Sunbird 0.3 Released

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Released on 11 Oct 06, and this changelog was last updated on 22 Nov 06.

Sunbird 0.3 has been released. Release notes for Sunbird and Lightning are available. Do check out the known issues for Sunbird and Lightning as well.

Both Sunbird and Lightning are in development stage, so their functionalities might change and bugs may be present. The builds are recommended for developers.

What’s New in Mozilla Sunbird™ 0.3

From Mozilla Sunbird 0.3 release notes:

Mozilla Sunbird 0.3 is the latest release of our standalone calendar application. We recommend that all users upgrade to this latest version.

  • New storage architecture handles calendars with hundreds or thousands of events more responsively.
  • More intuitive interface shows you more of what you need, and less of what you don’t.
  • Redesigned preferences allow you to easily customize Sunbird for your needs.
  • Add-ons support allows you to extend Sunbird’s functionality with extensions, themes, and language packs from addons.mozilla.org.
  • New Windows installer makes it easier than ever for Windows users to install Sunbird.
  • Better printing gives you more ways to print your calendars. Mac users can now print as well!
  • 24-hour views show you your entire day, not just a few hours.
  • Reliable alarms ensure you are notified about events or tasks.
  • Improved localization support means Sunbird can easily install, enable, and disable language packs.
  • Vastly improved reliability makes it much more difficult to lose data.
  • Many performance improvements

What’s New in Lightning 0.3

From Lightning 0.3 release notes:

Lightning 0.3 is the latest release of our calendar extension for Mozilla Thunderbird™. We recommend that all users upgrade to this latest version.

  • Basic handling of events received in email allows you to easily add iMIP events to your calendar.
  • Reloading network calendars is now possible.
  • Agenda view rolls over to the next day at midnight.
  • 24-hour views show you your entire day, not just a few hours.
  • Reliable alarms ensure you are notified about events or tasks.
  • Improved localization support
  • Vastly improved reliability makes it much more difficult to lose data.
  • Many performance improvements

This is just a release announcement. Changelogs will provided from the next version onwards. Additionally, there will not be a release announcement for the previous inaugural version 0.1.

Lightning vanilla .xpi:

Windows buildsOfficial Windows .xpi

Linux builds Official Linux .xpi

Mac builds Official Mac .xpt

Sunbird builds:

Windows builds Official Windows, Official Windows installer

Linux builds Official Linux (i686)

Mac builds Official Mac (PowerPC), no universal binary build