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Thunderbird 68.5.0


Thunderbird is a free, open-source, cross-platform application for managing email and news feeds. It is a local (rather than a web-based) email application that is powerful yet easy-to-use. Thunderbird is developed, tested, translated and supported by the folks at Mozilla Corporation and by a group of dedicated volunteers. Thunderbird gives you control and ownership over your email. There are lots of add-ons available for Thunderbird that enable you to extend and customize your email experience.

Thunderbird gives you IMAP/POP support, a built-in RSS reader, support for HTML mail, powerful quick search, saved search folders, advanced message filtering, message grouping, labels, return receipts, smart address book LDAP address completion, import tools, and the ability to manage multiple e-mail and newsgroup accounts.

Thunderbird 68.5.0 changelog:

What's new

  • Support for Client Identity IMAP/SMTP Service Extension
  • Support for OAuth 2.0 authentication for POP3 accounts


  • Status area goes blank during account setup

  • Calendar: Could not remove color for default categories

  • Calendar: Prevent calendar component loading multiple times

  • Calendar: Today pane did not retain width between sessions

  • Various security fixes

Known issues:

When upgrading from Thunderbird version 60 to version 68, add-ons are not automatically updated during the upgrade process. They will however be updated during the add-on update check. It is of course possible to reinstall compatible add-ons via the Add-ons Manager or via

Download: Thunderbird 68.5.0 for Windows (EN/US) | 64-bit | ~35.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Thunderbird 68.5.0 for Linux (EN/US) | 55.4 MB
Download: Thunderbird 68.5.0 for Mac OS (EN/US) | 57.0 MB
Download: Thunderbird 68.5.0 in other languages
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View: Thunderbird Website | Release Notes

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