Version History

New in EssentialPIM 7.13 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 5, 2016

  • Performance improvements and bug fixes related to Android EPIM synchronization
  • Better adoption to different DPI settings in Windows
  • Styles in Notes can now be assigned to tables
  • Fixed couple of issues related to outlook.com and hotmail.com mail accounts
  • Sorting of tasks by completion date works as expected now
  • Visibility feature for IMAP mail folders is fixed
  • User rights related issue is fixed in EPIM Pro Business
  • Shift+Home shortcut works correctly now
  • Fixed other minor issues found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 7.12 (Pro & Free)

Sep. 13, 2016

  • Option to turn off displaying date/time for tasks in EPIM Today and for Tasks bar in Calendar for more compact views
  • Shortcut to paste as plain text in email messages
  • Ability to choose custom reminder times in the reminders window
  • Improved logic for showing same day tasks in EPIM Today and in Calendar
  • Additional coloring of the weekends and more saturated colors for better visibility in Calendar
  • Checkboxes feature in Notes now works as expected
  • Couple of fixes regarding synchronization with Android EPIM
  • Many other minor improvements and bug fixes

New in EssentialPIM 7.11 (Pro & Free)

Aug. 23, 2016

  • Optimized UI for faster rendering
  • Option to turn on alternate line colors in table views
  • Ability to create pre-filled notes from email messages*
  • Custom reminder times for appointments
  • "Now" and "Clear" buttons in quick time selection dialogs for appointments and tasks
  • Improved coloring of grid lines
  • Option to set time to "none" by default for due and start dates in tasks
  • Individual attachments bar height in each module*
  • Fixed couple of problems in Google, Android EPIM and OneMediaHub synchronizations
  • Fixed other minor issues founds since last version

   *Only in EssentialPIM Pro


New in EssentialPIM 7.1 (Pro & Free)

Aug. 3, 2016

  • Numerous UI improvements (among others, we changed almost all icons, more colors now, as requested)
  • Option to change UI font size in many places (Tools-> Options-> Appearance)
  • Right-click on email to convert it to a Task or an Appointment*
  • "Vertical View” in Contacts and Password modules (View-> Layout menu)
  • EssentialPIM now understands Outlook and Google Calendar invites sent over email
  • "Related items" tab now have custom set of fields
  • oAuth support for Gmail. Now the "proper" way to create Gmail accounts is here
  • Right-click on email to create a message rule from it
  • Now you can mark the whole folder in Mail as read (right-click on Mail folder)
  • Add jpg, png, gif and other files as icons for Note names
  • You can export and import photos to and from vCard format
  • "Delete Conversation" in Mail (right-click on a thread)
  • Improved time selection dialogs in Calendar and Tasks
  • You can "Paste as Plain text" in Mail now
  • Lots of bug fixes

   *Available in EssentialPIM Pro only


New in EssentialPIM 7.0 (Pro & Free)

Jun. 15, 2016

  • Added: Tags. Assign a tag to any EssentialPIM item and easily find all related items*
  • Added: Ability to password protect any module and/or any item marked as private*
  • Added: Quick hyperlinking feature for items within EPIM environment by typing the "@" sign
  • Added: Option to turn off automatic image loading for email messages
  • Added: Contact birthdays in Calendar are automatically linked to a contact itself
  • Added: Shortcut to insert date/time anywhere (Ctrl+Space)
  • Improved: Completely redesigned UI that offers a modern and functional look
  • Improved: Mechanism for quick-selecting time for appointments and tasks
  • Improved: New email account creation wizard to reflect latest security trends
  • Improved: Scaling of email messages (Ctrl+mouse wheel)
  • Improved: Related Items dialog*
  • Improved: Logic behind treating "Re:" in the subject line when replying to mail (no more complex constructions)
  • Fixed: Lots of fixes and other smaller improvements

   *Available in EssentialPIM Pro only


New in EssentialPIM 6.58 (Pro & Free)

Apr. 4, 2016

  • Improved: EPIM Cloud synchronization
  • Improved: Contacts synchronization with CardDAV servers
  • Improved: "Do not sync" feature for IMAP folders
  • Fixed: EssentialPIM not responding when changing settings of IMAP accounts
  • Fixed: Minor sync errors with Google Calendar and Google Drive services
  • Fixed: Couple of issues related to sticky and regular notes

New in EssentialPIM 6.57 (Pro & Free)

Feb. 12, 2016

  • Added: Start time and End time columns into Advanced Search for easier identification of events and tasks
  • Improved: Some performance optimizations for EPIM Cloud synchronization
  • Improved: Synchronization of Unicode items with CardDAV servers
  • Improved: Print range selecting algorithm for different print styles
  • Improved: Opening of PGP encrypted attachments in Mail
  • Improved: Drag&drop of email messages for IMAP accounts
  • Improved: Printing of large number of appointments (30+) for a selected period of time
  • Improved: Inbox folder position for IMAP mail accounts
  • Fixed: Couple of issues related to synchronization with iCloud
  • Fixed: iOS sync minor problems
  • Fixed: Rare AV error when synchronizing with Google services (Calendar, Contacts)
  • Fixed: Copy-paste of data from web sites into Notes
  • Fixed: Synchronization of completed events with Android EPIM
  • Fixed: Selecting multiple contacts from a Group as email recipients at once
  • Other minor bug fixes and performance improvements

New in EssentialPIM 6.56 (Pro & Free)

Nov. 18, 2015

  • Added: Quick export of email messages into Windows Explorer using drag&drop
  • Improved: Synchronization speed and accuracy with Android EPIM
  • Improved: Keeping of to do hierarchical structure when copying tasks using Ctrl+mouse
  • Fixed: Inability to enter contact's birthday without providing a year
  • Fixed: Bug with auto-type feature in Passwords
  • Fixed: Couple of issues related to Google and Toodledo synchronizations
  • Fixed: Internal hyperlinks when saving EPIM database under different name
  • Fixed: Couple of EPIM Cloud related issues
  • Fixed: Printing of completed appointments
  • Fixed: All other minor issues found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 6.55 (Pro & Free)

Sep. 22, 2015

  • Improved: The way the Related Items tab works for email messages and notes
  • Improved: Android synchronization
  • Improved: Search and Replace feature in Notes
  • Improved: Undo/Redo actions in Calendar, To Do, Passwords
  • Fixed: EPIM Cloud synchronization error
  • Fixed: Inability to add more than 8 keywords for checking missing attachments in Mail
  • Fixed: AV error message when double-clicking on column separators in To Do
  • Fixed: Couple of minor problems with the Print Labels feature in Contacts
  • Fixed: Ctrl+Q shortcut for quick search in Mail
  • Fixed: Problem with attachments if using rules for outgoing mail
  • Fixed: Synchronization of contacts birthdays with Outlook
  • Fixed: Newly created contacts not being correctly assigned to groups after synchronization with Google Contacts
  • Fixed: Many other minor issues found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 6.54 (Pro & Free)

Aug. 11, 2015

  • Improved: Synchronization with Google Calendar. Google Calendar colors will now be synchronized, many sync inconsistencies were fixed, as well
  • Improved: Synchronization with Google Drive (notes will now be created in the Drive’s native format for better compatibility)
  • Improved: Mail signature adjustment when changing mail accounts and message format (rich text HTML or plain text)
  • Improved: Export of contacts into vCard (*.vcf) file format, especially when exporting different contacts with similar names
  • Improved: CardDAV synchronization of contacts with OwnCloud 7.0 server
  • Fixed: Issue with inability to drag and drop text when composing mail messages
  • Fixed: Click on the new mail icon in the system tray
  • Fixed: Incorrectly working hyperlinks in between EssentialPIM items created in older EPIM versions
  • Fixed: Outlook synchronization of recurring events with some sophisticated recurrence patterns
  • Fixed: Notes not being always shown in Related Items tab
  • Fixed: Copy format feature in Notes
  • Fixed: Couple of minor problems related to the request read receipt feature in Mail
  • Fixed: Other minor bugs found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 6.53 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 13, 2015

  • Added: Readiness for Windows 10
  • Improved: Speed and responsiveness when working with threads in Mail
  • Fixed: Synchronization of deleted items with Google Calendar
  • Fixed: Quick search in Notes
  • Fixed: Issue with saving mail as draft
  • Fixed: Text drag and drop in Notes
  • Fixed: Problem with Mail preview window on systems with DPI set over 100%
  • Fixed: Couple of iCloud sync errors
  • Fixed: Chinese encoding related issues in Mail
  • Fixed: All other bugs found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 6.52 (Pro & Free)

June 4, 2015

  • Improved: Synchronization with all Google services
  • Improved: Calendar printing
  • Fixed: Numerous Mail module bug fixes

New in EssentialPIM 6.5 (Pro & Free)

May 21, 2015

  • Added: A new "Related Items" tab for any item that allows you to see hyperlinked/related items*
  • Added: Ability to drag and drop attachments in between EssentialPIM windows
  • Added: New automatic update feature for easier, faster and hassle free updates
  • Added: Option to select which module to start EssentialPIM with (General-> Start with)
  • Added: Custom format for dates (General-> Date and time formats)*
  • Added: Threads aka conversations in Mail*
  • Added: Email templates*
  • Added: New vertical view in Mail
  • Added: Ability to delete future events from the series/recurring items
  • Added: Extended appointment/to do reminder window functionality (Go to Item/Show Item)
  • Added: Calendar’s year view printout
  • Added: Ability to create lists with checkboxes in Notes
  • Added: "Filter" functionality in Contacts (same as in To Do or Mail modules)*
  • Added: Ability to set message rules for outgoing mail
  • Added: Feature to process incoming email calendar invitations (ics)
  • Added: Ability to sort and move IMAP/POP3 mail folders around
  • Added: Option to send unsent messages on exit
  • Added: Option to empty Deleted Items folder on exit in Mail
  • Added: Check for missing attachments when composing email messages
  • Added: New context menu for each email: "Move to Folder/Copy to Folder/Forward as Attachment"
  • Added: Correct processing of read request receipts in Mail
  • Added: Automatic signature replacement when changing message sender with the "From" mail field
  • Fixed: All known issues found since last version

   *Available in Pro version only


New in EssentialPIM 6.06 (Pro & Free)

