Spotlight on Handy Address Book
|Published:||Sep 19, 2006|
|Software that can help||Good for||Cow Rating|
|Easy to use, yet powerful software that makes keeping track of your contacts fun.|
You have lots of contacts. Those contacts have addresses, spouses, birthdays, phone numbers, fax numbers, work numbers, cell phones! How do you keep track of it all? If you're still using your e-mail software, you might be interested in upgrading to something with more functionality.
Handy Address Book has everything you'd expect to find in an address book as well as many other helpful features. For instance, you can publish your entire address book to the Web so you can retrieve your information even when you're away from home. You can also share your address book with others once it has been published, even if they do not have Handy Address Book installed. Retrieve maps and driving directions to any address in your book, or dial a contact's phone number, or send them an e-mail - all from within the interface of this feature packed application.
Handy Address Book can import and export data efficiently with programs like Outlook, the Windows Address Book, and even Palm. You can also import existing vCard files, or address books in .CSV format. Creating and editing entries in the address book is simple and the addresses can be copied and pasted into any program that will accept text using the Windows clipboard. They've thought of everything; you can even print lists of your contacts, envelopes and labels! Beiley Software provides free technical support and they have included their contact information in the help files. You can be notified of updates by e-mail and get free upgrades for a year! Give this software a try and find out for yourself how handy it really is!
Stacy Reed is Tucows' resident software librarian and editor. She has been reviewing PC and mobile software as well as web services for over a decade. Helping developers improve and promote their products is only one of her areas of expertise. Stacy is also an advocate for Open Source, Creative Commons and freeware, taking special interest in educational resources, social media, cloud sharing, and mobile technology.