BusyCal

3.6.2 20 May 2019

Powerful calendar app with multiple syncing options.

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Developer website: BusyCal, LLC

BusyCal is an award-winning desktop calendar that combines personal productivity features for individuals with powerful calendar sharing capabilities for families and workgroups. Its unique features include a non-modal Info Panel for easier data entry; To Dos that display in the calendar and auto-forward until completed; repeating To Dos; customizable calendar views including a List view and scrolling Month and Week views; adjustable font styles and sizes, live weather feeds, moon phases, graphics, sticky notes and more. And when you first launch BusyCal, all of your iCal data is instantly imported. BusyCal automatically syncs with iCal, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and other apps and devices that sync with MobileMe or Sync Services. If you later decide to switch back to iCal, all of your calendar data will be current.

BusyCal allows families and workgroups to share calendars with MobileMe, Google Calendar, iCal Server, and other CalDAV Servers. You can even share calendars with other BusyCal users on a local area network without the need of a server. And BusyCal syncs with iCal, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and other apps and devices that sync with MobileMe or Sync Services.

Features
  • View and edit event details in a non-modal info panel.
  • Create repeating To Dos that display in the calendar and carry-forward until completed.
  • Scrolling Month and Week Views.
  • Customizable list view lets you filter and sort events by date, calendar, and more.
  • View live weather forecasts, sunrise/sunset times, and moon phases right in your calendar.
  • Customizable event fonts, sizes, styles and colors.
  • Add graphics to your calendar.
  • Add virtual sticky notes to your calendar.
  • Sync with the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch via MobileMe, Google Calendar, or iTunes.
  • Sync with MobileMe Calendar and other computers/devices that sync with MobileMe.
  • Sync with Google Calendar and other computers/devices that sync with Google Calendar.
  • Sync with other BusyCal users on a local area network or over the internet.
  • Share calendars with others, with password-protection and SSL encryption.
  • iCal compatible

What's New

Version 3.6.2:
General:
  • Appearance preferences now automatically sync between multiple macs you own
  • HTML notes are now rendered as HTML where possible
  • When copying multiple recurring events, you can now prevent the change confirmation prompt from showing repeatedly
  • Faster WebDAV calendar sync
  • Events received in GMT now no longer automatically get converted to the local timezone
  • Ongoing stability improvements
Improved:
  • Support for CalDAV servers that expect free/busy status on updated events
  • Google hangouts link detection in events
  • Discovery of shared calendars on Exchange
  • Connectivity for Synology CalDAV servers
  • Connectivity for custom Exchange accounts
  • Performance improvements
Added:
  • Display option to show tasks due in the next 2 years
  • Detection of embedded Zoom.us meeting links
  • Ability to dismiss a meeting invite without accepting / declining
Fixed:
  • Search results not showing dates for all-day events
  • Search results to show the correct date and time for floating events
  • Clipped date range field when editing a smart filter
  • A crash when accessing an attendee's menu options
  • Suggestions window placement
  • Caching of event titles in calendar view
  • Overlapping completed todos in Week view
  • Make plain text not working at times for text with emojis

Requirements

  • OS X 10.11 or later
  • iCloud, Google, Exchange, or CalDAV account

Ratings

Overall
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Current Version (3.x)
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Details

Downloads
104,227
Version Downloads
316
Type
Business / Personal Info Managers
License
Shareware
Date
20 May 2019
Platform
Intel 64 / OS X
Price
$49.99