Software Update: Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1 RC

As a preview of the final version of Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1, available from this FTP server download the release candidate of 1.0.1. Mozilla Thunderdbird is the standalone version of the mail and news software included with Mozilla Suite. The mail program is an open source and cross platform mail and newsgroup client with features such as a junk mail filter, spell check and the possibility to further extend the functionality via extensions. The final of 1.0.1 is expected in a few days. The new-fangled release candidate comes with a number of bug and security fixes:

Release candidate builds of Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1 are now available. Like last month’s Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1, this new version will just fix a few security and stability bugs; it’s not a major update. Testers can download the release candidate from the latest-aviary1.0.1 directory on Assuming no problems are found, the final version of Thunderbird 1.0.1 will come out within a day or two.

Version number 1.0.1 RC
Operating systems Windows 9x, Windows 2000, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Server 2003
Website Mozilla
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)