Thunderbird

Email management platform with search & filter capabilities

About Thunderbird

Thunderbird is an on-premise email management platform designed to help businesses securely handle, search, organize, archive, and filter email conversations from within a unified platform. The Mail Account Setup Wizard allows professionals to set up existing user accounts with information, such as email address, name, and password.

Thunderbird enables businesses to maintain an address book with details including images, birthdays, and contact information. Managers can access emails across multiple tabs, archive conversations according to requirements, and utilize timeline and filtering tools to retrieve specific emails from the database. The system also indexes conversations and reminds professionals to add attachments before sending emails.

Organizations can filter emails based on new messages, contacts, tags, or custom criteria. Thunderbird also enables professionals to organize conversations using folders, create to-do lists, manage multiple calendars, and invite contacts to events.


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Reviews

Overall rating

4,5 /5
(134)
Value for Money
4,7/5
Features
4,4/5
Ease of Use
4,4/5
Customer Support
3,7/5

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James
James
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Best email manager with desktop version

Reviewed on 2022/04/01

I've been using this manager for years and I just don't see myself using another desktop version. A...

I've been using this manager for years and I just don't see myself using another desktop version. A good part of the team has already started using the tool and everyone loved it.

Pros

The ability to add and manage multiple email accounts draws a lot of attention in this software. We were able to customize each account with different signature, folders and redirects. The search system works very well, with specific filters for each type of search

Cons

Sometimes I had difficulty and slowness to do more specific searches, using keywords that were in the body of the email. I've had problems with the manager simply stopping working and having to restart.

Ubed
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  • Industry: Computer & Network Security
  • Company size: 501–1 000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

"Mozilla Thunderbird: A Powerful and Customizable Email Client for Managing Your Inbox"

Reviewed on 2023/02/23

Overall, Mozilla Thunderbird is a popular email client that provides a range of features and...

Overall, Mozilla Thunderbird is a popular email client that provides a range of features and customization options. Many users appreciate its security and privacy features, such as encryption, phishing protection, and spam filtering. Additionally, Thunderbird's ability to manage multiple email accounts from different providers, including POP, IMAP, and Exchange, is also well-received by users.However, some users may find Thunderbird's user interface outdated compared to other modern email clients, and it may not integrate well with other services like calendars or task management tools. Thunderbird's lack of real-time syncing and limited storage capabilities may also be a concern for some users.Despite these limitations, many users find Mozilla Thunderbird to be a reliable and efficient email client that meets their needs. Its free and open-source software status and cross-platform support also make it a popular choice for users across different operating systems. Ultimately, whether Thunderbird is the right email client for a particular user depends on their specific needs and preferences.By Ubed Ahmed

Pros

Pros:Free and open-source software: Mozilla Thunderbird is free to download and use, and it is open-source software. This means that users can view and modify the source code, and even contribute to the development of the program.Cross-platform support: Thunderbird is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, so users can use it on almost any computer.Customizable: Thunderbird offers a wide range of add-ons and extensions that allow users to customize the program according to their needs. Users can add features, change the interface, and more.Security and privacy: Thunderbird includes features such as encryption, phishing protection, and spam filtering that enhance users' security and privacy.Multiple account support: Thunderbird can manage multiple email accounts from different providers, including POP, IMAP, and Exchange.

Cons

Cons:No real-time syncing: Thunderbird does not offer real-time syncing between multiple devices, so users need to manually sync their email and data.Limited integration with other services: Thunderbird is primarily an email client and does not integrate well with other services like calendars or task management tools.Outdated user interface: Thunderbird's user interface can feel outdated compared to other modern email clients.Lack of support: Thunderbird is maintained by a small community of developers, so users may not receive prompt support or updates.Storage limitations: Thunderbird's storage capabilities are limited, so users may experience performance issues if they store a large amount of data.

Teya
Teya
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  • Industry: Automotive
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Take it if want FREE. Leave if if you want GOOD.

Reviewed on 2021/10/15

My overall experience is good and I am used to the ugly, dated interface.

Until somebody makes a...

My overall experience is good and I am used to the ugly, dated interface.

Until somebody makes a software that is better and still free, I will stick to Thunderbird.
My whole team will.

Pros

I love that it is reliable. The core app has never let me down once I installed it.

I have had many difficulties with the plugins updates, but that was because of the plugin developers, not Thunderbid.

I like that it is free and it has not annoying adds or anything that would ruin the whole experience.

Cons

I find the interface very, very dated.

It is cluttered, the fonts are 1990's and the way that I can't read an email without scrolling down drives me crazy. The reason for that being that the screen is divided in two vertically and on top is the list of all received emails.

This could be designed so much better.

Amy
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  • Industry: Entertainment
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Managing Nonprofit Theatre Communications for Cast and Crew

Reviewed on 2021/08/14

As stage manager for a small, non-profit theatre troupe, I used Thunderbird to create and manage an...

As stage manager for a small, non-profit theatre troupe, I used Thunderbird to create and manage an email group for every production. I can easily copy and rename my list for a new production, edit out non-participants, and add new ones. Contact suggestion cuts my work in half, and assists me in recalling numerous names. When I need to quickly communicate a schedule change, script addition, or weather cancellation, a few letters in the address box bring up my email group list immediately. File folder organization is simple and practical, and allows me to manage productions past and present in detail.

Pros

Thunderbird simplifies our communication with director, cast and crew of every production. Group email lists are manageable and user-friendly.

Cons

I would appreciate the ability to easily export my group lists so that our director could personally address the group.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Higher Education
  • Company size: 501–1 000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Complete control over your mails

Reviewed on 2021/08/05

Pros

It is completely configurable through add-ons. If you use Firefox, you will find the same environmemt and interface.
I have several language thesaurus add-ons, so not to make any typo whatever the language I'm using.
It is free!! Also if many mail software are free, having Mozilla foundation behind gives you the security of future developments, and that it will never change to paid mode...
It is so easy to move your mails and whatever linked to it, from one workstation to another (i.e. when you change your laptop..)... So to replicate your environment and have consistency of your mails (you need to se up IMAP accounts). It is hence also very easy to have backups of your mails, just in case.

Cons

Nothing really, I'm happy with Thunderbird and don't consider to change it in the future...
What I would say, is that maybe I don't use it at its best, for the extensive number of add-ons existing, as I look at them only when I need a certain function.

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Thunderbird offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$0,00
  • Pricing model: Free Version
  • Free Trial: Not Available

Thunderbird is available for free.

Thunderbird has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500

Thunderbird supports the following languages:

English

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