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Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird is a cross-platform email client, news client, RSS, and chat client developed by the Mozilla Foundation

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Overview

Thunderbird is an email, news feed, RSS feed, and chat (XMPP, IRC, Twitter) client. Its features include message management; junk filtering; extensions and themes; standards support: POP,IMAP, LDAP, S/MIME, OpenPGP; file formats supported: mbox, maildir; file linking; HTML code insertion; cross-platform support for Linux, macOS, Windows, with unofficial ports for FreeBSD, OpenBSD; localization; and security.

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System Requirements

#MinimumRecommended
1Thunderbird will not run at all without the following libraries or packages- GTK+ 3.4 or higher, GLib 2.22 or higher, Pango 1.22 or higher, X.Org 1.0 or higher (1.7 or higher is recommended), libstdc++ 4.7 or higherMinimum required packages plus- NetworkManager 0.7 or higher, DBus 1.0 or higher, GNOME 2.16 or higher
#Minimum
1OS: Mac OS X 10.9, Mac OS X 10.10, Mac OS X 10.11, Mac OS X 10.12, Mac OS X 10.13, Mac OS X 10.14, Mac OS X 10.15
2Processor: Intel x86
3RAM: 512 MB
4Hard drive space: 200 MB
#Minimum
1OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2
2Processor: Pentium 4 or newer processor that supports SSE2
3RAM: 1GB
4Hard drive space: 200 MB

Ratings

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3.87 
 5

CNET 4 
 5
based on 1235 reviews
CNET 4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
FileHippo 7 
 10
based on 163 reviews
FileHippo 6 
 10
based on 221 reviews
FileHorse 7 
 10
based on 22 reviews
FileHorse 9 
 10
based on 3 reviews
FileHorse 8.2 
 10
based on 179 reviews
FileHorse 9 
 10
based on 8 reviews
G2CROWD 4.2 
 5
based on 240 reviews
MacUpdate 4.1 
 5
based on 328 reviews
PCMag 4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
Softonic 8 
 10
based on 911 reviews
Softonic 7 
 10
based on 158 reviews
Softpedia 4.2 
 5
based on 753 reviews
Softpedia 4.1 
 5
based on 99 reviews
TechRadar 4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
TechSpot 4.4 
 5
based on 15 reviews
TechSpot 3 
 5
based on 65 reviews
Uptodown 3 
 5
based on 6 reviews

Developer

Mozilla Foundation, MZLA Technologies Corporation

Written in

C++, JavaScript, Python, CSS

Initial Release

28 July 2003

License

MPL v2, Other Open Licenses

Alternatives

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News Reader

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This page was last updated with commit: Now custom 'Remarks' are allowed instead of just 'Portable' in 'Get it'; all software's source files have been updated accordingly (0cb3959)