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This page lists what's new in the world of Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook utilities and resources in the past month or so. Dates in parentheses on each item indicate when it was added to our database, not necessarily when it was released. Most recent items are at the top of each category.

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New Utilities

XE2 MobilityXE2 Mobility provides mobile device users with secure access to shared Microsoft Exchange contacts / calendars / delegated mailboxes. Works with all iOS, Android and BlackBerry (v7) devices. (Nov 19)
oConnectoroConnector.com is a connector app for Microsoft Outlook Calendar. This scheduling productivity tool allows you to securely exchange free/busy availability with *external* company contacts and makes scheduling meetings a breeze. Your contacts availability is integrated into the Scheduling Assistant tab of an Outlook meeting request, just like an internal company employee – no more sending back-and-forth availability times by email or referencing some shared calendar. (Nov 18)
MailMerge for OutlookPersonalized email marketing enhances your corporate image and reduces the chance that your message will be viewed as spam and deleted unread. Send personalized newsletters to your customers. Send invitations/cards to friends and customers with their names right on them. Send personalized thank-you e-mails to your staff or team members. Using existing address source from Outlook contacts and distribution list (group). Send on behalf of any account in your Outlook. No dependent components, small in size, quick to download (Oct 30)
TimeflexTimeFlex for Exchange brings Exchange calendaring into the 21st century with seamless access from any platform. TimeFleX goes well above and beyond the basic features and functionalities that are provided in Outlook calendars, making your organization’s users more productive, efficient and responsive. (Oct 30)
MailNotes for OutlookWrite down thoughts, phone conversations, status and reminders beside the email you are reading in Outlook. View, modify and print the notes anytime later. MailNotes is NON-DESTRUCTIVE! The original email remains unchanged. Notes are safe from data loss. MailNotes saves the notes in the main Outlook data file... so that they are automatically backed up when you backup Outlook data files. Very small in size, quick to download. Supported Outlook Versions: Outlook 2007 and newer versions. (Oct 30)
On The Go Inbox ManagerThe On The Go Add-In is for busy professionals who need a tool to help them manage their Inbox and their busy lives. Using the buttons on the Outlook ribbon, you can convert emails to Tasks and Appointments with ease, automatically removing them from your Inbox. You can assign each Task or Appointment a project and for Tasks you can set the context in which they are to be performed. If you use On The Go every day, you will find your Inbox empty and your Calendar and Task list full of places to go and things to do. (Oct 28)
LepideMigrator for ExchangeLepideMigrator for Exchange migrate Mailboxes, Archive Mailboxes, and Public Folders from one Exchange Server/Office 365 to another Office 365/Exchange Server. You can migrate directly from Exchange 2003 to 2013 without any intermediate migrations. Migrate Limits, Permissions, Outlook Rules, Outlook Profiles, and Global Address List. While migrating, you can also create new mailboxes in Office 365 right from the application's console itself. The agent-based load sharing makes the migration easier and faster. Other features are filtration, customize mapping between source and target mailboxes, undo or schedule migration jobs, footprint cleaner, multi-language support, and reports and notifications for migration job. (Oct 18)
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Updated Utilities

