ACT vs Outlook 2007

Posted on 2009-05-18
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
Hi Guys

I have been using ACT as a contact management system and outlook as a mail system + tasks and calendar, now i was planning to import all my contact information from act to outlook so i can handle everything in one place

what are the pros and cons between ACT and Outlook?
Which one should be beetter and why?
Maybe i am not using them 100% of their capacity

Please comment
Question by:titorober23
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Mike Lazarus earned 250 total points
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Outlook doesn't support all the functionality of ACT!, so you can't move all your database and have the same use.

The best solution is BOTH - ACT! 2009 for the contact management using Outlook for email.

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is there any contact synchronization tool to sync contacts in both?
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by:Mike Lazarus
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Normally there's no need as you can set the ACT! database as an address book in Outlook.

But, if you need to, you can use to do this

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can i set ACT as a contact source in outlook?
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