Fantastical for Mac is one of our favorite desktop apps and one of the best calendaring apps on any platform. But if you are shackled to an Exchange server, the experience in Fantastical was less than great. Today, the app is getting a significant update that adds a number of new features for Exchange users, as well as other corporate calendar accounts, such as Google Apps.
With version 2.2, Exchange users in Fantastical can now respond to event invites, look up the availability of their colleagues, access categories, and lookup contact info within their organization. The availability features are also now available to Google Apps and OS X server users.
Other updates include a new printing feature, selecting multiple events, and the ability to start week or month views on a specific day or week. Fantastical still offers its natural language parsing engine (so you can input things like "lunch with John on Tuesday at noon" and it will figure it all out) and its custom CalDAV engine that supports iCloud, Google, and Yahoo calendars. Existing users will get the update for free, new users can purchase Fantastical 2 for $49.99 from the Mac App Store or directly from Fantastical's website.