Apr. 14, 2015

  • Improved: Synchronization with all Google services to make it faster, more secure and more efficient
  • Improved: Advanced search for To Dos
  • Improved: Quick search in Notes
  • Improved: Import of contacts from CSV files
  • Fixed: Week view with custom number of days in Calendar
  • Fixed: Signature not being shown correctly in Mail under certain circumstances
  • Fixed: Opening of attachments in Mail after restoring EssentialPIM from Windows system tray
  • Fixed: Couple of issues related to synchronization with Android EPIM
  • Fixed: Some problems with Chinese encoding in Mail
  • Fixed: All other minor issues found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 6.05 (Pro & Free)

Feb. 4, 2015

  • Improved: Overall optimization of the program
  • Fixed: Some text encoding issues in Mail
  • Fixed: AV error in Notes when browsing through search results
  • Fixed: Status for the Deleted Items folder in Mail
  • Fixed: "Invalid argument to date encode" error when attempting to drag and drop To Dos into Calendar
  • Fixed: All other minor issues

New in EssentialPIM 6.04 (Pro & Free)

Jan. 20, 2015

  • Improved: Font selection for HTML messages in Mail
  • Improved: Pasting of images into email messages
  • Fixed: Synchronization of contact fields and recurring tasks with Android EPIM
  • Fixed: Couple of glitches with address fields in Contacts
  • Fixed: Incorrect time for some tasks showing in EPIM Today
  • Fixed: Extra space when hitting Enter in email
  • Fixed: All other small issues found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 6.03 (Pro & Free)

Dec. 17, 2014

  • Added: Ability to reorder Address subfields in Contacts
  • Improved: Synchronization performance with CalDAV and CardDAV servers
  • Improved: Sync with Google services
  • Improved: Support of all Contact fields in CardDAV sync
  • Fixed: Access violation error message in Mail module
  • Fixed: Some issues with Toodledo sync
  • Fixed: Show in Calendar feature for To Do items
  • Fixed: Export of Contacts into vCard (*.vcf) files
  • Fixed: Setting up custom statuses for items in Network edition
  • Fixed: All other known minor issues

New in EssentialPIM 6.02 (Pro & Free)

Nov. 20, 2014

  • Added: Ability to indicate exit code for international phone numbers when using dial-up feature
  • Improved: Stability with EPIM Cloud synchronization
  • Fixed: Error with Google Calendar synchronization. Please note that you need to either create a new sync for Google Calendar or enter the OAuth code in Google synchronization options. This is due to changes in Google Calendar API
  • Fixed: Sorting of contacts when printing Labels or Envelopes
  • Fixed: Couple of other minor bugs

New in EssentialPIM 6.01 (Pro & Free)

Nov. 12, 2014

  • Added: Ability to reorder and hide address subfields in Contacts
  • Improved: EPIM Cloud synchronization performance and stability
  • Improved: Speed and accuracy of message filtering in Mail
  • Fixed: Access Violation error in Mail after Microsoft’s KB3003057 update
  • Fixed: All other known minor issues

New in EssentialPIM 6.0 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 14, 2014

  • Added: New "Week Agenda" view in calendar*
  • Added: Quick filter bar in mail
  • Added: "By Due Date" sorting property for to dos in all views
  • Added: Auto-typing passwords into web forms*
  • Added: Dial-up for telephone numbers in contacts (requires a modem)*
  • Added: Option to automatically delete completed to dos
  • Added: Common proxy settings throughout the program. Authenticated proxy servers are also supported now
  • Added: Chinese lunar calendar
  • Added: Saving and applying search templates (queries) in advanced search*
  • Added: Rich text formatting of note titles*
  • Added: Ability to adjust number of weeks for Month view*
  • Added: Option to show start/end appointment time in all calendar views
  • Added: "Add as Sibling" option for new to dos*
  • Added: "List of origin" for to dos in Consolidated view is now editable*
  • Added: Feature to create to dos or appointments from selected text in notes*
  • Added: Printing option "Each leaf on a separate page" for notes*
  • Added: Option to clear clipboard after adjustable timeout in passwords
  • Added: Ability to show any columns and sort by columns in advanced search results*
  • Added: Advanced filtering options of email messages for each of the mail columns
  • Added: Option to move values up and down in drop-down list fields in contacts*
  • Added: Option to turn off word wrapping in notes
  • Added: New optional date format MMM, dd*
  • Improved: EPIM Cloud synchronization
  • Improved: Appointment templates can now store recurrence patterns along with start time and duration*
  • Improved: To do templates now save custom fields and recurrence patterns*
  • Improved: Insert hyperlink dialog (for database items)*
  • Improved: Dropbox feature in EssentialPIM now allows working with EPIM database files larger than 150 MB*
  • Improved: Display of appointments on time grid in calendar (including printing)
  • Improved: Display of multi-day appointments in all calendar views (including printing)
  • Improved: Handling of changes in recurring events (exceptions are no longer influenced)
  • Improved: Handling of wrong email addresses in contacts (in "Send Newsletter" as well)
  • Improved: Search in notes (hiding unnecessary data)
  • Improved: Display of contact addresses
  • Improved: Ways of adding new groups in contacts*
  • Improved: Searching over custom fields in advanced search
  • Fixed: Numerous issues found since last version

   *Available in Pro version only


New in EssentialPIM 5.82 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 2, 2014

  • Improved: Integration with EPIM Cloud
  • Fixed: Search in Attachments Manager
  • Fixed: Printout for paper organizers (A5 paper size)
  • Fixed: Some minor issues related to EPIM databases opened from Dropbox
  • Fixed: Error for certain types of templates when creating Labels and Envelopes
  • Fixed: Inconsistency with email signatures under certain rare conditions
  • Fixed: Newsletter being sent out using several mail accounts simultaneously
  • Fixed: All other small issues found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 5.81 (Pro & Free)

May 6, 2014

  • Improved: More streamlined experience for the OpenPGP features
  • Improved: Password protection of the older EPIM database files
  • Improved: Some UI inconsistencies in options
  • Fixed: Couple of glitches with STARTTLS connection security for SMTP servers
  • Fixed: Some synchronization issues with EPIM Cloud
  • Fixed: Problems with Chinese hieroglyphs under certain circumstances
  • Fixed: All other smaller issues found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 5.8 (Pro & Free)

Apr. 16, 2014

  • Added: EPIM Cloud. No longer you need to worry about carrying your EssentialPIM data on a USB flash drive or synchronizing between different computers. EPIM Cloud service is free to try for 30 days and will keep your data securely synchronized between any number of PCs. Check it also at cloud.essentialpim.com
  • Added: PGP support. Now you can encrypt/decrypt all your email correspondence in automatic mode*
  • Added: Read- only status for any item*
  • Added: Quick print feature (right-click on any item)
  • Added: Search on To Do custom fields in advanced search*
  • Added: Option to automatically generate passwords for new password entries*
  • Added: Password generator remembers last settings
  • Added: Extended calendar printing options*
  • Improved: Scaling up of UI when using custom sizing options in Windows
  • Improved: Advanced search*
  • Fixed: Numerous minor issues

   *Available in Pro version only


New in EssentialPIM 5.57 (Pro & Free)

Sep. 10, 2013

  • Added: Ability to insert the current date and time into any item
  • Added: Option to quickly disable/enable all shortcuts
  • Improved: EssentialPIM main window handling on systems with two or more monitors
  • Improved: Handling of recurring to dos
  • Improved: Compatibility with some rare SMTP mail servers
  • Improved: Handling of email attachments
  • Fixed: EPIM still running in the background after existing the program in some cases
  • Fixed: Google sync not always working upon exiting EssentialPIM
  • Fixed: Some Android sync related issues
  • Fixed: Birthday reminders being shown with incorrect dates
  • Fixed: Removal of contact groups under regular users in EPIM Network
  • Fixed: Reminder custom sounds for appointments and to dos not always working
  • Fixed: Other small issues since last update

New in EssentialPIM 5.56 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 11, 2013

  • Improved: Handling of email synchronization with Gmail accounts
  • Fixed: Couple of bugs related to synchronization with Android version of EssentialPIM
  • Fixed: Wrong line brakes and Unicode related issues in CalDAV sync
  • Fixed: Label printing
  • Fixed: Manual sorting in To Do
  • Fixed: Numbered lists formatting in Notes
  • Fixed: Other small fixes and optimization

New in EssentialPIM 5.55 (Pro & Free)

Jun. 12, 2013

  • Added: Ability to have additional properties in Templates ("Custom message" and "Run program" from the advanced Reminder settings)
  • Improved: Synchronizations with Outlook, CalDAV and CardDAV services
  • Improved: Some parts of UI for large fonts in Windows
  • Fixed: Calculation of duration for To Dos without due dates
  • Fixed: Issue with selecting files in Attachments Manager
  • Fixed: Other small issues and performance problems

New in EssentialPIM 5.54 (Pro & Free)

May 10, 2013

  • Improved: Performance of the reminders window
  • Improved: Synchronization of appointment reminders with Android version of EPIM
  • Fixed: Duplicate items appearing in some rare cases in Google Drive and Google Tasks sync
  • Fixed: Couple of issues with OneMediaHub synchronization
  • Fixed: Issue with mail rules for fully downloaded messages on IMAP accounts
  • Fixed: Several minor problems with CalDAV and CardDAV synchronizations
  • Fixed: All other minor issues found since previous version

New in EssentialPIM 5.53 (Pro & Free)

Apr. 17, 2013

  • Improved: Minor tweaks in Outlook and Google synchronizations
  • Improved: UI handling in Mail module on Win XP
  • Improved: Handling of tables in mail
  • Improved: Contacts sync with Android devices
  • Fixed: Contact and Password groups sync with iOS devices
  • Fixed: Issue with Envelope templates not being processed correctly
  • Fixed: Import of password entries from Roboform
  • Fixed: Reverted to the previous default notes expanding behavior
  • Fixed: Lots of other minor issues partly thanks to the sent in error log files

New in EssentialPIM 5.52 (Pro & Free)

Mar. 21, 2013

  • Fixed: List index out of bounds error when EPIM started up with Windows
  • Fixed: All Unicode related issues for all modules
  • Fixed: Inability to attach files to email messages
  • Fixed: Couple of errors related to Android and Google synchronizations
  • Fixed: Several other minor bugs

