Release Notes

Thunderbird Desktop

Version 38.2.0 | Released August 14, 2015

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.

Thunderbird 38.2.0 contains underlying code that is based off of Firefox 38.2.0 esr. See also the release notes for the update from Thunderbird 31 to 38

What’s Changed


Hardware acceleration is now disabled by default to avoid crashing Thunderbird

What’s Fixed


A few bugs have been fixed to avoid crashing Thunderbird

Known Issues


The "maildir" storage type can no longer be set through the UI due to various issues. Power users can still set the storage type using the config editor.

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