Address Book Clearout 2.1

Management app for your Contacts database that will remove all duplicates as well as fixing other problems, such as repeating fields.
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Address Book Clearout is a management app for your Contacts database that will remove all duplicates as well as fixing other problems, such as repeating fields.
Clearout will also find partial duplicates. If they match, you can combine the contacts and then delete the duplicate in a complete and seamless workflow.
Graphical display of group membership makes it easy to organize groups.
*** PLEASE NOTE. Address Book Clearout works with OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). If your contacts aren't showing up, please go to the Privacy Settings, in System Preferences and make sure that Address Book Clearout has permission to access your contacts. ***
If synching is repeatedly creating multiple duplicates, Address Book Clearout is designed so you can examine the duplicates before you remove them. This can help you to find the source of the problem.
Your contact information is important to you. Clearout lets you keep complete control over what is discarded.

• Auto-remove identical duplicates and redundant duplicates.
• Find duplicates when names are incomplete or in the wrong place.
• drag names, phone numbers and any other information between cards.
• Edit text and change incorrect labels, or formatting at any time.
• List possible matches for you to review, combine or remove.
• One click to change group membership of Contact or multiple Contacts.
• Multilevel undo in case your fingers slip.
• Auto-remove repeating fields.
• Auto-remove empty fields.
• Scan through Contact details with the scroll wheel.
• Manually deleted Contacts are archived and can be recovered by drag and drop in the Finder.
• Select Contact by UID (Advanced users)
• Expand Social Media fields to show hidden details (Advanced users)
• Tested up 30,000 contacts.

BluToof (USA, Version 1.2.4) 5 Stars
I just finished cleaning up my address book, and am astounded at how well this application works. I do not write a review unless I am TRULY impressed. I am THAT impressed.... The developers have written a well thought out, solid app.
J.R. (USA, Version 1.2.4) 5 Stars
Ripped through 2,000 contacts and helped me to eliminate over 500 duplicates and near duplicates quickly and with a very clean, understandable interface.

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