Sunday, April 10, 2016 EssentialPIM Portable, free powerful personal information manager to keep all your info in one place!
"After using all kinds of apps I found EPIM, started using it and never looked back." —René Mossinkoff, a user from The Netherlands
"EssentialPIM is light, easy to use and is intelligently fitted out with a balanced feature set." —Paul C, a user from UK
"This is a great Thunderbird replacement. Light, multiple features, and no special requirements: no .NET, Java or others so it's ideal for your thumb drive." —
EssentialPIM is Personal Information Manager that lets you manage appointments, tasks, notes, contacts, password entries and email messages across multiple devices and cloud applications.

Size: 33.0 MB (34,701,312 bytes) Packed Size: 13.7 MB (14,462,976 bytes)
SHA-256: CBC1D6E458DD2DCD931328CD2B13608825EBBC12E3CFF33036B5C41CFA80671C

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Release Details

Developer: Astonsoft Ltd. &
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Requirements: Windows 7 or later
License: Freeware (Personal and business use)—License
Source: Included in the package (.ini, .nsh files)

DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release

Requirements 7-Zip, NPP/Notepad++ or other text editor, Launcher Generator/PAL, Installer/PAI.

  1. Get the latest portable app. template, and extract the content with 7-Zip.
  2. Get the latest EPIM Free Portable release.
  3. Put it in the same folder as the extracted template, in our example C:\0TEST, then extract the package to EssentialPIMPortable\App\EssentialPIM folder, Extract official package
    Into App\EssentialPIM
  4. Move EPIMPort.ini from App\EssentialPIM folder to App\DefaultData folder—overwrite existing one.
  5. Look up version from App\EssentialPIM\EssentialPIM.exe "Properties" window Look up version
  6. Browse to EssentialPIMPortable\App\AppInfo and open appinfo.ini file with NPP. Replace the [Version] section with the latest version number. Make sure the PackageVersion entry is in 4 place digit, eg. not just 7.6.3 nor 7.6,
     DisplayVersion=7.6.3 (32/64 bit)
  7. Run PAL, paste the template folder address C:\0TEST\EssentialPIMPortable, and click Go—a new launcher will be created, Create new launcher
  8. Test the new launchers by following this guide.
  9. When all is OK, then delete the EssentialPIMPortable\Data folder and run PAI, paste the package folder address C:\0TEST\EssentialPIMPortable, and click Go—to create the installer package. Create installer
  10. Use the installer package to upgrade your portable application. Don't forget to at least backup your Data folder before any upgrade :)
  11. If you find any changes that's not handled by the launcher, consult the PAL help file to modify the launcher yourself or ask for our paid upgrade support.

Portability Notes

  • EssentialPIM writes non essential data to Windows registry and data folders while running.
  • Make sure it exits cleanly before plugging out your thumbdrive.

About the Publisher

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