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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

Outlook Meeting Tools Outlook Meeting Tools enables you to handle the tedious and time consuming tasks easier and faster. Features: Correct view of the actual participant response status. Quick selection of receivers for follow-up mail. Quick selection of persons for participant list. Create questions for the participants - complete view each response. Free 30 days trial (Aug 17)
 
OutlookFinderOutlookFinder is a search add in for Outlook. It will find all of your email, addresses, attachments, desktop files in seconds... Just enter your search and press enter. Replaces Outlook built-in search. Searches all your PSTs at once. Search Desktop and Mailbox. (Aug 7)
 
Print Agent for ExchangePrint Agent for Exchange - a solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, which allows to automatically print out the necessary emails and attachments. The product consists of three components - a management console, transport agents, installed on the Exchange server, and one or more services that are directly processed printing. A practical system of rules, including conditions, actions and exceptions, allows to define criteria for printing of really necessary messages and attachments. Print Agent for Exchange can print both email messages and attached files (images, html, PDF, txt). (Jul 28)
 
MAPILab Search for ExchangeMAPILab Search for Exchange is a solution for searching messages and other items in multiple mailboxes on Microsoft Exchange 2013, 2010 and 2007 servers. The product is a tool for carrying out multi-mailbox searches, and provides greater functionality than the built-in features in Microsoft Exchange 2013, 2010, 2007 servers. MAPILab Search for Exchange is designed to fulfill a range of tasks to automate the e-discovery process in your organization: internal investigations; human resources activity monitoring; legal discovery. (Jul 28)
 
MAPILab Disclaimers for Exchange MAPILab Disclaimers for Exchange is a solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, intended for the centralized management of signatures and disclaimers in corporate mail messages. MAPILab Disclaimers for Exchange will help not only to meet email messaging standards and requirements, but also will transform each outgoing message into an effective marketing tool by adding the necessary text and graphic information about your company. (Jul 28)
 
Attachment Save for ExchangeAttachment Save for Exchange is a solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, designed for automatic processing of emails and attached files. Use it to save or delete messages and attached files based upon specified criteria directly while messages are sent and received through Exchange server. Using this exchange attachment manager, you can block, remove, or save attachments easily. It provides a system of rules with conditions, actions and exceptions, for processing both incoming and outgoing messages and attached files. Attachment Save for Exchange consists of two components: Management Console and transport agents set on Exchange servers. (Jul 15)
 
Calendar Sync for Outlook and Google Calendar Software to sync Outlook Calendar appointments with Google Calendar events. Allows you to sync one-way with either Outlook or Google as master as well as 2way sync by last changed appointments/events. Option to schedule a sync at regular intervals. (Jul 14)
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Updated Utilities

SmartTools LockOutlookUse LockOutlook to lock Outlook or specific folders so others can't view your mailbox. Lock Outlook manually as needed or configure it to lock Outlook automatically. Works with Outlook 2002-2013, 32- and 64-bit supported. (Site is in German.) (Aug 22)
 
Lepide Exchange ReporterLepide Exchange Reporter is a comprehensive solution to track analyze and report Exchange servers traffic. For effective analysis of organizational email system usage, it generates over 80+ detailed reports on Email flow, Mailbox folders and Outlook Web Access. (Aug 22)
 
ScheduledSend Use ScheduledSend for Outlook to send emails on a schedule. It is a great tool for sending reminders about upcoming anniversaries, birthdays, meetings or other events. Or use it to send a greeting email for such event. Use recurrence option for recurring schedule. Easy preview scheduled emails in a convenient list. (Aug 15)
 
Xobni for Outlook: Infinity EditionXobni is the free Outlook plugin that saves you time finding email, conversations, contact info, and attachments. Get lightning-fast search and learn more about the people in Outlook through information drawn from around the web. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Salesforce, Hoover's info, and more-all right inside Outlook. (Aug 7)
 
Safe PST BackupBackup Outlook PST files automatically using Safe PST Backup, a Free tool to back up and archive email. Create backup of Contacts, Calendar, Tasks or other Microsoft Outlook Personal folders with a few clicks. The backup will be done in the background regardless of whether Outlook is running or not. Safe PST Backup solution uses incremental backup model to back up and transfer only changes made to Outlook items. Schedule and automatically back up Outlook at specified time intervals or back up selected PST files manually. Multi language support. Get more with Enterprise Edition. Version 2.40 (Aug 6)
 
