Just select the messages containing the attachments you want to extract and select 'Extract Attachments' and the AttachmentExtractor extension does the rest. No more having to go through each message to extract the attachments!
Check out the settings dialog for the different options.
How to Install in Thunderbird:
1. Right-click the link below and choose "Save Link As..." to download and save the file to your hard disk.
2. In Mozilla Thunderbird, open Add-ons from the Tools menu.
3. Click the Install button, and locate/select the file you downloaded and click "OK".
· Mozilla Thunderbird
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Just a very minor bug fix for a breaking change in Thunderbird7 (displayName was changed to name in the attachments object).