Thunderbird 60.0 Beta 2
Mozilla Thunderbird makes e-mailing safer, faster, and easier with features such as intelligent spam filters, a built-in RSS reader, and quick search. Thunderbird was designed to prevent viruses and to stop junk mail.
Thunderbird includes tabbed e-mail, new search tools and indexing, smart folders, support for Firefox, a simplified setup wizard and robust junk protections that include phishing and spam filters.
Key Features Include:
- Tabbed email.
- An Archive feature similar to the one found in GMail.
- Lightning fast search.
- Smart folders.
Thunderbird has junk mail tools that have been updated to stay ahead of spam and features anti-phishing protection.
When writing a message, a delete button now allows the removal of a recipient. This delete button is displayed when hovering the To/Cc/Bcc selector.
Further improvements to attachments handling during compose, Alt+M now allows to show the attachment pane.
Thunderbird now allows the conversion of folders from mbox to maildir format and vice versa. This is an experimental feature that needs to be enabled by setting the preference mail.store_conversion_enabled.
WebExtension themes are now enabled in Thunderbird.
Calendar: Allow copying, cutting or deleting of a selected occurrence or the entire series for recurring events.
Calendar: Provide an option to display locations for events in calendar day and week views.
Calendar: Provide the ability for sending/not sending meeting notifications directly instead of showing a popup.
IMPORTANT: Add-ons not marked as compatible with Thunderbird 60 by their authors will be disabled.
Thunderbird will now prompt to compact IMAP folders even if the account is online.
During address entry, the matching part of the address is now shown in bold. Preference mail.autoComplete.commentColumn allows to display the address book where the address is stored.
Calendar: Removal of capability to send email invitations compatible to Outlook 2002 and earlier.
The new menu item "Add-on Options" introduced in Thunderbird 59 beta is now also working on Mac.