Awesome Mac app makes managing contacts easier than ever

Awesome Mac app makes managing contacts easier than ever


Cardhop contacts app for Mac
Cardhop was created by the stellar team behind Fantastical.
Photo: Flexibits

Remember how Flexibits made managing your calendar incredibly easy with Fantastical? Now it is doing the same for your contacts with a brand new app called Cardhop.

Cardhop makes keeping your address book up to date and staying in touch with friends and colleagues quick and easy. It uses the same great natural language recognition found in Fantastical, and it’s available today on macOS.

Everyone has a contacts list on their smartphone, but few of us keep it up to date.

We have our friends and family and a few colleagues in there, plus a bunch of people we haven’t spoken to in years. And when we get new numbers and addresses by text or email, we forget to add them, or we just can’t be bothered because it’s too cumbersome.

Cardhop fixes all of this.

It’s smart and easy to use

The app sits in your Mac’s menu bar just like Fantastical, so it’s just a click away whenever you need it. Type in the name of a contact you want to get in touch with and Cardhop finds their information in an instant. It takes just a click to create an email, make a call, and more.

If the name isn’t recognized, Cardhop lets you create a new entry. And because it understands natural language, you don’t have to sit there filling in a bunch of boxes. Just type something like “Joe Bloggs 1/1/01 555-555-5555” and the app does the hard work for you.

You can even drag information into Cardhop from an email or message, negating the need to type anything.

You can also use natural language recognition to connect with a contact. Cardhop understands you when you type requests like “message Joe Bloggs” or “email Tom Smith,” and it starts the conversation for you.

Check out how simple it is to use in the promo video below.

Cardhop syncs with your favorite services

Cardhop is only available on macOS for now, but it syncs with all your favorite calendar services, so you can use it to keep any list up to date across all your devices. Just add the services you wish to use in the accounts section and you’re good to go.

You can download Cardhop from the Mac App Store now, and it’s currently available with a launch discount at $14.99. After a “limited time,” its price tag will increase to $19.99.


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