Latest Version: EssentialPIM 8.11
Requirements: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10
Author / Product: Astonsoft Ltd. / EssentialPIM
EssentialPIM is the award-winning, absolutely free personal information manager that makes it easy to control your appointments, to do lists, notes, email messages, password entries and contacts. In addition to that, EssentialPIM Free offers portability, speed, intuitive interface, and the ability to synchronize all your information with Android and iOS devices. Supported by a large community of users, EssentialPIM Free has been widely acknowledged as the best personal information management system on any desktop or USB flash drive.
Unprecendent synchronization features with all popular cloud services including Google Calendar / Contacts / Tasks / Drive, iCloud, Toodledo, SyncML, CalDav and many others. Native Dropbox support is also included.
Link any items with any other items in EssentialPIM. It is your data, inter-connected. Link your appointment with the people you meet and tasks you have to do before you meet them.
Your data can be encrypted using advanced industry standard AES (Rijndael) 256-bit key, which is considered a modern and secure solution used by governments and agencies worldwide.
EssentialPIM can become your data silo but will never let you drown in information. Never lose any bit of information by searching for it through the whole database in a matter of seconds.
Still using those little yellow post it notes? EssentialPIM offers integrated sticky notes to turn any note into a sticky one!
Open source database
EssentialPIM uses open source Firebird database engine. This means that all the data is yours. No proprietary formats, no lock in. You can even write plugins and applications to work with your data the way you like.
Printing. Same data, multiple printouts
Group, limit, hide and add data – all that is possible with flexible and easy printout reports. Any data in EssentialPIM can be printed in multiple layouts.
Multi-user database access
Need to collaboratively work with others? You can do that with EssentialPIM Pro Network. Assign access rights and let everyone share their calendar, contacts, to do lists, notes and even password entries with other members of the workgroup.
Storing and linking to external attachments
EssentialPIM will store any external files attached to items (appointments, notes, tasks, etc.) you need to keep handy. You can also choose to link to external files saving some database space.
Note: Limited functionality in the unregistered version.