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What are the advantages of using Thunderbird over the Gmail browser version?

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I've always wanted to know why people bother... Isn't it faster/easier to just use the web client? Or am I missing something?

If there's anything worth of use to me, I'll gladly start using Thunderbird...
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I use Outlook instead of online mail like Gmail because it's much easier and simplier. No need to start your browser and it will save all your emails locally on the PC.

I havent tried Thunderbird personally, but I've heard it is just like MS Outlook.
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