New in EssentialPIM 5.51 (Pro & Free)

Mar. 8, 2013

  • Improved: Import of vCard files
  • Fixed: Unicode related issues (tag "div" not found error)
  • Fixed: Some problems in synchronizations with OneMediaHub, Memotoo, Google Contacts and iCloud services
  • Fixed: The file is already opened error when working with Dropbox
  • Fixed: First day of week in Week view not being shown correctly
  • Fixed: All other known minor issues

New in EssentialPIM 5.5 (Pro & Free)

Feb. 26, 2013

  • Added: Native Dropbox support
  • Added: Synchronization with Apple iCloud online service
  • Added: CardDAV synchronization
  • Improved: CalDAV support
  • Improved: Synchronization as with EssentialPIM for Android as with EssentialPIM for iOS
  • Fixed: All known issues since last version

New in EssentialPIM 5.03 (Pro & Free)

Aug. 24, 2012

  • Added: Automatic text color inversion for dark categories
  • Improved: The way categories are being shown (due to popular demand)
  • Improved: Android and iOS synchronizations
  • Fixed: Error restoring EssentialPIM from the notification area (system tray)
  • Fixed: Some inconsistencies in synchronization with Toodledo service
  • Fixed: All other issues and omissions since last version

New in EssentialPIM 5.02 (Pro & Free)

Aug. 1, 2012

  • Improved: Synchronization with EssentialPIM for Android
  • Improved: Moving of notes within a tree with the manual sorting feature turned on
  • Improved: Synchronization of contact groups with Google Contacts
  • Fixed: Table properties in Notes
  • Fixed: The number of simultaneously connected users for EssentialPIM Pro Network
  • Fixed: Issues related to removal of email accounts
  • Fixed: All other minor issues and omissions

New in EssentialPIM 5.01 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 17, 2012

  • Improved: Robustness of Android and iOS synchronizations
  • Improved: Synchronization with Outlook
  • Improved: Spell check for words with apostrophes
  • Fixed: Couple of issues related to database conversion from the previous versions of EssentialPIM
  • Fixed: Synchronization with Google on program exit
  • Fixed: Some minor issues with message rules in Mail
  • Fixed: Problems with the Repeat Password field in Passwords
  • Fixed: All other known minor omissions

New in EssentialPIM 5.0 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 9, 2012

  • Added: EssentialPIM counterpart for Android! It provides synchronization between Windows and Android EPIM over Wi-Fi, as well as additional modules. Following data is synchronized: Calendar, Contacts, To Dos, Notes and Passwords (first 2 with internal Android apps). EssentialPIM for Android is available from Google Play Store and also as a direct APK file download
  • Added: EssentialPIM counterpart for iPhone/iPad! It provides synchronization between Windows and iOS EPIM over Wi-Fi, as well as additional modules. Following data is synchronized: Calendar, Contacts, To Dos and Passwords (first 2 with internal iOS apps). EssentialPIM for iOS is available via AdHoc distribution so far (pending submission to App Store). To get it, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your device UDID (How to find iPhone/iPad UDID). Later you you will be able to get it from App Store
  • Added: Most windows are independent now from the main program window (you can open several dialogs)
  • Added: Templates for to dos and appointments*
  • Added: Ability to mark email messages with stars
  • Added: Support for multiple SMTP servers
  • Added: Ability to set up an unlimited number of identities in Mail
  • Added: One-way synchronization with Outlook (in addition to already existing two-way sync)*
  • Added: Option to either remove or leave items during one-way synchronization with Outlook, Google, CalDAV and other online services*
  • Added: Letters bar in Contacts
  • Improved: Unified status icons
   *Available in Pro version

New in EssentialPIM 4.54 (Pro & Free)

Feb. 7, 2012

  • Added: Export of notes field in CSV format for appointments
  • Improved: Advanced Search when searching for passwords
  • Improved: Search in Notes when a note is opened in its own dialog window
  • Fixed: Import of email messages
  • Fixed: Disappearing notes in To Do
  • Fixed: Some issues with data filtering in To Do
  • Fixed: Copy-paste of Unicode contacts
  • Fixed: Couple of AV error messages
  • Fixed: Many other minor omissions

New in EssentialPIM 4.53 (Pro & Free)

Jan. 16, 2012

  • Improved: Some UI tweaks for enlarged system fonts/DPI
  • Improved: Visual representation of multi-day tasks in Calendar (month view) on crowded days
  • Fixed: The "Database file needs consistency check" error message after system restart
  • Fixed: AV error when restoring EssentialPIM from the system tray
  • Fixed: Synchronization of recurring appointments with WinMobile devices
  • Fixed: Sorting of to dos in To Do bar in Calendar
  • Fixed: Text formatting for Google Docs synchronization
  • Fixed: Couple of issues related to Google Calendar synchronization
  • Fixed: All other omissions found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 4.52 (Pro & Free)

Dec. 23, 2011

  • Fixed: Synchronization with Google Contacts
  • Fixed: Synchronization of recurring events with Google Calendar
  • Fixed: Advanced Search
  • Fixed: Printing of appointments
  • Fixed: Message duplicates on IMAP accounts
  • Fixed: Restoring items from Trash
  • Fixed: Many other minor issues found since last version

New in EssentialPIM 4.51 (Pro & Free)

Dec. 1, 2011

  • Added: Showing of BCC addresses for outgoing email messages
  • Improved: Interface to better suit new fonts
  • Fixed: Import/export for LinkedIn
  • Fixed: Import of email messages from Outlook
  • Fixed: Some Google Tasks synchronization issues
  • Fixed: Printing in Calendar
  • Fixed: Other minor bugs and inconsistencies since last version

New in EssentialPIM 4.5 (Pro & Free)

Nov. 23, 2011

  • Added: Synchronization with Google Tasks (To Do module) and Google Docs (Notes module)*
  • Added: Attachment manager* (Tools-> Attachments Manager)
  • Added: Custom fields for To Do module (add as many fields as you want!)*
  • Added: To Do custom filters (use "Filter" command in Actions menu on the left and see what happens to To Do columns)*
  • Added: One-way synchronizations for all Online services!
  • Added: Option how to synchronize First/Last or Last/First names (Tools-> Options-> Synchronization)
  • Added: Various Passwords module improvements
  • Added: Compress command for each IMAP folder
  • Added: Email now can be received through proxy server
  • Added: Plaxo import and LinkedIn import and export
  • Added: Unicode support for attachments
  • Added: Passwords printing
  • Improved: New font for EssentialPIM overall interface
  • Improved: Attachments toolbar
  • Improved: Speed of opening EPIM Today and Mail
  • Improved: Mail module handling of multiple encodings
  • Improved: Printouts for organizers
   *Available in Pro version

New in EssentialPIM 4.24 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 29, 2011

  • Added: Folders synchronization for Toodledo
  • Improved: Selection of recipients for email messages (double click on a recipient to add)
  • Improved: Search speed in Notes
  • Fixed: Floating point division by zero error message when composing HTML email messages
  • Fixed: Issue with database optimization
  • Fixed: Backup restore feature
  • Fixed: Export of contacts in Unicode
  • Fixed: Couple of issues with user rights in Network edition
  • Fixed: Reminders for cloned appointments
  • Fixed: Automatic removal of outdated backups in Free version
  • Fixed: Printing of all day appointments in Month view
  • Fixed: Transaction not active error message under certain conditions during Google Synchronization
  • Fixed: EssentialPIM.exe process still running after closing Free version
  • Fixed: All other minor issues

New in EssentialPIM 4.23 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 11, 2011

  • Improved: Synchronization with Google, Yahoo! and Toodledo
  • Improved: Export/Import features
  • Improved: Automatic database checking and fixing mechanisms
  • Improved: Database closing procedures on computer shut downs on Windows 7
  • Fixed: Incorrect sorting of reminders in some cases
  • Fixed: AV error in EPIM Today when making appointments completed
  • Fixed: To Do pane sorting issues
  • Fixed: Minor issue with Gmail IMAP accounts
  • Fixed: Some database backup related issues
  • Fixed: Working with to dos with Italian regional settings
  • Fixed: Couple of other known bugs to improve performance, stability and security

New in EssentialPIM 4.22 (Pro & Free)

Jun. 15, 2011

  • Improved: Faster opening and less RAM consumption for medium and large database files
  • Improved: Some UI optimizations for large fonts in Windows
  • Fixed: Couple of issues related to editing read-only events in network databases
  • Fixed: Various bugs since last version

New in EssentialPIM 4.21 (Pro & Free)

May. 27, 2011

  • Improved: User experience when working with to dos in To Do bar in Calendar
  • Improved: Speed of opening database files that became slow when first opened with EssentialPIM 4.2
  • Improved: Integrity of content loading (pictures, styles) for email messages
  • Improved: Speed of processing message rules in Mail
  • Fixed: Some errors related to database conversions from previous versions of EssentialPIM
  • Fixed: Inability to set email messages as unread
  • Fixed: Problem with auto tooltip not working when trying to enter second recipient for email messages
  • Fixed: Mixed shortcuts for copying user names and passwords into clipboard
  • Fixed: Incorrect week numbers in Month and Week views
  • Fixed: Issues with conflict resolution dialog window dusting synchronizations
  • Fixed: View of all day appointments longer than 7 days in Week view
  • Fixed: AV error message during synchronization with Toodledo online service

New in EssentialPIM 4.2 (Pro & Free)

May. 18, 2011

  • Added: "Consolidated" view for To Do module (new view is also available in EPIM Today and Schedule)*
  • Added: Week numbers on left-side calendar
  • Added: Recurrence rule for To Dos (Workdays)
  • Added: New view for attachments (Large icons, Small icons, Details)
  • Added: Ability to use the "Send to->Mail recipient" context menu in Windows
  • Added: Option to remember set date in Schedule Table view (set up in Options)
  • Added: Sorting possibilities for attachments (Right-click-> Name, Date, Size)
  • Added: Shortcuts for Password module (Copy User Name and Copy Password, can be changed in Options-> Shortcuts menu)
  • Added: Possibility to open EML files directly from EssentialPIM
  • Added: Possibility to use own date and time formats (Options)*
  • Improved: Reminder window (multiple selection and other improvements)
  • Improved: Repositioned go-forward and go-back arrows on the left for Calendar
  • Improved: Synchronization with online services (Google Calendar/Contacts, SyncML, etc.)
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 4.02 (Pro & Free)

