Card View
Quick Entry enables you to create contacts using natural language.
Create powerful Smart Filters and Addressbook Sets to focus on only the address books and contacts you wish to see.
View your contact's activity timeline. Supports: Events, Meetings, Journal Entries (requires BusyCal) and Twitter feeds
The integrated Info Panel allows you to quickly view and edit your events and tasks without delay.
Group pinned entries to sort above everyone else.
Switch between Card View and List View to see more and do more.

BusyContacts for macOS
The most powerful contact manager for macOS

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Requires macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or later. macOS 14.0 (Sonoma) and Apple Silicon fully supported.

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Also available on Setapp

BusyContacts makes managing contacts faster and more efficient. Offering the same power and flexibility that BusyCal users enjoy with their calendars, BusyContacts integrates seamlessly with BusyCal to form a flexible, easy to use CRM solution for managing calendars and contacts

BusyContacts syncs with the built-in Contacts app on macOS (via iCloud), which means it also syncs with any device linked to your iCloud account, including iPads and iPhones. BusyContacts supports all leading cloud services, including iCloud, Google, Office 365, Exchange, Fastmail, Twitter as well as other 3rd party CardDAV servers.


Card View
List View
Dark Mode

Contacts can be displayed in two views: A single column card view, or a multi-column list view that allows you to control the columns displayed (e.g. company, last name, first name, etc.) and the sort order.


Tags are a flexible way to categorize and filter contacts in BusyContacts. You can assign multiple tags to each contact and a tag cloud allows you to easily filter the list of contacts.

Tags in BusyContacts map to Groups in Apple Contacts/iCloud and Categories in Outlook/Exchange.

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Card View

Social Network Integration

BusyContacts syncs with leading CardDAV services and social services such as Twitter, and consolidates information about your contacts and relationships from multiple sources. What's more, BusyContacts links related cards from multiple sources and combines them into a single virtual card.

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Activity List

The Activity List shows a chronological listing of activities associated with the selected contact including meetings, tasks and other calendar events, as well as social network posts.

It's a fantastic way to quickly review all types of communication and activities associated with a contact.

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BusyCal integration

BusyContacts integrates with BusyCal allowing you to link contacts to events and to dos in your calendar, providing flexible CRM capabilities for scheduling meetings, follow up tasks, and tracking past activities.

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Smart Filters

Smart Filters are a powerful tool for filtering contacts and creating saved searches that can be applied with a single click.

You can create Smart Filters to display contacts that match certain conditions, such as a text string, tag, or birthdate. Or to apply view settings such as columns displayed and sort order.

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Sync and Share

BusyContacts syncs with all leading cloud services including iCloud, Google, Exchange, and other CardDAV servers, enabling you to sync contacts with other Macs running BusyContacts or the built-in Contacts app on macOS and iOS.

You can also share address books with other BusyContacts users with read-only or read/write privileges. Address Books can be shared through Exchange, Fastmail, Kerio, over the LAN, and through other CardDAV servers that support sharing.

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