Outlook empowers you to take control of your day. Outlook is the one place to go to communicate with all of your important contacts. From social networks, to scheduling meetings; from sending emails and files to finding your old communications; Outlook is the one place to go to communicate with the people that matter most, manage your schedule and to-do list, and find the messages and files you need to get your work done quickly.
What's new in Outlook 2013
The first thing you’ll see when you open Outlook is a brand new look. It’s cleaner, but it’s also designed to help you focus on what’s important with a clear view of email, calendars, and contacts.
Preview messages in the message list. Know at a glance which messages to read and tackle first.
Respond faster with inline replies. Reply with one click by typing your response right in the Reading Pane. Or, start a Lync IM conversation for a real-time chat.
Use commands in the message lists for quick action. Flag, delete, or mark your messages read or unread with handy commands in the message list. Also, with the All and Unread buttons in the inbox, you can focus on the messages you want
Communicate more effectively by connecting efficiently with others
Exchange ActiveSync Support. Don't miss a single meeting, message, or contact. Now you can receive push-based email, appointments, and contacts from Outlook.com, and Hotmail - all conveniently delivered into your Outlook experience.
Navigation Bar. Continue to enjoy the way the navigation bar speeds up communication. Use it to open your email, calendar, contacts, and tasks fast. Everything you need is there.
Social Connectors. Stay in the know. Get the very latest updates automatically from people in the social networks you rely on most—LinkedIn, Facebook, and others.
Manage your contacts and schedule with ease
Peeks. Take a peek at your schedule, an appointment, a task, or details about someone you're emailing—without having to rearrange windows or lose your train of thought.
People Card. Integrate multiple contacts into a single view with all of that person's contact information (including social network updates) to identify people's social context more quickly and remove needless duplication.
Share your calendar. When others can view your calendar, scheduling meetings, and responding to meeting invitations, is easier and more convenient for everyone.
Find important info faster than ever
Search. Find email messages, attachments, calendar appointments, and contacts even faster through improved search, so you can communicate with the right people, right now.
Fast Filters and Context Commands. Discover how filters and context commands speed things up. With a single click, instantly see what's on your calendar today, next week, or next month. Choose from several intuitive ways to filter, arrange, and work with your email.
Weather Bar. Conveniently check the forecast on the Weather Bar, and let the coming weather inform how you plan your day's schedule or your next trip.