Thunderbird
Thunderbird
78.4.0

4.1

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Thunderbird

23 October 2020

Email client from Mozilla.

Overview

As of July 2012, Thunderbird has transitioned to a new governance model, with new features being developed by the broader free software and open source community, and security fixes and improvements handled by Mozilla.

Thunderbird is a free, open-source, cross-platform e-mail and news (NNTP) client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox, a project aimed at creating a Web browser.

What's new in Thunderbird

Version 78.4.0:
New Features:
  • MailExtensions: browser.tabs.sendMessage API added
  • MailExtensions: messageDisplayScripts API added
Changed
  • Yahoo and AOL mail users using password authentication will be migrated to OAuth2
  • MailExtensions: messageDisplay APIs extended to support multiple selected messages
  • MailExtensions: compose.begin functions now support creating a message with attachments
Fixed:
  • Thunderbird could freeze when updating global search index
  • Multiple issues with handling of self-signed SSL certificates addressed
  • Recipient address fields in compose window could expand to fill all available space
  • Inserting emoji characters in message compose window caused unexpected behavior
  • Button to restore default folder icon color was not keyboard accessible
  • Various keyboard navigation fixes
  • Various color-related theme fixes
  • MailExtensions: Updating attachments with onBeforeSend.addListener() did not work
  • Various security fixes
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339 Reviews of Thunderbird

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5
zlazkow
27 May 2020
Version: 68.8.0

Most helpful

finally decided to move from Spark to TB. I like when I can SEE 30 or more emails in a short space, in one line each, without any icons and stuff like that. In Spark you can scroll and scroll down in order not to mis any email, because each email is quite large and looks nice, but takes up space. In comparison, TB lets you see a LOT of emails, all together, in one line each, although in a much smaller font size. But that's ok in regards to functionality. So, TB is most effective in its simplicity.
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1
Swingscars
21 October 2020
Version: 78.3.3
les polices sont beaucoup trop petites ,pas facile pour les mal voyant. je n'ai gardé l'application qu'une heure malgré cela l'application est facile a manipuler
(0)
drmichaelaschumacher
07 September 2020
Version: 78.2.1
Habe mich dagegen entschieden, da man die Konten und Ordner nicht aus der Vorgängerversion transferieren kann. Sie alle neu zu erstellen, ist mir zu viel Arbeit. Insofern bin ich sehr enttäuscht über dieses no go.
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5
prLab
03 September 2020
Version: 78.2.0
It does everything I need. Never had a problem. Regular updates. Somewhat clunky but heck it's just email.
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4
ben-marko
21 August 2020
Version: 78.1.1
Glad to see TB back in development. it could use some minor tweaks, though. The text in the main window is much too small, it would be nice to see it adjustable for farsighted folks. And the process for adding calendars is still cumbersome, and even broken. It isn't easy to add iCloud calendars or even Google Calendars (that option is completely gone). Hopefully this will be fixed soon. And I am completely amazed at all of the people complaining about the update to v78. Did none of you even bother to read the release notes? Might help. Especially those who are complaining about broken addons. [Hint: https://www.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/78.0/releasenotes/]
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Suricate15
02 August 2020
Version: 78.1.0
I like Thunderbird especially v68.x due to all extensions and internal features.. but v78, if you don't use PGP (who really use PGP..?), seems to be for me at least a kind of "kickback" : a lot of features aren't no more available and customizing TH78 is more restricted. Furthermore still not possible to change the font size of messages list, all Retina Macusers know what I mean. It's a pity that's not implemented again; old third party extension doesn't work since a long time. Updating TH68 database to TH78 seems also not easy.. Finally looking for another Mac email solution in the near future. But not for Apple's email client.
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5
Franc28
31 July 2020
Version: 78.1.0
Excellent.
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4
Bolt1963
26 July 2020
Version: 78.0.1
1. I really like Thunderbird but 2. it is just crazy that at least for me 100 % of the extension I am using stopped working with release 78. I am only using extension with a high user community. Not something really special, So be careful before updating, check the support of your extensions and make a copy of the Thunderbird profile folder before updating to 78. Just in case you need to downgrade again to the older release.
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3
sandysandaver
07 June 2020
Version: 68.9.0
It does not upload new versions from 68.6.0 and asks you to download it. Then after deleting App from Applications and dragging new version into Apps the loader can be ejected, but comes out again as soon as you try and open the new App. It then offers you the chance to keep your existing profile, but the dock icon and the App in the Apps folder is not open properly. It is compromised by poor code as, otherwise it would load automatically on the upgrade, which it does not do. All the advice on Mozilla Support does not work with this problem. It seems that Thunderbird have given up any sense of integrity in this App. I have always been able ti update until 68.6.0. The code is wrong in the updates now and everone says that here is not a problem, but I have an iMac just over a year old and the latest OSX which is always up to date and my computer works flawlessly it's just that I have to say using 68.6.0 whether I like it or not.
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1
glindabaum
01 June 2020
Version: 68.8.1
Thunderbird has NO Mac OSX integration, it can not even handle in line images without having a fit. This is a pathetic effort on the part of Mozilla to pass off crap to Mac users. Don't even bother!
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5
zlazkow
27 May 2020
Version: 68.8.0
finally decided to move from Spark to TB. I like when I can SEE 30 or more emails in a short space, in one line each, without any icons and stuff like that. In Spark you can scroll and scroll down in order not to mis any email, because each email is quite large and looks nice, but takes up space. In comparison, TB lets you see a LOT of emails, all together, in one line each, although in a much smaller font size. But that's ok in regards to functionality. So, TB is most effective in its simplicity.
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