HowTo-Outlook Exclusives


Easily manage and cleanup the Temp folder Outlook uses to open attachments.


OutlookTools is a support and advanced settings tool for Microsoft Office Outlook.

Script to clear Outlook’s Forms Cache

Are you developing or using Custom Forms for Outlook and regularly run into the error “Outlook cannot open this form…”? Quickly clear Outlook’s Forms Cache with this script.

Script to schedule your pst-file back-up

Forget all about it and schedule you Outlook back-ups instead of using the Microsoft add-in which remembers you only when shutting down Outlook. No coding skills are required.

Microsoft Downloads

Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013

Business Contact Manager (BCM) is a free Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool for Outlook targeted at small business owners.

Calendar Checking Tool for Outlook (CalCheck)

The Calendar Checking Tool for Outlook (CalCheck) is a program that checks the Microsoft Outlook Calendar and items for problems or for potential problems.

Calendar Printing Assistant for Outlook

The Calendar Printing Assistant for Outlook is a program that provides an easy way to print and customize Outlook calendar information.

Command ID overview for Office Applications

You can use these Command IDs for programming but also to disable buttons in the Ribbon, Backstage and other menus and toolbars by means of Group Policies.

Exchange Server 2019 Capacity Calculator

The Exchange Server 2019 Capacity Calculator allows you to calculate the hardware and virtual system requirements for your Exchange 2019 environment.


MFCMAPI provides access to MAPI stores to facilitate investigation of Exchange and Outlook issues and to provide developers with a sample for MAPI development.

Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook Standards Documentation

The Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook standards documentation describes how Exchange and Outlook support industry messaging standards and Requests for Comments (RFCs) documents about iCalendar, Internet Message Access Protocol – Version 4 (IMAP4), and Post Office Protocol – Version 3 (POP3).

Microsoft Exchange Server Protocol Documentation

The Microsoft Exchange protocol documentation provides detailed technical specifications for the Microsoft protocols that are implemented and used by Microsoft Exchange to interoperate or communicate with other products. It also provides technical specifications for extensions to industry-standard and other published protocols that are used by Microsoft Exchange.

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint File Formats

Still communicating with someone who is using Office 2003 or previous? You might want to include this link when sending mails with an attachment in the new Office 2007/2010/2013 document format like docx, xlsx and pptx.

Microsoft Office Configuration Analyzer Tool (OffCAT)

The Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT ) provides a quick and easy method to analyze your Microsoft Office Outlook profile for common configurations that may cause problems in Outlook. This can be very useful for busy Help Desk personnel when end-users call for help with Outlook or when you want to identify possible issues with Outlook proactively.

Microsoft Outlook pst-file backup-up Add-in

The Personal Folders Backup download creates backup copies of your .PST files at regular intervals, in Outlook 2002 and later versions, making it easy to keep all of your Outlook folders safely backed up.

Microsoft PST Collection tool

PST Capture is used to discover and import Outlook Personal Folder (.pst) File Format files into Exchange Server and Exchange Online.

Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant for Office 365 (SaRA)

The Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant for Office 365 (or SaRA for short) allows you to fix problems with Outlook and other Office 365 products.

Office Cheat Sheets for Outlook

These cheat sheets provide a quick overview of the basic functions in Outlook across all platforms.

Outlook Hotmail Connector

Connect to your Hotmail/MSN/Live account from within Outlook with the Outlook Hotmail for increased functionality.

Outlook Social Connector and Providers

The Outlook Social Connector (OSC) allows you to get additional contact information from various social networking sites you might have signed up for.

Updated Outlook Holiday (.hol) file

This standalone download contains the most recent holiday definitions for Outlook.

Visio Stencils for Microsoft Office and Office 365

If you are using Visio and are drawing architecture diagrams, charts or posters about your Office client and server infrastructure, then these Visio Stencils are a must have.


Adobe PDF Previewer and Indexer

Enable Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 to preview and search inside pdf-attachments via the Adobe Reader and the Adobe PDF iFilter.


Express ClickYes is a tiny program that sits in the taskbar and clicks the Yes button on behalf of you, when Outlook’s Security Guard opens prompt dialog saying that a program is trying to send an email with Outlook or access its address book.

Duplicates Remover (30 day functional trial)

Remove duplicate mail, calendar, contacts, task, notes and journal items from Outlook. A full version can be bought with a discount when you use “4PM76A8” when ordering. View: MAPILab Duplicates Remover for Outlook

Foxit PDF Preview Handler

If you are using Foxit instead of Adobe Reader to open pdf-files you can use this Preview Handler to preview PDF-attachments in Outlook. Even though it hasn’t been developed by Foxit, it does use the Foxit engine.

KnockOut: Microsoft Outlook Companion

KnockOut is a free tool to easily monitor whether or not Outlook is running on your computer.