Jan. 31, 2011

  • Added: Ability to search to dos by assignees in Global Search
  • Improved: Words wrapping for to dos in EPIM Today and in To Do bar in Calendar
  • Improved: Tabs and spaces are now being correctly shown for appointments and to dos
  • Improved: Import of iCal files
  • Improved: Handling of birthday reminders
  • Improved: UI when using large fonts in Windows
  • Improved: Undo/Redo feature for to dos
  • Fixed: Synchronization with Mobical and Memotoo SyncML services
  • Fixed: Issues related to incorrect mapping of fields in Contacts and Passwords modules
  • Fixed: Synchronization with Google Calendar through proxy servers
  • Fixed: Copy-paste and drag&drop features for selected to dos
  • Fixed: Shft+F3 keyboard shortcut to change case in Notes module
  • Fixed: Some issues with Gmail when using IMAP
  • Fixed: Synchronization of notes in contacts with Outlook
  • Fixed: Problem with selecting recipients for mail messages for Chinese, Japanese, and other character-based languages
  • Fixed: Default font for email messages in EssentialPIM Free

New in EssentialPIM 4.01 (Pro & Free)

Jan. 4, 2011

  • Improved: Cloud synchronization performance
  • Improved: Words wrapping for To Dos in EPIM Today
  • Improved: Right-click options for images in email messages
  • Improved: Contacts module loading speed
  • Fixed: Quick search in Contacts
  • Fixed: Password fields order in the lower window
  • Fixed: Cross-database links in between EPIM items
  • Fixed: Inconsistencies with plain text email messages
  • Fixed: Hide completed appointments option for the table view
  • Fixed: AV error when deleting certain type of fields in Contacts
  • Fixed: Notes RTF/TXT Unicode import
  • Fixed: AV error in Notes during quick search
  • Fixed: Attachment icon in Passwords module
  • Fixed: WinMobile synchronization AV error

New in EssentialPIM 4.0 (Pro & Free)

Dec. 20, 2010

  • Added: New module - Password manager
  • Added: New synchronizations - Yahoo (calendar, to do and contacts), MobiCal, GooSync, AOLSync, CalDAV (any calendar service that supports CalDAV), SyncML (used to synchronize calendar, contacts, to dos and notes)*
  • Added: Unlimited number of synchronizations, that run in background and automatically on startup/exit
  • Added: New powerful feature - Advanced search. Search on multiple criteria and in all modules at the same time (Tools-> Advanced Search)*
  • Added: Undo/Redo functions
  • Added: New options in Calendar (show only work hours, auto scale)
  • Improved: Module selection bar
  • Fixed: All known issues since last version
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 3.74 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 5, 2010

  • Added: Add as Child and Add as Sibling shortcuts in Notes
  • Fixed: Problem with email messages showing AVG signatures
  • Fixed: Disappearing ampersand (&) when editing appointments
  • Fixed: Issues with automatic sorting in Notes
  • Fixed: Two-columns sorting in To Do
  • Fixed: Incorrect printing of filtered to dos
  • Fixed: Assignee field in To Do when only company name is used
  • Fixed: Printing issues with colored to do backgrounds in EPIM Today
  • Fixed: TAB key behavior for tables in Notes
  • Fixed: "Is not a valid integer value" error when opening a database
  • Fixed: Issues with editing hyperlinks directly from the table in Contacts
  • Fixed: IMAP errors with postoffice.net mail servers
  • Fixed: Disappearing scroll bar in Free version for To Do section in EPIM Today
  • Fixed: All known issues related to using EssentialPIM on localized Asian Windows versions
  • Fixed: "DB is not open" error during editing of contacts in the lower pane
  • Fixed: "Access is denied" error if opening certain types of email attachments in Windows 7

New in EssentialPIM 3.73 (Pro & Free)

Sep. 14, 2010

  • Fixed: Mixed Classic and Wide views in Mail
  • Fixed: Access Violation error in Free version when typing appointments directly in Calendar
  • Fixed: Multiple problems with Notes tab in Contacts
  • Fixed: Some HTML email formatting issues
  • Fixed: Problem with Reminders not correctly remembering their settings if set for monthly recurring appointments
  • Fixed: Inability to use mouse wheel in EPIM Today
  • Fixed: Group membership issue for some contacts under certain conditions
  • Fixed: EssentialPIM correct starting position on systems with dual monitors
  • Fixed: SSL and HTTPD errors during synchronization with Google services

New in EssentialPIM 3.72 (Pro & Free)

Sep. 3, 2010

  • Added: "Hide completed" right click option for To Dos in EPIM Today
  • Added: "Save as Appointment" right click option for To Dos shown in To Do bar in Schedule
  • Added: Save confirmation message after editing contacts
  • Improved: Check spelling speed in email messages
  • Improved: Some interface changes for large fonts in Windows (120 DPI)
  • Fixed: Inability to synchronize with WM2003 (SE) using the default DLL file
  • Fixed: Error if pressing TAB during contact editing directly from table
  • Fixed: Some omissions with the Reminder window
  • Fixed: Color for upcoming appointments if printing from EPIM Today
  • Fixed: Incorrect progress bar behavior when sending certain types of email messages
  • Fixed: Dynamic SQL error when selecting recipients for newsletter
  • Fixed: Problem with contact pictures not being shown upon HTML export
  • Fixed: Removal of fields in Contacts now works as expected
  • Fixed: Problems with hiding of the Navigation panel
  • Fixed: Random moves of To Dos if marking them complete
  • Fixed: HALO related issues when sending out email messages
  • Fixed: Notes for contacts not being saved issue
  • Fixed: Issues when opening two or more documents attached to email messages with MS Office 2010
  • Fixed: Error when adding a new note if the search filter is being currently used
  • Fixed: Loosing of assignees when copy-pasting To Dos from one tab to another
  • Fixed: Mouse wheel scrolling issues in Notes
  • Fixed: Inability to copy Unicode text from Notes into Calendar/To Do/Mail modules
  • Fixed: Problems with check spelling in Mail module

New in EssentialPIM 3.71 (Pro & Free)

Aug. 17, 2010

  • Improved: Rendering speed when switching to To Do or Notes modules
  • Improved: Loading time for Rich Text email messages
  • Fixed: "Transaction is not active" error when editing recurring appointments or contacts' birthdays
  • Fixed: "AV" error when emptying the Deleted Items folder in Mail
  • Fixed: Google Contacts synchronization issue
  • Fixed: Drag and Drop of to dos onto another tabs
  • Fixed: Random moves in the Tree view when editing To Dos directly from the list (single long click)
  • Fixed: Spell check in Mail using F7
  • Fixed: Some text formatting issues in Notes
  • Fixed: HALO related issue when sending email messages
  • Fixed: Issue with attachments not being added to forwarded messages in Mail
  • Fixed: Inability to see and add attachments for To Dos shown in Calendar
  • Fixed: "No permission for read/select access to TABLE CONTACTFIELDFULLVIEW" error in EssentialPIM Pro Network (log in as a user with administrative rights such as SYSDBA before first use)
  • Fixed: Issue with adding new appointments directly from the day/week/month/year views

New in EssentialPIM 3.7 (Pro & Free)

Aug. 6, 2010

  • Added: Ability to save any To Do as an appointment* (which will be independent of original To Do)
  • Added: Option to switch on/off the From/To date filters for Table view in Calendar
  • Added: New recurrence pattern: "...after completion date" for To Dos*
  • Added: New field types in Contacts: Yes/No, Drop-down list, Check box*
  • Added: "All" tab for Contacts (can be switched off in Options)
  • Added: You can now choose for a contact not to remember its last open tab (set up in Options)
  • Added: Ability to change case of selected text in Notes using Shift+F3 combination
  • Added: "Include headers" option when exporting Notes
  • Added: Options for selecting scope of printed Notes
  • Added: It is now possible to create an unlimited number of email accounts in the Free version
  • Improved: Google synchronization speed*
  • Improved: Assignee selection in all modules*
  • Improved: Schedule module is renamed to Calendar (Tasks are renamed to Appointments)
  • Improved: Unicode export from Contacts
  • Improved: More contact fields now synchronize with Outlook (Other, Business2, Company, Primary)*
  • Improved: Display of HTML email messages
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 3.54 (Pro & Free)

Jun. 10, 2010

  • Added: Synchronization support for WinMobile 2003 devices. Please see this topic in the Support Forum for more information
  • Added: Additional check for correctness of recurrence patterns for appointments and to dos
  • Added: Korean (EUC-KR) encoding for email messages
  • Improved: Reminders aren't being shown for completed appointments and to dos anymore
  • Improved: Handling of replies to rich text email messages
  • Fixed: TAB key behavior in Subject fields of to dos and appointments
  • Fixed: If only Due date is set for a to do, reminder automatically follows it when becomes enabled
  • Fixed: AV error when trying to write in Notes before even creating a first note
  • Fixed: Error when dragging and dropping POP3 account folders in Mail
  • Fixed: Some issues related to contacts losing their membership in groups
  • Fixed: A new mail icon still showing in the system tray after new mail has been already deleted from the Deleted Items folder
  • Fixed: Reminders stealing active window focus after dismissing them
  • Fixed: AV error in the Notes module after opening notes in new separate windows
  • Fixed: Right mouse click selection of appointments in day/week/month/year views
  • Fixed: Switch from hours to minutes for appointments and to dos using the ":" symbol on the keyboard
  • Fixed: Selection of incorrectly spelled words in email messages when right clicking on them
  • Fixed: Occasional problems with the right arrow at the left side of the search area in Schedule
  • Fixed: Unicode issues when printing form the Table View in Schedule
  • Fixed: Some problems related to importing of iCal files into Schedule

New in EssentialPIM 3.53 (Pro & Free)

