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What Is Microsoft Outlook?

Combined email and calendar solution that lets users send, receive, and manage email plus track appointments and events.

Who Uses Microsoft Outlook?

Students and professionals, businesses of all sizes, educational institutions, etc.

Microsoft Outlook Software - Web and mobile inboxes
Microsoft Outlook Software - Event reminders
Microsoft Outlook Software - Address book
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Reviews of Microsoft Outlook

Average score

Overall
4.5
Ease of Use
4.4
Customer Service
4.1
Features
4.5
Value for Money
4.4

Reviews by company size (employees)

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  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Filippo
Filippo
Microsoft Cloud Analyst in Poland
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

MIcrosoft Outlook Review

5.0 last month New

Comments: Excellent experience overall. Besides some configuration issue, the program works very well and it brings several useful features.

Pros:

The interface. Its easy to user, clear and you have all important info at glance. I like the layout and the button styles as well.

Cons:

It hangs. Now less than before but in the last years Outlook was having troubles in handling large quantity of data. With the cloud service its much better (no more psts) but now it hangs when facing poor network performances.

Andrew
Support Technician in Australia
Information Technology & Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

The only mailbox management platform for professionals

4.0 2 months ago New

Pros:

Ease of use, alerting system, layout. Outlook is the best mailbox management platform I have come across in my career.

Cons:

The search function is the only function requiring attention.

Angela
Angela
Career Coach & Counselor in Italy
Verified LinkedIn User
Human Resources, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Advantages and some drawbacks

3.0 10 months ago

Pros:

I have been using Microsoft Outlook for many years to manage my various email addresses. I am a Microsoft customer with the complete Office 365 package. Microsoft Outlook has several advantages and some drawbacks. Among the advantages, I definitely appreciate the ability to easily share the calendar with other collaborators and colleagues who work in different companies than mine. This is crucial for the work I do, and it can be effectively managed through Microsoft Outlook. I greatly appreciate the calendar function and the ability to install extensions like Grammarly or Quillbot for the English language. I also make frequent use of rules to organize folders.

Cons:

One of the limitations of Outlook is its heaviness and lack of fluidity. I often encounter synchronization issues, and drafts of emails with attachments are automatically created even though I have simply created and sent them immediately. This is a problem that I have noticed other people experiencing years ago as well. Nevertheless, overall, I continue to use Outlook because it is convenient to manage multiple email addresses from a single mail client.

Vandana
Business Admin in UK
Professional Training & Coaching, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Best ever product amalgamating email,diaries, to do list & Chat

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: This is the best product available free and also in the subscription format. Love how various aspects of everyday work life is integrated over various productivity tools to bring nito one seamless interface.

Pros:

The ease of integrating calendar with the email and chat

Cons:

Thatyou can no longer copy calendar events.

Sara
System Engineer in Italy
Information Technology & Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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MIcrosoft Outlook the email client

5.0 2 weeks ago New

Comments: I may say Microsoft Outlook is mandatory if you have a business email and send and receive a lot of mails.
I think it's the best email client, you can manage all your emails is a very smart way; the interface is clean and intuitive. You can create your own folders and add rules to them to organize the messages. There are a lot of addons for Outlook for a useful integration with most used (third party) programs. The calendar will help you to schedule your appointments, meetings and task to do.
If you need information you will easily find the answer on internet.
It's worth the price!

Pros:

Easy to use Lot of support and informations Lot of addons

Cons:

You need a license I don't like some layout changes of features

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