It has been 10 days since we released the BusyCal 2.5 public beta with Exchange support. The response has been very positive and it's working great for most users.
A small number of critical bugs have been reported and we have fixed all of them. So, if you've been on the fence whether or not to try the public beta, the time is right.
For more info on the bugs that have been fixed, see the BusyCal Beta Release Notes.
How to install the BusyCal 2.5 Public Beta
If you would like to test the new version, please download the public beta and let us know if you discover any issues. Here's how to install the public beta:
- If you're currently running an earlier version of BusyCal, delete it. No data will be lost.
- Download the BusyCal 2.5 Public Beta.
- Move BusyCal to the Applications folder and launch it.
- If you are currently syncing Apple Calendar with Exchange, BusyCal will automatically connect to your Exchange server and begin syncing your calendars. Otherwise, you can connect to your Exchange server in BusyCal > Preferences > Accounts. For more info, see Syncing BusyCal with Exchange.
Anyone can run the public beta, whether you are a new or existing BusyCal user. Once the final version of BusyCal 2.5 is released, you'll be able replace the beta version with the final version by purchasing it or downloading the update from the Mac App Store.
Upgrading to BusyCal 2.5
BusyCal 2.5 is a free update for all BusyCal 2.0 users. The update will be available on the Mac App Store, once the final version is released.
BusyCal 2.0 is a paid upgrade from BusyCal 1.6. If you are currently using BusyCal 1.6, there are several changes you need to be aware of. Please read the following upgrade instructions for more info:
Please contact us if you have any questions. We're here to help.