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BusyContacts for Mac

Fast, efficient contact manager.

$49.99
In English
3.1
Based on 29 user rates

BusyContacts overview

BusyContacts is a contact manager for OS X that makes creating, finding, and managing contacts faster and more efficient. It brings to contact management the same power, flexibility, and sharing capabilities that BusyCal users have enjoyed with their calendars. What's more, BusyContacts integrates seamlessly with BusyCal, forming a flexible, easy-to-use CRM solution that works the way you do.

BusyContacts syncs with the built-in Contacts app on OS X and iOS, and supports all leading cloud services, including iCloud, Google, Exchange, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Key Features
  • Customizable Views -- View contacts in a single-column Card View or multi-column List View.
  • Tags -- Tags can be used for grouping, filtering and coloring contacts.
  • Smart Filters -- Smart Filters are a powerful tool for filtering contacts, creating saved searches, and even applying custom view settings in the List View.
  • BusyCal integration -- BusyContacts integrates with BusyCal by linking contacts to events in your calendar, providing flexible CRM capabilities for tracking past and future activities.
  • Activity List -- The Activity List displays activities associated with the selected contact including calendar events, emails, messages, and recent social network posts.
  • Social-network integration -- BusyContacts syncs with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, combining contact information from each of these sources into a unified contact card.
  • Syncing -- BusyContacts syncs with the built-in Contacts app on OS X and iOS through all leading cloud services including iCloud, Google, Exchange, and other CardDAV servers.
  • Sharing -- BusyContacts allows you to share address books with read-only or read/write privileges through Exchange, Fruux, LAN, and other CardDAV servers.

What’s new in version 2022.3.1

  • Major visual refresh with clean, lean look
  • New and improved address book panel. All address books under an account can now be temporarily disabled by turning on Exclusion mode.
  • Pinned (i.e. flagged) contacts are now grouped in Card View and appear sorted above other contacts. This behavior can be turned off from Preferences > Views
  • New and improved smart filter selector
  • New floating smart filter panel
  • New app icon
  • Improved contact list in Card View
  • Contact counts now show against each contact section
  • Contact photos in contact list can be turned off optionally from Preferences > Views
  • New notes indicator displays against contacts with notes. Can be turned off optionally from Preferences > Views
  • Colored contact names can be turned on / off from Preferences > Views
  • Tweets timeline now supports dark mode
  • Fixed mail plugin compatibility errors for affected users
  • Fixes hang when loading contacts with a lot of mail activity
  • Hiding the left panel no longer automatically selects "All Tags"
  • Ongoing stability improvements
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BusyContacts for Mac

$49.99
In English
Version 2022.3.1
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2.0
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3.0
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2.0
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3.1

(38 Reviews of BusyContacts)

