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BusyCal Alternatives

BusyCal is described as 'is the most powerful, flexible, heavily customizable, reliable calendar app for macOS' and is a Calendar app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to BusyCal for a variety of platforms, including Mac, iPhone, Android, Windows and iPad. The best alternative is Google Calendar, which is free. Other great apps like BusyCal are Microsoft Office Outlook, Lightning Calendar, Simple Calendar and Apple Calendar.

BusyCal alternatives are mainly Calendar Apps but may also be Todo List Managers or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BusyCal.
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BusyCal is the most powerful, flexible, heavily customizable, reliable calendar app for macOS.

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  1. Google Calendar icon

    Google Calendar

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Sunbird
    • Google Chrome

    With Google Calendar, its easy to keep track of all your lifes important events in one place. You can add events and send invitations effortlessly, share your schedule with friends and family, and search for events you might enjoy.

    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesGoogle Calendar can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
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  2. Microsoft Outlook, part of the Microsoft Office Suite (not to be confused with Microsoft Outlook Express), is a personal information manager that lets you manage your e-mail, calendar, contacts, and tasks.

    ⚫︎ Unified inboxView e-mails (or similar) from all accounts in one unified view with Microsoft Office Outlook.
    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportMicrosoft Office Outlook support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeMicrosoft Office Outlook supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Outlook 365 on Windows


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    Lightning Calendar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Thunderbird
    • SeaMonkey

    Organize your schedule and life’s important events in a calendar that’s fully integrated with your Thunderbird or Seamonkey email. Manage multiple calendars, create your daily to do list, invite friends to events, and subscribe to public calendars.

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    Simple Calendar

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    A simple calendar with optional CalDAV synchronization. You can easily create recurring events and setup reminders, it can also display week numbers.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableSimple Calendar is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Apple Calendar

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • iCloud

    Keep track of your busy schedule and share it with others using Calendar. Create separate calendars — one for home, another for school, a third for work, and so on. See all your calendars in a single window or choose to see only the calendars you want.

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  6. Itsycal is a tiny menu bar calendar. If you want, it will display your events as a companion to the Mac Calendar app.

    ⚫︎ LightweightItsycal consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. Morgen merges your calendars, to-dos, productivity apps, and schedulers, so you manage all your time in one place. With Morgen as your time management hub, you’ll stop wasting time flipping between calendars, apps, and browser tabs, and just get work done.

    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarMorgen can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeMorgen supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedMorgen is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Morgen calendar, consolidated view of multiple calendars
  8. Fantastical is a flexible calendar with natural language event creation, a beautiful calendar and event list, support for CalDAV (including Google Calendar delegates) automatic alarms, and instant searching.

    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarFantastical can be synchronized with Google Calendar
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  9. MeetingBar is a menu bar app for your calendar meetings.

    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarMeetingBar can be synchronized with Google Calendar
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    Kalendar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Kalendar is a Kirigami-based calendar application that uses Akonadi. It lets you add, edit and delete events from local and remote accounts of your choice, while keeping changes syncronised across your Plasma desktop or phone.

    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarKalendar can be synchronized with Google Calendar
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