Thunderbird Release Notes

Version 60.3.2, first offered to channel users on November 30, 2018

Check out "What’s New" and "Known Issues" for this version of Thunderbird below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla. If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

If you have installed Lightning, Thunderbird's Calendar add-on, it will automatically be updated to match the new version of Thunderbird. Refer to this Calendar troubleshooting article in case of problems.

System Requirements: • Window: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 or later • Mac: Mac OS X 10.9 or later • Linux: GTK+ 3.4 or higher. Details here.

Please refer to Release Notes for version 60.0 to see the list of improvements and fixed issues.

What’s New

  • fixed

    Under some circumstances Thunderbird on Mac will send attachments using the so-called AppleDouble format which can lead to problems with mail servers and recipients

  • fixed

    Encoding problems when exporting address books or messages using the system charset. Messages are now always exported using the UTF-8 encoding.

  • fixed

    If the "Date" header of a message was invalid, Jan 1970 or Dec 1969 was displayed. Now using date from "Received" header instead.

  • fixed

    Body search/filtering didn't reliably ignore content of tags

  • fixed

    Inappropriate warning "Thunderbird prevented the site (addons.thunderbird.net) from asking you to install software on your computer" when installing add-ons

  • fixed

    Incorrect display of correspondents column since own email address was not always detected

  • fixed

    Spurious 
 (encoded newline) inserted into drafts and sent email

  • fixed

    New email not inserted in correct sort order in threaded unified view or search folder

Known Issues

  • unresolved

    CalDav access to some servers not working. Workaround: Set preference network.cookie.same-site.enabled to false.

  • unresolved

    Chat: Twitter not working due to API changes at Twitter.com