Thunderbird 60 has simply been launched, and this replace for the favored open-source desktop shopper comes with some large new options, together with an overhauled look generally known as ‘Photon’.
Thunderbird 60’s new ‘Photon’ look modifications the interface of the appliance to raised match Mozilla’s Firefox internet browser. Tabs at the moment are sq., you may flip the title bar on and off, and there are a selection gentle and darkish themes that will help you customise the look of the brand new Thunderbird.
The Thunderbird brand has additionally been up to date, giving it a extra fashionable look that once more matches the brand new brand of Firefox Quantum.
Not simply an aesthetic overhaul
As Mozilla notes in a launch assertion, it’s not simply the look of Thunderbird that’s new with model 60. For instance, the corporate has made a number of enhancements to how Thunderbird 60 handles electronic mail attachments.
Attachments can now be reordered by dragging and dropping them, and the ‘Connect’ button has been moved to a extra intuitive location above the attachment pane (which may be toggled on and off by urgent Alt + M on a keyboard). Thunderbird 60 additionally makes it harder to ship an attachment by mistake.
Thunderbird’s calendar additionally been improved, and now permits you to copy, lower and delete recurring occasions. It could possibly now additionally show places for occasions in sure views, and it is simpler to ship assembly notifications straight. Thunderbird 60 additionally now helps electronic mail scheduling when utilizing CalDAV servers.
There are lots extra updates with Thunderbird 60, and you’ll see the total listing within the official launch notes.
You’ll be able to obtain and set up Thunderbird 60 straight, however you gained’t have the ability to improve from Thunderbird 52 or earlier. You’ll have to carry out a contemporary set up.