Right on the steps of Firefox 8, comes Thunderbird, based on the same underlying Gecko rendering engine, this update comes with a handful of important enhancements:
- Add-ons installed by third party programs are now disabled by default
- New Search and Find Shortcuts
- Improved accessibility of the attachment list
- Folder switching pane widget removed
- Numerous platform fixes to stability
- Fixed several security issues, including three critical ones
Lightning, the Thunderbird add-on that brings calendar capabilities has also reached 1.0 status, making it the perfect time for trying it.