May. 18, 2010

  • Improved: BCC field in Mail is now totally hidden from the recipients
  • Improved: selected text in Notes is now not being cleared after changing modules
  • Improved: CSV export of notes for To Dos
  • Fixed: hierarchy destruction when dragging and dropping To Dos
  • Fixed: some drag and drop issues in Notes
  • Fixed: due date changing back to default value for To Dos
  • Fixed: AV error for the Location field in Schedule
  • Fixed: inability to switch encodings under certain conditions in Mail
  • Fixed: AV error after pressing the ESC button if editing appointments directly in Schedule
  • Fixed: inability to Cut multiple appointments at once
  • Fixed: issues with birthday reminders in Contacts
  • Fixed: incorrect age for contacts in Schedule
  • Fixed: some issues related to recurring rules for appointments
  • Fixed: duplicates in Sent Items for certain IMAP accounts
  • Fixed: issue with self-setting of blue color for appointments
  • Fixed: the default mail client error for Win7
  • Fixed: AV error after disabling To Do module
  • Fixed: EPIM main window changing its size when clicking on the Mail module
  • Fixed: ";" character error in Schedule
  • Fixed: wrap of long links for plain text messages in Mail
  • Fixed: sending out additional messages from several mail accounts if using Global Folders
  • Fixed: slow response in Schedule after certain actions

New in EssentialPIM 3.52 (Pro & Free)

May. 3, 2010

  • Improved: Default selection behavior in the table views when marking items as complete or deleting them
  • Fixed: Error when replying on email messages with empty styles in headers
  • Fixed: List index out of bounds error when synchronizing with Google Contacts
  • Fixed: AV error when replying on some specific email messages
  • Fixed: Synchronization issues related to changed items on WinMobile devices
  • Fixed: Issue with To Dos getting bigger in Schedule under certain conditions
  • Fixed: Start and Due dates were incorrectly shown for some To Dos
  • Fixed: AV error when editing To Dos directly form the Table view
  • Fixed: Incorrect birthday dates in reminders
  • Fixed: Inability to access installed dictionaries on Portable edition with non-standard folder name
  • Fixed: Issue with email messages BCC field being shown in some mailers
  • Fixed: Incorrect default expires date for appointments
  • Fixed: Some problems when replying to email messages with inserted pictures

New in EssentialPIM 3.51 (Pro & Free)

Apr. 20, 2010

  • Improved: Font set for rich text is preserved when replying to plain text messages in HTML format
  • Improved: Handling or message pane when maximizing and minimizing EssentialPIM while being in Mail module
  • Improved: Handling of quoted text when replying to messages in HTML format
  • Fixed: Manage Folders option appearing in Mail module for non-IMAP accounts
  • Fixed: Mail composing format when pasting pictures into HTML messages
  • Fixed: Random movement between To Do tabs when assigning them the Private status
  • Fixed: Import of notes field for Contacts from Outlook into EssentialPIM
  • Fixed: Hidden text in Schedule for double byte languages (Japanese, Chinese, etc.)
  • Fixed: Some problems when organizing columns in Contacts
  • Fixed: AV error when linking to non-existing objects
  • Fixed: To Do list sorting and hierarchy issues when dragging and dropping items from one tab to another
  • Fixed: Inability to hide To Do bar in Schedule using mouse
  • Fixed: Copying and pasting of formatted text from one appointment to another
  • Fixed: Error when using a "<" sign in subject field as for appointments as for to dos
  • Fixed: AV error in Schedule when editing appointments on 64-bit systems
  • Fixed: Print preview error when printing labels

New in EssentialPIM 3.5 (Pro & Free)

Apr. 9, 2010

  • Added: Global cross linking*
  • Added: Rich text formatting for appointments, to dos and contacts*
  • Added: Synchronization with Google Contacts*
  • Added: Import of email messages from Outlook
  • Added: Support for Google Apps*
  • Added: Duration display for to dos (in status bar)
  • Added: 2-week view in Schedule*
  • Added: Possibility to insert Horizontal Line in Notes
  • Added: Automatic check for new versions
  • Improved: Search and Replace dialog in Notes
  • Fixed: WinMobile synchronization issues
  • Fixed: Issues with Unicode mail messages
  • Fixed: all other minor issues
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 3.23 (Pro & Free)

Feb. 3, 2010

  • Fixed: AV error on exit
  • Fixed: problem with vertical split line in Notes
  • Fixed: To Do column width not remembering its position in EPIM Today
  • Fixed: Redo action in Notes when dealing with bulleted lists
  • Fixed: AV error when synchronizing Notes with MS Outlook
  • Fixed: some database conversion errors
  • Fixed: inability to write text when creating labels or envelopes
  • Fixed: some errors related to printouts for paper Organizers
  • Fixed: AV error if there’s a conflict during synchronization with WinMobile devices

New in EssentialPIM 3.22 (Pro & Free)

Jan. 20, 2010

  • Improved: Next and previous months are now being shown as small additional calendars when printing Schedule month view
  • Improved: Signatures are now available for mail accounts under Global Folders
  • Improved: Tooltips for all items when linking to them in Notes
  • Fixed: Problem with applying font styles to numbered lists in Notes
  • Fixed: Incorrect text indentation in Labels
  • Fixed: Custom columns order for groups in Contacts
  • Fixed: Multi-day to do events are now being correctly shown in Schedule
  • Fixed: Incorrect detection of Chinese and Russian email encodings
  • Fixed: Email account creation steps are now being correctly shown in wizard for all languages
  • Fixed: Default font color inconsistency when creating new or replying to existing email messages
  • Fixed: Import of some specific email messages
  • Fixed: Too many concurrent connections error when copying notes from one tree to another
  • Fixed: Selection of notes when switching between trees
  • Fixed: Lost of hierarchy structure in Notes when doing drag&drop
  • Fixed: Inability to make Reminder and Repeat columns visible in To Do for old database files
  • Fixed: Some database conversion problems when upgrading to new versions
  • Fixed: Problem with not responding threads for IMAP accounts
  • Fixed: Empty From: field if using Global Folders in Mail
  • Fixed: AV error when deleting recurring appointments from Table view in Schedule
  • Fixed: Empty headers for email messages after minimizing to system tray
  • Fixed: Inability to select leafs if using filter while linking to items in Notes
  • Fixed: British Pound sign (Ј) as incorrectly spelled in Notes and Mail modules
  • Fixed: Delayed refresh after dismissing reminders for To Dos
  • Fixed: Resizing of horizontally split window in Notes
  • Fixed: Export of notes to RTF format

New in EssentialPIM 3.21 (Pro & Free)

Dec. 30, 2009

  • Fixed: Error reading password property field
  • Fixed: AV error when typing directly into Schedule
  • Fixed: Dynamic SQL error when editing existing and/or creating new mail accounts
  • Fixed: Invalid data conversion error for some database files
  • Fixed: Adding new mail folders when logged in not as Administrator

New in EssentialPIM 3.2 (Pro & Free)

Dec. 28, 2009

  • Added: Lots of flexibility for the Network edition. Now you can define who sees what for every single user*
  • Added: Envelope printing*
  • Added: Label printing now has templates*
  • Added: To Dos can now appear in Schedule (Show in Schedule option)*
  • Added: Now you can drag tasks on a small calendar in EPIM main window
  • Added: Export of To Dos into CSV*
  • Added: Ability to drag&drop To Dos to other leafs*
  • Added: Copy format command in Notes
  • Added: Custom colors in Notes
  • Added: New search options in Notes
  • Added: Notes can be now automatically named by EssentialPIM
  • Added: Spell check for Mail
  • Added: Global folders for Mail
  • Added: Ability to run rules on already received Mail
  • Improved: EPIM Today module
  • Improved: Addressing window in Mail module
  • Improved: Filtering assignees when adding them*
  • Fixed: Mail decoding errors
  • Fixed: All other known errors and omissions since last version
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 3.12 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 9, 2009

  • Fixed: Signatures in HTML messages
  • Fixed: Schedule category filter
  • Fixed: Some forwarded messages crashed EPIM
  • Fixed: Pictures in the mail messages
  • Fixed: Chinese language in Mail module
  • Fixed: Displaying imported messages
  • Fixed: Reminder window
  • Fixed: Display of some HTML messages in EPIM
  • Fixed: Work with sympatico.ca SMTP
  • Fixed: Deleting multiple tasks in Schedule table view
  • Fixed: Task selection in Day view
  • Fixed: Fill color in Notes
  • Fixed: Styles in Notes

New in EssentialPIM 3.11 (Pro & Free)

Sep. 29, 2009

  • Improved: start/due dates are now being shown in front of To Dos in EPIM Today
  • Improved: spell check for words with special character symbols in Notes
  • Improved: default print view for groups in Contacts
  • Fixed: EPIM behavior when clicking on email links
  • Fixed: error when clicking on File->Print Preview in Contacts
  • Fixed: collapsing of To Dos in EPIM Today when switching to other modules and back
  • Fixed: incorrect handling of embedded pictures in email messages
  • Fixed: contacts sorting when EPIM is restarted
  • Fixed: Ctrl+X shortcut when replying on email messages in plain text
  • Fixed: Send via Email link for items written in Chinese
  • Fixed: display of all-day completed appointments in EPIM Today
  • Fixed: AV error when switching To Do tabs in EPIM Today
  • Fixed: some label printing related omissions
  • Fixed: all other minor glitches and problems

New in EssentialPIM 3.1 (Pro & Free)

Sep. 18, 2009

  • Added: Label printing (creating labels from Contacts)*
  • Added: Spell Checker for Notes
  • Added: Adding user icons to Notes
  • Added: Drag and Drop Notes between leafs and trees*
  • Added: Linking to Leafs in Notes*
  • Added: Creating styles for Notes*
  • Added: Rich text Paste into Notes from Web (optional)
  • Added: Tabs for to dos in EPIM Today*
  • Improved: EPIM Today is now much faster
  • Improved: Mail logins/passwords are no longer depend on a computer
  • Fixed: Notes field printing for Contacts
  • Fixed: Lot of Chinese- specific issues (mail, calendar names)
  • Fixed: Synchronization of Outlook reminders*
  • Fixed: CSV Unicode import
  • Fixed: Lots of Mail encoding issues
  • Fixed: All other minor issues and problems
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 3.04 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 10, 2009

