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Portable Address Book


Portable Address Book.app is a shell script that open local copy of Address Book™ using cards, groups and preferences stored in its application bundle. ~/Library/Application Support/AddressBook and ~/Library/Cash/com.apple.AddressBook folders and ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Address Book.plist file are temporary renamed with .pabu extension and a symlink is created to use portable ones.

Warning: Data and passwords stored with Keychain are not portable! NOT LION COMPATIBLE.

Copyright and License

Portable Address Book is Copyright © 2006, Carlo Gandolfi <cgand at users.sourceforge.net>
and is licensed under the GNU General Public License.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

CocoaDialog included is Copyright © 2004, Mark A. Stratman <mark@sporkstorms.org> and is licensed under the GNU General Public License.

Address Book, Apple, Mac OS X are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries.