Zimbra Desktop 7.3.0 is Now Available — Based on Nw.js with Support for Linux 64-bits and More!

Zimbra Desktop gives you access to all of your email accounts in one place, whether you are online or offline! What is Zimbra Desktop? It is a free and open source email client application available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Introducing Zimbra Desktop 7.3.0.

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What’s new in Zimbra Desktop 7.3.0

Zimbra Desktop 7.3.0 replaces the Prism framework with Nw.js for all platforms as a main feature, but there’s more!

What’s New

106372 Replace Prism framework with Nw.js for all platforms
96507 New auto-update framework for Windows and Mac OS X
65456 Support 64-bit ZD builds for linux
105422 Spell check while composing new email not working in 7.3
104738 Support for Indonesian Language
105047 Windows: Make Zimbra Desktop default email application (mailto protocol)

Fixed issues in Zimbra Desktop 7.3.0

Zimbra Desktop 7.3.0 includes a long list of fixed issues which you can find here. Here are the highlights:

Fixed Issues

100636 Installation of ZD in silent mode fails on windows OS (Java not found error)
106135 Date format for “Sync messages to fixed date” on add new account page is incorrect and causes problem
106989 Need administrator privileges for running auto update on Zimbra Desktop(Windows 7, Windows 10)
107007 Windows: zdesktop.exe(jetty) process does not get killed immediately when ZD is closed from system tray
106001 ZD UI process(NW) crashes on accessing a shared briefcase folder
106241 Update registry keys in Windows OS when “mailto” handler is set/unset in ZD.
106478 ZD installation failing with openjdk version “1.8.0_91″
64657 Unable to paste an image inline
106992 When Java is not found by ZD installer, it should clarify that “Oracle” Java was not found
107154 Show original option is not working for calendar appointment
96770 Remove prism related code while changing locale
99763 Thai locale not displaying correctly (only on Mac)
106985 Zimbra Desktop on Mac OS X cannot read Thai language
106100 Support older themes in Zimbra Desktop
46088 The ‘From’ column is named ‘step 3.’
104571 INTL – Note for standard message on shared folders not showing when language is set to other than English
38619 Need mechanism to turn off or remind later for auto updates in ZDC
99919 Advanced Date search do not work for Thai, Korea, Chinese, Hongkong, Turkey

HTML Rendering bugs

79801 Email message display is truncated, but reply shows full content
100397 image/page not displayed correctly in attachment message
101880 Unable to view the complete email
93616 Message chopped off at bottom so can’t read it properly
104444 HTML rendering issues
107277 An email with an image content missing in ZD.
99512 Responsive HTML email fails to render

Zimbra Desktop is now Linux 64-bit compatible

As we mentioned in the What’s New section, one of the most requested features from our Zimbra Desktop customers was to natively support Linux in 64-bits. With the 7.3.0 version, we are thrilled to announce you can now install Zimbra Desktop in any Linux based in 64-bit.

Please follow the steps from our wiki to install Zimbra Desktop in Linux 64-bits:

As usual, your feedback is really important for us, so please don’t hesitate to let us know here, on our dedicated Forum about Zimbra Desktop what do you think, improvements, bugs, etc.

Jorge de la Cruz

About Jorge de la Cruz

Hi everyone, my name is Jorge de la Cruz and I’m a passionate Zimbra fan. VMware vExpert ’14-’17 and Veeam Vanguard ’15-17, writing about Zimbra in a Technical manner since 2011, now part of the Product team as a Product Manager, thrilled to be part of the Synacor Team.

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