Pro vs. Free

Check the following comparison table to see the differences between the two versions of EssentialPIM. For more detailed description of the Pro version features, please visit the EssentialPIM Pro Exclusive Features page.


Pro Free
Synchronization with Android / iOS
Versatile import/export capabilities
Synchronization pack (Google, iCloud, Outlook, CalDav, CardDav, etc.)
Database stored in the cloud (DropBox)
Multi-user access to database (Business edition)
Secure advanced encryption
Global cross-linking
Storing and/or linking attachments
Advanced backup
Global search
Sticky Notes on Desktop
Sending any item to email
Design and print envelopes and labels
Make any item read-only to prevent accidental changes
Make any item private to exclude from synchronizations and printing
Related items tab that shows hyperlinked data
Fully editable custom date format used throughout the program


Pro Free
Color-coded, easy to read day / week / month / year views
Easy printout of days, weeks, or months; save as web page
Filter and edit categories
Additional, customizable views
Extended printing options (including color)
Templates for appointments
Multiple reminders


Pro Free
Categories, priority, completion status, due dates, and reminder fields
Tools that sort and categorize
Hierarchical structure and multiple tabs for tasks
Show tasks in calendar
Ability to create custom fields
Filter out tasks by defined values
Templates for tasks
Filter and edit categories
Multiple reminders


Pro Free
Tree-like multilevel structure, unlimited number of folders and notes
Insert pictures, tables, or any formatted text
Multiple tabs for note trees and single notes
Place your notes as stickies on desktop
Text styles for faster formatting
Create appointments or to dos straight from notes
Rich text formatting of note titles


Pro Free
Wide selection of fields - adding a new data field to a contact is a snap
Powerful, fast search and sort features
Adjustable views
Unlimited number of contact groups. Each contact may belong to several groups
Print, sort and export by groups
Make and send out an email newsletter
Dial-up your contacts straight from the program
Filter out contacts by defined values


Pro Free
Unlimited number of email accounts
PGP encryption to protect privacy of your emails
Mail threading that automatically groups related emails into conversations
Email templates


Pro Free
Strong encryption
Password generator
Tree-like group structure
Custom fields
Auto-type your passwords on the web
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