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Desktop Calendar is described as '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' and is a Calendar app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Desktop Calendar for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Google Calendar, which is free. Other great apps like Desktop Calendar are Microsoft Office Outlook, Simple Calendar, Lightning Calendar and Rainlendar.

Desktop Calendar 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 Desktop Calendar.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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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


  3. Simple Calendar icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSimple Calendar supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingSimple Calendar will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineSimple Calendar can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableSimple Calendar is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  4. Lightning Calendar icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeLightning Calendar doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  5. Rainlendar icon

    Rainlendar

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableRainlendar is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarRainlendar can be synchronized with Google Calendar
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    Events and Tasks


  6. 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
  7. Kalendar icon

    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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    Calendar Lock PEA

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Calendar encryption: View calendars and stores them encrypted on your device or in the cloud.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedCalendar Lock PEA is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    week view
  9. newDay icon

    newDay

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    newDay is an experimental timekeeping and calendar system that helps users to set intentions for each of the ten newHours that comprise a newDay.

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  10. UKs Kalender icon

    UKs Kalender

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

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