Candles 1.1

Candles lets you easily manage birthdays and anniversaries in iCal.
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Candles is a free Mac application that provides you with a very easy way to manage birthdays and anniversaries in iCal. This way, you won't have to worry about ever forgetting anniversaries and the birthdays of any of the contacts from your Address Book.

Candles automatically scans your Address Book and imports any found birthdays and anniversaries so that you can view all of them grouped together on a simple list. You can easily add any desired type of alarm that will notify your of any upcoming event with just a few clicks of a mouse.

Furthermore, after accessing the "Preferences" menu, Candles will let you select the iCal event range and provide a specific year that will be used for any unknown age.

Other than that, Candles puts at your disposal the ability to create anniversary and birthday reports with customizable fonts and sorted by either their calendar dates or their names.

After you are finished adding all the desired alarms, Candles allows you instantly update iCal with a simple click on the "Update Calendar" button.

To conclude, if you are ever in need of an easy-to-use and free Mac application that will help you manage birthdays and anniversaries in iCal, then try Candles.

Tyler Vidd
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Review summary


  • Easy to use
  • Friendly interface
  • Well-organized


  • It doesn't come with a Search function
  • Lacks customization
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