Microsoft Outlook is probably the most used email client today. This page lists the most useful add-ons or plug-ins for Outlook that can boost your productivity and enhance the email experience.
Email Notes for Outlook provides an easy way to add notes to your emails. One click to add and link notes to emails, one click to view and edit notes linked to an email Forward, Reply and Print your emails with or without notes.
DetachPipe is a very useful tool for handling attachments in Microsoft Outlook. It’s primary purpose is to reduce the size of your mailbox on the Exchange server or your local pst files by removing attachments from Outlook but leaving a clickable hyperlink to locally saved files, thereby leaving the file still accessible.
E-mail Follow-Up is a Microsoft Outlook add-in from MAPILab that allows (and reminds you!) to send follow-up e-mail messages if a reply has not been received within a specified time-frame. E-mail Follow-Up will watch for messages and show an alert when a reply has not been sent. This Outlook add-in also allows you to send a follow up message using a predefined template to remind the recipient that the reply hasn’t been sent. Price: $24, free trial available.
Backup Outlook is a backup tool that lets you backup and restore all your Microsoft Outlook email messages, appointments, journal, tasks, notes and contacts, as well as email accounts settings, categories, signatures, stationeries, macros and other settings. The program offers a simple interface that is easy to use, and also includes a basic scheduler for automated backups. Price: $24.95
HTML Email Archiver is a unique program working with all types of Microsoft® Outlook® folders and used for a wide range of tasks: archiving into a platform-independent HTML format or platform-dependent CHM format, publishing Microsoft Outlook folders on the Internet, moving data from Microsoft Outlook onto other software and hardware platforms, including mobile devices.
Advanced Outlook Repair is a powerful Outlook recovery tool. It uses advanced technologies to scan the corrupt Outlook personal folders (.pst) files and recover your mail messages, folders, posts, appointments, meeting requests, contacts, distribution lists, tasks, task requests, journals, notes, etc. in them as much as possible, so to minimize the loss in file corruption. Price: $250, free trial available.