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DeskTask Alternatives

DeskTask is described as 'connects to Microsoft Outlook and displays your calendar and task items on the desktop' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are nine alternatives to DeskTask for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Microsoft Office Outlook. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Rainlendar or UKs Kalender. Other great apps like DeskTask are Desktop Calendar, Outlook on the Desktop, Holiline Reminder and Desktop iCalendar.

DeskTask alternatives are mainly Calendar Apps but may also be Email Clients or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DeskTask.
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  • Windows

DeskTask connects to Microsoft Outlook and displays your calendar and task items on the desktop.

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  1. Microsoft Office Outlook icon

    Microsoft Office Outlook

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    134 alternatives to Microsoft Office Outlook 

    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.

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    1.  Email OrganizerMicrosoft Office Outlook allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
    2.  Calendar IntegrationMicrosoft Office Outlook lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    3.  Unified inboxView e-mails (or similar) from all accounts in one unified view with Microsoft Office Outlook.
    4.  Multiple Account supportMicrosoft Office Outlook support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    5.  Dark ModeMicrosoft Office Outlook supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Email SchedulingYou can schedule a marketing, sales, or personal email for a time in the future with Microsoft Office Outlook.
    Outlook 365 on Windows
    Outlook for Mac 2016
  2. Rainlendar icon


    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    60 alternatives to Rainlendar 

    Rainlendar is a feature rich calendar application that is easy to use and doesn't take much space on your desktop. The application is platform independent so you can run it on all major operating systems: Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

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    Events and Tasks

  3. UKs Kalender icon

    UKs Kalender

    51 alternatives to UKs Kalender 

    This program helps you organizing your dates and tasks and reminds you of upcoming events.

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  4. Desktop Calendar icon

    Desktop Calendar

    38 alternatives to Desktop Calendar 

    Desktop Calendar is a cool calendar placed on your windows desktop. Record anything by double-click on desktop. It's very convenient and useful. Desktop Calendar will help you manage appointments, to-do lists, schedules, and more...

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  5. Outlook on the Desktop icon

    Outlook on the Desktop

    6 alternatives to Outlook on the Desktop 

    Have you ever wondered why it's such a pain in the butt to use calendaring programs on your computer? It's simple: they don't mimic their real life counterparts very well. People who use calendars to organize their daily lives have them visible in plain sight nearly...

     Outlook on the Desktop has no features, suggest some!
    Month View

  6. Holiline Reminder icon

    Holiline Reminder

    • Windows
    224 alternatives to Holiline Reminder 

    Holiline Reminder is both an event reminder and a calendar. Holiline’s aim is to ensure that you do not forget about a friend’s birthday, an important holiday, or another significant event. By default, it takes over the taskbar to remind you about important events that are...

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    1.  RemindersHoliline Reminder allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.

    Seems no longer actively updated, the latest version 3.3.0 was released on 6/25/2015.

  7. Desktop iCalendar icon

    Desktop iCalendar

    • Windows
    25 alternatives to Desktop iCalendar 

    Desktop iCalendar is a handy desktop calendar for Windows. It stays on your desktop and shows the days of the current month. It can sync with your Google Calendar, share calendars with your family and friends. It also uses high-quality fonts, looks pretty, and has lots of skins.

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    desktop icalendar screenshot
  8. Handy Calendar icon

    Handy Calendar

    41 alternatives to Handy Calendar 

    Dont stress anymore about remembering appointments and keeping track of your busy schedule, let Handy Calendar do it for you. Handy Calendar allows you to view your events by month, week, day, or task. Other features include task priority and an easy to use interface.

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  9. RemindMe desktop calendar icon

    RemindMe desktop calendar

    37 alternatives to RemindMe desktop calendar 

    RemindMe is a windows desktop application that will notify you of events that you created using this application. RemindMe will create a popup on the middle of the monitor you have your mouse cursor on(if you have multiple monitors).

     RemindMe desktop calendar has no features, suggest some!
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