The tools on this page enhance and extend (or replace) the Microsoft Outlook Journal.
Note that the Journal is deprecated and is being phased out of newer versions of Outlook. Beginning with Outlook 2010, the Activities feature is broken. For more information, see Outlook 2010 & Contact Activities.
Tools in the Spotlight
Either delete duplicate Outlook items or move them to a separate folder. Includes all 8 of the duplicate eliminator add-ins from Sperry Software for a single low price. You get: Duplicate Email Eliminator Add-In, Duplicate Email Eliminator Across Folders Add-In, Duplicate Contacts Eliminator Add-In, Duplicate Appointments Eliminator Add-In, Duplicate Tasks Eliminator Add-In, Duplicate Notes Eliminator Add-In, Duplicate Journals Eliminator Add-In, Duplicate Posts Eliminator Add-In.
VBA add-in for AutoCAD that uses Outlook's Journal folder to log the time you spend in each drawing.
Click on a contact and instantly see all emails sent between them and everyone in your company. A more powerful version of Outlook's Journaling feature that works with multiple users and public folders.
Make calls to Outlook contacts and record incoming calls in the Outlook Journal. Displays caller names for incoming calls. Supports English, German and Italian. Does not trigger Outlook email security update prompts. To integrate your PBX with your computers systems, check out ESTOS TapiServer.
UBitJournal Outlook 2013 will run from your startup folder and emulate the file journaling capabilities that Microsoft has removed from Office 2013. UBitJournal will add open Microsoft Office files from local drives and server (including those synchronized locally) to your Outlook journal. Currently seeking testers.
Tracks project time and expenses by automatically watching what programs and documents you open. Available Outlook plug-in creates Journal entries from projects and interfaces with Outlook Contacts.
- Contact Management Tools -- Some support journaling of messages and other activities.
- Journal Issues
- Creating a Public Journal for Microsoft Outlook
- Telephony Tools -- Some of these create Journal entries for phone calls.
- Time & Expense Billing: Part I and Part II -- Sample application by Helen Feddema that uses Word to print time reports derived from Outlook journal items. Get the updated sample code.