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Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition

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Mozilla Thunderbird®, Portable Edition is the popular Mozilla Thunderbird email client bundled with a launcher as a portable app, so you can take your email, address book and account settings with you. You can also add in GPG and Enigmail to encrypt and sign your email.

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Also Available: Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition Beta


portablethunderbird_small.pngMozilla Thunderbird is the safe, fast email client that's easy to use. It has lots of great features including quick message search, customizable views, support for IMAP/POP, RSS support and more. Plus, the portable version leaves no personal information behind on the machine you run it on, so you can take your email and adress book with you wherever you go. Learn more about Mozilla Thunderbird...


For help getting up and running, visit Thunderbird Portable Support:

You can also post a note in the Thunderbird Portable Support Forum.

Download Details

  • Publisher: (John T. Haller) and Mozilla
  • Date updated: 2018-01-27
  • System Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, Wine on Linux/UNIX
  • License: Free / Open Source (Launcher, GnuPG, Enigmail: GPL; Thunderbird: MPL)
  • Source Code: Launcher (included), Thunderbird, GPG
  • MD5 Hash: 17b7c14b6a66eaeedb9e0433bf685f74


Many thanks to Gerard Balagué (mai9) for the original code handling extension path rewriting (now no longer used) and tracon for some of the original ideas with his fflaunch launcher. Thanks to John Urbaneck for contributing code and ideas to enable GPG support. Thanks as well to FlashBanG and all the folks participating in the mozillaZine forum thread for their ideas, suggestions and support.

Mozilla®, Thunderbird® and the Thunderbird logo are registered trademarks of the Mozilla Foundation and are used with permission.