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ThunderbirdThunderbird Beta
Release Notes

v.17.0b1, released: October 12, 2012

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.

What’s New

  • NEW
    Menu Button for new users
  • NEW
    Tabs are now drawn in the title bar
    An issue causing spell-checking only parts of words in Thunderbird 16 is now fixed (790475)
    An issue causing Thunderbird 16 to repeatedly download emails is now fixed (806760)
    RSS feeds can now be viewed in the Wide View Layout (531397)
    Various fixes and performance improvements
    Mac OS X 10.5 is no longer supported