OnePlaceMailOutlook to SharePoint Integration is possible by simply dragging and dropping emails or attachments directly to SharePoint. Email Attributes are automatically captured (To, Cc, Date Received, Date Sent, Category and others). Version 7. (Nov 18)
Duplicate KillerOutlook duplicate remover add-in for Microsoft Outlook. Software to find and remove duplicate contacts, emails, calendar items, tasks and notes automatically. Remove Outlook duplicates. Merge Outlook contacts and other items. Compare, assign category, flag and move duplicates to selected folders. Manage duplicates in any Microsoft Outlook folder, including Microsoft Exchange and Public folders. Preview duplicate search results prior to processing. (Nov 11)
Auto-MateAuto-Mate is an Outlook utility that allows you use define rules to move mail from your Inbox (or other folders) based on several criteria, including the age of the message. While Outlook rules only run as messages are downloaded or when you click Run Rules now, Auto-Mate rules run on a schedule, enabling you to apply rules to messages that have been in your Inbox for a given number of hours, days or weeks. Available in Standard or Pro Version. Supports Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013. Now supports Windows 10 and Outlook 2016 / Office 365. (Nov 10)
ReliefJet Essentials for OutlookA large set of useful and easy-to-use tools for every Microsoft Outlook user: Import, export and convert messages using EML, MSG and PST formats; remove, mark and move duplicates; save, add, pack, unpack, zip, unzip attachments, replace attachments with links and backwards; extract e-mail and URL addresses; simplify storage and folder handling; generate numerous reports and statistics and even more tools to increase office and home productivity. Fully compatible with Windows 10 and Outlook 2016. (Oct 30)
FileChimpFile emails from Outlook into project or client folders automatically. Match email addresses, project numbers, client names or references to a folder name located anywhere on your network. Watch as the bulk of your emails are automatically filed (ZERO clicks!) and finish the task with manual filing for emails that do not fall within the scope of a project or client folder. Organize filed emails into relevant sub-folders within your mailbox and auto purge dated email over time. Supports Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 & 2016 (Oct 30)
Outlook Duplicate RemoverOutlook Duplicate Remover allows you to find and remove Outlook duplicates and junk contacts in one click. Search duplicate items and merge Outlook duplicates automatically. Remove Outlook duplicates, such as duplicate Email, duplicate Contacts and Calendar events and Junk contacts. It is an automatic software add-in for Microsoft Outlook without any settings to configure. Duplicate Remover is compatible with latest Windows 10 and Outlook 2016 (including Outlook "Click-to-Run" versions) as well as Outlook 2013, 2010, 2007. (Oct 13)
PROMODAG ReportsPromodag Reports now supports Office 365, Hybrid and On-Premises environments. It provides you with control of your messaging systems whether it is in the cloud on-premises or hybrid. Its comprehensive and versatile range of traffic analysis, message tracking and planning tools simplify and automate the process of managing email usage, ensuring compliance and optimizing the performance of mission-critical email systems. (Sep 25)
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Also New

Update Contacts with a New Company Name and Email AddressIt can be a real hassle to update contacts when a company changes their name and domain. While it's actually really easy to change the company name by using group by company view and dragging contacts to a new group, you can't change the email address field using this method. This version of my super-duper bulk contact code updates the Company name and email domain on contacts. As written, it assumes all contacts from that company use the same exact company name and the new addresses will keep the same alias (part before the @). (Sep 30)
Outlook 2016: No BCMBad news for Business Contact Manager users: BCM will not be updated to work with Outlook 2016. Anyone who uses Outlook 2013 and wants to continue using BCM will need to remain on Outlook 2013. This means BCM users should not update to Office 2016 and will need to block the automatic upgrades. (Sep 23)
Change Item Count on All Folders in a Data FileUse a macro to change the Outlook option to show either the number of unread messages or the total number of messages in a folder. (Sep 20)
Outlook Links Won't Open In Windows 10Users with 32-bit versions of Office 2010, plus Outlook 2007, and Outlook 2003 installed on Windows 10 are unable to open hyperlinks in email after installing Windows 10. In most cases, the user sees a Locate Link Browser window, while one Outlook 2003 user reported that Internet Explorer opened to the site's home page. (Sep 10)
Save Messages and Attachments to a New FolderUse a macro to save a message and attachments to a new folder on your hard drive. (Sep 10)
Outlook Error Ox800CCC13 in Windows 10We're seeing a few errors from Outlook users after upgrading to Windows 10, specifically a message reporting problems sending messages. The affected users receive error 0x800CCC13. (Aug 26)
First look: Outlook.com on Office 365Microsoft started moving Outlook.com users to the Office 365 interface earlier this week. Learn about the features and changes you can expect to see when your account is moved. (Jun 5)
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Administrator Resources

