Best email client?

Discussion in 'polls' started by Paul Wilders, Mar 22, 2002.

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  1. Tassie_Devils

    Tassie_Devils Global Moderator

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    I am with bigc, Dread and Darkmatter, use Thunderbird....

    TAS
     
  2. tuatara

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    hi Tas, i agree on a Mozilla based emailclient (or Mulberry).

    Is there any reason for you why you choose for Thunderbird and not
    Mozilla other then you don't need the browser or so?

    I would like to know if you found any differences in Mozilla mail and Thunderbird.
    because the last time i checked i couldn't find any.

    Or perhaps you never looked at Mozilla (don't need the browser)
    I would choose Mozilla if i wanted the browser and thunderbird if not.


    Greetings ..Tuatara
     
  3. leehigdon3

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    Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.3. Seems the bugs in earlier versions have been resolved. I don't know what I could possibly need from an email client that I can't get from Thunderbird.
     
  4. AJohn

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    So far I like Becky the best. Thunderbird is nice, but I diddnt like some of the options and diddn't notice PGP support. I have not tried The BAT yet, but I am going to give it a shot. I noticed that someone asked for a URL to The BAT:
    http://www.ritlabs.com/en/products/thebat/
     
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  5. meneer

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    I dumped Thunderbird (used 0.:cool:, because it wouldn't remember the passwords for the different mailaccounts :mad:

    So I renewed my The Bat! license...
     
  6. AJohn

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    As much as I love FireFox I can't seem to make myself like Thunderbird.
     
  7. Eldar

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    I too am a licensed user of The Bat, but recently more and more Bat users are simply abandonning it, due to the new version. These users, in search of another email client, have been asking a lot of questions at the forum I'm moderating.

    It's sold as a major update, but I didn't see much of what was new. A new look was introduced, but not much new was introduced. I really didn't like the way it hooks into my startup. I always get an Ad-Watch alert, whenever it wants to start. :(
    I'm staying with my previous version of The Bat, as well as my other email clients.
     
  8. Firefoxguy

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    Yes. me too.
     
  9. bolleke3

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  10. wings

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    There is no best E-mail client, they all have their limitations, especially when it comes to security.
     
  11. steverio

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    Hi Eldar...

    I've tried some other email clients out but have stuck with more interest on TB. I liked the SB v2 and now the upcoming transformation to TB Pro v3 because of the encryptive capabilites. I don't know if you have tried the many betas that have been issuing forth since the V3 release. I think TB is looking very good right now and continuing to be improved. I don't know what you mean by "...the way it hooks into my startup...."?
     
  12. Eldar

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    Hi Steverio,
    I've tried almost every email client on the market, whether free or paid version. I never tried TB Pro v3, but TB Personal v3. Too complicated for me, I guess. :D
    Never tried any betas as I'm already involved in beta-testing for my present email client.
    I know TB has some really good points too, but the main complaint about the new version is about having almost nothing new, no support & no innovations. These are not my words, but the words from former TB users.
    On starting up my PC, I get an alert from Ad-Watch to allow TB to start. I never had this with my previous version. :doubt:

    Edit: adding info :oops:
     
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  13. steverio

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    Maybe the latest beta version of TB might correct the AW alert or wait for TB 3.0.1 final to try out. I don't use Ad-Watch (I have enough layers of protection as it is...:) ) but I would be posting on their forums for any help concerning this alert, if you haven't already. The alert could be something else too like an interaction with something that was added to your system. These are just some options I would think about. As far as other TB user opinions, I just take these with a grain of salt because the reasons or circumstances behind their decisions could vary so much.
     
  14. Eldar

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    :eek: What ? They're selling a beta version to their customers.
    The alert was definitely from TB. It was identified as a change to the registry on startup. The Ad-Watch log showed it. I only received this alert after I'd installed v3 Personal.
    I don't think LavaSoft could help with this issue, but thanks for the suggestion. ;)
    Already had some bad experiences with RitLabs Support in the past, so I don't want to go there again. :mad:
    I'm staying with v2.12, so we'll see upon a new update/release.

    I agree those former TB opinions must be taken with a grain of salt , but they're always a welcomed addition to our group. :)
     
  15. steverio

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    Thanks Eldar for your input. Go with what you feel best with is what I always say. :)
     
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    Hi Eldar, this is not an issue: all versions of The Bat! (also 2.12) at every start change the RunOnce key (so if you shutdown Windows without close The Bat! it starts again when you reopen Windows. If instead you close before The Bat! it clears the RunOnce key). If you want to avoid the Ad-Watch alerts you must use the "rule editor" for grant this change.
     
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  17. Eldar

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    Thanks ^Ale, for the information. As TB is not my primary client it shouldn't give too much problems. I'll definitely use the rule for the startup, if I change my mind. :D
     
  18. ^Ale

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    You're welcome Eldar.
     
  19. andritogv

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    To me, Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5
     
  20. bigc73542

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    I am useing Thunderbird 2.0 and it is working very well. Actually better than the earlier versions. :thumb:
     
  21. mrfargoreed

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    Thunderbird here, too. Not tried version 2 yet, but love 1.5. Never had a single problem with it, does everything I want and more, open source - what more can I need?
     
  22. Rmus

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    Forte Agent Newsreader/Email

    1) all configuration settings are in *.ini files - nothing written to the Registry

    2) using separate Agent.ini files allows for multiple setups for newsgroups, email

    3) geared toward keyboard use - extensive set of hotkeys

    4) easy configuration of URL and MIME types

    5) easy configuration of window layout

    6) Powerful filters and expression language

    7) quick switching between Fixed and non-Fixed pitch fonts

    -rich
     
  23. ErikAlbert

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    Thunderbird, which allows me to move my emails and email-address-books to my data partition [D:], instead of keeping them on my system partition [C:] and losing them, when something serious happens to my system partition.
    Thunderbird is also safer in usage, than MS Outlook.
    The split in two partitions, doesn't affect upgradings of Thunderbird, so it WORKS completely.
     
  24. Alphalutra1

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    mutt :D

    Small, effecient, power, works on command line so I can check my mail through an encrypted ssh tunnel when I am not at home, integrates with GnuPG, everything I want :cool:

    Cheers,

    Alphalutra1
     
  25. WSFuser

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    Thunderbird 2.0 RC1 is working great here.
     
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