SeaMonkey Changelog

New in version 2.30

October 16th, 2014
  • OMTC (Off Main Thread Compositing) has been enabled by default on Windows.
  • OpenH264 support (sandboxed) has been added.
  • A new CSP (Content Security Policy) backend was implemented.
  • Support for connecting to HTTP proxies over HTTPS was implemented.
  • Improved reliability of the session restoration.
  • WebCrypto support has been enhanced: Added RSA-OAEP, PBKDF2 and AES-KW support, implemented wrapKey and unwrapKey, enabled import/export of JWK-formatted keys.
  • Fixed several stability issues.

New in version 2.29 (September 8th, 2014)

  • URLs that are too long to be shown completely appear in a tooltip now when hovering the location bar.
  • Coloring of the location bar for HTTPS URLs can be disabled through Preferences now.
  • Certain search engines can be discovered automatically now.
  • The status bar padlock icon features a context menu now.
  • You can now insert formulas in Composer using a dialog (LaTeX to MathML).
  • Feed items can be tagged automatically according to feed category tags now.
  • Searching within a message compose window will now display the find toolbar.
  • The account name is now shown in the status bar when downloading messages from POP servers.
  • Localizability of custom reply headers has been improved (mailnews.reply_header_* preferences).
  • Contact autocompletion in message composition windows now searches for all terms separately (AND search).
  • You can now search for contacts containing parentheses.

New in version 2.26 (May 2nd, 2014)

  • The delimiter for forwarded messages can now be configured.
  • An option to not strip signatures on reply has been added to prevent top signatures from deleting the body.

New in version 2.25 (March 20th, 2014)

  • Newsgroup names can now be entered using autocompletion.
  • See the changes page for a more complete overview.

New in version 2.24 (February 6th, 2014)

  • The DoNotTrack and Prompt on Sanitize preferences are now kept in sync.
  • A pref (mailnews.p7m_external) has been added to allow users to choose an alternate application/pkcs7-mime handling.
  • Support for Atom Threading Extensions (RFC 4685) has been added.
  • Migrating profiles from Thunderbird supports the new signons file format now (support for the old format has been dropped).
  • Autocomplete drop-downs (e.g. used on the Location Bar and Open Location dialog) now show favicons for their entries.
  • The account name is now displayed in the status bar for all messages when checking mail.
  • IMAP alert messages now show the server of the corresponding mail account.
  • Newsgroup names are now searched for all search strings combined (AND-search) on the subscribe dialog.

New in version 2.23 (December 12th, 2013)

  • Download progress is now shown in the Mac OS X app dock icon.
  • EXIF orientation is now being used when displaying attached images in MailNews.
  • "This folder is being processed... to get messages." alerts on active MailNews folders now identify the account or folder.
  • MailNews notifications have a new look.

New in version 2.22 (November 18th, 2013)

  • Sorting messages by date can now be configured to look at the thread root instead of the newest message in it (pref: mailnews.sort_threads_by_root).
  • Plugins doorhangers now allow to activate different plugin types independently.
  • The proxy popup is now also available from the MailNews main window.
  • A new Recipients column has been added that shows all recipients (To, CC, BCC).
  • The default HTML5 audio/video player controls allow to change the playback rate now.
  • A "Validate this page" entry has been added to Tools/Web Development.
  • The Firefox devtools debugger can now be used to debug SeaMonkey remotely.

New in version 2.21 (September 18th, 2013)

  • Implemented an option to thread messages received by date.
  • Allowed deletion of news posts by default.
  • Implemented optional taskbar preview-per-tab.
  • Added support (permission prompt) for desktop notifications.
  • Added Isn't operator for searching by Priority.

New in version 2.20 Beta 3 (July 31st, 2013)

  • Some private windows appeared in the undo close window list (bug 887045).
  • The Private Browsing shortcut key has been changed as it conflicted with spellcheck (bug 891081).
  • Remote debugging did not work if any tabs had no title (bug 889352).
  • Clicking on new mail notifcation opened two MailNews windows when no MailNews window was open (bug 840474).