open emails in individual tabs so that the users can quickly switch between connected emails. The New Search option includes filters and timeline tools that help the users to search emails based on specific senders/subjects on a specific date time.
- FOUR – Enhanced security
Mozilla Thunderbird 3 protects the users’ confidential emails with its enhanced security features. It even protects the communications and identity of the users. The junk tools included in it filters each incoming emails and separates the important emails from spams. It also protects users from phishing attempts.
- THREE – Improved features
Mozilla Thunderbird 3 has genuine improvements over its previous versions. The new Mail Account Setup Wizard contains a database that consists of email settings for popular email vendors. The redesigned toolbar comes with the new Global Search, buttons for reply, forward, delete and junk. It features Smart Folders that combines mailboxes from multiple accounts.
- TWO – User customizable
Mozilla Thunderbird 3 comes with flexible and customizable options that allow the users to add their preferred features and remove those unwanted ones. The Personas skins feature allow the users to change the look and feel of Mozilla Thunderbird 3. The toolbars can be customized by adding/removing buttons. Smart Folders let the users to combine mailboxes from different email accounts in a single folder.
- ONE – Ease-of-Use
Mozilla Thunderbird 3 is easy to start and use. The Migration Assistant helps the users to configure it in the way they need. Adding contacts is much easier with the new One-Click Address Book; users just have to click on the star icon in the message. The Attachment Reminder checks the message body for words like attachment and indicates the user, if no attachment is included.
Mozilla Thunderbird 3 is a better email client that helps the users to work with emails more easily and comfortably. There are advanced features like tabs, New Search, New Mail Account Setup Wizard, which make Mozilla Thunderbird 3 a better option among its class.