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Open Contacts for Windows

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Key Details of Open Contacts

  • Manage your individual and organization contact information.
  • Last updated on 2/21/2024
  • There have been 5 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


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Editors' Review

Download.com staff

OpenContacts is a contact management program that has many useful features. Unfortunately, the unintuitive interface makes the program somewhat frustrating to use.

Is OpenContacts impossible to master? Not at all. But contact management programs tend to be pretty intuitive, allowing users to perform basic functions like adding contacts right off the bat. OpenContacts requires more work, more clicking around and skimming the Help file. The interface, made up of multiple little windows and plenty of drop-down menus, does not make it particularly easy to add or edit information. That said, with a bit of experimentation, most users should be able to get the hang of it.

But why bother, when there are other, more intuitive programs out there? OpenContacts has some pretty cool features that aren't always found in contact management programs. We loved that we could click on an address and go directly to the location in Google Maps, and that Skype users are able to make calls to contacts from within the program. We also appreciated the ability to cross reference people and businesses; after entering George Smith and the ABC Widget Co. separately, we could create an association between the two. This is a great time-saver if you have multiple contacts who work for the same organization.

OpenContacts is free. It comes as a ZIP file, installs desktop icons without icons, and leaves folders behind upon removal. We recommend this program for intermediate and advanced users, or novice users who don't mind taking some time to figure things out.


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
July 15, 2011
Latest update
February 21, 2024
Version
6.2.1.740
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 98 SE, Windows 2003
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
55,285
Downloads Last Week
0

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Developer's Description

Manage your individual and organization contact information.

Open Contacts is an advanced address book program for managing contact info of individuals and organizations with relationships. The program was designed for people who want to improve dynamic interactions with contacts. The program can interact with e-mail programs, Web browsers, Phone Dialer, Skype, and Google Maps. With SyncML Client for Open Contacts, you may synchronize contact info with a smart phone, PDA, and Web address books.