Email client recommendations

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Heeter, Nov 8, 2003.

  1. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Outlook express is getting on my nerves,

    I am willing to put 20$ or so on a new client, but I really would like freeware. Any ideas? Something that I could import my windows address book, and might even be configured to answer my hotmail accounts. Something antispam programs would not have trouble with.

    Thanks in advance.

    Heeter
     
  2. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Thunderbird. Not sure about hotmail (never even tried, but there's 3rd party apps that do hotmail>pop3 anyway) but it has built in bayesian filtering to keep the spam down.

    Link : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/thunderbird/
     
  3. lechtard

    lechtard Guest

    Eudora is free .. with the addware -
     
  4. JJB6486

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  5. I use Outlook :)
    But I tried Thunderbird, liked it a lot.
     
  6. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Thanks you all,

    Thunderbird it will be, then.


    Heeter
     
  7. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    A wise choice :D
     
  8. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Wow it's free too!

    Thanks a bunch. I wonder if it can open hotmail. I will fiddle around with it and see, I guess.

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  9. SPeedY_B

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    Not just free. open source ;)
    I've never tried to open hotmail with it before now (had no need) but if it doesn't support it, then there are always apps that convert hotmail (and yahoo! I believe) mail to be compatible with any pop3 mail client
     
  10. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    So if I had the brainpower,

    I would be able to add a highlight, right-click "Empty this folder into trash" option to any left screen side folder in this program. Hmmmmmm, I wish I knew what to look for to do that in the program folder. I will go see if I can do that.

    Heeter
     
  11. Vector_One

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    Thunderbird doesn't support hotmail. Which isn't really surprising if you think about it. After all, Hotmail is a Microsoft service.
     
  12. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Hotmail Popper - www.boolean.ca
    Use that to access your Hotmail account through Thunderbird. :)

    I personally use Outlook 2003 since I make extensive use of the calendar feature. It uses Bayesian filtering to sort out spam as well.
    But if I just needed a simple mail client, it would be Thunderbird without a doubt.
     
  13. X-Istence

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  14. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    I forgot about hotmail popper.
    I do have it in here somewhere.

    Heeter