Thunderbird

While ThunderBird began as a small email app for desktops, it now offers other services. Some of these include chat protocols, news and group links, subscriptions, and so much more. You can read more about its features and updates in this section.

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Thunderbird 78.4.3 is out with a handful of fixes

Two Thunderbird releases in a single week; after Thunderbird 78.4.2, released on November 10, 2020, comes Thunderbird 78.4.3. Unlike the first release of the week, this one addresses non-security issues only in […]

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Email client Thunderbird 78.4.1 is out

A new version of the cross-platform email client Thunderbird has been released on November 6, 2020. Thunderbird 78.4.1 is an update for the stable channel of the email client that addresses several […]

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Thunderbird 78.4.0 email client with fixes and extensions capabilities

Thunderbird 78.4.0 is now available. The new version of the email client includes several important fixes and extensions improvements. Thunderbird 78.4.0 is available for all supported operating systems (Windows, Linux and Mac […]

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Thunderbird 78.3.3 is out. Find out what is new

The Thunderbird email client development team has released a new version of the latest version of the desktop client for all supported operating systems. Thunderbird 78.3.3 is a minor bug fix release […]

thunderbird 78.3.2

Thunderbird 78.3.2 update is out

Thunderbird 78.3.2 has been released on October 7, 2020. The new minor update for the browser includes several non-security fixes as well as a change in the updating behavior of the desktop […]

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Thunderbird 78.3.0 and 78.3.1 have been released

MZLA Technologies Corporation has released two new versions of the Thunderbird desktop email client this week.  Thunderbird 78.30 was released on September 24, 2020, and Thunderbird 78.3.1 just two days later on […]

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Automatic Thunderbird upgrade to version 78.x has started

Users of the desktop email client Thunderbird who are still running version 68.x of the program will be upgraded to Thunderbird 78.2.2 automatically. The development team of the email client put an […]

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Thunderbird 78.2.2 email client update is out

The Thunderbird email client team has released a new version of the program for all supported operating systems. Thunderbird 78.2.2 is a bug fix update for the most part but it introduces […]

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thunderbird 78.2.1

Thunderbird 78.2.1 is out with OpenPGP enabled

The team that works on the Thunderbird email client has released Thunderbird 78.2.1 to the client's stable channel on August 29, 2020. Existing Thunderbird installations will be upgraded automatically to the new […]

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Email Client Thunderbird 78.2.0 released

A new version of the open source email client Thunderbird is now available. Thunderbird 78.2.0 is an update for the new main branch of the email client, Thunderbird 78.0. Thunderbird 78.0 is […]

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Thunderbird 78.0.1 has been released

The team that is responsible for developing the Thunderbird email client has released Thunderbird 78.0.1 to the public on July 21, 2020. The new version is the first minor update for Thunderbird's […]

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A look at some of the changes in Thunderbird 78

The team behind the desktop email client Thunderbird has released version 78.0 of the program officially today. The new version introduces major changes and is only offered as a direct download at […]

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Thunderbird 78.0 Release Imminent

MZLA Technologies Corporation has uploaded Thunderbird 78.0 to the distribution server; this means that the new major version of the email client will be released soon. Update: The release notes are up […]

thunderbird 68.9.0

Thunderbird 68.9.0 is a security and small bug fix release

The team behind the Thunderbird email client has released Thunderbird 68.9.0 Stable to the public. Thunderbird follows the release schedule and versioning of Firefox ESR, Extended Support Release. Mozilla decreased the time […]

thunderbird 68.8.0

Thunderbird 68.8.0 is out with bug and security fixes

MZLA Technologies Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mozilla Foundation, has released Thunderbird 68.8.0. The new version of the open source cross-platform email client is available for all supported operating systems. Existing […]

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Thunderbird 68.7.0 has been released

The developers of the email client Thunderbird have released Thunderbird 68.7.0 to the public. The update for the stable 68.x branch of the email client is a maintenance update for the most […]

Thunderbird has a new owner

The open source email client Thunderbird has finally found a new home. The team announced today that the Thunderbird project will be "operating from a new wholly owned subsidiary of the Mozilla […]

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Thunderbird add-on developer launches Kickstarter campaign to ensure continued compatibility

The extension system of the Thunderbird email client is changing. The email client is based on Firefox code to a large degree and since Mozilla changed the extension system to WebExtensions, it […]

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Thunderbird 68.4.1 is a security update

Thunderbird 68.4.1 was released a couple of days ago. The new version is a security update for the email client that patches a security vulnerability that is exploited in the wild as […]

Minimize Thunderbird to the system tray with ThunderBirdTray

Minimize Thunderbird to the system tray with ThunderBirdTray

Mozilla threw a wrench in my plans to review a few Thunderbird add-ons that I liked, when the v68 update killed some legacy extensions. One of these was MinimizeToTray Reanimated, which was […]

