Thunderbird 14

Thunderbird 15 is coming out this Tuesday, August 21st and there are a couple User Interface (UI) changes as part of the new Australis UI. The tabs have been redesigned to look like well tabs (similar to what you see in Google Chrome). There has been some other small refinements in appearance of the UI as well. Also, when you are customizing your toolbars, there is no longer an option for ‘small icons’. Note: The ‘small icons’ change currently only affects Windows builds. Linux builds still had the ‘small icons’ option (have not heard about Mac users). Interestingly though, looking on my Windows 7…

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Thunderbird 14 Update Released

Mozilla has released an update to Thunderbird on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Thunderbird 14 includes Various fixes and performance improvements as well as security fixes. Users will prompted to update within the next 72-hours or can manually update via Help > About Thunderbird or can download and install Thunderbird from here. There is one known issue in regards to issues with RSS feeds, see the release notes for more information. Lighting Users: upon first run of Thunderbird 14, an add-on compatibility check with be done. At that time you will be prompted to update from…

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Tired of having to update Lightning every six-weeks (especially those of us who are using the Beta and/or Earlybird/Aurora builds of Thunderbird) when the channel merge hits? EarlyLight is the solution. EarlyLight is developed by rkent and is an unofficial build of Lightning that supports both Beta and Earlybird/Aurora builds of Thunderbird as well as the current release version on all operating systems. No more having to download a different version of Lightning for each Thunderbird channel. Note: EarlyLight currently does NOT support Daily Thunderbird Builds. Before you install EarlyLight, a couple things to keep in mind: If you are using Google Calendar(s)…

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Just Released June 5th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.5 Thunderbird 13 June 7th Thunderbird 14 Beta (14.0b1) June 14th Thunderbird 15 Earlybird (15.0a2) June 15th Thunderbird 13.0.1 Coming Soon July 17th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.6 Thunderbird 14 Thunderbird 15 Beta (15.0b1)* Thunderbird 16 Earlybird (16.0a2)* Future Releases August 28th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.7 Thunderbird 15 Thunderbird 16 Beta (16.0b1)* Thunderbird 17 Earlybird (16.7a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for Earlybird and Beta builds reflect when the code merge is set to begin. The actual release to that particular channel may vary by several days. See the Wiki for more…

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Just Released None Coming Soon June 5th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.5 Thunderbird 13 Thunderbird 14 Beta (14.0b1)* Thunderbird 15 Earlybird (15.0a2)* Future Releases July 17th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.6 Thunderbird 14 Thunderbird 15 Beta (15.0b1)* Thunderbird 16 Earlybird (16.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for Earlybird and Beta builds reflect when the code merge is set to begin. The actual release to that particular channel may vary by several days. See the Wiki for more details.

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Just Released April 24th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.4 Thunderbird 12.0.0 April 26th Thunderbird 13 Beta (13.0b1)* April 27th Thunderbird 14 Earlybird (14.0a2)* Coming Soon June 5th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.5 Thunderbird 13 Thunderbird 14 Beta (14.0b1)* Thunderbird 15 Earlybird (15.0a2)* Future Releases July 17th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.6 Thunderbird 14 Thunderbird 15 Beta (15.0b1)* Thunderbird 16 Earlybird (16.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for Earlybird and Beta builds reflect when the code merge is set to begin. The actual release to that particular channel may vary by several days. See the Wiki for more details.

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Mozilla Messaging competed the merge for Thunderbird 13 Beta on April 26th and Thunderbird 14 Earlybird on April 27th. Existing Earlybird and Beta users can update (within the same build) to the newest version by going to Help > About Thunderbird (or Earlybird). Users wanting to move from the Earlybird to Beta, Beta to Earlybird or do not currently have a version of Thunderbird Earlybird or Beta installed will need to manually update via The Future of Thunderbird site. Planned Release Dates (subject to change): Thunderbird 13: June 5th, 2012 Thunderbird 14: July 17th, 2012

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