Plaxo
Plaxo
3.16.2

0.5

Plaxo free download for Mac

Plaxo3.16.2

20 January 2010

Online service for syncing your Address Book and iCal.

Overview

Plaxo synchronizes your Mac OS X Address Book with your Plaxo Universal Address Book. Wherever you install a Plaxo toolbar, your address book will be consistent and stay up-to-date automatically. You can also access your address book on the Web through Plaxo Online.

On Mac OS X 10.4 and newer, Plaxo for Mac also offers the ability to sync your iCal calendars to Plaxo Online (and on to any other Plaxo sync points, e.g. Google Calendars, Outlook, etc) For iPhone users, this is a real boon as your contacts and calendars are now kept in sync on your phone, desktop and the Web (and multiple Macs and PCs should you have more than one computer)

Plaxo keeps people connected by solving the common and frustrating problem of out-of-date contact information. Founded in July 2001, Plaxo provides a free service that securely updates and maintains the information in your address book. Plaxo is the universal digital assistant; available to you wherever and whenever you need it to keep you organized, on top of your life and in touch with those you care about.

What's new in Plaxo

Version 3.16.2:
  • Fixed problem where client would change birthday and anniversary years to be '2000'
  • Improved iCal calendar handling (specifically fixes problem on Snow Leopard with Exchange based calendars)
  • Fixed a few memory leaks

