I’ve been using Thunderbird as my email client on my Mac because Mac Mail does not have the business and multi-account features I need. I’d use Outlook for Mac, but it will not support Google Calendar – only Exchange calendar. So Thunderbird has been the go-to solution for me.
But Thunderbird has a little problem: It can pull a Dementor on your CPU.
In my case, Thunderbird is running on a Mac Pro with 8 cores and 26GB of ram – so the problem was not system resources… it was something else. Continue reading