Thunderbird is a fantastic, feature rich email client that comes from the minds of the very clever people who make the Firefox web browser.

Mozilla’s Thunderbird gives you loads of features and customizable options such as: IMAP/POP support.  A built-in RSS reader.  Support for HTML mail.  A powerful quick search with saved search folders.  There is also advanced message filtering. Message grouping. Labels.  Return receipts.  You can configure a smart address book with LDAP address completion. There are import tools and the ability to manage multiple e-mail and newsgroup accounts.  With Thunderbird you can also have Tabbed email, an Archive feature similar to the one in GMail. Lightning fast search and Smart folders.

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In this version of the software, there has been close to 60 bug fixes.  You can see the full list here.

This version of Thunderbord weighs in at 24.23MB (25,405,184 bytes) and to use the software you require one of the following operating systems; Windows XP / Vista / Windows7 / XP64 / Vista64 / Windows7 64 / Windows8 / Windows8 64

You can download Thunderbird 30.0 Beta1 from FileHippo today.

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