What's new for administrators in Outlook 2016 for WindowsThis TechNet article for administrators explains about the new Outlook 2016 features that admins should be aware of before rolling out Outlook 2016 within your organization. Two important changes: Exchange 2007 is not supported and autodiscover must be configured, as Outlook no longer uses PRF files. (Sep 30)
Office 2016 Deployment Guides for AdminsProvides admins with information about how to deploy Office 2016, Office 365 ProPlus, and Office 2016 for Mac to users in their organizations. For administrators and other IT professionals who plan, implement, and maintain deployments of Office in their organizations. (Sep 24)
Office 2016 Deployment ToolThe Office 2016 Deployment Tool allows the administrator to customize and manage Office 2016 Click-to-Run deployments. This tool will help administrators to manage installations sources, product/language combinations, and deployment configuration options for Office Click-to-Run. (Sep 22)
Office 2016 Administrative Template files (ADMX/ADML) and Office Customization Tool This download includes Group Policy Administrative Template (ADMX/ADML) and Office Customization Tool (OPAX/OPAL) files for Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 and Office 365 ProPlus 2016 apps. (Sep 10)
Outlook tools: Description of sample tools for managing PST files in your Outlook ProfileIf you are managing users in a company environment, you must occasionally manage .pst files in users' Outlook profiles. This includes, but is not limited to, the following actions: Adding a new or existing .pst to the profile; Removing a .pst file from the profile; Retrieving information about .pst files in the profile. To help automate these three activities, sample tools are available on the Microsoft Download site. (Sep 10)
Prepare to update Office 365 ProPlus to the Office 2016 versionPlan how to update their existing Office 365 ProPlus deployments to the Office 2016 version. (TechNet) (Aug 26)
Outlook 2016 for Mac Administrator's GuideThe Outlook 2016 for Mac Administrator's Guide is for system implementers, IT managers, system administrators, and others who are responsible for planning, implementing, and maintaining Outlook 2016 for Mac in their organizations. (Jul 9)
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Development Resources

Empty Multiple Deleted Items Folders using a MacroThe scenario: You have several email accounts, each with their own data file and you want to empty the deleted items in every data file with one click. If you have one data file in your profile, you could use AutoArchive, but it doesn't work with multiple data files. (Aug 26)
MFCMapiMFCMAPI uses Microsoft's published APIs to provide access to MAPI stores through a graphical user interface. Its purpose is to facilitate investigation of Exchange and Outlook issues and to provide developers with a canonical sample for MAPI development. Updated frequently. (Sep 4)
Bulk change Contact's FileAs format to match Outlook's default settingAn updated version of the Bulk Change FileAs macro that gets the default FileAs format and applies the format to the contacts in the default contacts folder. (May 12)
Office 2013 VBA Documentation The Office 2013 VBA Documentation download provides an offline version of the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) developer reference for each of the Office client applications, as well as the VBA reference content shared amongst all Office client applications (Office Shared). (Oct 7)
What's new for Outlook 2013 developersA top-level view of the additions and enhancements for developers in Microsoft Outlook 2013, including mail apps, third party weather data services for the Weather Bar, and inline response. The document also describes changes to the Outlook Social Connector, Office Mobile Service, support for Outlook 2013 Preview coexisting with a previous version of Outlook, and new performance criteria for add-ins. (May 6)
RedemptionUpdate added support for Outlook 2013. Version 5.5 (May 1)
OutlookSpyThis update adds full support for the final version of Outlook 2007. It has a new hex viewer and editor for the binary (PT_BINARY) MAPI properties, a new script editor ("Script Editor" window and "Script" tab for the IDispatch-derived objects), along with several new symbolic MAPI property tags. Supports Outlook 2013 and Windows 8. (Mar 12)
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Other Resources

Downgrade Office 2016 to Office 2013Office 365 (consumer or business) subscribers who upgraded to Office 2016 and want to revert to Office 2013 are now able to downgrade to Office 2013. (Oct 29)
Special offer for customers with Office 2016 and Office 2013 standalone applicationsOffice 2016 and stand-alone Office 2013 applications (purchased separately and not part of a suite of applications) cannot be installed on the same device. To resolve this issue, you'll need to upgrade your standalone applications to the Office 2016 version of the products. Contact the Microsoft Answer Desk to obtain a free upgrade for qualifying standalone applications. (Oct 2)
Office 2016 Quick Start GuidesQuick Start Guides in PDF or Sway format for Outlook 2016 as well as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. (Sep 24)
Replace the Google Calendar Sync UtilityThe Google Calendar Sync utility stopped working on August 1 2014. (Aug 25)
Moving Outlook to a New ComputerStep by step instructions for upgrading from Outlook 2003 on Windows XP to a new computer and newer version of Outlook. (Apr 17)
Messages are stuck in the OutboxThere are several reasons why Microsoft Outlook won't send mail and before you can fix the problem, you need to identify the cause. (Mar 27)
What you need to know about Outlook 2013An introduction to some of the features in Outlook 2013. (Dec 12)

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