[Software Update] Mozilla Thunderbird 52.0 Now Available for Download

UPDATED on April 04, 2017: Release of Mozilla Thunderbird 52.0 version.

Thunderbird is one of the best and most popular Desktop email clients developed by Mozilla, the same company which also develops the popular web browser Mozilla Firefox. Thunderbird is open source and can be used in Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.

Thunderbird supports all popular email service providers and you can add your email accounts easily and quickly without any problem. Its highly customizable and you can change lots of settings using its preferences.

It also comes in a portable version which doesn't need to be installed so you can carry the portable Thunderbird on your USB drive. The portable version will always store all settings, email accounts and your emails.

Thunderbird also comes with built-in RSS feed support so you can also use it as an RSS feed reader.


Recently Mozilla updated Thunderbird to version 52.0 which comes with following changes and updates:

  • New folder pane toolbar and folder view selector (replacement for folder view arrows)
  • Optionally remove corresponding data files when removing an account from Thunderbird
  • Import settings from Becky! Internet Mail
  • Possibility to copy message filter
  • Dictionary setting is restored when editing a draft
  • Images are now included as data URIs and not as references to parts of other messages or operating system files
  • Correspondents column now default for all new folders
  • When replying to a mailing list, reply will be sent to address in From header ignoring Reply-to header
  • On Linux PulseAudio is now required to play sound
  • Formatting toolbar is now left in place when delivery format is switched to plain text only
  • Messages in IMAP folders read on external device are now filtered by default
  • Folders backed by mbox storage larger than 4GB are supported without warning
  • IMAP caching now uses Mozilla's latest caching technology
  • Chat: Removed Yahoo! Messenger support
  • Calendar: Event can now be created and edited in a tab
  • Calendar: Processing of received invitation counter proposals
  • Chat: Support Twitter Direct Messages
  • Chat: Liking and favoriting in Twitter
  • Chat: XMPP: Support SASL SCRAM authentication mechanism
  • Chat: Support Jabber/XMPP Message Carbons

You can download it using following links:

Download Mozilla Thunderbird

Release Notes

Download Mozilla Thunderbird Portable Edition

NOTE: This article is updated whenever a new version of Mozilla Thunderbird desktop email client is released. So keep checking this page regularly.

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  • hi

    Now Mozilla Thunderbird Just type ATTACH Word in mail pop up attachment add windows bottom..........

  • The download shows Thunderbird Setup 45.8.0.exe,
    not Mozilla Thunderbird 52.0 ...
    Where to find Thunderbird 52.0 ?

  • Thunderbird 52.0 seems to be a Beta version...



  • VG

    ^^ Mozilla is rolling out 52.0 versions in all regions. Its already available in my region. You can wait for a few hours. In the meantime you can download it using following direct download link:


  • This new release prevents clicking on an e-mail link to open your browser - there seem to be many complaints about this, and many attempts at a solution - none of which worked for me...

    I would like to go back to the previous version but the prefix "52.0" isn't listed as such, therefore it is difficult to know which one to go back to...

    I have no idea why they would change this...it's extremely annoying...

  • VG

    ^^ You can download older versions of Thunderbird from following links:


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