By WireLoad, LLC
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Present your iCal calendar events and reminders right on your desktop with this stunning calendar viewer. Blotter renders your whole week as a part of your wallpaper. It is beautifully discreet yet only a glance away. Blotter also makes it a snap to add a new event or reminder to your calendar. Use the always present menu bar icon, or configure global keyboard shortcuts which work from within any application on your Mac.
Did you ever mark something in your calendar only to forget to check the calendar? No more. With your week right before you, you always know if you can make a meeting on Tuesday or if you’ll be able to go home early on Friday.
• Keep your existing calendar. Blotter will tie directly into your Mac OS X iCal calendar instead of recreating it.
• Quickly add a new event or a new reminder.
• Keep things snappy. Blotter uses very little memory and processing power.
• Optionally view the next 7 days instead of a regular week.
• Quickly customize what to display, what to hide and how much space to give each section.
Also works with Google Calendar. See our support site for more information.
Note that Blotter does not support calendar editing beyond adding events and reminders.
What's New in Version 2.2.3
• Minor bug fixes.
Blotter 2.2 has improved performance, retina display support and various bug fixes.
• Retina display support.
• Even better performance and lower CPU usage.
• Improved support for calendar delegation.
• Improved integration with the system calendar.
• Minor bug fixes.
What I was looking for
I was a little hesitant, based on the negative reviews, to purchase this application. But so far it is pretty much what I was looking for. I have it parked on my second monitor, where it stays faded and in the background of other apps. I have the hotkey for the calendar mapped to a Dragon Dictate voice command, so I can simply call it up when I need to view it above other opened windows. I also have it linked to a Keyboard Maestro macro so that when my computer is awakened, this calendar comes to forefront after 10 seconds.
I like how it syncs with iCloud calendar, and allows for adding events from the menubar. Though I do say to-do manager, it’s very useful to get a overview of scheduled events without having to open the regular calendar app on my to-do manager.
I’m glad it’s still working. I’m sure the developers could much more with it, but for now it seems to be working okay.
Helped me with my Time Management!
I am not sure how many college students use this, but I love being organized. I finally realized my agenda was not working when I missed an interview. So I decided to look up some great calendar apps for the computer and came across this one. There were many negative reviews, but I decided to take the chance. This is LITERALLY life changing. I have the Google Calender app on my phone, so when I schedule an appointment or plan I enter it immediately onto Google Calendar and it syncs to Blotter on my macbook. For people who may be having trouble opening the system preferences for the app, there’s a calender symbol near the clock on the right, top hand side of the computer. For $10, I am sure I would have been hesitate to get this, but I had a giftcard. :) Either way it has been a very good investment. Hope the company only continues to improve the app.
Flexible, does what it says, and looks good doing it
This is the best replacement I have found for the old defunct iDeskCal (which now crashes all the time). This really is a good app, and very flexible. I have removed all the "other stuff” in the left sidebar, and just have the calendar showing. I like how the all-day events show at the top, and the time events below. It does a good job showing overlapping events. And . . . it looks really good. I have one requests to get it from 4 to 5 stars. I would like the user to be able to select the level of transparency ( for the fade AND for the default), all the way down to invisible (so if you wanted it would timed disappear). You see one of the cool features is the timed fade. Very nice. So give us default and fade transparency levels and I will go to 5 stars!