Free Address Book

Free Address Book

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 9 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4.1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    36,847
  • Date Added:
    July 22, 2010
  • File Size:
    1.1MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    183
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

Editors' Review

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Address books are a dime a dozen these days, so to stand out, a program had better knock our socks off. Free Address Book performs its duties as promised; however, we found its awkward navigation a big turn-off.

The program had a seemingly user-friendly interface. The design was very clean and professional-looking, with straightforward commands. But upon closer inspection, we found the program awkward to navigate. When we first launched Free Address Book, the window ran off our screen, so we tried to adjust it. Instead of resizing itself with the window, the page content ran off the page and required scrolling to get where we needed to go, which was a pain. Plus, when we clicked on the Tools option, we couldn't figure out how to get to the main screen. We finally found a close option by scrolling over to the far corner of the window. Clicking on the New command introduced a Contact Editor pop-up window. We found a few of the editor's entry fields a bit vague (we weren't sure what to enter as the "Identifier"). A Help file in the form of a link to a sparse FAQ page didn't do much to answer our specific questions or to describe the program's features. Once we entered our contact's info and clicked Save, our new contact appeared on the main page. The program does let you easily upload a picture for each of your contacts. It also includes tools for importing and exporting your contact info as CSV files, which worked perfectly when we put it to the test.

Free Address Book leaves a folder behind after removal. It works, but we recommend that you look for an address book program with better navigation.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"You can find a better address book elsewhere"

December 27, 2011  |  By blumunky

 |  Version: Free Address Book 1.4.5.0

Pros

Imports contacts saved in CSV format

Cons

Does not show all fields when importing contacts
No uninstall

Summary

You can find a better address book elsewhere

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5 stars

"Great Product."

October 23, 2011  |  By Robbieimbg

 |  Version: Free Address Book 1.4.5.0

Pros

Very user-friendly. I highly recommend.

Cons

No cons as far as I can see.

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1 stars

"Crap, I would not recommend tis product."

July 20, 2011  |  By ktod

 |  Version: Free Address Book 1.4.5.0

Pros

Absolutely no redeeming features, even if it worked it was a pain in the ass to try & import contact data.

Cons

Could not import contact info.

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4 stars

"Great application - easy to use"

July 15, 2011  |  By davel1977

 |  Version: Free Address Book 1.4.5.0

Pros

Ease of use

Cons

It feels un-natural to have to type in the town prior to the street address - on several occasions I got on a roll and typed name, address then town and had to go back and make corrections

Summary

I'd recommend this!

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4 stars

"So Far So Good"

June 10, 2011  |  By miwi98

 |  Version: Free Address Book 1.4.5.0

Pros

Works like a charm so far with my OS.

Cons

Can't find any yet

Summary

It appear that my version of Win7 64bit does not come with Microsoft Outlook Express so I needed something and this serves the purpose so far.

Updated on Feb 24, 2013

Works really well with Win 8 64bit

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3 stars

"simple to use"

May 17, 2011  |  By kannuc

 |  Version: Free Address Book 1.4.5.0

Pros

it's free but ...

Cons

had problems when switching from XP to 7, but believe it's a 7 issue even though I downloaded the 7 edition

Summary

depends on the number of contacts, okay if a small number but suggest you consider another program, even if you have to pay for one

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4 stars

"Easy to use."

May 09, 2011  |  By soderjack

 |  Version: Free Address Book 1.4.5.0

Pros

Has everything you need listed on one page.

Cons

Can't think of anything.

Summary

Real happy with so far, one of teh best I have used.

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2 stars

"Seems like a nice program."

March 03, 2010  |  By kathysue43

 |  Version: Free Address Book 1.2

Pros

Dont know, havent used it yet.

Cons

Havent used it yet.

Summary

Its ok.

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3 stars

"A good Product that works fine and its FREE!"

December 31, 2009  |  By parthi61

 |  Version: Free Address Book 1.2

Pros

Gives flexibility in viewing the details of each contact. On the side bar you will get all the other details that you have entered. Quite easy to handle and pleasing to the eye. You can even insert the picture of the contact. That is real cute.

Cons

Can not really think about any negative aspect of this cute utility.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.4.1.0
Version 1.4.1.0 has fixed error mdb and csv files name extensions and added save the sorted column, and the sorted order.
General
Publisher GAS Softwares
Publisher web site http://www.gassoftwares.com
Release Date July 22, 2010
Date Added July 22, 2010
Version 1.4.1.0
Category
Category Productivity Software
Subcategory Contact Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Me, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows
Additional Requirements Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Download Information
File Size 1.1MB
File Name FreeAddressBookSetup.msi
Popularity
Total Downloads 36,847
Downloads Last Week 183
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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