Thunderbird Beta Notes

Version 44.0beta, first offered to channel users on January 18, 2016

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.

What’s New

  • new

    Use OpenStreetmap for maps (even allow the user to choose from list of map services)

  • changed

    Windows XP SP2 will no longer install Thunderbird (workaround: Install Thunderbird 43.0beta and update)

  • changed

    Use a SHA-256 signing certificate for Windows builds, to meet new signing requirements

  • fixed

    In the address book manager, make the contacts sidebar remember the last selected address book (1142705)