Thunderbird 68.5.0 out with new features and security updates

MZLA Technologies Corporation has launched Thunderbird; that is the primary launch of Thunderbird below the newly based guardian firm that could be a wholly owned subsidiary of Mozilla Foundation.

Thunderbird is already obtainable by way of the e-mail shopper’s built-in updating system but additionally as a direct obtain on the mission’s official web site

Thunderbird customers might choose Help > About Thunderbird to run a verify for updates from inside the shopper. The new model must be picked up, downloaded and put in robotically at that time. A restart is required to finish the method.


thunderbird 68.5.0

Thunderbird 60.x installations aren’t robotically upgraded to the new model except the calendar add-on Lightning is put in.

The long-standing challenge when upgrading from Thunderbird 60.x to 68.x has not been fastened but. Installed extensions aren’t up to date robotically through the improve course of; this can be obligatory for compatibility functions and some add-ons could also be disabled as a consequence. The built-in replace verify for add-ons will verify for new variations of put in extensions after the improve nevertheless.

The new model of the e-mail shopper comes with two new features:

  • Support for OAuth authentication for POP3 accounts.
  • Support for Client Identity IMAP/SMTP Service Extension

Both prolong compatibility and are welcome additions to the e-mail program’s listing of supported features.

The official launch notes listing 4 non-security fixes (three of which repair Calendar points):

  1. Calendar: fastened choice to take away shade from for default classes.
  2. Calendar: fastened a difficulty that prompted the calendar part to load a number of occasions.
  3. Calendar: fastened a bug that prompted the Today pane’s width to not be preserved throughout classes.
  4. Fixed a standing space bug that made it go clean throughout account setup.

Additionally, Thunderbird contains a number of security updates. The listing of fastened security points reveals excessive, reasonable and low points that the group fastened within the new launch.

Now You: Do you utilize Thunderbird? What’s your tackle latest variations and developments?

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