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Betterbird for Mac

A better Mozilla Thunderbird.

Free
In English
Version 115.3.0
3.5
Based on 6 user rates

Betterbird overview

Betterbird is a fine-tuned version of Mozilla Thunderbird, Thunderbird on steroids, if you will.

Betterbird is a soft fork of Mozilla Thunderbird. Soft fork means that it is closely following the Thunderbird Extended Support Releases (ESR) therefore avoiding the mistakes of other forks which quickly lost track of upstream Thunderbird, thus opening users up to security vulnerabilities.

If you like Thunderbird but are discouraged by too many bugs, then give Betterbird a try. It is 100% compatible with Thunderbird's ESR version. You can install the same dot release of Thunderbird in parallel and switch between Betterbird and Thunderbird on the same profile without problems and without needing the -allow-downgrade command line switch.

Betterbird is better than Thunderbird in three ways:

  • it contains new features exclusive to Betterbird
  • it contains bug fixes exclusive to Betterbird
  • and it contains fixes that Thunderbird may ship at a later stage

Please refer to the feature table on the website for specific examples about the Betterbird being simply better.

What’s new in version 115.3.0

Betterbird for Mac

Free
In English
Version 115.3.0
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3.5

(3 Reviews of Betterbird)

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itoldusoandso
itoldusoandso
May 25 2023
102.11.0
5.0
May 25 2023
5.0
Version: 102.11.0
Nice. https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/64301/betterbird/review
brian163
brian163
May 13 2023
102.11.0
0.0
May 13 2023
0.0
Version: 102.11.0
If you want to contribute to making Thunderbird better, why not just channel your energy into contributing to the source? This sounds more like it should be called Bitterbird. I don't get it.
Sleek
Sleek
May 3 2023
102.10.1
2.0
May 3 2023
2.0
Version: 102.10.1
Seems like Crippleware. 1, No Smart Folder 2, No Update, Primary, Important Archive Folders 3, No Color Coding of Folders. Every Time I open Betterbird, it downloads same Mail again and again in My pop setup even I have set up gmail pop server settings.
nolen
nolen
Apr 5 2024
115.3.0
2.0
Apr 5 2024
2.0
Version: 115.3.0
firewall00110-1
firewall00110-1
Jun 10 2023
102.11.0
2.0
Jun 10 2023
2.0
Version: 102.11.0
itoldusoandso
itoldusoandso
May 25 2023
102.11.0
5.0
May 25 2023
5.0
Version: 102.11.0
makareim
makareim
May 6 2023
102.10.1
5.0
May 6 2023
5.0
Version: 102.10.1
Sleek
Sleek
May 3 2023
102.10.1
2.0
May 3 2023
2.0
Version: 102.10.1
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
May 3 2023
102.10.1
5.0
May 3 2023
5.0
Version: 102.10.1