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Thunderbird teams up with secure and private email provider Mailfence

Mailfence announced a partnership with Thunderbird on the company's blog just a few days ago. Mailfence is a secure and private email provider headquartered in Belgium promising a tracking-free privacy-preserving email service […]

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Thunderbird 78.9.0 is a bug fix and security release

A new stable version of the Thunderbird email client has been released on March 23, 2021. Thunderbird 78.9.0 is a bug fix and security update for all stable versions of the email […]

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Thunderbird Financial Report 2020 shows strong year-to-year growth

MZLA Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mozilla Foundation, released the financial report 2020 for Thunderbird last week. The entire Thunderbird project moved from being a part of Mozilla Foundation, which it […]

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Thunderbird 78.8.1 is a bug fix release

The team that is responsible for the Thunderbird desktop email client has released Thunderbird 78.8.1 to the stable channel. The new version of the email client is already available; it is a […]

LocalFolders is a Thunderbird extension that helps you create local mail storage directories

LocalFolders is a Thunderbird extension that helps you create local mail storage directories

Mail boxes can fill up quickly depending on how often you communicate, newsletters, notification emails land in your inbox. This results in a cluttered mess. One way to deal with this is […]

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Thunderbird 78.8.0 security update is out

Thunderbird 78.8.0 has been released on February 23, 2021. The release schedule of the email client follows that of the Firefox web browser as code is shared between the two browsers. It […]

View a mail's contents quickly without clicking on it with the MessagePreview extension for Thunderbird

View a mail's contents quickly without clicking on it with the MessagePreview extension for Thunderbird

How many mail accounts do you have in Thunderbird? The more you have, the more cluttered it becomes, doesn't it? And if you have a ton of mails, it's not any easier […]

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ThirdStats adds visualized statistics to Thunderbird email accounts

ThirdStats is a relatively new extension for the Thunderbird email client; its main purpose is to provide users with statistics on email use. If you ever wondered about the times of day […]

Highlight text in your outgoing mails with the Textmarker extension for Thunderbird

Highlight text in your outgoing mails with the Textmarker extension for Thunderbird

Maybe you're communicating with your bank, or mailing your colleagues regarding a project, or you're responding to a business inquiry. You may want a way to keep track of the conversation, and […]

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Thunderbird team outlines plans for the email client

The next major Thunderbird release is version 91; it is scheduled for a release in the third quarter of 2021. The developers have published a roadmap in which they list new features […]

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The most useful Thunderbird shortcuts

The Thunderbird email client is a popular open source desktop program that is used by millions for sending, receiving and managing emails. The program supports a number of keyboard shortcuts that are […]

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Thunderbird 78.7.1 released with CardDAV improvements

Thunderbird 78.7.1 is now available; the new stable version of the email client includes fixes, CardDAV improvements, and a change that affects extensions that use legacy APIs. Thunderbird 78.7.1 can be downloaded […]

Add post-it notes to your mails in Thunderbird with the XNote++ extension

Add post-it notes to your mails in Thunderbird with the XNote++ extension

Do you have the habit of saving draft mails to serve as reminders? Many people do that, and sometimes, these are related to messages that you may have received or sent earlier. […]

BorderColors D is a Thunderbird extension that helps you avoid sending mails from the wrong account

BorderColors D is a Thunderbird extension that helps you avoid sending mails from the wrong account

Have you ever sent an email to the wrong recipient? Sure, it happens. Have you sent a mail from the wrong account? I have, and I think it's safe to say some […]

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Thunderbird 78.7.0 is a security and bug fix update (for the most part)

The email client Thunderbird 78.7.0 has been released on January 26, 2020. The new version of Thunderbird fixes security issues, improves the extensions system, and fixes several bugs on top of that. […]

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Thunderbird will use multiple processes in the future

If you are using the Nightly version of the Thunderbird email client, called Thunderbird Daily, then you may have noticed that recent versions of Thunderbird Daily use multiple processes. Stable and Beta […]

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Thunderbird 78.6.1 is a security and bug fix update

Thunderbird 78.6.1 has been released on January 11, 2021. The new version of the open source cross-platform email client fixes a single critical security issue (the same that affected the Firefox browser […]

Windows Taskbar Unread Badge displays an icon to indicate the total number of unread mails in Thunderbird

Windows Taskbar Unread Badge displays a dynamic icon to indicate the total number of unread mails in Thunderbird

It's been a while since I wrote about Thunderbird extensions. Here's one that I've been using to ensure I don't miss new mails that land in my inbox. The add-on is called […]