You may be so sick of the typical calendar apps that you may have developed an aversion to using them. The good news is that there are a decent number of Alternative calendar apps you can use instead. Here are the top 10 best.
If you have an Android device but have grown weary of using Google Calendar, one great alternative is 30Boxes. You can use it with most of your social media accounts and when you note important dates on the calendar, you can get text message reminders of the event you have scheduled that day. You can even send event invitations to your friends using this app. With integrated maps it can help you get to where you need to go. Its ability to naturally adapt to other languages makes it great for international travel.
1Calandar is a great app for anyone who relies on Facebook to keep track of their social schedule. This Android app supports both web and mobile calendars, so you will never miss an event again. Its Facebook integration means that any events you have scheduled will appear on your 1Calendar. Event invitations come to you through the app so even if you don’t log into Facebook you will still see any event invites you have on there. It’s also a great way to be reminded of the birthdays of all your Facebook friends.
When keeping up with your daily schedule becomes difficult Cal is the best calendar app for you. Compatible with both Androids and iPhones it organizes your daily appointments, meetings and your to-do list for the day. Every time you open this app the first thing you will see is that day’s appointments. Not only will it show you what the day holds for you it will also show it to you in a chronological list, something most other calendar apps don’t do.
Another great alternative calendar app for iPhone users is Tempo. Not only will this app automatically add information from your existing calendar app it also pulls relevant event information from your email. This way, when you look at a particular event on your calendar you will also see the text from any emails related to the event. One of the best features of this app is that you can enter in a vague description of an upcoming event, class or appointment and it will note it on your calendar in a clear manner. The app also checks to ensure that you aren’t scheduling a new event at a time you have something scheduled already. The busier your life is, the better this calendar app is for you.
5. Horizon Calendar
When many of your events and appointments can be affected by the weather, Horizon Calendar can be extremely useful to you. There are both free and paid versions of this app,which tracks all of your appointments, events, etc but also includes the day’s weather forecast next to details on a specific event. With the click of a button you can view your schedule for the day, week, or entire month.
SolCalendar is an all inclusive app that lets you see your upcoming appointments and events at a glance. Along with integrated weather reports, the app also keeps track of your daily to-do lists and includes virtual stickers that allow you to customize your calendar so that you can quickly identify upcoming events.
7. Pocket Informant Pro
The more you have going on in your life the more you can benefit from Pocket Informant Pro. This calendar app goes far beyond most others, allowing you to attach contact information for anyone you need to be in touch with on a specific day. You can also take photos and add them to a calendar date or pull up relevant photos already on your phone. When you look at your daily calendar on Pocket Information Pro you can see all your activities for the next 12 hours at a quick glance.
8. Calendars 5
Calendars 5 is an app that is easy to navigate and only shows you what you need to see at a glance. You have plenty of room to type in the specific date and time of an event or appointment you are looking up. When you have events on your calendar you can also easily add invites and attendees to the event. The app will even send you an email or text reminding you of an upcoming event.
9. Fantastical 2
For the busiest people, Fantastical 2 is an excellent choice in calendar apps. It is smart enough to know how to note an appointment on your calendar when you only give a quick description of it. When including other people in your appointments and events the app can find the person in your contacts and add them to your appointment/event details. Though the app isn’t free many people agree that it is worth paying for. Using this app you can view your schedule and daily appointments by the month. You even have the option of whether you want to view your calendar in landscape or portrait mode.
10. Tiny Calendar
Tiny Calendar is one of the most diverse apps you can get. The app lets you view your schedule in eight different ways:
- mini month
- week agenda
- long term agenda
Few other calendar apps offer this many options for viewing your schedule. You can easily switch between any of these eight different ways of viewing your calendar. Its drag and drop feature makes it easy to schedule events and appointments efficiently.
These 10 alternative calendar apps are great ways to keep your life organized. No matter which device you use, these apps can make life easier and prevent you from forgetting important events.