Thunderbird Release Notes

Version 68.1.0, first offered to channel users on September 11, 2019

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.

Thunderbird version 68.1 is only offered as direct download from thunderbird.net and not as upgrade from Thunderbird version 60 or earlier. A future version 68.2 will provide updates from earlier versions. If you have installed Lightning, Thunderbird's calendar add-on, it will automatically be updated to match the new version of Thunderbird. Refer to this Calendar troubleshooting article in case of problems.

System Requirements: • Window: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 or later • Mac: Mac OS X 10.9 or later • Linux: GTK+ 3.4 or higher. Details here.

Please refer to Release Notes for version 68.0 to see the list of improvements and fixed issues.

What’s New

  • new

    Offer to configure Exchange accounts for Office365. A third-party add-on is required for this account type. IMAP still exists as alternative.

  • fixed

    Edit tag not working

  • fixed

    Write window: "Insert > Characters and Symbols" not working

  • fixed

    Moving/dragging messages from "Search Messages" result dialog not working

  • fixed

    Command line -compose "attachment=" not working

  • fixed

    Custom views not working

  • fixed

    Issues with list of content types/actions for incoming attachments

  • fixed

    "Learn More" links in Error Console not working

  • fixed

    Visual glitches: Quick Filter Bar tag buttons too tall, missing scroll bar on Connection Setting subdialog, LDAP server selection after "New", "Edit" and "Delete"

  • fixed

    Calendar: Parts of CalDAV dialog not working

  • fixed

    Various security fixes

Known Issues

  • unresolved

    Calendar: Free/busy information in attendees dialog not displayed/scrolled correctly