Thunderbird

Thunderbird 52.1.0 System Requirements

Windows

Operating Systems

  • Windows XP SP3
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1
  • Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10

Please note that while the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7 can be used to run Thunderbird, only 32-bit builds of Thunderbird are supported at this time.

Note that Thunderbird 52 is the last release to support Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows 2008 and Windows Vista.

  • Pentium 4 or newer processor that supports SSE2
  • 1GB RAM
  • 200 MB hard drive space

Mac

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.9
  • Mac OS X 10.10
  • Mac OS X 10.11
  • Mac OS X 10.12
  • Macintosh computer with an Intel x86 processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 200 MB hard drive space

GNU/Linux

Software Requirements

Please note that Linux distributors may provide packages for your distribution which have different requirements.

Software Requirements

Please note that GNU/Linux distributors may provide packages for your distribution which have different requirements.

  • Thunderbird will not run at all without the following libraries or packages:
    • GTK+ 3.4 or higher
    • GLib 2.22 or higher
    • Pango 1.14 or higher
    • X.Org 1.0 or higher (1.7 or higher is recommended)
    • libstdc++ 4.6.1 or higher
    • PulseAudio
  • For optimal functionality, we recommend the following libraries or packages:
    • NetworkManager 0.7 or higher
    • DBus 1.0 or higher
    • GNOME 2.16 or higher