Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition 13.0.1 (email client) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on June 16, 2012 - 10:47am

Thunderbird logoMozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition 13.0.1 has been released. It's the popular Mozilla Thunderbird email client bundled with a launcher as a portable app. This release updates Mozilla Thunderbird to the latest release. It's packaged in Format so it can easily integrate with the Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

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Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the Platform.


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...

Note that with this release, Windows 2000 is no longer supported by Thunderbird. You can still use Thunderbird ESR for several more months, though.

GPG 1.4.10

GPG, in conjunction with the Enigmail extension, allows you to sign and encrypt your email. Learn more about GPG and Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition. Installer / Format

Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all your email and settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Platform including the Menu and Backup Utility.


Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition is available for immediate download from the Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition homepage. You can get the German release from the German homepage and other releases from the Localization page. Get it today!

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Earlier today I updated my Thunderbird Portable (13.0.1), in response to the automatic update alert. When it was done, I lost my Lightning Portable (Adds-On) and AVG Email Scanner protection due to "incompatibility".

Twelve hours later I got my Lightning Portable back. Thanks for the quick fix!

However, AVG Email Scanner protection remains disabled because "it is incompatible with Thunderbird 13.0.1". I would be grateful for any advice on how to solve this problem.

I think the only thing you can do is to ask AVG to update their plugin. I know there are hacks to make it work nevertheless but I wouldnt use them with a security-related addon like the one here.

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