Mozilla Thunderbird Download/Install/Update for Windows/Mac

Overview of Thunderbird

Thunderbird Download

Thunderbird Download for Windows

  • Pentium 4 or newer processor that supports SSE2
  • 1GB RAM/2GB of RAM for the 64-bit version
  • 200 MB hard drive space
  • Additional hard drive space for mail storage

Thunderbird Download for Mac

  • Mac computer with an Intel x86 processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 200 MB hard drive space
  • Additional hard drive space for mail storage
  1. Go to the Thunderbird official website.
  2. You can click the for a list of available versions. Click the FREE DOWNLOAD button directly. If you want to download Thunderbird in a different language than suggested, click click the System &Languages option MACOS button to download.

Thunderbird Install

Thunderbird Install for Windows

  1. Just double-click the .exe file and it will extract the file. Click Next.
  2. Choose the setup options. There are two options — Standard and Custom. Then, click Next.
  3. Choose a path to save the setup files. By default, it is in C:\Program Files \Mozilla Thunderbird. Then, click Install.

Thunderbird Install for Mac

  1. Once the download is completed, the disk image may open by itself and mount a new volume that contains the Thunderbird application.
  2. If you do not see the new volume, double-click the Thunderbird dmg icon to open it. A Finder window appears, containing the Thunderbird application.
  3. Drag the Thunderbird icon to the Applications folder.
  4. Now eject the disk image by selecting it in the Finder window and pressing the command+Ekeys or by using the Finder’s File menu, and selecting Eject.
  1. Go to the Help menu and select About Thunderbird.
  2. The About Thunderbird window will open and Thunderbird will begin checking for updates and downloading them automatically.
  3. When the updates are ready to be installed, click Restart Thunderbird to Update.

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