Thunderbird, an Open Source and popular email client reached to version 31.4.0. Thunderbird developing under a well-known organization Mozilla that also develops Firefox internet browser. The email client with the capability of managing multiple email account can also be used to subscribe to RSS feeds and access online Newsgroups.
Thunderbird tabbed interface makes it super easy to jump from one account to another. Thunderbird also makes searching within an account, newsgroup, and folders easy and fast. It has advanced messaging filtering feature, message grouping and labels that help to find messages or stuff easily.
To extend the functionality of Thunderbird they have the plugins/add-ons/extensions that can provide additional functions. Add-ons are simple to install through the Mozilla add-ons website.
Thunderbird provides enterprise and government-grade security features such as SSL/TLS connections to IMAP and SMTP servers. It also offers native support for S/MIMEsecure email (digital signing and message encryption using certificates). Any of these security features can take advantage of smartcards with the installation of additional extensions.
The latest release has some extra features and bug fixes. Let’s look at them!
- FIXED – The previous issues with jp mac builds have now been fixed, and Thunderbird will no longer need to be run in 32-bit mode.
- FIXED – Security fixes can be found here
- FIXED – Installing extensions within Thunderbird no longer requires download and installing as a file (Bug 1081190)
- FIXED – Autocomplete suggestion sort order was adjusted to prioritize entries where the search string matches the beginning of a word (Bug 970456)
You have install very useful, full of features and secure thunderbird email client.
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