Thunderbird 8 Beta Released

Mozilla has released to Beta Channel Thunderbird 8 on October 4, 2011. What’s new in Thunderbird 8 Beta includes:

  • Add-ons installed by third party programs are now disabled by default
  • Added a one-time add-on selection dialog to manage previously installed add-ons
  • Improved accessibilty of the attachment lists
  • Several user interface fixes and improvements
  • and numerous other platform fixes

Thunderbird Beta 7 users should be able to update via Help > About Thunderbird or may download and install Thunderbird 8 Beta manually here.

Source: Mozilla Developer’s Center