The 7 Best Calendar Apps in the Microsoft Store

MakeUseOf | 8/13/2019 | Dan Price
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As the Microsoft Store continues to grow and improve, users have a better choice of apps than ever.

Today, we’re going to put calendars under the microscope. Which calendar apps should you use for boosting productivity? Or for remembering birthdays? Or for managing your time more effectively?

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Sure, there are a lot of choices. But don’t worry; we’re going to introduce you to the best calendar apps in the Microsoft Store. Keep reading to learn more.

We can’t dive into the alternatives without first mentioning Microsoft’s own Mail and Calendar app.

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If you rely on lots of apps in the Microsoft suite, it’s one of the best calendar apps you’ll find. Although it’s a single download, it will appear as two separate apps on your Windows machine. You cannot install one without the other.

Importantly for some users, the Calendar app is optimized for Exchange. You’ll get features such as rich support for meetings and managing your schedule.

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There’s also a way to change the app’s default font, a dark mode, support for touchscreens and gestures, non-Gregorian calendars, and drag-and-drop event organization.

My Calendar is a lightweight calendar app for Windows 10.

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It offers all the features you’d expect to see—including day, week, and month views, toggle buttons to hide and show particular calendars, and a bunch of customization options.

However, the app really shines thanks to its Live Tiles.

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You can set up various tiles and customize them to show different things (for example, work meetings, birthdays, national holidays, and so on). It means you can see all your information at a glance from the Start menu without needing to open the app.

My Calendar has a task management feature, complete with customizable categories. All your tasks are accessible from within the Microsoft Store app, but it is only available in the Pro version.

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The Pro version also removes ads, add...
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