I use Thunderbird for my work email. Millions of people around the world use it as their email program. It's simple to use, and talks to most types of email server (including Gmail, if you want). It was originally a spin-off of Firefox, but the browser company no longer supports it as much as it did. Even so, it's still a popular product, and one of only a handful of free top-quality email cllients for Windows.
If you use Thunderbird, here's something you may not know. While everyone is aware that Firefox has an entire ecosystem of add-ins and extensions available to enhance it, it's not so widely known that there are loads of free Thunderbird extensions available too. These range from functional things such as handling mailing lists and mailmerge, to aesthetics such as themes.
So if you're sick of the pale blue colour that Thunderbird uses as a default, you can change it by installing a theme extension.
To browse and install extensions, select the Add-Ons option from the Tools menu within Thunderbird. If you don't see the menu line, press and release the Alt key and it will appear. You can then install your chosen add-on right within the program.
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