Mozilla Thunderbird makes e-mailing safer, faster, and easier with features such as intelligent spam filters, a built-in RSS reader, and quick search. Thunderbird was designed to prevent viruses and to stop junk mail.
Thunderbird includes tabbed e-mail, new search tools and indexing, smart folders, support for Firefox, a simplified set-up wizard and robust junk protections that include phishing and spam filters.
Key Features Include:
- Tabbed email.
- An Archive feature similar to the one found in GMail.
- Lightning fast search.
- Smart folders.
Thunderbird has junk mail tools that have been updated to stay ahead of spam and features anti-phishing protection.
Under some circumstances Thunderbird on Mac will send attachments using the so-called AppleDouble format which can lead to problems with mail servers and recipients.
Encoding problems when exporting address books or messages using the system charset. Messages are now always exported using the UTF-8 encoding.
If the "Date" header of a message was invalid, Jan 1970 or Dec 1969 was displayed. Now using date from "Received" header instead.
Body search/filtering didn't reliably ignore content of tags.
Inappropriate warning "Thunderbird prevented the site (addons.thunderbird.net) from asking you to install software on your computer" when installing add-ons.
Incorrect display of correspondents column since own email address was not always detected.
(encoded newline) inserted into drafts and sent email.
New email not inserted in correct sort order in threaded unified view or search folder.
CalDav access to some servers not working. Workaround: Set preference network.cookie.same-site.enabled to false.
Chat: Twitter not working due to API changes at Twitter.coma