macOS 10.11 and later
vCard Editor2 is an application to create and edit vCards directly, especially focusing on editing vCard.
And it is a redesigned version of vCard Editor with Contacts.framework which is available from macOS 10.11.
Creating and Reading vCard files
Reading CSV files and exporting contacts as CSV
Sorting in a column
Comparing arbitral two contacts and copy/move between them
Action and Substitution by a context menu
Bulk edit function in the selected multiple cells
Showing QRCode in various formats
vCard Editor2 read a vCard file directly and lists contacts in a table such like a spread sheet.
The available vCard format is vCard2.1 and later. If you open a file of vCard format before 3.0, you may need to select a text encoding. There is the option button in the Open Panel as below.
The data in the vCard file is shown like the following table.
You can select the View Type by the menu as below. When you select "Address", the Name and Address columns are shown. The itmes menu can be used to add columns to see other values.
To edit the vCard file, please click the edit button at the left in the Toolbar. Or select the "Edit Document" menu in the Navigator menu. Then a red line under the title bar is shown.
Then double-click the cell to edit the string in the cell, the text field in the cell will turn to editing mode.
If the cell has a label, the editing panel for the cell will open when you double-click the cell with holding the command key. The panel can be used to add/delete a labeled value too.
vCard Editor2 can read a CSV file and export contacts to the CSV file.You can open a CSV file as same as a vCard file through the open menu. However you can not edit the CSV file directly, but can drag&drop the contact to the other vCard document.
vCard Editor2 expects the items in a CSV file are ordered as the following keywords. If the file has a line at the beginning to designate the items order, the items are read as the specified order.
Please check the sample file if you want to add the items list.
Name,Home Phone,Work Phone,Other Phone,Home Email,Work Email,Other Email,Home ZIP,Home State,Home City,Home Street,Work ZIP,Work State,Work City,Work Street,Other ZIP,Other State,Other City,Other Street,Birthday,Title,Company,Department,Job Title,First Name,Last Name,Nickname,Note,Facebook,LinkedIn,Flickr,SinaWeibo
download the sample csv Sample CSV File
The Export as CSV menu in the file menu is for exporting contacts as CSV.
Each column has a sort button as below which will help you finding a value in the column.
And the "Sort Options" menu in the Toolbar is for changing the way of sort.
The FindBar will be shown when you select the Find menu in the edit menu or click the find button in the Toolbar.
The detail is here.
The compare panel is for comparing arbitral two contacts in the list.
In the edit mode, you can change the value and move/copy between contacts by drag&drop.
In order to copy the value, dragging value with holding option key.
When the cell in the Name column is dobule-clicked, the Contact Info panel is shown as popover. It shows whole items in the selected contact vertically. The popover is closed automatically when you click the outside of it. However when you drag the outer edge of the popoover, it turns to the normal panel. So it will stay in the desktop until you close it. And you can open the other Contact Info popover and even open the multiple Contact Info panels at the same time. This will bring you the other way of comparing and editing contacts. Also you can copy any items by drag and drop between the Contact Info panels or the main window.
When you control-click the cell, the context menu will be shown as below. Some cells have a action such as opening a mail message or a map. The action depends on the type of the cell.
If edit mode is off, some edit menus in the context menu will be disabled such as inserting a value or replacing the value in the selected cells.
And if multiple cells are selected, the operation is done for the selected cells.
You can set the same label or value in the selected cells at once.
Select multiple rows, then change the value of one of the cell by double clicking the value. Then an alert is shown for making sure the operation. When you select OK, the values of selected cells in the same column will be changed what you enter.
vCard Editor2 can show QRCode of the selected contact information, and you can Copy&Paste the image to other documents.
You can change font and size in the Table.
You can drag and drop contacts between vCard Editor2's windows and Apple Contact or Apple Mail.
And when Groups are visible, Drag&Drop can be used to add a member to a group.
You need to click the Edit button before dropping the item.
The "Copy" and the "Copy as CSV" menu in the Edit menu, are used to copy the select row as "Text" to a paste buffer. When you select the "Copy", items in the columns are divided by a tab, but when you select the "Copy as CSV", they are divided by a comma. So when you choose "Copy", you can paste the row in the table of Numbers or Excel as what you see.
Select a contact and then select “Print” from the File menu. You can select multiple contacts by cmd-click.
When you select the "vCard Editor2" menu in the print dialog, the configuration pane will be shown for selecting a value to print.
vCard Editor2 works in macOS 10.11 and later.
How to Install the trial version:
Double click on the zip file that you downloaded, then the vCardEditor-Trial.app is created.
You can just delete this software from the installed folder in order to uninstall this software.