Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/04/19/thunderbird2_released/

Thunderbird 2 is go

Scrubbed up version takes flight

By John Oates

Posted in Applications, 19th April 2007 15:10 GMT

An updated version of the open source email client Thunderbird was released today.

The Mozilla Foundation said Thunderbird 2 would improve users' email experience. It claims better security and spam filtering and improved phishing filters and search.

Mozilla's Firefox browser and Thunderbird client have both won a lot of fans since release.

The software lets you tag emails - either using the tags provided or by creating your own. It also includes message history - you flick back to previous messages like you do with a web browser.

Mozilla also bigs up the benefits of the open source development model.

See the press release here, or you can download it from getthunderbird.com. ®