Handy Address Book, EZ Home and Office Address Book, and Free Address Book are popular address book software programs. CNET.com rates Handy Address Book at 4.5 out of five stars. Amazon.com rates EZ Home and Office Address Book at 4.5 out of five stars, and FreewareFiles.com rates Free Address Book at 4.5 out of five stars.
Handy Address Book has a clean and intuitive design with buttons across the top, giving access to major functions such as adding and editing contacts. Each contact includes fields for addresses, phone numbers, Internet contacts and personal information. Contacts can be categorized and easily filtered. The program allows users to print out their address book in different formats, including mailing labels. It also allows contact information to be saved as a vCard. Users can set MapQuest, Google Maps or Yahoo as their default map provider. The software is free for a trial period of 60 days and costs $25 for the full version, as of 2015.
EZ Home and Office Address Book comes with three printable address book formats and a phone book. This software displays birthday, anniversary and daily reminders at startup based on a day-range defined by the user. Any number of databases can be added with an option to add a password. It also allows users to print colorful name and address labels with clip art or pictures in many common Avery label forms. The software costs $29.95.
Free Address Book is a completely free software for personal and commercial use. The contact lists are printable and can be imported and exported in CSV format. It allows the creation of custom fields and contact groups. The software is also portable, meaning it can be run from a USB flash drive.