Release Notes

Thunderbird Desktop

Version 102.8.0 | Released February 15, 2023

Check out the notes below for this version of Thunderbird. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla.

For more on all the new features in Thunderbird 102, see What’s New in Thunderbird 102.

System Requirements: Details

  • Windows: Windows 7 or later
  • Mac: macOS 10.12 or later
  • Linux: GTK+ 3.14 or higher

What’s New


The Troubleshooting Information page now displays version of the OpenPGP backend library used by Thunderbird.


Added option to build RNP library with OpenSSL backend (use "--with-librnp-backend=openssl" configure option)

What’s Fixed


"Get Messages" did not retrieve messages from Gmail accounts using a local folder as a deferred inbox


Various visual and UX improvements


Various security fixes

Known Issues


Source strings for localized builds not uploaded to FTP as expected

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