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14 Reviews of Plaxo

Smokeonit
10 October 2007
Version: 3.0v447

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with .mac everything is easy, online publishing and syncing your contacts with .mac and others... if you absolutely don't want to get .mac give this a try... but the .mac yearly fee includes online space and all those little perks like iphoto and imovie integration... and with the new 10/20/30GB online space offering the $/€99 a year seems very good to me... for my part i'm glad to be a .mac member after using plaxo for a little while... and hte goodies are not free either with plaxo, and plaxo lacks the sharing/website/iphoto/imovie/idisk integration that .mac offers... for my part this is no go, but please try it out and judge for yourself... the whole approach seems so windows compared to apple .mac, i just had to post this and i really don't want to bash this approach, i just think that it could be and was done better if you look at .mac...
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0.5
substantia-nigra-eve1
22 February 2015
Version: 3.16.2
Plaxo is a virus! I have been trying for ages ... months, possibly years now ... to remove it from my computer. Not only am i expected to wade through some turgid website to find out how but I am also expect to somehow enrol or subscribe. FFS ppl avoid this horror troll app.
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pettifogger0712
25 August 2014
Version: 3.16.2
Plaxo 3.17.0 (Build 1025) is out :-) Download Link: http://down.plaxo.com/down2/mac/release/PlaxoMac.zip?lang=en File Name: PlaxoMac.zip File Size: 2 924 706 bytes File Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:42:15 GMT
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Chrischram
27 January 2010
Version: 3.16.2
This version still repeatedly crashes the Plaxo Assistant background process on my mid-2009 MacBook. Plaxo denies there is a problem. I can't find anyplace to upload my growing list of crash reports. I'm about ready to stop trying to get this POS to work.
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Chrischram
22 December 2009
Version: 3.16.1
STILL not 64-bit compatible? I just tried this version on my mid-2009 MacBook running Snow Leopard. It never syncs anything because one of Plaxo's background processes crashes.
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Chrischram
06 November 2009
Version: 3.16v977
This version claims to be compatible with Snow Leopard in both 32 and 64 bit mode. After several uninstalls/reinstalls I have been unable to get anything but crashes of background processes on my mid-2009 MacBook.
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Mtcobra
23 October 2008
Version: 3.12 v839
I've used Plaxo in the recent past until I found that it was causing some unusual effects to my Address Book. The Nick Name field was being altered. If my address book contained, say, two Charles, then the nick name of the first that I has set as 'Chuck' was ok, but the nick name of the second was changed to 'Chuck2.' Additional Charles's were numbered as well (3, 4, etc.) In using SerialMailer, where I wanted to use the nick name within the body of emails, that numbering was unacceptable. 'Hi, Chuck3:' just wasn't the way I wanted it to be. Frustrated me until I found that by getting rid of Plaxo, the problem went away. I had to re-name all the numbered nick names, but they stayed as entered after that. If any of you have found that Plaxo no longer does this altering, do reply and let me know. The other features were great. I just could not have it altering my nicks!
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Rampancy
22 October 2008
Version: 3.12 v839
While I still find Plaxo's web interface somewhat clunky, I find that the client-side software for Plaxo works well on both 10.5 and 10.4. Thanks for your efforts in supporting the Mac and Mac users - they are well appreciated.
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globetrotterdk
23 March 2008
Version: 3.9v579
I tried to cut down on the amount of menu items I have in the menu bar and set the Plaxo toolbar not to open at startup/login. The toolbar still kept appearing in the menu bar, so uninstalled the preference pane. Still the toolbar wouldn't die. It again appeared at startup.
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Smokeonit
10 October 2007
Version: 3.0v447
with .mac everything is easy, online publishing and syncing your contacts with .mac and others... if you absolutely don't want to get .mac give this a try... but the .mac yearly fee includes online space and all those little perks like iphoto and imovie integration... and with the new 10/20/30GB online space offering the $/€99 a year seems very good to me... for my part i'm glad to be a .mac member after using plaxo for a little while... and hte goodies are not free either with plaxo, and plaxo lacks the sharing/website/iphoto/imovie/idisk integration that .mac offers... for my part this is no go, but please try it out and judge for yourself... the whole approach seems so windows compared to apple .mac, i just had to post this and i really don't want to bash this approach, i just think that it could be and was done better if you look at .mac...
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Chinarut
07 October 2006
Version: 1.0
Thought I'd give everyone here a heads up about a known defect I encountered: "The issue you are facing is a known bug in Plaxo update request. Once you send an update request with your vcf card and the contact responds with a personal message. Unfortunately, Plaxo picks up the vcf card of yours and replaces your contact's information with your information." good news is your official online version (aka. My Cards) remain unaffected. (whew!) Patch in progress. no ETA from support. workaround: "While sending an update request please send [a] personalized message to your contacts requesting them not to reply for the update request e-mail directly. Do mention them to fill up the form and click on the 'Confirm' button."
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Chinarut
18 April 2006
Version: 1.0b2
Plaxo b2v159 has been chugging well for quite awhile and now suddenly, the Plaxo menu items are greyed out and it no longer syncs. Any suggestions on how to troubleshoot this?
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Chinarut
27 February 2006
Version: 1.0b2
I just did an initial install to a fresh install of Address Book. Worked like a charm! I'm a long-time Plaxo user from my Outlook day, used the web version as a crutch for the past 6 months, and really happy to see progress coming along on the Mac OS X front! I was very pleased to see my old categories come back as Groups in AB and all my contact notes show up in AB as well. It's *very* nice to browse my categories and have easy access to my notes compared to the web version. Be aware you may need to do a "sync now" - the "initial sync" didn't do anything and was a cause for false alarm in 1.0b2. I didn't see my contacts with AIM IDs show up in my iChat and since Plaxo now supports Skype IDs - I'd love to see both these apps integrated a bit more smoothly. I'm a bit confused on the system requirements part - I've seen 10.4 on one site, 10.3 in the release notes, and 10.3.9 here. I have it running on 10.4.5 right now. Going to keep using this for a few days before posting some ratings. All in all, this is very promising and look forward to a complete iCal (and if Plaxo gets really ambitious - Mail) integration and then it'll really be bye bye Outlook! ;) connect on!
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Jacques-P-
24 February 2006
Version: 1.0b2
Great system, but be careful. Once installed, be sure to set syncing to MANUAL. Then as you get updates, simply manually update each card yourself. Otherwise if you let them sync, whatever you have down is totally wiped out in favor of what the user gave plaxo. Most people give Plaxo VERY limited info, you'll lose lots of stuff if you let them automatically sync.
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3.75
Nadeemf
24 February 2006
Version: 1.0b2
Seems to work, all my address book contacts appear in Plaxo, but I'm noticing more and more lost data - my Address book is currently fine, but some pictures, home addresses, etc are missing in Plaxo. Perhaps the beta should kick out a summary of what it did and did not successfully parse for each contact.
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Free

0.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later

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