Thunderbird 38.1.0 Released

Mozilla has released the next installment of the Thunderbird 38.x branch on July 9, 2015. Thunderbird 38.1.0 contains underlying code that is Firefox 38.1.0 esr. Some of the fixes and issues in this release include:

  • FIXED – Copy/Paste into plain text editor deletes newlines from quoted text (bug 1143570)
  • FIXED –  OAuth2 authentication for GMail does not work when specified server is or (bug 1176773)
  • UNRESOLVED – Import from Outlook and Eudora disabled, code currently not working (bug 1175055)

Important! If you are still using Thunderbird 31.x, you will be prompted to update to Thunderbird 38.1.0 next week. The Thunderbird 31.x branch has reached its end of life and no longer supported.

See the release notes from complete list of fixes in this release. User should be able to get this release by going within Thunderbird to Help > About Thunderbird and following the prompts. The next planned installment release is Thunderbird 38.2.0 due sometime in Mid-August 2015.