5 of the Best (Almost) Free Outlook 2013 Apps

by | May 15, 2014 | Office 2013

Outlook 2013 is a very versatile program. This is evident through the extensible nature in which apps can be used in it. To install them, all you need to do is click on File, then click Manage Apps, and follow the prompts.

Another great part about using Outlook 2013 is the amount of free apps that are available for consumer use. So we thought we’d give you a list of the 5 (almost) free apps you will get the most out of (NOTE: you will need an exchange account for these to work).

1. Email Translator

Have a need to translate inbound email messages? Then Email Translator is a must. It works around Microsoft Translator framework and comes with support for dozens of different languages. It also allows a user to restore a translated email back to its original version.

2. Package Tracker

If you deal with FedEx as a shipping company often, then Package Tracker will help you immensely, and it’s easy to use. Just open any email that contains FedEx tracking number and click on the Package Tracker link, accept the terms and you’re all set.

3. Message Header Analyzer

If you have a need to retrieve transport messages of email headers, Message Header Analyzer is a tool you will find indispensable. It displays the message header info with one click.

4. Auto Follow Up

How this app works is very straight forward: after composing an email, you can use the follow up option to monitor all replies to it. You can also set a time period for when replies should be received, and if there are none, it will send you an email reminder. It’s a great tool to stay on top of emails. However, it isn’t free. But it may be worth your money.

5. Messageware TakeNote

Messageware TakeNote gives user the ability to jot down private notes about senders and specific messages in private, all inside Outlook. It’s a handy little app that gives you some administrative power with connectivity right to Outlook for quick, easy access, all without opening a secondary program.

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