We are excited to announce the immediate availability of EssentialPIM 8.5 (Pro and Free versions), which is a major milestone for the whole EPIM project. The list of new features and improvements that have been added into this release is below:


  • Save filters as templates in all table views*
  • Create and print return envelopes*
  • Save tasks and appointments as notes*
  • Import tags from CSV files for contacts and password entries*
  • Add links into custom fields for items from any module*
  • Custom sorting of contacts and password entries via drag and drop
  • More compact and informative printing via Quick Print option
  • Remove hyperlinks easily via right click
  • Page numbers can now be included for printing
  • EssentialPIM can be set as a default app for EML and ICS file types
  • Install check spelling dictionaries from within EPIM’s options
  • Notes column in table views for appointments, tasks and contacts
  • Live preview of changes in Tools->Options->Appearance
  • Incremental improvements in synchronization with Android devices and Google services
  • Lots of other optimizations, improvements and minor bug fixes


  • Vertical layout added to Calendar’s table view*


  • Assign shortcuts for styles in Notes*
  • Adjustable number of lines for tree tabs in Notes*
  • Sort icons in Notes by using drag and drop
  • Right-click on an image in Notes will allow more advanced options


  • Add new fields in Contacts near first/last name section
  • Print contacts as address cards


  • Assign tags to email messages via message rules*
  • Option to automatically save email messages as they are being written
  • Zoom in/out email messages content form View menu
  • Simplified and easier approach to adding Outlook.com email accounts
  • Option to keep search applied when switching folders in Mail
  • View tasks in Mail by enabling tasks bar
  • Sorting of message rules in Mail
  • Option to return to main view in Mail after deleting a message
  • Message rules in Mail now include carbon copy (Cc) field as a condition


  • Exclude dubious characters in passwords generator

*Only in EssentialPIM Pro

Update to the EssentialPIM Pro 8.5 version is free for all users who purchased their regular 1 year of updates license after May 1-st, 2018 or if you own a lifetime license. If you need to renew or upgrade your existing license, check out the corresponding options on the Pricing page.

For downloads, please visit the Get EPIM page.