VueMinder Lite

VueMinder Lite

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 91 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    11.2.3
  • Total Downloads:
    209,621
  • Date Added:
    August 20, 2014
  • File Size:
    14.44MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    641
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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There are a lot of calendar applications out there, and by this point we think that most people have settled on their favorites, whether they're devoted to Outlook, the online capabilities of Google Calendar, or something else. Most of the stand-alone calendar applications that we review don't particularly impress us, simply because they offer little in the way of features that could conceivably lure people away from other programs. VueMinder Calendar Lite, however, is an exception: this flexible calendar fills a niche that other calendar programs don't.

The application's interface is sleek and attractive, reminding us very much of Microsoft Outlook. It has all the typical things you'd expect from a calendar: you can create different categories to organize events and appointments, set reminders with alarms, and so-on. Where this calendar really shines, however, is with its interactive capabilities. You can share calendars on a local area network, subscribe to any calendars that follow the standard iCalendar format, and sync the VueMinder Calendar with multiple Google Calendars. We also very much like the optional desktop calendar that the program offers; this translucent calendar can be moved around the screen and have its opacity adjusted, allowing you to have a seamlessly integrated calendar readily available. The program's online Help file is well-written and thorough. Overall, we were quite impressed with both the design and features of VueMinder Calendar Lite, and we recommend it highly.

VueMinder Calendar Lite is free. The program installs and uninstalls without issues.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"OK but SLOW"

September 09, 2014  |  By Spiderhulk63

 |  Version: VueMinder Lite 11.2.3

Pros

Simple and Easy

Cons

Slow to load, slow to open entries, and I have a 2.7 ghz with 6gb ram and very little software running besides Office/Word. So it should not be so slow.

Summary

I downloaded the lite version, and then paid $50 for the pro version, and in spite of a year of updates, it never got any faster, and I really only use it as a back-up calendar.

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5 stars

"Finally found it! The best schedule organizing program!"

April 16, 2014  |  By MeimanB

 |  Version: VueMinder Lite 11.0.5

Pros

* Too many Pros to list.
* The free edition is so good!
* Features like: recurring dates and descriptions and locations ability to show Working hours and so much more!
* A better alternative to Google Calendar.
* So simple it does not occupy much of RAM or physical memory.
* Just get it.

Cons

* Maybe one could be the Design of program if acting too picky. Actually w/e is there is in the perfect balance: many programs whether complicate it or simplify it too much.

Summary

Okay, so I was looking for a good calendar to get organized. A lot of them cost $. Important to note, a lot of them do not give this simple ability: time-schedule that you can easily edit as if you are using a physical day planner in front of you, with the exception that VueMinder is much better. I think I will completely settle in this software from physical planner. I am in love with this! Big "thank you" to the team who made it. Well done!

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4 stars

"Attractive, Reliable, Comprehensive"

February 17, 2014  |  By LadyNetworker

 |  Version: VueMinder Lite 11.0.2

Pros

More features than I'll ever probably need, so covers everything that I need now. Multiple calendars can be made and lots of color-coding as needed. Nice transparency feature for desktop. Choice between popup or desktop alerts. Plenty of space and features to add lots of info about each events.

Cons

Have to keep a window open (can minimize) in order for desktop calendar to show. Not an issue. I just like to keep my taskbar cleaned up.

Summary

Great free, desktop calendar. Am so glad that I found it.

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4 stars

"An efficient program to control my schedule"

January 27, 2014  |  By Lauren_J

 |  Version: VueMinder Lite 10.1.9

Pros

be able to float the program widget on background.

Cons

there is some hesitation between click and execution.

Summary

when i get in trouble about program, support team give the prompt and accurate answer to solve problem. so, i really appreciate it.

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5 stars

"Loaded with features and very customizable."

November 15, 2013  |  By LadyNetworker

 |  Version: VueMinder Lite 10.1.9

Pros

Two different types of alerts. You can test to see which one you prefer. Attractive interface. Can create what seems to be an unlimited number of calendars, and even calendar groups.

Cons

In order for calendar to display on desktop, must have window opened always, either minimized or maximized. If this window is exited, desktop calendar closes and icon in notification area leaves. Just a small thing really. Just didn't expect to have to have an additional window open at all times.

Summary

Love this calendar. Lite has everything that I need.

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5 stars

"Simply Outstanding Calendar application"

August 01, 2013  |  By atunis58041

 |  Version: VueMinder Lite 10.1.9

Pros

Covers all the bases - nothing imaginable is left out. Syncs with Google Calendar. Offers an impressive list of customizations.

Cons

May be a bit overwhelming for many users. Take the time to read through the help files, and you will be impressed with what can be done with this software - it's worth spending the time understanding how it works.

Summary

Simply the best calendar available, with an extraordinary list of extras!

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2 stars

"Too much of everything."

June 24, 2013  |  By bustertoad

 |  Version: VueMinder Lite 10.1.9

Pros

Easy download and install.

Cons

Too large, too complicated and just too overwhelming. I was misled by the term "lite". I was expecting a small unobtrusive program to run in the back ground and notify me when I ask it to. I couldn't even figure out how to get the notification function to work. Overkill for what I needed.

Summary

Misled by the word"lite". I uninstalled this program.

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5 stars

"Absolutely wonderful"

June 01, 2013  |  By issachar5

 |  Version: VueMinder Lite 10.1.9

Pros

Since Outlook replaced hotmail, the calendar with it is horrible. THIS calendar has ALL the bells and whistles, and works just great. I highly recommend it.

Cons

IT is a bit slow; there is some hesitation between click and execution.

Summary

I use it exclusively now instead of that awful Outlook calendar. It gives me notifications of important events when I need them and it is very reliable. I can't believe that I found it, and it is free.

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5 stars

"A great program"

May 06, 2013  |  By GERRY RAINS

 |  Version: VueMinder Lite 10.1.9

Pros

It's an excellent calendar except for one tiny nitpick. It handles months, weeks, and days.

Cons

Don't print out the days - it's a massive waste of ink.

Summary

Terrific, best calendar that I've ever had.

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5 stars

"complete tasks, reminder solution"

April 23, 2013  |  By Gat18

 |  Version: VueMinder Lite 10.1.9

Pros

I loved vueminder. 1. It stays on top of your desktop having all events/tasks/reminders at glance without slowing your computer.
2. And I can even categorize them, and create separate calendars. All in same application, in same view. 3. It allows easy integration /sharing with outlook, exchange and google.4. Contact list integration with calendars, say shows up phone number and bday in same view

Cons

so far I have found this to be too good.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 11.2.3
Version 11.2.3:
  • Added a Russian translation.
  • Corrected problems syncing with Google Calendar by updating VueMinder to use the latest Google Calendar API.
  • Corrected deleting recurring events when "This instance and all that follow" is selected. Modified instances that occur after the selected date were not being properly deleted.
  • Other minor corrections and improvements.
General
Publisher VueSoft
Publisher web site http://www.vueminder.com
Release Date August 09, 2014
Date Added August 20, 2014
Version 11.2.3
Category
Category Productivity Software
Subcategory Calendar & Time Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements .NET Framework 4.0
Download Information
File Size 14.44MB
File Name VueMinder_Lite_Setup_11.2.3.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 209,621
Downloads Last Week 641
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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