This is a collection of calendar data tools and resources for the Microsoft Outlook Calendar folder.
If you can’t “see” 2007 or later holidays in your calendar, your holiday list may be outdated. See Missing Holidays for more information and links to download the updated file.
To push a number of events out to users, see Transmit Holidays Form. This is a custom Outlook form that creates a special mail message containing appointment details from a folder that you specify. When the user receives the message, they can click a button to add all the appointments — holidays, company meetings, etc. — to their Calendar folder.
Tools in the Spotlight
Convert Outlook Calendar to native Excel and Word format for custom printing and editing. WinCalendar is an Addin for both Excel and Word that allows you to easily import Outlook data. Supported layouts include: Filterable Table, Monthly Calendar, Weekly Calendar, Schedule, and Agenda.
Schedules for holidays, major sports teams, moon phases, etc. for import into Outlook. Now has calendar updates for Catholic, Christian, and Jewish Holy Days.
Use CustomDays to display a person's age on their birthday or year on anniversaries. The display can be changed individually using placeholders. You can also use this tool to delete birthday entries that are not associated with a contact. Automatically send a birthday email, or completely prevent the entry of birthdays in the calendar. Also available separately as CustomBirthday and CustomAnniversary.
The iCal add-in gives Outlook users the ability to subscribe to iCal calendar feeds. It supports the iCalendar open standard when receiving appointment and to-do information. Loaded with features including user-selectable update frequency on individual calendars, user-selectable Outlook folder location on a per calendar basis, and optional removal of Alarms and to-do items. Version 2.2.1. iCal for MS Outlook 2 runs on Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, or 2003 and requires Microsoft Outlook 2000, XP (2002), 2003 or 2007.
International Holidays, Sports Schedules, Weather Forecasts and Personal Event Entries for your existing Palm Datebook, Outlook or Lotus Notes Calendar.
Importable vCalendar file containing moon phase events from January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2015.
Free tool to add "name day" events for names from 14 countries to any Outlook calendar folder. Works with many calendar application and an iPhone/iPad version is available.
Choose the Complete NFL Schedule (includes all 256 regular season games), the National Broadcast Schedule, or the individual team schedule of your choice. All schedules include National, regional, and DirecTV television broadcast information, Sirius satellite radio and local radio broadcast information. Links to the home team and visiting team websites and a link to check the weather and view a map for the location of the game.
With the Outlook iCal Subscriber from MarkThisDate you can subscribe calendars in Outlook 2000, XP and 2003, instead of downloading them. This means you're always up to date with your favorite events because you can set automatic updates every 15 minutes, every day or even once a week.
Use Sumatra Utilities to Insert server-specific or user-specific Holidays with no user intervention. It's customizable for different state or national holidays. You can define Free/Busy status, and have meetings that last specific times. Use it remove terminated users and their meetings cleanly from Exchange with customizable notification for guests. Find and remove broken meetings from resource calendars. Versions for Exchange 2003, 2007, and 2010 available.
Other useful calendar tools can be found on the following Slipstick.com pages: