Thunderbird (Shredder) Beta 1 Released

Posted: Tuesday, December 9, 2008 by El Guru in 3 (Shredder), Blogs, Mozilla News, Releases, Thunderbird

Mozilla Messaging has released Shredder (Thunderbird 3) Beta 1 today. This milestone is focused on testing the core functionality of the new features and platform changes that will be included in Thunderbird 3. Thunderbird 3 Beta 1 includes new database technology that will make it possible to build fast new ways of navigating mail. For more background and for previews of experimental add-ons, visit this blog post.


New features and changes in this milestone that require feedback include:

  • Tab interface for Mail
  • Improvements to IMAP for faster message viewing
  • Improved message reader view
  • New Add-ons Manager
  • Improved Address Book interface
  • Improved import of mail from other Mail clients
  • Integration with Windows Vista search
  • Integration with Mac OS X Address Book

Source: David Ascher

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