ABMenu
ABMenu
3.0b4
4.4
0.0
ABMenu free download for Mac

ABMenu for Mac3.0b4

30 August 2010

Access the Address Book via a menu item.

What is ABMenu for Mac

ABMenu adds a menu item in the upper right hand corner that gives users quick access to the information stored in the Address Book application that comes standard with Mac OS X. When a contact's name is selected from the menu, a semi-transparent window appears that display select information from that person's Address Book entry, such as phone numbers and email addresses.

What's new in ABMenu

Version 3.0b4:
  • Added an option to automatically close the card windows when an action (email, IM, map) is selected
  • Bug fixed in sorting contact names that started with accented characters
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Xandra
Xandra
Jul 29 2015
3.0b4
5.0
Jul 29 2015
5.0
Version: 3.0b4
WOW!! Astonished but it's working for me with Yosemite 10.10.4! If you're having probs you might try looking at my reply to Horst. (march 2 2015) Still one of the most useful utilities on my Mac.
Horst-Hildebrecht
Horst-Hildebrecht
Mar 2 2015
3.0b4
1.0
Mar 2 2015
1.0
Version: 3.0b4
Great App, but crashes unter Yosemite.
anonymous-snipe-166
anonymous-snipe-166
Nov 4 2010
3.0b4
0.0
Nov 4 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0b4
For more then a month(several (an answered) emails to the developer) I was trying to get help. I like this program, but lately without any reason every time when I open it - it disappears . It's flashing for a second and it's gone. I need help.
Knowhowe
Knowhowe
Aug 30 2010
3.0b4
0.0
Aug 30 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0b4
Love this! Isn't it great, once in a while, after trawling through scads of tedious software on MacUpdate, to come across someting actually useful for a change? Thanks dev, keep up the good work. I'll be watching this one closely.
matrixbud
matrixbud
Aug 30 2010
3.0b4
5.0
Aug 30 2010
5.0
Version: 3.0b4
Very helpful app. I used it several times a week to quickly find phone numbers or addresses without the bother of having to both open and later close the address book. Every now and then I use it to quickly open the address book to a specified name when I need more detailed information not shown by ABMenu. I only wish the app would give me a choice to open my Entourage address book but alas it doesn't support Entourage at this time.
Claudio-wilmanns
Claudio-wilmanns
Jan 25 2010
3.0b4
5.0
Jan 25 2010
5.0
Version: 3.0b4
That's a great addition to Apples Address Book. Love it! For future versions I would like to see a Spotlight-like search interface instead of the search inspector and that it is possible to print envelopes or labels from an opened contact instead of printing all contact information as a table. Great work! Many Thanks!
Bobbster
Bobbster
Jan 3 2010
3.0b3
4.0
Jan 3 2010
4.0
Version: 3.0b3
I've just installed it and it seems to work pretty good on my 10.6.2 system. It does what it claim to do. Personally I don't like the fact that when you select a contact, it open the contact's window in the bottom left part of your screen; I would like to have the possibility to customize where to open the contact's windows. Very cool the possibility to have the contact's windows in HUD style.
Horst-Hildebrecht
Horst-Hildebrecht
Sep 21 2009
2.1.3
1.0
Sep 21 2009
1.0
Version: 2.1.3
ABMenu was a great application, but under 10.6 it doesn't work.
Sidetracked
Sidetracked
Sep 17 2006
2.1.3
4.8
Sep 17 2006
4.8
Version: 2.1.3
Excellent free app. Quite similar to the $8 iAddressX. Upside, a bit faster and even more user friendly. And free. Downside, doesn't have a couple of features (like auto-dial) that iAddressX has. But overall a terrific, super easy to use, fast link to Address Book info.
Peanut-Butter
Peanut-Butter
Mar 31 2006
2.1.3
4.8
Mar 31 2006
4.8
Version: 2.1.3
Within 30 seconds I could confirm that this little utitlity was 5 stars. Great tool...... it's quick, small, and flexible. I like that I can adjust # of recent contacts, turn off the alphabetical list or groups, and change sort by dispay order. Very useful that I can launch AB from the menu. Recent contacts are very useful, something AB doesn't have. Bonus: I can make a new contact from the menu, and edit contacts without opening AB. Everything works with or without AB launched! WANTS: to be able to adjust the location of the menu item, not critical, but I prefer it closer to the calender, or at least further from the HELP menu in apps that have lots of menus. (menu meters, a 3rd party app can do this, even though many 3rd party cannot.) (I can't speak about stability - only used it now for 10 minutes)
Team-Loco
Team-Loco
Jul 15 2004
2.1.3
4.8
Jul 15 2004
4.8
Version: 2.1.3
This app is great, I just wish that you could sort by nickname. I have 5 Chris' and Johns', etc listed, and it isn't always easy to find the right one.
Guest
Guest
Jul 8 2004
2.1.3
5.0
Jul 8 2004
5.0
Version: 2.1.3
Only the first couple of letters show up in the categories. I've got half a dozen "kids friends" entries, but only the one starting with "A" shows up.
Guest
Guest
Jul 8 2004
2.1.3
5.0
Jul 8 2004
5.0
Version: 2.1.3
The same could be said of Address Book. Dialing out through the modem/bluetooth/speakers is one of the many seemingly obvious features I've sent in to Apple. Nice work on this though. It makes sense, has good options and adds effeciency to quickly looking up peoples' info.
Guest
Guest
Apr 3 2004
1.5
5.0
Apr 3 2004
5.0
Version: 1.5
This is a very nice and sexy utility for OS X users. How ever I believe it would be much more useful if ABMenu is capable for dialing numbers via built in modem and linked mobile phones.
Cb31
Cb31
Jul 27 2003
1.5
0.0
Jul 27 2003
0.0
Version: 1.5
I don't know if anyone else had download problems using the link from this page. I finally had some success by going straight to the source, i.e. the actual url for the file.
Cb31
Cb31
Jul 24 2003
1.5
0.0
Jul 24 2003
0.0
Version: 1.5
Trying to download a copy of this version, I end up with a 4KB gzip'd dmg file. StuffIt pretends to expand it but doesn't. ZipIt gives an "unexpected eof error".
Macal
Macal
Jul 13 2003
1.0
4.3
Jul 13 2003
4.3
Version: 1.0
I tto liked this app and had I not found iAddressX and more recently BuddyPop which I now use, I would haverbeen more than happy with this. However, unlike the others, this is free and well worth watching for developments.
Guest
Guest
Jul 13 2003
1.0
5.0
Jul 13 2003
5.0
Version: 1.0
I gave this app a shot, even though I already use iAddressX which does the same thing. While this program works perfectly fine, I think iAddressX does a better job and being "more intuitive." With this app you must select a name from the menu, let go, and look for the pop-up box to appear (which is almost instant). While this isn't bad, I like the fact that with iAddressX, it uses a hierarchical menu system to give you the information you need just by moving the mouse over a persons name. ABMenu does show more information, but it makes you work harder to get it. The app is pretty good, but not enough to make me switch from iAddressX, but if you've never used an app like this, it's worth checking out, since it's free!
Free
4.4
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
License: 
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