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Dialectic for Mac

System-wide contact menu and scriptable dialer.

$25.00
In English
4.4
Based on 12 user rates

Dialectic overview

Note: This app is still available for download but the developer of Dialectic has temporarily halted the distribution and sale of all of their products.

Dialectic uses Bluetooth mobile phones (including the iPhone), modems, or speakers to dial the phone. Dialectic can also make calls via dozens of VoIP providers, IP phones, softphones, and advanced telephony products such as Asterisk-based PBX. Dialectic currently supports dialing over 100 different services and devices and is extensible so adding dialing compatibility for additional services or devices can be done quickly and easily.

You can enter a number manually or you can use the integrated search tools to find numbers in your Contacts, Microsoft Outlook, Daylite, or FileMaker databases (and more). With the included extras you can select a number from virtually any location (including email messages or webpages) and instantly dial it using Dialectic! And dialing is just the start. There are dozens of additional features - far too many to list here. Try it for yourself.

What’s new in version 1.12.4

Version 1.12.4:
  • Added support for Daylite 6
  • Added support for MegaPath VoIP service
  • Added support for the transition of legacy Speakeasy accounts to MegaPath accounts (if you were transitioned from a legacy Speakeasy VoIP account to a MegaPath account, make sure to append "@speakeasy.net" to your username)
  • Added Apple Maps as a mapping option
  • Streamlined postal address mapping options to just Apple Maps and Google Maps
  • Updated and signed the Dialectic Firefox Extension to allow it to load on the latest version of Firefox
  • Improved handling of duplicate contacts in AB Menu
  • Fixed several cosmetic issues and minor code inefficiencies
  • Posted more resources on the resources page including a configuration utility for MegaPath VoIP dialing
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Dialectic for Mac

$25.00
In English
Version 1.12.4
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What customer like

User Experience
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Customization

What needs improvements

Regular updates

Dialectic qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
1.0

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4.4

(21 Reviews of Dialectic)

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brianrlcatt
brianrlcatt
Nov 10 2023
1.12.4
0.0
Nov 10 2023
0.0
Version: 1.12.4
It's a shame the developer does not want to keep this app going. The best utility ever for people who need to talk to other people on the telephone on a regular basis. So well thought out and so simple and effective once configured. I'd pay some more money for a refreshed version. When I dealt with engineers as a product marketing person I would have died to have a UI designer as competent as John. He just gets it.
jhale716
jhale716
May 30 2020
1.12.4
5.0
May 30 2020
5.0
Version: 1.12.4
This is a great app. Have used it for years and it's been faultless. Except for the install. Now the challenge is install on Catalina. I know it works on Catalina, as my systems that have been running it over the years that have upgraded to catalina have continued to run Dialectic without any hassles or failure. Now that I'm installing on a fresh system I'm having trouble, so there is a way, we just need to figure it out ;)
GymW
GymW
May 18 2020
1.12.4
0.0
May 18 2020
0.0
Version: 1.12.4
The developers site is not directly acceptable from its URL, only displaying a message for the last 3 years that it will be back soon. Additionally when attempted to run on Catalina it launches then crashes despite repeated uninstalls and reinstalls. All this leads be to believe that unfortunately this App is now history for recent Macs.
LABANA Music
LABANA Music
Dec 3 2019
1.12.4
0.0
Dec 3 2019
0.0
Version: 1.12.4
Hi Guys! Question... How do I Install the Plugin for calling directly from the Contacts App on Mac? Is it a scrib or something like that?
GymW
GymW
May 29 2017
1.12.4
0.0
May 29 2017
0.0
Version: 1.12.4
The Dialectic site has been down for most if not all of this year. I am very concerned that it is no more. Hopefully this is not the case as it is a great and useful app. If anyone has any updates of its status it would be very much appreciated it they would post it
jhale716
jhale716
May 30 2020
5.0
May 30 2020
5.0
Version: null
c-mouratidis
c-mouratidis
Jun 4 2018
4.5
Jun 4 2018
4.5
Version: null
Mr_Mark
Mr_Mark
Mar 10 2015
2.0
Mar 10 2015
2.0
Version: null
Tomq
Tomq
May 6 2014
5.0
May 6 2014
5.0
Version: null
Winet
Winet
Nov 30 2011
5.0
Nov 30 2011
5.0
Version: null
Gilbert-Bilodeau
Gilbert-Bilodeau
Jun 13 2011
1.5
Jun 13 2011
1.5
Version: null
Roman-C-
Roman-C-
Jun 1 2011
5.0
Jun 1 2011
5.0
Version: null
Jim57
Jim57
Dec 7 2009
5.0
Dec 7 2009
5.0
Version: null
Rybu03051
Rybu03051
Oct 19 2009
5.0
Oct 19 2009
5.0
Version: null
Dana-Sutton
Dana-Sutton
Apr 6 2009
5.0
Apr 6 2009
5.0
Version: null
Brenk
Brenk
Feb 20 2009
5.0
Feb 20 2009
5.0
Version: null
Donebylee
Donebylee
Jul 8 2008
5.0
Jul 8 2008
5.0
Version: null