  • Added: Search on Assignee field in To Do
  • Fixed: Several mail threads issues
  • Fixed: Work on low screen resolutions
  • Fixed: Saving pictures in Contacts
  • Fixed: Freezing on mail check
  • Fixed: Default font setting in Mail now works for replies as well
  • Fixed: Default font setting in Notes
  • Fixed: Mail printing on right-click
  • Fixed: ?subject links
  • Fixed: Selecting mail recipients for some languages
  • Fixed: Main window size is now remembered
  • Fixed: New field creation in Contacts
  • Fixed: Some TAB issues in Contacts
  • Fixed: Network version "No permission for read/select access to TABLE ATTACHMENTS" error (open using SYSDBA for once)

New in EssentialPIM 3.03 (Pro & Free)

Jun. 24, 2009

  • Added: Unread mail is now shown for children folders when tree is collapsed
  • Fixed: Freezing on checking mail
  • Fixed: AV on start on some systems
  • Fixed: Connection reset by peer error for IMAP
  • Fixed: Checking mail window size
  • Fixed: Gmail default settings
  • Fixed: Selecting time in Schedule
  • Fixed: Some minor issues for Portable version
  • Fixed: Folders sorting in Mail module
  • Fixed: Reminders screen fullsize

New in EssentialPIM 3.02 (Pro & Free)

Jun. 1, 2009

  • Added: Default font can be setup for new Emails
  • Added: Now databases are automatically fixed (before fixing or upgrading database, a backup file *.epim.bak is made)
  • Added: If To Do subject is not filled in, it is taken from the body of the To Do
  • Added: Shortcuts for checking Mail
  • Fixed: "To" field in language files
  • Fixed: EPIM Today buttons on the left
  • Fixed: Deleting mail account on password-protected database
  • Fixed: Too long lines while saving message
  • Fixed: IMAP threads numerous fixes
  • Fixed: STRATO mail provider problem
  • Fixed: Sound on mail check

New in EssentialPIM 3.01 (Pro & Free)

May. 22, 2009

  • Added: Option to create a new mail message from File->New
  • Improved: more space for some dialog windows in order to better fit translations in
  • Fixed: Problem with columns not being shown in Mail module for some databases initially created in the previous version of EssentialPIM
  • Fixed: Moving fields up/down under the Business tab in Contacts
  • Fixed: Incorrect behavior when clicking on Apply in Options after selecting modules to be hidden/visible
  • Fixed: A small glitch with time selection for appointments in Schedule
  • Fixed: No more Registry entries for the Portable edition
  • Fixed: Showing/hiding of private appointments in Schedule via Ctrl+L shortcut

New in EssentialPIM 3.0 (Pro & Free)

May. 20, 2009

  • Added: Mail module (supports POP3, IMAP)
  • Added: Tabs in To Do module*
  • Added: Color coding of To Do's and Appointments in Table views according to their categories
  • Added: New Print reports for paper organizers- for Classic and A5 sizes
  • Added: Option to turn off/hide modules you don't need
  • Added: New columns for To Do and Schedule table views: "Created", "Completed"
  • Added: Unicode support for CSV files
  • Improved: Mass Mail is now renamed to "Newsletter" and works with built in mailer*
  • Improved: Time selection for appointments
  • Improved: Search bar for all modules
  • Fixed: Adding folders as attachments error*
  • Fixed: Inability to see text and colors on tabs in Notes on Vista x64*
  • Fixed: All known glitches related to EPIM Today
  • Fixed: Some incorrectly working patterns for recurring appointments
  • Fixed: WinMobile synchronization errors*
  • Fixed: All known errors with vCard files import
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 2.81 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 29, 2008

  • Added: Unicode support for Outlook categories
  • Fixed: MAPI error during synchronization with Outlook*
  • Fixed: incorrect behavior when switching tabs in Notes*
  • Fixed: couple of small omissions in Notes
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 2.8 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 17, 2008

  • Added: now you can select what categories to show in EPIM Today
  • Added: category of Tasks and To Dos displayed in EPIM Today
  • Added: ability to make Task completed straight in Today module
  • Added: feature to scroll through days, weeks, months and years using new arrows in Schedule
  • Added: new right-click option to select categories for Schedule, To Do modules*
  • Added: Expand/Collapse option for To Dos, Notes*
  • Added: search bar for Notes
  • Added: now possible to enter birthday without a year
  • Added: hide completed appointments option for EPIM Today
  • Added: ability to hide Search Bar
  • Improved: search function for To Do module
  • Improved: it is not possible to automatically exclude empty fields for printing
  • Improved: EPIM now remembers tabs last open for each contact
  • Improved: deleting items from Trash is now much faster
  • Improved: additional File->New menu that allows to create new items
  • Fixed: some Windows mobile synchronization problems*
  • Fixed: CSV contacts export (Unicode)
  • Fixed: To Do display logic*
  • Fixed: saving of appointments if closing using the X button
  • Fixed: some language file related issues
  • Fixed: empty Trash on Exit option
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 2.72 Pro

Aug. 13, 2008

  • Fixed: bug with categories in Schedule and To Do disappearing after certain actions

New in EssentialPIM 2.71 (Pro & Free)

Aug. 8, 2008

  • Improved: work with categories and their removal process*
  • Fixed: problem with setting up a password on some databases created with previous EPIM versions
  • Fixed: iCal importing issues with non UTF-8 characters
  • Fixed: issues with manual sorting of root To Dos*
  • Fixed: Unicode exporting problem in Contacts related to TXT files
  • Fixed: some problems with deletion of sticky notes*
  • Fixed: dates, which are now being shown in EPIM Today and Schedule modules
  • Fixed: removal of birthday appointments if selected not to create birthday events in Schedule when working with contacts
  • Fixed: "0 years old" message in Schedule for contacts
  • Fixed: error with import from CSV files if a contact had quotes in the last field
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 2.7 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 2, 2008

  • Added: interlinking between items (available in Notes module so far)*
  • Added: To Do bar in Schedule module
  • Added: recurring To Dos*
  • Added: Hide completed events option in Schedule
  • Improved: reminder and repeat icons
  • Improved: additional way to select what categories to show
  • Improved: some parts of the interface
  • Fixed: problems with Google synchronization through proxy*
  • Fixed: priority flags for Palm synchronization*
  • Fixed: "Alt" key interface problem on Vista
  • Fixed: copy-paste of To Do items
  • Fixed: recurring events options in Schedule
  • Fixed: import of vCard files
  • Fixed: some category view glitches in To Do
  • Fixed: TAB key now works fine in Notes
  • Fixed: CTRL+T shortcut now functions
  • Fixed: contacts printing (notes field)
  • Fixed: synchronization of tasks with MS Outlook if living in GMT -6 time zone*
  • Fixed: showing of negative years for birthdays
  • Fixed: export of contacts to Outlook Express
   *Available in EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 2.52 (Pro & Free)

May. 3, 2008

  • Fixed database migration issues
  • Fixed Google synchronization issues
  • Fixed Windows Mobile synchronization issues
  • Fixed sticky notes roll-up/down glitches
  • Fixed U3 version uninstall issues on Windows Vista
  • Fixed Assignees window for To Do
  • Fixed Unicode names for leafs in Stickies
  • Fixed backup window focus
  • Fixed problems with copy-paste from Excel into Stickies
  • Fixed Notes sorting upon certain conditions
  • Fixed sorting in Trash

New in EssentialPIM 2.51 (Pro & Free)

Apr. 14, 2008

  • Fixed some 2.2 -> 2.5 database migration errors
  • Fixed print preview in Notes
  • Fixed Schedule print preview minor bugs

New in EssentialPIM 2.5 (Pro & Free)

Apr. 11, 2008

  • Added long awaited synchronization with Windows Mobile 5.0/6.x powered Smartphones and Pockeck PCs*
  • Added full 2-way synchronization with Google Calendar*
  • Added sticky notes feature. It is now possible to have any notes "glued" to a Desktop*
  • Added option to print selected events in Table view for Schedule
  • Added ability to create new items with double click in all table views for all modules
  • Added option to preserve individual settings for groups in Contacts*
  • Added dependency of categories in Outlook and Windows Mobile devices with contact groups in EPIM*
  • Improved visibility of the location field for appointments, which is now being displayed in all Schedule views
  • Improved "location" field data handling for appointments and tasks
  • Improved color scheme in some places
  • Fixed all problems with displaying tasks in the month view in Schedule
  • Fixed option to exclude private items from synchronization with Palm devices*
  • Fixed some problems when working with EPIM on systems with 2 monitors
  • Fixed some minor issues with contacts import from Outlook Express
  • Fixed "password protect" option for the Network edition*
  • Fixed shortcuts for To Do module (Move In, Out, Down, Up)*
  • Fixed highlight of emails in Contacts module
  • Fixed problems with links not being recognized automatically in Notes
  • Fixed Cut/Paste action in Notes for trees
  • Fixed recurrence bugs with import from Outlook
  • Fixed bug when dealing with Australia daylight saving time
   *Applies to EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 2.2 (Pro & Free)

Dec. 22, 2007

  • Added option to print selected text in Notes module
  • Added "Do not print headers" feature for Notes
  • Added new view for attachments in Attachments tab*
  • Added ability to manually be re-arrange To Do’s on screen*
  • Improved backup procedure, when files are now being restored into originalname_restored.epim
  • Improved situation when database is password protected and is locked, no reminders will pop up now
  • Improved subject and notes for Tasks, that are now always shown (subjects in bold) when used on screen and in print
  • Fixed unicode in Day and Week print views
   *Available in EssentialPIM Pro edition only

New in EssentialPIM 2.13 (Pro & Free)

Nov. 15, 2007

  • Added switching to a certain day from within EPIM Today
  • Added feature to erase EPIM Sync/Palm synchronization information
  • Improved EPIM in the system tray occupies less memory now
  • Fixed cannot attach to services manager error
  • Fixed synchronization issues with databases created in 2.x
  • Fixed "business address" synchronization in Outlook
  • Fixed repeating events synchronization issues in Outlook
  • Fixed 1550 items limit on some functions
  • Fixed CSV import into contacts
  • Fixed month view Preview errors
  • Fixed PalmSync for U3 devices
  • Fixed synchronization of categories for To Do's in Palm
  • Fixed hide multiple completed To Do's mechanism
  • Fixed Win+D show desktop command on EPIM
  • Fixed renaming of Notes from within the main screen
  • Fixed various Access violation errors

New in EssentialPIM 2.12 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 25, 2007

