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Outlook on the Desktop Alternatives

Outlook on the Desktop is described as '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' and is a Calendar app in the office & productivity category. There are seven alternatives to Outlook on the Desktop for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPad, iPhone, Mac and Android Tablet. 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 DeskTask. Other great apps like Outlook on the Desktop are Desktop Calendar, Desktop iCalendar, Efficcess and RemindMe desktop calendar.

Outlook on the Desktop alternatives are mainly Calendar Apps but may also be Email Clients or Personal Information Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Outlook on the Desktop.
This page was last updated Jun 30, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Have you ever wondered why it's such a pain in the butt to use calendaring programs on your computer? It's simple:...

Learn more about Outlook on the Desktop

  1. 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.

  2. 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.



  3. DeskTask

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

  4. Desktop Calendar

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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...

  5. Desktop iCalendar

    • Windows

    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.



  6. Efficcess

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android SDK

    A full-featured personal information manager that can help you manage your life. Use it to keep track of contacts, tasks, appointments, to-do lists, birthdays, and more.

  7. RemindMe desktop calendar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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).

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