Tenfourbird
Tenfourbird
38.9.0

5.0

Tenfourbird free download for Mac

Tenfourbird38.9.0

27 July 2016

Harness the power of Thunderbird 38.9.0 on your PowerPC Mac.

Overview

Tenfourbird comes in different tuned versions for specific PowerPC processor families:

Tenfourbird is a fast, efficient email always based on the current version of Thunderbird, but unlike the main distribution, Tenfourbird is compatible with OS X 10.4 and 10.5 running on PowerPC processors.

What's new in Tenfourbird

Version 38.9.0:
Updates
  • Update codebase to TenFourFox 38.8.0
  • Bugfix backports from ESR45
  • blocklist.xml updates are also backported
Sources
  • tenfourbird_source-38.9.0.tar.xz : Tenfourbird source code
  • tenfourbird_changesets-38.9.0.tar.xz : Tenfourbird changesets
Known Issues
  • Auto Updater does not fully supported. (Update Checker is supported. But you need to download and install new version manually.)
  • Tenfourbird doesn't contains Enigmail add-on since v17.0. It provide separately.
  • Enigmail for Tenfourbird 10.0.* or before does not update automatically. You need to download and install Enigmail for Tenfourbird manually.
  • Sudden message deletion issue is reported. I think it may related Mbox compaction. I recommend mail backup before folder compaction.
  • Chat communication disconnects regularly. (forum)
  • There are also open tickets reported.
  • High CPU usage after sending email

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How would you rate Tenfourbird app?

15 Reviews of Tenfourbird

5
rardin
23 April 2012
Version: 10.0.3

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I've been using Tenfourbird exclusively for a few weeks now and have had no issues. It is a bit hard to gauge the performance of an email client, but Tenfourbird 10.0.3_2 feels noticeably more snappy to me than Thunderbird 3.1.20. Anyone who still uses a PPC-based Mac should appreciate the efforts of the person who built Tenfourbird, which is based on TenFourFox, especially now that Mozilla has dropped support for the Thunderbird 3.1 branch.
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5
rardin
27 July 2016
Version: 38.9.0
The anonymous developer of Tenfourbird continues to build on Cameron Kaiser's excellent work on TenFourFox, yielding a very usable email client for users of PPC Mac users. Kudos!
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5
jeffswritingworld
28 June 2015
Version: 31.7.0
With Postbox Express having thrown any PPC development and support out of the window, and classifying it as officially obsolete, I came on to MU this morning and found this. After unzipping it it asked to populate itself, and then took about a minute to bring over my fifteen email accounts faultlessly. All I had to do was input the passwords et voila. A lot, lot faster to load than PBE, (which in turn was far better than Mac Mail), it's email search engine is blisteringly quick. I also like the very classy read window which offers me the chance to go straight to the owners website link. Plus there's a calendar and to do list built in. Lovely stuff. It's so nice, I'm off to Mozilla to donate. (Setup? Mac PPC G5 1.8ghz dual processor, 4mb ram running OSX 10.5.8).
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bowlerboy-jmb
20 May 2015
Version: 31.7.0
As a matter of protocol, no developer should simply assume that users know what the software does. A description is always required, followed by claims (to be judged by customers) whether the software fulfills its promise or not.

I see no such statements here, which is either a sign of arrogance or a simple oversight that can be corrected by:

(1) Describe first what Thunderbird is, then
(2) Describe what TenFourBird is, and does, to allegedly improve what Thunderbird does.

It is a big mistake to assume that we know such things. It is the responsibility of the developer to sell his software to us, even if it is free.
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Bjoernowitsch
07 April 2015
Version: 31.6.0
Today, I tried myself at the new 31.6 version, but I found that, just like the previous version, the German language pack 31.0, does not work on this version either. From now on, I will not use this software, because I will not let anyone dictate how to use my software.
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Bjoernowitsch
25 September 2014
Version: 31.1.0
The most recent update of Tenfourbird, the 31.1.1, is no longer supported by Mac OS X 10.4.11 Tiger. It can no longer download e-mails from my accounts. It works, although a bit slow, especially when downloading pictures in mails, with my Leopard (Mac OS X 105.8).
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5
rardin
21 December 2013
Version: 24.2.0
I'm impressed with Tenfourbird 24, which feels more snappy to me than version 17. I reported a pesky menu issue in early November that has since been resolved (thanks again to our anonymous friend in Japan!). I've been using Tfb 24 to access a mix of one POP and three IMAP accounts across three different mail providers for 7+ weeks and it's been very stable. Nice work.
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Penguirl
24 September 2013
Version: 17.0.8
17.0.9 is available from the developer's site.
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rardin
23 February 2013
Version: 17.0
Builds of Tenfourbird 17.0.3 were made available yesterday.
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3.5
Pik80
30 November 2012
Version: 17.0
The update to TenFourBird 17 from 10 doesn't seem like that big of a step to me. I have been very happy with the upgrade from TenFourFox 10 to 17 but I can hardly see any improvement in the email app that is an upgrade over the way it was done before. I was hoping for a better tagging system like TFF. Also the inactive tags look a little weird, wonder why they changed that?
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rardin
10 November 2012
Version: 10.0.10
Check out the beta build of Tenfourbird 17.0 that our friend in Japan has made available. Follow the Visit Developer's Site link above and click on the Downloads button.
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5
Jazzyguy
21 July 2012
Version: 10.0.6
Excellent application for my PPC Macs. I love it!
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rardin
19 July 2012
Version: 10.0.5
Version 10.0.6 was made available earlier today.
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3.5
Pik80
19 June 2012
Version: 10.0.5
Sweet! I was hoping they would port Thunderbird over to PPC! The main problem I have with it is that tagging support is rather mediocre in my opinion. It is too hard to search my tag and too hard to apply tags.
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5
ApplesGuy
29 April 2012
Version: 10.0.4
great email client for PPC Macs! Kudos to the developer for porting this to our PPC Macs! thank you:) Fast, stable, secure, easy to use and easy to import your Apple Mail email inboxes into Tenfourbird.
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5
rardin
23 April 2012
Version: 10.0.3
I've been using Tenfourbird exclusively for a few weeks now and have had no issues. It is a bit hard to gauge the performance of an email client, but Tenfourbird 10.0.3_2 feels noticeably more snappy to me than Thunderbird 3.1.20. Anyone who still uses a PPC-based Mac should appreciate the efforts of the person who built Tenfourbird, which is based on TenFourFox, especially now that Mozilla has dropped support for the Thunderbird 3.1 branch.
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