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A to G 1.3.5 - Mac OS X Address Book to Gmail Tool

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A to G - Mac OS X Address Book to Gmail Tool

A to G - Mac OS X Address Book to Gmail Tool

Heinz Tschabitscher

The Bottom Line

A to G converts your Mac OS X Address Book to a CSV file, used by many email clients to import contacts, in a most simple and useful manner.
A to G is no longer available.

Pros

  • A to G lets you export your Mac OS X address book to a CSV file and Gmail
  • Simple and easy to use, A to G makes the conversion a two click job
  • A to G exports many address book fields in addition to names and email addresses

Cons

  • A to G does not allow you to export only a portion
  • You can't map or exclude Address Book columns in A to G

Description

  • A to G converts your Mac OS X Address Book to CSV (used for importing in Gmail, for example).
  • Extracts email addresses and names, handling multiple addresses per contact.
  • Many additional fields are also saved to the CSV file by A to G.
  • A to G supports Mac OS X 10.3 and later.

Guide Review - A to G 1.3.5 - Mac OS X Address Book to Gmail Tool

The Mac OS X Address Book used by Mail and other email clients supports standards in a nice way and lets you save your contacts to vCards flexibly and easily.

But not all applications and email services support importing from vCards. Most understand CVS files — simple plain text files containing just columns of data separated by commas —, though. It's a pity you can't export to CVS from Address Book.

Well, with A to G you can. One click and another to specify the file to export to are enough and you have a CVS file containing all your contacts and their email addresses plus many other fields such as addresses.

Unfortunately, A to G does not select you what to export and always converts the complete address book. Usually and especially when you're just moving your data to Gmail, for example, that should be no concern.

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