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Mikenesmith
Mikenesmith
Sep 6 2022
2022.3.1
0.0
Sep 6 2022
0.0
Version: 2022.3.1
Way, way, wayyyyy overpriced, especially with the shift to pseudo-subscription.
joe-171
joe-171
Jul 7 2021
1.5.2.1
0.0
Jul 7 2021
0.0
Version: 1.5.2.1
Very Disappointed. I love both BusyContacts and BusyCal. BUT... I'm not looking for a new product. This was a good product for the price when I could buy it and upgrade when there was a worthwhile product feature update. However, 2 things have happened the past year that have turned me off. 1) They have gone to a subscription based program. This is fine for some things, but this is basically a minor upgrade to the free calendar and contact programs that come on the Mac. With that said, I like the additional stuff, but they haven't made any real improvements to functionality in some time. Sure they make it look a little nicer, but the major function change was actually the lose of the ability to see all of the emails for a contact. I know this was based on a chance Apple made, but it was still a feature I paid for that no longer exists. By allowing me to pay for upgrades that I see value in, it keeps us both honest - they need to keep working if they want me to keep paying. 2) I'm still on the non-subscription version that I PAID FOR IN FULL. It's mine and I can use it as long as I want because I paid for it. They acknowledged this and I acknowledge that I wont get any more updates - that the way software has always worked. But a couple months ago I started getting a pop-up that asks me to pay to upgrade to the new version. I understand this - it's how hey sell the new version. However, the pop-up is persistent and wont allow you to use the software (actually locks you out of using it) until you either wait a set amount amount of time - no idea how long, but minutes! - or click on the link to see the upgrade info. This is akin to holding the software that I have paid for - and my contracts - hostage while they try to sell me. I'm a business owner and I use to put this on all our companies laptops and recommend this software to everyone I knew. I'm now looking for a replacement - or we'll just use the Mac software - and will ensure that everyone I recommended it to knows what my new recommendation will be.
SiteCR2
SiteCR2
Apr 6 2021
1.5.2
0.0
Apr 6 2021
0.0
Version: 1.5.2
I was with BusyCal and BusyContacts for years. Last time I purchased I failed to recognize it had change to a subscription model. I'm done sorry, on a few pieces of software work for me as a subscription. Moving on sadly after a long time customer with little change that warrants that kind of price increase.
JoyWise
JoyWise
Feb 25 2021
1.5.1
3.0
Feb 25 2021
3.0
Version: 1.5.1
I really want to like your app, but please please please add a menu bar icon.
ERNEST UNGUREANU
ERNEST UNGUREANU
Jan 12 2021
1.5.1
1.0
Jan 12 2021
1.0
Version: 1.5.1
Why "Busy" ? My contacts are never busy !
JoyWise
JoyWise
Feb 25 2021
3.0
Feb 25 2021
3.0
Version: null
ERNEST UNGUREANU
ERNEST UNGUREANU
Jan 12 2021
1.0
Jan 12 2021
1.0
Version: null
Rnetter
Rnetter
Jan 6 2021
1.0
Jan 6 2021
1.0
Version: null
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Jan 29 2020
5.0
Jan 29 2020
5.0
Version: null
vailskibowls
vailskibowls
Oct 17 2019
1.0
Oct 17 2019
1.0
Version: null
Pirx
Pirx
Oct 17 2019
2.0
Oct 17 2019
2.0
Version: null
Kitmos
Kitmos
Dec 11 2017
3.0
Dec 11 2017
3.0
Version: null
WetNet
WetNet
Oct 28 2017
0.5
Oct 28 2017
0.5
Version: null
Spank-Me-Baby
Spank-Me-Baby
Oct 2 2017
3.0
Oct 2 2017
3.0
Version: null
woglesby
woglesby
Aug 21 2017
4.0
Aug 21 2017
4.0
Version: null
Mhoutman
Mhoutman
Jun 20 2016
5.0
Jun 20 2016
5.0
Version: null
Geoduck
Geoduck
Mar 24 2016
2.0
Mar 24 2016
2.0
Version: null
raad-adam
raad-adam
Feb 18 2016
3.5
Feb 18 2016
3.5
Version: null
Dowsmith
Dowsmith
Feb 16 2016
4.5
Feb 16 2016
4.5
Version: null
Bertrum
Bertrum
Feb 16 2016
2.5
Feb 16 2016
2.5
Version: null
Dixie44
Dixie44
Feb 6 2016
4.0
Feb 6 2016
4.0
Version: null
anonymous-scorpion-6952
Jan 18 2016
4.5
Version: null
Buzzwords
Buzzwords
Dec 7 2015
2.0
Dec 7 2015
2.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Oct 20 2015
5.0
Oct 20 2015
5.0
Version: null
jrycus
jrycus
Oct 14 2015
3.5
Oct 14 2015
3.5
Version: null
SMade
SMade
Oct 14 2015
4.0
Oct 14 2015
4.0
Version: null
Berthold-R-
Berthold-R-
Oct 14 2015
1.0
Oct 14 2015
1.0
Version: null
missing
missing
Jun 6 2015
1.0
Jun 6 2015
1.0
Version: null
Lynnr
Lynnr
Mar 19 2015
4.5
Mar 19 2015
4.5
Version: null
Arne-schaper
Arne-schaper
Feb 18 2015
4.0
Feb 18 2015
4.0
Version: null
Rikyman
Rikyman
Feb 15 2015
3.0
Feb 15 2015
3.0
Version: null
Dana-Sutton
Dana-Sutton
Feb 14 2015
5.0
Feb 14 2015
5.0
Version: null
Andrewrodney
Andrewrodney
Feb 14 2015
4.5
Feb 14 2015
4.5
Version: null
tatami
tatami
Feb 13 2015
4.0
Feb 13 2015
4.0
Version: null