Your calendar management should be easy and quick. The best calendar for mac apps have clean, functional designs that sync seamlessly between your Mac and iPhone or iPad. They have separate home and work calendars, and make it simple to see only the appointments that matter to you. You can also customize your agenda view and include features such as natural-language processing, as well as drag-and-drop allocation for meetings.

One of the most well-known names in mac tools Apple’s Calendar is free and already is available on every Mac. Its simplicity makes it an ideal choice for anyone who needs the basics, but it also integrates with iMessage, Mail, and Siri so your appointments show up in those apps. It comes with a variety views that include a monthly and weekly view, along with an agenda view, as well as a year-in-review. Addresses show up in Apple Maps, and you are notified of travel times prior to any appointment. It doesn’t include a to-do list however, you can opt in to get your tasks retrieved from Reminders or Todoist and display them alongside your appointments.

BusyCal is another alternative. It looks similar to Apple’s Calendar, but it offers some key distinctions. It offers five views (daily image source view and week view, month view year view, and list), natural language processing, real-time animated feedback, and the ability drag meeting times. It can also show your to-dos and integrates with apps like Trello and Todoist to organize tasks (creating new occurrences in the form of Todoist cards or Zapier actions). It doesn’t sync as quickly with multiple accounts as some other options in this list. However it does work with iCloud Exchange.