Mail, Calendar and People for Windows 8.1 17.5.9600.20573
Another option is to take some time to analyze the utilities shipped together with your operating system, since some of them, at least, might actually come in handy.
For example, some editions of Windows 8.1 include dedicated apps for sending emails, organizing events or managing contacts - these tools can also be downloaded separately under the name Mail, Calendar and People for Windows 8.1.
Intuitive and straightforward email client
It needs to be emphasized that you need to login using your Microsoft username and password in order to enjoy the functions of any of these apps.
Once you completed this step, you can access the main window of the email client and preview all the messages you have received to your Microsoft account. When writing a new email, you can not only change the text color, size and font, but you can also insert emoticons, hyperlinks and bullets.
Minimalistic, yet efficient event planner
The Calendar is designed to be as user-friendly as possible, so that both novices and experts can effortlessly make the most of its features. Due to its minimalistic GUI, you can view at a glance all the scheduled events, as well as the upcoming national holidays.
You can create a new entry and enter a wide range of details, such as the starting date and time, the duration and frequency, while also selecting the time for the reminder.
Manage contact data from multiple accounts
The most convenient feature of the People app is that it supports integration with several other types of accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter, Exchange, LinkedIn, Yahoo and Sina Weibo.
You will be able to keep an eye on their status messages, but also create a detailed record where you store information like email address, phone number and full address.
All in all, Mail, Calendar and People for Windows 8.1 can provide you with a comprehensive suite that can meet some of your office and home needs.
Reviewed by Giorgiana Arghire, last updated on August 5th, 2014
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Application descriptionMail, Calendar, and People are powerful tools for keeping up-to-date on your email, managing your schedule, and stayin...