Thunderbird is an excellent, full-featured mail client that synchronises with your GreenAnt Mail and File Services.
The power of Thunderbird is in its many add-ons. In the following docs we'll detail how to connect using thunderbird as well as how to synchronise your data.
Sending Large Attachments
Thunderbird can connect to your GreenAnt Files storage and automatically send links to large files rather than trying to send them via email. This also allows you to set a password and expiry date for files you share.
Firstly, you'll need to install the add-on called
ownCloud for Filelink.
Syncing Your Calendars
Calendar sync is achieved in Thunderbird using the add-on called
Lighting. When you sync calendars, make sure to use the individual calendar link, which should look something like:
Calendar sync in Thunderbird is very fast (faster than in OS X Calendar of Evolution).
Syncing Your Tasks
While Thunderbird does not support contact synchronisation be default, there are a number of ways of connecting you contacts (stored in
CardDAV format) to Thunderbird.
We recommend using the add-on called
An alternative is
Other Useful Add-Ons
Chromataskswill colour your task list by the calendar colours
Gantt Viewallows viewing calendars and tasks in a Gantt Chart format
Quick Folder Move
Send Later Button