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Email client Thunderbird 68.3.0 is out

The Thunderbird team has released Thunderbird 68.3.0 recently. The new version of the new major branch of the email client is a security and maintenance release for the most part that fixes […]

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Thunderbird 60.9.1 and 68.2.2 have been released

The Thunderbird development team has released two updates for the two supported branches of the email client. Thunderbird 60.9.1 and Thunderbird 68.2.2 are now available; both releases fix issues in the email […]

Manage your Todo.txt with Thunderbird using this extension

Manage your Todo.txt with Thunderbird using this extension

Remember our article about Todo.Txt? We told you how easy and efficient it is to create your very own cross platform task management and reminder file system. The beauty of the system […]

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Mail client Thunderbird 68.2.0 is out

A new version of the email client Thunderbird is now available. Thunderbird 68.2.0 was released on October 22, 2019 (the same day that Firefox 70.0 was released). Thunderbird installations that are on […]

Quicktext for Thunderbird lets you create email templates and add them to your emails in seconds

Quicktext for Thunderbird lets you create email templates and add them to your emails in seconds

Quicktext is an add-on for the Thunderbird email client that lets you create templates that you may insert into emails at any time. If you send a lot of emails or reply […]

thunderbird 68.0

Thunderbird 68.0 is out: major email client update

The Thunderbird team has released Thunderbird 68.0, a new major version of the desktop email client that is going to replace the current branch Thunderbird 60.x in the long run. Thunderbird 68.0 […]

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Not all extensions will be supported in Thunderbird 68

While Thunderbird 60.7.0 will be released later today, work continues on the next major release of the email client, Thunderbird 68.0. Thunderbird development is closely tied to the development of Firefox ESR. […]

thunderbird 60.5.2

Thunderbird 60.5.2 has been released

The desktop email client Thunderbird has been updated to version 60.5.2 on February 25, 2019. The new Thunderbird 60.5.2 comes as an update for all previous versions of the software. Thunderbird 60.5.2 […]

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Thunderbird 60.5.0 released

Thunderbird 60.5.0 was released on January 29, 2019. The new version of the cross-platform email client introduces search engine improvements, integrates WeTransfer for file attachment uploads, and improves integration of Microsoft Exchange […]

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Thunderbird: big plans for 2019

The Thunderbird team provided us with an outlook of things to come for the desktop email client in a new post on the official Thunderbird blog. Mozilla revealed in 2015 that it […]

thunderbird 60

Thunderbird 52 to 60 update rollout started

The development team behind the email client Thunderbird released Thunderbird 60 in August 2018. Updates from Thunderbird 52.x to 60.x were not activated back then; users had to install Thunderbird 60 manually […]

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Thunderbird 60.0 release information

A new major version of the email client Thunderbird will be released later today that brings the version of the program to Thunderbird 60.0. While August 6, 2018 is the release date, […]

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New extensions portal for Thunderbird and SeaMonkey launches

Up until now, Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey users, used a single portal for extensions for their products. Even users of Firefox-based browsers could point their browsers to https://addons.mozilla.org/ to search for, download, […]

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Thunderbird 60: extension and theme changes

The Thunderbird development team released the last version of the 52.x branch a couple of days ago. The next version of Thunderbird will be Thunderbird 60.0 if no last minute minor version […]

thunderbird 52.9.0

Mozilla Thunderbird 52.9.0 released

The Thunderbird team has released a new version of the open source cross-platform email client. Thunderbird 52.9.0 is a security update first and foremost which makes it a recommended update for all […]

thunderbird 52.8.0

Thunderbird 52.8.0 security update released

Thunderbird 52.8.0 is a new version of the popular cross-platform email client that fixes several security vulnerabilities in the email client. Existing Thunderbird users can run a check for updates from within […]

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Thunderbird 60 and extensions support

Thunderbird 60 will be the next major release of the desktop email program. It is a major release because Thunderbird is moved to a new Extended Support Release base (and as is […]

thunderbird 52.6.0

Thunderbird 52.6.0 with security fixes released

Thunderbird 52.6.0 is a security update for the popular desktop email client. The release is available via the email client's automatic update feature and also on the official project website. Thunderbird users […]

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Thunderbird Audit reveals unpatched security issues

A recent security audit of the email client Thunderbird and the encryption extension Enigmail revealed unpatched security issues in the email program and in Enigmail. The report has not been released yet […]

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How to encrypt your emails in Thunderbird

Emails are by default just like postcards. That's good on the one hand, as it ensures that sender and recipient can read the email messages without issues. It means however as well […]


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