SpiceBird is free and open source personal information manager that combines various communicative tools in one single interface and simplifying communication among users. You get email, calendar, instant messaging in single interface. It is designed using Mozilla Thunderbird, Sunbird and Xmpp4moz and some other software.
SpiceBird is attractive communication freeware, retaining all the features of desktop and linking you to the world of web.
Features of SpiceBird:
- Integration of communication applications in one suite, it makes communication easy and at one spot
- Interactive home screen
- Application related applets
- Blogs as mail- it easily post your blogs like mails
- Collaboration of mail and instant messaging on same application makes your communication with your friends easy. It is capable of connecting itself with any standard email server (if you are using free Yahoo mail, you can try Zimbra Desktop).
- Supports iGoogle Gadgets
- Disable the applications that are not being used
The latest version of open source SpiceBird has introduced its integration CMS (Drupal) and better document management.
The views to your calendars and task list are advanced and easy to operate. You can also import data from ThunderBird, Outlook and Outlook express with this freeware. It also supports MS exchange connector. Even contact management is very easy with SpiceBird, since it manages your contacts with your mail address book and chat windows. This makes it a good free replacement for Outlook.