Mozilla Releases Thunderbird 3.1 RC1

End of the beta phase for the email application Thunderbird with the provision of a first Release Candidate.

After delivering a first beta in mid-March and a second beta version early May, Mozilla Messaging has just put online a first Release Candidate of Thunderbird 3.1, the next evolution of popular e-mail application free, free, multiplatform (Windows, Mac OS and Linux).

On the menu of this grinding 3.1 RC1, based on the Gecko 1.9.2 rendering engine, it is a matter search faster in the emails, a new toolbar Quick Filter, a new assistant migration, a new manager recorded files (since the messages to the computer), the addition of hundreds of parameters for Internet service providers to facilitate the Account Setup messaging and improvements in stability and overall performance of the application.

What’s New in this release

  • Faster Search Results: Message indexing is faster and provides users with faster search results.
  • Quick Filter Toolbar: New Quick Filter Toolbar lets you filter against search terms, tags, starred messages, address book contacts, new emails, and attachments.
  • New Migration Assistant: The new Migration Assistant gives Thunderbird 2 users a way to choose the new features in Thunderbird 3.1 or to keep their current features and settings.
  • Saved Files Manager: New Saved Files Manager displays all the files you downloaded from your email to your computer.
  • Mail Account Setup Wizard: Hundreds of ISP settings have been added to make setting up Thunderbird easier. The Mail Account Setup Wizard matches against a database of email settings from popular mail providers so that you will only need to provide your name, email, and password to set up new mail accounts.
  • Improvements to Stability, Memory, and Password Handling

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