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fruux for Mac

Sync your address book, calendars, tasks, and bookmarks between Macs.

Free
In English
Version 2.2
4.5
Based on 28 user rates

fruux overview

fruux is a free service that takes care of your contacts, calendars and tasks so you don't have to. Never manually copy contacts and calenders between your devices again!

Features:

  • Contact, Calendar and Task synchronization.
  • Shared Address books (read-only and read-write).
  • Shared Calendars and Todo-Lists (read-only and read-write).
  • Public calendars (shareable via iCalendar feed).
  • Team address books/calendars/todo-lists; delegation support; scheduling (free-busy); user management and more.

What’s new in version 2.2

Version 2.2:

Note: The new fruux is no longer available as a native application, but now exists only as a Web application. It is natively supported on both OS X and iOS via CardDAV and CalDAV. Updates are deployed automatically. If you are a current user, you don't have to do anything.
  • Completely revamped web application with contacts web app
  • Numerous performance tweaks & bugfixes
  • Many Interface tweaks

fruux for Mac

Free
In English
Version 2.2
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4.5

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ZeroDark:30
ZeroDark:30
Nov 7 2018
2.2
0.0
Nov 7 2018
0.0
Version: 2.2
Thank you, MacUpdate, and, thank you, Fruux.

Here it is, late 2018, and I'm trying to extract myself from the caved-in "silo" of the Apple ecosystem in regards to calendar, contacts, and more that no longer "play well" with each other across multi-vintaged Apple OS/iOS products.

I really enjoy and use BusyMac products, which no longer worked effectively with a growing number of our resources/tooling due to new Apple security processes, including their implementation and the performance of two-factor authentication.

I appreciate Uncoy's info tidbit, along with others, so, finding this page as part of a Google search is a blessing!

In our DCC (Digital Content Creation) work and consultancy, I appreciate having parity across iOS, MacOS, Windows, Android, and Linux systems without relying on the Google interface and limitations.

While there are certainly a number of details to work out, including bringing in Thunderbird, at least Fruux, BusyMac, and other resources have some pretty awesomely lucid and workable Help available! Wow!

Thank you for keeping this page extant!
Uncoy
Uncoy
Apr 20 2015
2.2
5.0
Apr 20 2015
5.0
Version: 2.2
Here's the lowdown guys. Syncs great to your phone. Apple's Address Book on the other hand has a very buggy CardDAV implementation and you will lose data. Here's how to live well with Fruux.

1. On desktop use Fruux in the browser.
2. Sync to your multiple phones, tablets.

Changes show up instantly and reliably.

Don't try to use groups (groups do not work consistently across devices/systems). You can use multiple address books (with pro account).

Fruux makes Blackberry 10, Android, Windows Phone viable for Mac users (Blackberry is best for productivity, Android for flexibility, Windows Phone for photography as examples of why you might want something other than iOS.

https://foliovision.com/2011/11/people-who-buy-iphones-are-image-conscious-fad-following-idiots
D9
D9
Nov 13 2013
2.2
0.0
Nov 13 2013
0.0
Version: 2.2
I guess I was anticipating this being more on the lines of BusyCal or Spanning Sync which would sync iCloud Calendar < > Google Calendar (e.g. - iCloud Work calendar syncs with Google Job calendar). Instead, this appears to be a substitute for a cross platform calendar like Google Calendar (can be set up on Mac OS X, iOS, Android). There appears to be no way to have these entries automatically sync with existing iCloud and/or Google calendars. I assume Contacts works the same way.
Beamy
Beamy
Jun 28 2013
2.1.1
0.0
Jun 28 2013
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
I click download, but then nothing downloads and nothing can be downloaded from Fruux. Therefore the "downloaded" program has no features, is not usable and gets a bad rating.
Penguirl
Penguirl
Feb 14 2013
2.0.4
0.0
Feb 14 2013
0.0
Version: 2.0.4
This is *not* an app, so why is it listed on MacUpdate? You can't download and install it…
dinabain
dinabain
Jan 6 2016
5.0
Jan 6 2016
5.0
Version: null
jessydisson
jessydisson
Dec 23 2015
4.0
Dec 23 2015
4.0
Version: null
cathy-bollt
cathy-bollt
Dec 17 2015
4.0
Dec 17 2015
4.0
Version: null
Uncoy
Uncoy
Apr 20 2015
5.0
Apr 20 2015
5.0
Version: null
Surfspirit
Surfspirit
Sep 20 2012
5.0
Sep 20 2012
5.0
Version: null
misterjspencer
misterjspencer
Feb 23 2012
1.0
Feb 23 2012
1.0
Version: null
Dale-Garrison
Dale-Garrison
Sep 8 2011
5.0
Sep 8 2011
5.0
Version: null
mitchump
mitchump
Jun 22 2011
5.0
Jun 22 2011
5.0
Version: null
Rofra
Rofra
May 8 2011
5.0
May 8 2011
5.0
Version: null
Wolfgang-Kaps
Wolfgang-Kaps
May 7 2011
5.0
May 7 2011
5.0
Version: null
Hammersb
Hammersb
May 6 2011
4.5
May 6 2011
4.5
Version: null
Fracai
Fracai
May 6 2011
5.0
May 6 2011
5.0
Version: null
Novascotian
Novascotian
May 6 2011
5.0
May 6 2011
5.0
Version: null
David210
David210
May 5 2011
4.5
May 5 2011
4.5
Version: null
Frevoi
Frevoi
May 5 2011
4.5
May 5 2011
4.5
Version: null
chazawa
chazawa
May 5 2011
5.0
May 5 2011
5.0
Version: null
jjford5
jjford5
May 5 2011
4.5
May 5 2011
4.5
Version: null
Richard-S
Richard-S
May 5 2011
5.0
May 5 2011
5.0
Version: null
bueti
bueti
May 5 2011
4.0
May 5 2011
4.0
Version: null
Alex-Myagkov
Alex-Myagkov
May 4 2011
5.0
May 4 2011
5.0
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macmanMH
macmanMH
May 4 2011
5.0
May 4 2011
5.0
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Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Feb 3 2010
5.0
Feb 3 2010
5.0
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Maced
Maced
Jan 14 2010
5.0
Jan 14 2010
5.0
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—Dan
—Dan
Jul 14 2009
5.0
Jul 14 2009
5.0
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Erunno
Erunno
Nov 21 2008
4.0
Nov 21 2008
4.0
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Machhead
Machhead
Oct 10 2008
5.0
Oct 10 2008
5.0
Version: null
info-789
info-789
Oct 7 2008
1.0
Oct 7 2008
1.0
Version: null
Joeles
Joeles
Sep 12 2008
4.0
Sep 12 2008
4.0
Version: null