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Osmo is a personal organizer, which includes calendar, task manager and address book modules. It aims to be easy to use and configurable to meet the user's preferences, and runs particularly well on smaller monitors. It sports a neat and compact interface.

Osmo is a GTK+ based tool which uses a plain XML database to store all personal data.
 Osmo 0.2.10

Free to download



Tomasz Mąka, Piotr Mąk


System Requirements
libgringotts 1.2.1 or higher
GTK+ 2.12 or higher
limxml 2
libnotify 0.4.4 or higher
libgtkhtml2 2.2.0 or higher
libtar 1.2.10 or higher
libsyncml 0.4.0 or higher

Support Sites:
SourceForge Project Page, Mailing Lists

Selected Reviews:
Smashing Apps, Linux Magazine, Bright Hub, Linux Magazine,

Features include:

  • General:
    • Compact interface
    • Configurable GUI layout (horizontal/vertical)
    • Encrypted private data backup
  • Calendar:
    • Day notes with text attributes (italic, bold, underline, etc.)
    • Date calculator
    • Built-in full year calendar
    • Compact mode
    • Auxiliary calendars for next and previous month
    • Basic iCalendar support (import/export)
    • Integration with Tasks and Contacts modules
  • Tasks:
    • Advanced reminder
    • Alarm actions per task (commands, sounds, etc.)
    • Tasks list printing
    • Category filter
    • Due date modification on the fly
    • Basic iCalendar support (export)
    • Date dependent task coloring
  • Contacts:
    • Robust search functionality
    • Birthdays browser
    • Addresses location on the map using Google Maps
    • Basic import/export filters (csv, xhtml)
  • Notes:
    • Handy notes selector
    • Category filter
    • Optional encryption using user-defined password
    • Text attributes (italic, bold, underline, etc.)

Osmo in action

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