WinCalendar

WinCalendar

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 85 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.27
  • Total Downloads:
    1,175,351
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 21, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try (Limited calendar maker functions); $27.00 to buy

Editors' Review

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WinCalendar by Sapro Systems simplifies the process of making calendars in Word and Excel. Working inside these Microsoft programs, WinCalendar also expands your options. Its templates and automated features generate colorful, flexible calendars for planning, notekeeping, and many other uses. It tracks holidays and much more; at least, the full version does. The free trial is intended as a demo of WinCalendar's capabilities, not as fully functional freeware, and the trial version limits several features, including holidays, calendar size, and format, and it places a watermark on saved calendars. Its comprehensive Help file and a wizard-based calendar maker do a respectable job of introducing this shareware Office add-on, though.

You'll have to close and reopen Word or Excel if they're open when installing WinCalendar. Our installation finished with the Help file's "How Do I?" page of quick links to all major topics. WinCalendar's controls showed up on Word's ribbon (Excel's, too). Aside from Register, About, and Help buttons, it only has two controls: Show WinCalendar and Calendar Maker. We started the Calendar Maker. This wizard-like tool offered lots of choices, starting with a menu of templates in the Type & Date Range field: weekly, monthly, yearly, schedule, and agenda; as well as Data & Format, Size & Orientation, and Options. When we tried accessing features disabled in the free trial, a nag message popped up. But we were able to make basic selections and preview them. Our finished product appeared in a new Word document. It was attractive and professional in execution, as good as any we'd seen. The watermark is large but faint, and major holidays were indicated in red (you can't customize them in the free trial). We could enter and save data like any calendar made in Word or Excel. WinCalendar worked equally well in both Office applications, with similar options and results.

About the Show WinCalendar button: clicking it produces a neat little desktop calendar with some interesting tricks; for example, clicking any highlighted date copies the day and date (in your format) into Word or Excel. Bottom line: The trial limits didn't obscure WinCalendar's capabilities.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of WinCalendar 3.43.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Great for creating Agendas and Schedules"

June 23, 2014  |  By bliss_eventsplus

 |  Version: WinCalendar 4.23

Pros

I can further edit and format the agenda and schedule in Excel.
wincalendar supports colors

Cons

it is not free to import data

Summary

great for schedules and agenda

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1 stars

"Does not support colors"

January 27, 2014  |  By robpender

 |  Version: WinCalendar 4.18

Pros

easy to download

Cons

It does not do colors using automatic formatting like outlook

Summary

I switched from an Outlook calendar to a Google calendar and need to add the colors in each case so I will stick withe the imperfect Google calendar since it syncs perfectly with my Android phone

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5 stars

"Best free MS Office Calendar date picker"

January 16, 2014  |  By frank_gb

 |  Version: WinCalendar 4.18

Pros

Comes with a free pop-up calendar that works with MS Office Word and Excel. Useful for picking and changing dates.

Cons

The calendar maker features are not free - albeit they didn't say it was.

Summary

best free date picker calendar for Microsoft Excel

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2 stars

"Looks good, but only paid version is functional"

August 11, 2013  |  By Tripper33

 |  Version: WinCalendar 4.10

Pros

Looks very good and clearly presented info
Transfer from google is easy

Cons

Too limited functionality; not enough entries transfer
Too Costly for something that can be done for free with several other programs

Summary

I thought this would be a good addition to my google calendar offline. At first it seemed very good. But I realized that only one or two calendar entries are transferred to wincalendar in the FREE version.
I don''t feel that it is worth the ANNUAL $99 fee to get the paid version. I have uninstalled it!

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5 stars

"For Advanced Calendar Printing"

April 28, 2013  |  By eva2cal

 |  Version: WinCalendar for Windows, Word & Excel 4.06

Pros

i can edit calendar as Excel doc
i can Edit calendar font and style
i can use custom paper size

Cons

it does not store repeating events - but it does import them from Google Calendar

Summary

good for advanced calendar editing and printing.

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2 stars

"Fine, until you want to uninstall"

February 20, 2013  |  By Specimen_Unknown

 |  Version: WinCalendar for Windows, Word & Excel 3.48

Pros

The install was easy

Cons

I can't remove it. When you run the uninstall it leave files everywhere, including within the registry. It is impossible to get rid of and now every time I open Excel I receive an error message. I am pretty computer literate but even my IT department is having a hard time removing all the tentacles this program has left behind.

Summary

Don't do it....unless you are certain that you will never want to uninstall it.

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5 stars

"So far great!"

February 18, 2013  |  By MistressMeadows

 |  Version: WinCalendar for Windows, Word & Excel 3.48

Pros

Not sure, will keep in touch.

Cons

Not sure, will keep in touch.

Summary

I will update my review when I have more time to use WinCalender. thank you!

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5 stars

"Awesome, easy to use calendar"

February 15, 2013  |  By JasonMalki

 |  Version: WinCalendar for Windows, Word & Excel 3.48

Pros

I love this calendar on my windows desktop because it's so easy to access and I use it a lot when I am in a rush and need a good in depth calendar. It loads really quickly and offers everything I need.

Cons

None, it does the job for me.

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4 stars

"A cool work around for creating DIY Pocket Calendars"

January 11, 2013  |  By John-RegardingSolutions

 |  Version: WinCalendar for Windows, Word & Excel 3.46

Pros

I was upset that Google has very limited options for formatting and printing out their calendars.
WinCalendar allows me to import my info right into Excel and format it just the way I want. Now I can keep my online calendar AND print out a paper version to carry with me and make appointments.

Cons

This software does cost money to get the features I want. However, I'm starting to get more excited about paying developers to keep on creating products like this.

Summary

A nice tool to add to the kit for creating an integrated online-pocket scheduling tool.

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5 stars

"Microsoft Word Compatible Calendar"

December 30, 2012  |  By frank_gb

 |  Version: WinCalendar for Windows, Word & Excel 3.46

Pros

-I can edit my Outlook calendar in Word
-Supports many layouts
-very easy to customize

Cons

MS Word can be tricky to edit

Summary

Works well for editing Outlook Calendar as Word document

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.27
Version 4.27:
  • Adds support for TeamSnap iCal calendar import.
  • Improves rendering of Schedules in MS Word.
  • Improves ability to generate a Calendar or Gantt Chart with Excel file data.
General
Publisher Sapro Systems
Publisher web site http://www.WinCalendar.com/
Release Date September 20, 2014
Date Added September 21, 2014
Version 4.27
Category
Category Productivity Software
Subcategory Calendar & Time Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel
Download Information
File Size 6.59MB
File Name SetupWinCalendarV4.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,175,351
Downloads Last Week 3,982
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Limited calendar maker functions
Price $27

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