What are the best Outlook add-ins and plugins?

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    #1PayPal

    PayPal

    PayPal is an online payment system that is an easy and safe way to transfer and receive money, make an online-payment, as well as set up a merchant account. It is an electronic alternative to traditional paper payment methods.

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    Free

    Angel Sengupta
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Paypal used to be amazing. Now they have been bought out and the quality is going down. I have had paypal for 8 years. Never a problem. Now I have been hacked twice and the interest rate on their store card went from 14 to 25 % though I pay it off every month. Won't use it anymore. Going to apple pay or google wallet."
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    #2Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook

    Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook

    Google Apps Sync or G Suite Sync for Microsoft Outlook allow users to use Outlook (versions 2003 up to 2016) along with G Suite. System requirements include G Suite, G Suite for Government or G Suite for Education.


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    Other Platform

    Nathan Gomez
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This is interesting but as I've discovered, not really necessary. You might like layering and so this would be good for that purpose, but again not a necessary add in or plug in for the average computer user. "
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    #3Outlook on the Desktop

    Outlook on the Desktop

    Outlook on the Desktop is a plug-in or add-in for Microsoft Outlook which allows users to organize their Outlook calendars on the desktop. Requires Outlook 2010 or higher and Windows Vista SP2.

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    Elizabeth Jordan
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "I don't use Outlook, but this looks like a helpful plug in for those who do have outlook for their mail and calendars. Worth a try."
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    #4Outlook StatView by Nirsoft

    Outlook StatView by Nirsoft

    Outlook StatView by Nirsoft is an add-in which scans a user's Outlook mailbox to display statistics on users that he or she interacts with, i.e. the number of outgoing messages, incoming messages, messages size, and so on.

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    Other Platform

    Stephen Kennedy
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "I use Outlook everyday for my line of work and have found the Outlook StatView by Nirsoft plug in to be extremely useful. Not only does it display all of the necessary data that I need (such as knowing the number of outdoing and incoming messages that I have from a single screen) but it is also very quick and efficient. "
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    #5GoToMeeting

    GoToMeeting

    GoToMeeting Outlook Calendar is a plugin that allows users to schedule, manage, and start meetings directly from Microsoft Outlook calendar and other Windows-based organizers.

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    Varies by plan

    Olivia Vasquez
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "This is absolutely my favorite Outlook add-in! The best part is that it allows me to schedule and start meeting directly from the Outlook calendar on my desktop!"
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    #6TwInbox

    TwInbox

    TwInbox is an Outlook plugin that will allow users to use their Microsoft Outlook as Twitter client, integrating Outlook email services to Twitter. This plugin was developed by TechHit.

    Apps

    Windows

    William Pierce
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Twinbox is a great outlook plugin that allows the use of outlook and hotmail like twitter making for great integration and ease."
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    #7EZDetach

    EZDetach

    EZDetach is an add-on for Microsoft Outlook which allows users to process, manage, or save Outlook email attachments in bulk. This plugin was developed by TechHit.

    Apps

    Windows

    $79.95- Varies by plan

    Dennis Davidson
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "Not worth it to me. Dealing with attachments in Outlook can be a bit of a pain, but this doesn't make it THAT much easier where I can justify the price. For now it's back to the old way for me until I can find a cheaper (or free) option."
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    #8SendAware

    SendAware

    SendAware is an add-on for Microsoft Outlook which allows users to double-check their email recipients in order to prevent mistakes in sending. This plugin was developed by TechHit.

    Apps

    Windows

    $59.95- Varies by plan

    Zhang Yan
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "SendAware isn't really all that useful. It basically helps draw attention to email recipients, but it really isn't that "smart" as software goes. I found when I overlooked something once I would just overlook it again. It lacked powerful features to draw attention to, for example, unusual behavior or apparent typos. So I don't really understand what the point was. Pass!"

Summary

Best What are the best Outlook add-ins and plugins
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1PayPalWebsites 12 Free
2Google Apps Sync for Microsoft OutlookApps 10 Paid
3Outlook on the DesktopApps 7 Paid
4Outlook StatView by NirsoftApps 6 Paid
5GoToMeetingApps 5 Paid
6TwInboxApps 4 Paid
7EZDetachApps 1 Paid
8SendAwareApps 1 Paid
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