BusyMac Releases BusyContacts for Macintosh

BusyMac made a name for itself by giving us a better calendar than iCal called BusyCal. Now, they've done it again with the release of BusyContacts.

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BusyContacts does all those little things that you wish Apple had included in its own Contacts app. Best of all, it uses the same database on your Mac, so you can switch between BusyContacts and Apple's Contacts using either at will.

BusyContacts 1.0 features include:

  • Customizable Views — View contacts in a single-column Card View or multi-column List View.
  • Tags — Tags can be used for grouping, filtering and coloring contacts.
  • Smart Filters — Smart Filters are a powerful tool for filtering contacts, creating saved searches, and even applying custom view settings in the List View.
  • BusyCal integration — BusyContacts integrates with BusyCal by linking contacts to events in your calendar, providing flexible CRM capabilities for tracking past and future activities.
  • Activity List — The Activity List displays activities associated with the selected contact including calendar events, emails, messages, and recent social network posts.
  • Social network integration — BusyContacts syncs with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, combining contact information from each of these sources into a unified contact view.
  • Syncing — BusyContacts syncs with the built-in Contacts app on OS X and iOS through all leading cloud services including iCloud, Google, Exchange, and other CardDAV servers.
  • Sharing — BusyContacts allows you to share address books with read-only or read/write privileges through Exchange, Fruux, LAN, and other CardDAV servers.

System Requirements & Price

BusyContacts 1.0 requires at least OS X Mavericks 10.9. It's currently available directly from BusyMac and priced at US$49.99. Son it wil be in the Apple Mac store. Current BusyCal customers can purchase for $29.99. For new customers, BusyCal and BusyContacts can be purchased together for $79.98.