CardBook – Thunderbird address book based on CardDAV and vCard standards

CardBook is a Thunderbird address book based on the CardDAV and vCard standards. It can also run independently of Thunderbird.

CardBook provides an integrated contact management solution with a fully functional and logical UX and UI.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Autocompletion in mail address fields and Lightning calendar fields.
  • Manage contacts from messages.
  • Restrict address book use by mail account (for email autocompletion, email collection and contact registration).
  • Easy CardDAV synchronization.
  • Access to all vCard data.
  • Supports vCard 3.0 and vCard 4.0 (default).
  • Customizable data fields.
  • Unlimited number of custom fields.
  • Show address on map.
  • Unlimited categories, email addresses, phone numbers, addresses, chat programs, URLs, calendar events per contact.
  • Supports colored categories.
  • Hierarchized organization support.
  • Phone number validation.
  • Call phone numbers using softphone, like TBDialOut.
  • Connect directly to softphone (Jami, Linphone) to make phone calls using SIP.
  • Address panel.
  • Connect directly to chat programs (Google, Jabber, Jami, Skype, QQ) to chat using IMPP.
  • Local cache AES-CTR encryption support (disabled by default).
  • Digest access authentication.
  • Drag and drop support.
  • Saved search.
  • Filter.
  • Merge contacts modified both locally and on the server.
  • Find and merge duplicate contacts.
  • Find all emails related to a contact.
  • Find all calendar entries related to a contact.
  • Find ignoring diacritical marks.
  • Share contacts by email.
  • Collect outgoing emails.
  • Contacts stored in IndexedDB.
  • Customizable printouts.
  • Import Thunderbird standard address books.
  • CSV file export and import.
  • VCF file export and import.
  • Functional GUI.
  • Classic and vertical layout.
  • Anniversary manager.
  • Export birthdays to Lightning add-on.
  • Task manager.
  • Standalone or fully integrated within Thunderbird.
  • Compatible and complementary with add-ons in the ATN ecosystem.
  • Additional and optional software configuration support.
  • Automatic configuration.
  • Available in many languages.
  • Fully integrated in the main Thunderbird window (yellow stars, possibility to edit|remove|add standard and CardBook contacts).
  • Import Microsoft Outlook Contacts.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, BSD, macOS, and Windows.

Support: GitLab Code Repository
Developer: Philippe Vigneau and contributors
License: Mozilla Public License Version 2.0

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