Sunday, May 8, 2011

10 Most Useful Add-Ons for Thunderbird

There are a lot of add-ons available for Thunderbird however these are just some of the add-ons which you will find extremely useful.

  1. Lightning - This is an integrated calendar for Thunderbird which can help you manage your daily schedule.
  2. Image Zoom - If you have a big or small picture Image Zoom can help you zoom it in or out.
  3. Mouse Gestures Redox - Allows you to execute common commands (like page forward/backward, close tab, new tab) by mouse gestures drawn over the current webpage, without reaching for the toolbar or the keyboard.
  4. Contacts Sidebar - It displays the address books in a sidebar.
  5. Spamato4Thunderbird - If you are looking for an effective client-side anti-spam solution for your desktop, than have a stab at Spamato! In contrast to Thunderbird's built-in Bayesian-based filter, we combine several filter techniques to get the best of all.
  6. Enigmail - It enables you to write and receive email messages signed and/or encrypted with the OpenPGP standard.
  7. Wise Stamp - It makes the creation of signature easier.
  8. Thunder Browse - If you received a link from an email you don't have to open your browser anymore because you can now view it within Thunderbird.
  9. MozBackup - Utility software for creating backup of Thunderbird, Firefox, Mozilla Suites and Netscape
  10. Auto Zip Attachments - It allows you to easily compress (zip) attachments.
To install the add-ons simply click Tools, click Install and look for the add-on you downloaded.