PowerFolder Client 16 SP6

  • Release Date: November 2021
  • Build Number: 16.6.100
  • Type: Service Pack Release

Beta: Thunderbird Add-On

The PowerFolder Thunderbird Add-On for the upload of attachments using file-links is available, documentation for the installation and usage is available under: Thunderbird Add-On

Thunderbird (OpenSource) Email client

PowerFolder Add-On for Thunderbird Email client 


PowerFolder Client from v16.0.100 onwards are available only with 64-Bit OpenJDK that results in the unavailability of 32-Bit clients. For the users using 32-Bit clients, we will refer to use the v15 clients in the future.

There is no need to install any extra JAVA on pc as we provide our own JVM for our clients.

PowerFolder Generic Clients (for users using PowerFolder Cloud please add https://my.powerfolder.com as server address)

Upgrade Information

  • PowerFolder clients v15.X are also compatible with PowerFolder Server v11.X and v14.X
  • Upgrading any previous version is possible.
  • Clients are compatible with each other from any version.

Upgrading from Version 14.1 or earlier with 32-bit MSI Installer

Solution to upgrade 32-bit MSI installed Client Version 14.1.2 or earlier to avoid message “This program requires Java 6.0 to run” during and after installation:

Precondition: Windows 32-bit with installed (MSI) client 14.1.2 or earlier

  1. Execute msiexec /i PowerFolder_v15.4.100_Installer_x86.msi /quiet

  2. Execute again: msiexec /i PowerFolder_v15.4.100_Installer_x86.msi /quiet

  3. Start client

Expected result: Client starts without a warning, “This program requires Java 6.0 to run”.

Downgrade Information (optional)

  • Re-install the older client version. No more extra steps necessary. 


  • PFC-3334 - Beta: Thunderbird Add-on 
  • PFC-3315 - Fix shell icons after updating to v16.1.X 
  • PFC-3331 - Increase max file size for native Windows-Explorer Network Drive connection over 50MB 
  • PFC-3303 - Provide possibility to hide the quick access link-folder in Windows explorer and delete after deinstallation 
  • PFC-3333 - Fix possible client out of memory due to threads exceeding limit caused by folder renaming