updated 08:35 am EST, Tue December 7, 2004
Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0
The Mozilla Foundation today released a final version of its email client. Mozilla says that free Thunderbird application focuses on new features and settings to help stop spam and prevent viruses. Versions are available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux--localized in English, German, Greek, and Turkish (with more languages expected). It features adaptive junk mail controls, an integrated RSS news/blog reader, saved searches and a global search bar for easily locating relevant emails, message filters/grouping/labels and other organizational tools, customization through themes/add-ons, and import functions from Outlook, Outlook Express, Eudora, and Netscape Communicator.