  • Improved printing of To Dos
  • Fixed Unicode languages in EPIM Today
  • Fixed Unicode languages in Print
  • Fixed error when setting 0:00 timing in Schedule
  • Fixed Portuguese Brazil language categories
  • Fixed Actions -> Empty trash, which now works
  • Fixed editing Contact info
  • Fixed remembering of sorting order of groups in Contacts
  • Fixed keyboard changing of groups in Contacts
  • Fixed icons selection dialog in Notes for Vista

New in EssentialPIM 2.11 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 12, 2007

  • Added insert date&time buttons into Notes module
  • Fixed transaction not active error
  • Fixed Schedule printing
  • Fixed search in Notes
  • Fixed vCard export/import
  • Fixed Week view print, which now has weekdays and days
  • Fixed To Do print, which now honors "Hide completed" filter
  • Fixed To Do export to HTML (assignees sorting)
  • Fixed Contacts birthdays category that is now remembered
  • Fixed automatic clean up of items in Trash
  • Fixed Contacts print that can now print pictures
  • Fixed Save As dialog minor issue
  • Fixed iCal import errors
  • Fixed some UI problems with large fonts
  • Fixed several issues with Contact birthdays

New in EssentialPIM 2.1 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 1, 2007

  • Added new printing engine
  • Added new features in Notes (extended work with paragraphs and tables)
  • Added new highlighting options for work time/work days in Schedule
  • Added automatically purge items in Trash option
  • Added ability to resize a contact's window
  • Improved EPIM Today view
  • Improved processing speed of large amounts of data when doing import, synchronization
  • Improved Palm synchronization options
  • Fixed categories custom colors, which are now remembered
  • Fixed focusing of reminder windows upon choosing the "Remind in..." command
  • Fixed some iCal import errors
  • Fixed small omission when doing a repetitive search in Notes
  • Fixed problems with copy-paste of repeating tasks
  • Fixed AV error when sorting groups in Contacts
  • Fixed reminder window now remembers its size
  • Fixed some Notes editing bugs
  • Fixed leaf management order in Notes

New in EssentialPIM 2.02 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 24, 2007

  • Improved some text captions to accommodate some languages
  • Fixed iCal all day tasks export
  • Fixed table view for all-day events
  • Fixed KeyNote files import
  • Fixed TreePad files import
  • Fixed WAB exporting errors
  • Fixed some problems with CSV importing
  • Fixed issues when moving month events by mouse
  • Fixed PPC Sync- birthdays
  • Fixed birthday reminders in Schedule
  • Fixed F2 editing in To Do
  • Fixed linking EPIM Today-> Contacts (groups issue)
  • Fixed small omissions with Outlook synchronization
  • Fixed hyperlinking of files in Notes
  • Fixed shift of selection to the next note upon note deletion

New in EssentialPIM 2.01 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 4, 2007

  • Improved calendar highlighting (for Windows Vista)
  • Fixed empty reminder windows
  • Fixed some issues with navigation in notes
  • Fixed database conversion from 1.x to 2.0, which preserves order of columns now in contacts and to do
  • Fixed hyperlinks not being correctly called for files in notes
  • Fixed HTML export. Unicode is handled correctly now
  • Fixed minor bug in search in notes
  • Fixed AV error when exporting contacts from encrypted database
  • Fixed split line in horizontal alignment of notes
  • Fixed broken default shortcuts in schedule
  • Fixed errors related to iCal export/import in schedule
  • Fixed minor recurrence bug in schedule

New in EssentialPIM 2.0 (Pro & Free)

Jun. 26, 2007

  • New database engine (Firebird. Open source and powerful. Advanced users can now easily access their database directly)
  • Complete new interface (you get more calendars, free!)
  • Extensive Network capabilities (access via LAN, internet, 4 levels of permissions, public, read-only items. EssentialPIM Pro Network version only)
  • Multiple sorting in Contacts (use Ctrl+ click to sort)
  • In Contacts and To Do's- direct editing in main view (without opening a new modal window)
  • To Do's trees can now collapse and expand*
  • PALM synchronization*
  • Much improved synchronization with Outlook*
   *Available in EssentialPIM Pro only

New in EssentialPIM 1.95 (Pro & Free)

Nov. 21, 2006

  • Added Unicode support for iCal export/import
  • Added DTSTAMP tag when exporting iCal files
  • Improved now contact groups in the membership window are being sorted the same way as in the group area*
  • Improved synchronization with EPIM Online*
  • Fixed bug when tasks got an hour difference if synchronized with Outlook or PPC with daylight savings time setting turned on*
  • Fixed bug with inability to search using Unicode characters in Notes
  • Fixed AV error message if dragging a group over a blank space in the group area*
  • Fixed error with incorrect sorting of notes if the Auto arrange option was not turned on
  • Fixed incorrect export of contacts having several lines in the notes tab to CSV files
  • Fixed some misspellings for Mass mail function*
  • Fixed Access Violation error if right clicking on Message area in Mass Mail*
  • Fixed incorrect representation of several days long tasks in EPIM Today
  • Fixed error with inactive Find Next button when searching Notes
   *Available in EssentialPIM Pro edition only

New in EssentialPIM 1.92 Pro

Oct. 17, 2006

  • Fixed AV in Contacts when sorting by Membership column

New in EssentialPIM 1.91 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 11, 2006

  • Added EPIM Online Beta (Pro Only)
  • Added Location field in PPC synchronization
  • Improved Options window is now larger to accommodate some languages
  • Fixed bug with 1.7 -> 1.9 database conversion
  • Fixed sorting by Location field in To Do
  • Fixed MAPI error when synchronizing Notes with Outlook
  • Fixed "Private" flag is now being honored upon CSV export in Contacts
  • Fixed Enter button opens an item in EPIM Free now
  • Fixed incorrect cursor movements by TAB button in Schedule table view

New in EssentialPIM 1.9 (Pro & Free)

Oct. 2, 2006

  • Added new module- Trash
  • Added Mass Mail feature (right-click on a Contact. Allows very flexible mailing to your contacts)*
  • Added ability to easily export any items to iPOD
  • Added "Private" checkbox for all elements (allows show/hide items in EPIM and their exclusion in export/synchronization)*
  • Added "Location" field for both To Do's and Tasks
  • Added "Clear the Database load history on exit" option
  • Improved 7 priorities instead of 3 in To Do's and Schedule modules
  • Improved better support for Unicode
  • Improved Ctrl+F shortcut in Notes now automatically places the selected text into the Text to find field
  • Improved Enter key is now equal to double-click on items
  • Improved all-day events in Tasks can now have priorities
  • Improved remembering of contact fields selected for printing
  • Improved priority icons for tasks are now being shown in EPIM Today
  • Improved Contacts module, which now uses unlimited fields' lengths
  • Fixed some bugs with advanced settings for To Do's and Tasks
  • Fixed problems with contacts' synchronization with Outlook
  • Fixed loosing focus of a reminder window
  • Fixed problem when EPIM couldn't be minimized if started with Windows
  • Fixed printout of tasks' times
   *Available in EssentialPIM Pro edition only

New in EssentialPIM 1.82 (Pro & Free)

Jul. 7, 2006

  • Large trees of Notes/To Do's are now displayed faster
  • Task repeating patterns fixed
  • To Do synchronization with Outlook bug fixed
  • Small error fixed related to Notes synchronization with Outlook
  • New Task in EPIM Free version has cursor in Subject field now
  • Alt+E shortcut in the Schedule module now belongs to one action only
  • *.ics files import fixed
  • Group frame in Contacts now saves its position
  • Contact/To Do lower frame now can always be dragged out
  • Large To Do/Contact items are fully previewed and printed now
  • New groups in Contacts shown immediately
  • Contact display of contacts belonging to multiple groups fixed

New in EssentialPIM 1.81 (Pro & Free)

Jun. 16, 2006

  • Mouse over in Schedule shows more information now
  • Default reminder time for new To Do changes with start or due times
  • Fixed handling of text/subject/body and display of it in Schedule
  • List index out of bounds in Reminder window fixed
  • EPIM Today display errors fixed
  • iCal import issues fixed
  • Global shortcuts fixed
  • To Do send via email small bug fixed
  • CSV import with double quotes error fixed
  • If task created straight from main view, the text now goes to subject
  • Fixed focus changes in Groups in Contacts
  • Fixed sorting of Groups in Contacts
  • 1200=Resolve Confilct changed to Resolve Conflict in language file

New in EssentialPIM 1.8 (Pro & Free)

Feb. 9, 2007

  • Added full Outlook synchronization*
  • Added TreePad format full import (*.hjt, including reconstruction of the document tree)
  • Added Google calendar import and export of WEB iCal format. You can easily import iCal calendar that's presented by Google. EPIM checks for duplicates and modifications and handles them correctly
  • Added global customizable shortcuts for all functions of the program
  • Added ability to utilize tabs in Notes module
  • Added additional encryption algorithms for the database*
  • Added customizable number of days in week view*
  • Added hierarchy and sorting in contact groups*
  • Added option to display and print selected categories only in Schedule and To Do modules*
  • Added additional options in reminder window
  • Added any event/item in EPIM can now be copy-pasted to any text editor (works for Tasks, To Do’s, Contacts and Notes)
  • Added "Subject" field for tasks- the one displayed in all views
  • Added ability to change Task or To Do category/completion/priority using right -click
  • Added "Save and New" button to make adding contacts faster
  • Added "Save as Task" option in To Do module now allows for task to be saved as all-day event
  • Added "Strikeout" option added to Notes editing
  • Added ability to use MP3 files as reminder sounds
  • Added option "Allow only 1 copy of EssentialPIM at a time"
  • Added ability to checking for invalid/outdated links in the database option added
  • Added possibility to import Notes into contacts upon importing from CSV
  • Added option not to add icons for beside notes
  • Added current time and date highlight in different views
  • Improved EPIM now asks for old password before applying new one
  • Improved extended import of RTF/TXT files
  • Improved semi-automatic import of CSV files in EPIM
  • Improved start and due dates in EPIM Today for To Do's
  • Improved expired To Do's are now red on EPIM Today
  • Improved File->Print dialog remake
  • Improved iCal duplicates and modifications are now handled correctly (one-way synchronization)
  • Fixed notes are now searched in the order they are shown
  • Fixed right and left pane moving/hiding
  • Fixed tab moving in Tasks, Contacts and To Do’s windows
  • Fixed iCal export taking note of exclusive tasks now
  • Fixed bug with dragging Notes within the Notes tree
  • Fixed task display in EPIM Today and in print dialogs
  • Fixed some PPC tasks synchronization issues*
  • Fixed contacts field length
  • Fixed various minor bugs
   *Available in EssentialPIM Pro edition only

