16 June 2023

Clippings for Thunderbird 6.3 beta 1 released!

This is the first beta release of the next version of Clippings for Thunderbird. It is being made available for testers and early adopters craving the latest and greatest, and are willing to tolerate a few inevitable bugs.

Read on to learn more about what's new in this release, and how to get it. 

What's New

  • Symbols and emojis are now supported in placeholder default values
  • Formatted date/time placeholder values show up correctly in languages other than English
  • Placeholder prompt dialogs now display the name of the selected clipping, so that you know you've selected the right one
  • Other fixes and improvements


Clippings for Thunderbird 6.3 is compatible with the latest beta release of Thunderbird 115. It is not compatible with Thunderbird 102.x.

How to Get It

IMPORTANT! If you're already using Clippings and want to try the beta release, back up your clippings first before upgrading.

To install this beta release, head over to the Clippings for Thunderbird 6.3 beta 1 page on GitHub. Look for the link to clippings-tb-6.3b1.xpi, then right-click on it and select Save Link As, then choose a folder location on your system (for example, the Desktop). Then follow these step-by-step instructions from the Mozilla Support website to install Clippings in Thunderbird.

Help and Support

Questions and comments about Clippings should be posted to the AE Creations Help and Support forums, now hosted on Groups.io.

If you find a bug, you may file a bug report on GitHub. Please search the issues list first to confirm that your issue has not already been reported.

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