Kernel for Exchange Server Kernel for Exchange Server repairs corrupt Exchange databases, recovers lost, missing, and deleted EDB files with accuracy. This tool scans the entire database in one of the three powerful scanning modes - Automatic Analyze and Recover, Advance Scan and Rebuild Corrupted Database, to ensure recovery. It is capable of recovering permanently deleted emails and user mailboxes. Kernel for Exchange Server is compatible with Exchange versions 5.0, 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007 & 2010, and Outlook versions 97, 98, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007 & 2010. Trial version available. (Aug 4)
 
MAPILab POP3 Connector for Exchange 2013, 2010, 2007MAPILab POP3 Connector enables various companies to solve an actual problem of downloading mail from external POP3 servers and its delivering to recipients located on Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, 2010, 2007 in the most effective and simple way. Using an external server which downloads mail allows you to limit access to Microsoft Exchange Server from the internet. (Jul 28)
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Also New

Ignore conversations in OutlookUse Outlook's Ignore command to delete messages in threads or the Move Conversation command to move threads. (Aug 25)
 
Use Outlook's Contacts, not Contact CardsTo open a Contact instead of a Contact Card when you right click on a sender's email address in Outlook 2013, enable the Legacy GAL Dialog. (Aug 25)
 
Outlook 2013 Favorites: Folder Order Frequently ChangesFolders on Outlook 2013's Favorites list change positions when Outlook is restarted. (Aug 25)
 
Mapping a Contact Address or Meeting LocationUse multiple mapping services to map Outlook contacts and meeting locations and get directions to multiple addresses using a macro. (Jul 29)
 
Outlook cannot synchronize subscribed folders in Gmail: Error 0x800CCC0EAs of today (July 15 2014), Gmail turned off basic authentication. Anyone NOT using two step verification is receiving send and receive errors today. You have two choices: enable two step and use app passwords in clients that don’t support pin codes or turn basic auth back on. Two step auth is more secure and is recommended (but it can be annoying). (Jul 15)
 
Convert an Exchange mailbox to a shared mailboxHow to convert an Exchange mailbox to a shared mailbox and remove the license. (Jul 7)
 
Create Birthday Events for Public Folder ContactsHow to use a macro to create recurring birthday events for contacts in shared calendars in Microsoft Outlook. (Jun 26)
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Administrator Resources

Google Apps Sync For Outlook Great news for Google Apps users who want to use Outlook 2013 "Click to Run": the latest Google Apps sync utility works with the click to run version. (Nov 25)
 
Office 2013 Administrative Template files (ADMX/ADML) and Office Customization ToolGroup Policy Administrative Template files and Office Customization Tool files for use with Office 2013 applications. Includes an \Admin folder with an Office Customization Tool, and ADMX and ADML versions of Office 2013 system Administrative Template files. Updated September 19 2013 (Sep 19)
 
Microsoft Remote Connectivity AnalyzerMicrosoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer is a web-based tool that provides administrators and end users with the ability to run connectivity diagnostics for servers to test common issues with Microsoft Exchange, Lync and Office 365. The tool started as Microsoft Exchange Server Remote Connectivity Analyzer, and tests connectivity with Lync and Office 365, and tests for Outlook Anywhere, Exchange Web Services, outbound SMTP, Office 365 Single Sign-On test, and support for 10 additional languages. (May 1)
 
PST CapturePST Capture 2.0 is used to discover and import Outlook Personal Folder (.pst) File Format files into Exchange Server and Exchange Online. PST Capture helps an organization that wishes to gain more control over their email data repositories by placing them into Exchange. From Microsoft. Now supports Exchange 2013. (Feb 25)
 
Create Shared Mailboxes with GUI-based ToolMicrosoft created a GUI-based tool for Office 365 administrators to use to create and configure a shared mailbox, and then assign permissions to a security group so members can open the shared mailbox and send messages from it. (Jun 12)
 
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is available. (May 11)
 
Update Rollup 7 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2655203)Update Rollup 7 for Exchange Server 2007 SP3 resolves a number of issues. (Apr 19)
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Development Resources

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)
 
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. (Mar 27)
 
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)
 
Copy Outlook Journal Entries to OneNoteThe Journal is on life-support in Outlook 2013 and one option for replacing Outlook's Journal is to use OneNote. If you go this route, you can use VBA to copy selected journal entries to OneNote pages. (Aug 25)
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Other Resources

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)
 
Office 365, Office 365, and Office on DemandUnderstanding the different Office 365 product offerings: Office 2013 and hosted services such as Exchange Online. (Dec 12)
 
How Safe is the Reading Pane?How safe is Outlook's reading pane? The fact that there have been no preview pane exploits in more than 10 years shows how safe the preview pane really is. (Dec 5)
 
Command Line Switches for Outlook 2013How to use command line switches to control how Outlook 2013 starts or to create Outlook items. (Nov 7)
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