New in EssentialPIM 1.71 Pro

Jan. 31, 2006

  • Added possibility to import multiple vCards if stored in one file
  • Added dual monitors support
  • Added Ctrl+ T shortcut for the Table view in Schedule
  • Added full version description in the About window
  • Improved printing of month calendars
  • Improved upgrade from the previous versions- user database files now open by default when the program starts
  • Improved reminder which does not remember "Run Program" parameter as default
  • Fixed PPC Sync multiple bugs (now works on Windows Mobile 2003 SE)
  • Fixed bug with drag and drop of folders in the Notes module
  • Fixed reminder shifting bug in the Schedule module
  • Fixed Notes sorting bug
  • Fixed multiple bugs with iCal imports
  • Fixed couple of minor bugs in Table view
  • Fixed some minor bugs in To Do
  • Fixed bug when sending items with attachments via e-mail using Outlook

New in EssentialPIM 1.71 Free

Mar. 13, 2006

  • Added possibility to import multiple vCards if stored in one file
  • Added dual monitors support
  • Added Ctrl+ T shortcut for the Table view in Schedule
  • Added full version description in the About window
  • Improved printing of month calendars
  • Improved upgrade from the previous versions- user database files now open by default when the program starts
  • Improved reminder which does not remember "Run Program" parameter as default
  • Fixed bug with drag and drop of folders in the Notes module
  • Fixed reminder shifting bug in the Schedule module
  • Fixed Notes sorting bug
  • Fixed multiple bugs with iCal imports
  • Fixed couple of minor bugs in Table view
  • Fixed some minor bugs in To Do
  • Fixed bug when sending items with attachments via e-mail using Outlook

New in EssentialPIM 1.7 Pro

Jan. 13, 2006

  • Added full Pocket PC Sync with Windows Mobile ("PPC edition" only)
  • Added full iCal export/import support with definable categories (iCal calendars: www.essentialpim.com/?r=download&pr=ical)
  • Added full vCard export/import support
  • Added schedule search- searches on any field and can be limited by date range
  • Added new schedule view- Table. Allows to work on appointments in batches
  • Added notes now allow inserting of links to files as well
  • Added new category (Holiday), mainly for iCal imports/exports
  • Added notes tree horizontal positioning (option)
  • Added contacts copy-paste (allows to pre-populate contacts easily)
  • Added automatic encryption of database after idle time (option)
  • Added calendar can be scrolled using arrows
  • Added reminder can start programs now
  • Fixed all known errors and omissions

New in EssentialPIM 1.7 Free

Jan. 13, 2006

  • Added full iCal export/import support with definable categories (iCal calendars: www.essentialpim.com/?r=download&pr=ical)
  • Added full vCard export/import support
  • Added schedule search- searches on any field and can be limited by date range
  • Added new schedule view- Table. Allows to work on appointments in batches
  • Added notes now allow inserting of links to files as well
  • Added new category (Holiday), mainly for iCal imports/exports
  • Added notes tree horizontal positioning (option)
  • Added contacts copy-paste (allows to pre-populate contacts easily)
  • Added automatic encryption of database after idle time (option)
  • Added calendar can be scrolled using arrows
  • Added reminder can start programs now
  • Fixed all known errors and omissions

New in EssentialPIM 1.6 Pro

Sep. 28, 2005

  • Added Groups/Categories into Contacts
  • Added import from multiple RTF and TXT files
  • Added feature to change icons in Notes tree, pre-setup range
  • Added "Database Management" new window with essential information about
  • Added feature to add date/time into Note name
  • Added new "Add Note" dialog window
  • Added option to show Contacts without grid lines
  • Added "Send via e-mail" function for each module
  • Added color schedule printing
  • Reminders are now with "No sound" by default
  • Added "Hide Clock" function
  • Added feature to set up Default font for Notes module
  • Picture in Contacts can be exported now
  • Added Undo/Redo buttons to Notes
  • Tools-> Options now remembers last used tab
  • Changed To Do priorities flags to more readable on black and white printout
  • Added new To Do priorities flags
  • Noticeable database speed increase

New in EssentialPIM 1.6 Free

Sep. 28, 2005

  • Added import from multiple RTF and TXT files
  • Added feature to change icons in Notes tree, pre-setup range
  • Added "Database Management" new window with essential information about
  • Added feature to add date/time into Note name
  • Added new "Add Note" dialog window
  • Added option to show Contacts without grid lines
  • Reminders are now with "No sound" by default
  • Added "Hide Clock" function
  • Added feature to set up Default font for Notes module
  • Picture in Contacts can be exported now
  • Added Undo/Redo buttons to Notes
  • Tools-> Options now remembers last used tab
  • Changed To Do priorities flags to more readable on black and white printout
  • Added new To Do priorities flags
  • Noticeable database speed increase

New in EssentialPIM 1.5 Pro

Jul. 6, 2005

First public release


New in EssentialPIM 1.5.3 Free

Jul. 6, 2005

  • No birthdays section in EPIM Today shown if there is no any birthdays
  • CSV Import significant speed increase
  • Internet Explorer process for print preview purposes now started only when Print function is initialized
  • Faster Schedule module display
  • Languages sorted alphabetically
  • Contact Fields Re-Ordering bug fixed
  • CSV import errors fixed
  • EseentialPIM now remembers the latest used module when minimizing in the system tray
  • The Country field length is increased in the Contacts module
  • Fixed AV errors upon exiting EssentialPIM while having a couple of notes, to dos selected
  • Incorrect representation of Exclusive tasks error fixed
  • Disappearing reminder icon in the Tasks module fixed
  • Improved test database
  • All notes bugs fixed

New in EssentialPIM 1.5.2 Free

May. 9, 2005

  • Migration from 1.0 to 1.5 error fixed now
  • Quote symbols now shown on EPIM Today
  • Fixed incorrect interpretation of Unicode symbols in some dialogs

New in EssentialPIM 1.5.1 Free

May. 3, 2005

  • Much more advanced To-Do list with full functionality, as per request of many users
  • "EPIM Today" first page
  • "Compress" function for the database
  • More categories in Tasks and To-Do modules
  • More localizations (Portuegese, Estonian, etc)
  • Code signing certificate
  • Fixed all known bugs and errors

New in EssentialPIM 1.0 Free

Feb. 28, 2005

  • To-Do add task fixed
  • Copy-paste tasks works in Schedules
  • MS Outlook Notes now import in full
  • Closed module windows now save their position
  • Birthday display fixed
  • "Date is less than the minimum of..." fixed
  • Arrows and PgUp/Down work as expected in views

New in EssentialPIM 1.0 RC1 Free

Feb. 21, 2005

New features

  • PageUp button now is functional
  • Time Schedule setting is now remembered
  • Ins key is functional in Schedules

Improved

  • Languages are now in alphabetic order

Fixed

  • "Expirations" checkbox in Schedules fixed
  • "Completion" status fixed
  • Week schedule fixed
  • Task re-occurrences are fixed
  • Multi-language search in Notes works now

New in EssentialPIM 1.0 Beta 5 Free

Feb. 9, 2005

New features

  • AM/PM schedule
  • Open database name on the top
  • EPIM now asks for interface language on startup
  • Option to split the task from recurring series
  • The highlight toolbar button to quickly highlight selection with last used color in Notes

Improved

  • Contact age in Schedule now recalculates according to active year
  • Clock no longer annoys with seconds

Fixed

  • ntdll.dll access violation error
  • Birth year can now be any, no limitations
  • Last contact deletion error
  • Outlook calendar import
  • CSV import error
  • Contact picture disappearance
  • Repeat of monthly tasks
  • Hyperlink can now be assigned with different colors in Notes

New in EssentialPIM 1.0 Beta 4b Free

Feb. 1, 2005

  • New interface languages added (Deutsch, Greek)
  • Optimization of database indexing and design performed
  • The speed of showing contacts improved by 20 to 30 percent
  • Fixed errors with the Search function in the Contacts module
  • Atempt to fix ntdll.dll error

New in EssentialPIM 1.0 Beta 4 Free

Jan. 27, 2005

New features

  • Contacts can now be printed in any order, exactly as they are sorted on the screen
  • Contacts print out/export can be now limited to certain fields
  • Every contact can now hold a Photo/Picture
  • Additional fields in contact details can now be added from pre-set list
  • Tasks re-occurrence on much more advanced level can be now set up
  • Schedules can now start on Sunday (according to system settings)

Improved

  • Notes search interface
  • Contacts main window

Fixed

  • Notes export to Outlook
  • Tasks import from Outlook
  • Sorted contacts remember positions after restart now
  • Buttons are now made larger to improve localized versions
  • Direct Task entry fixed
  • Rewriting database causes no errors
  • Interface draws correctly at restart now

New in EssentialPIM 1.0 Beta 3 Free

Jan. 4, 2005

  • Search and replace function added in Notes
  • New backup function for better protection from unwanted actions and accidents
  • Improved color selection dialogs for Notes
  • Added ability to set background color for a note
  • Some errors with tables in Notes module were fixed
  • Fixed some bugs in Contacts module with incorrect fields representation
  • Added scroll bar for notes in Contacts module
  • Fixed contacts deletion bug
  • Added ability to quickly create a New Task and/or a New Note and/or a New Contact when right clicking on the EPIM icon in the system tray

New in EssentialPIM 1.0 Beta 2 Free

Apr. 11, 2005

  • all known errors fixed (re-occurring, long tasks, start-up and print preview error)
  • extended language support- languages can now be switched on the fly and default language automatically selected
  • auto save function (all data is saved every xx minutes, setup by user)
  • hyperlinks in Contacts- can now send email or visit homepage form within the contacts window
  • data fields in contacts can now be moved and dragged up/down
  • extended hyperlinks support in notes- hyperlinks are now automatically recognized and can be assigned shorter names
  • all buttons now have tooltips

New in EssentialPIM 1.0 Beta Free

Dec. 7, 2004

First public release