Comparison of CalDAV and CardDAV implementations

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A comparison of CalDAV and CardDAV implementations offers two overviews of client and server computer software implementations of the CalDAV and CardDAV protocols.

Client implementations[edit]

Client name Platform License WebDAV ACL editor Discovery of other user’s collections ICalendar events ICalendar tasks ICalendar journals ICalendar VAVAILABILITY (RFC 7953) CalDAV Scheduling CardDAV vCard Synchronization User interface Online store .well-known URLs FBURL DNS SRV handles home-sets
AgenDAV[1] Cross-platform JavaScript Web browser GNU GPL Yes limited No Yes N/A Un­known No No Does not arrange meetings with participants N/A out of scope AgenDAV's fullcalendar.io No No The used server is fixed in the configuration file No Does not arrange meetings with participants No the caldav-server settings need to be fixed in AgenDAV's configuration file Yes
Cadaver[2] Command-line GNU GPL Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
aCal[3] Android GNU GPL Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known N/A Un­known aCal aCal Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
AndroidCaldavSyncAdapater[4] Android GNU GPL Un­known Un­known Yes N/A Un­known Un­known Un­known N/A out of scope Android Google Play Un­known No Out of scope Un­known Un­known
CalDavZAP[5] Cross-platform JavaScript Web browser AGPL No No Yes Yes Un­known No No Does not arrange meetings with participants N/A out of scope CalDavZAP No No The used server is fixed in the configuration file No Does not arrange meetings with participants No The used server is fixed in the configuration file Yes
CardDavMATE[6] Cross-platform JavaScript Web browser AGPL No No out of scope out of scope out of scope out of scope out of scope Yes vCard 3.0 only No CardDavMATE No No The used server is fixed in the configuration file No Out of scope No The used server is fixed in the configuration file Yes
InfCloud (CalDavZAP+CardDavMATE)[7] Cross-platform JavaScript Web browser AGPL No No Yes Yes Un­known No No Does not arrange meetings with participants Yes vCard 3.0 only No InfCloud No No The used server is fixed in the configuration file No Does not arrange meetings with participants No The used server is fixed in the configuration file Yes
Chandler Desktop[8] Cross-platform Python Apache Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known No Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
DAVx⁵[9] Android GNU GPL No No Yes Yes out of scope out of scope No (except attendees/invitations) Yes No (server always wins) Android, OpenTasks Google Play, OpenTasks Yes out of scope Yes Yes
Tasks.org[10] Android GNU GPL No No No Yes No No No No No Android Google Play Yes No No Yes
jqCalDAV[11] Cross-platform JavaScript Web browser MIT Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known N/A Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
KCardDAV[12] (discontinued) Cross-platform Kontact add-on GNU GPL Un­known Un­known N/A N/A N/A Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
KOrganizer, KAddressBook, Kontact Unix-KDE GNU GPL Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known KOrganizer KOrganizer Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Lightning[13] Cross-platform Thunderbird Add-on MPL, GPL, LGPL Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known N/A Out of scope Lightning Lightning Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known probably not
CardBook[14] Cross-platform Thunderbird Add-on MPL No No Out of scope Out of scope Out of scope Out of scope Out of scope Yes vCard 3.0 and vCard 4.0 Yes CardBook Mozilla Add-ons (ATN) Yes Out of scope No partial
MineTime[15] Cross-platform Proprietary No No Yes No No No No No No No MineTime minetime.ai No No No
Mulberry[16] Cross-platform Apache Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Outlook CalDav Synchronizer[17] Windows AGPL Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Outlook Un­known Yes Un­known Yes Yes
pyCardDAV[18] Cross-platform Python MIT Un­known Un­known N/A N/A N/A Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
The Bat![19] Windows Proprietary Un­known Un­known No No No Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known The Bat! The Bat!'s address book Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Inverse SOGo Connector-Integrator[20] Cross-platform Thunderbird Add-on MPL, GPL, LGPL Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Mozilla Mozilla Add-ons Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Evolution Cross-platform GNU GPL No No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes vCard 3.0 only Un­known Evolution Evolution Yes Yes if the URL does not require authentication Yes Yes
ReminderFox[21] Cross-platform Firefox MPL 1.1 Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Un­known Un­known No N/A Un­known ReminderFox Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known

There are more clients, mentioned for completeness:

Server implementations[edit]

Server name License Programming language RFC 2616 HTTP/1.1 RFC 2617 HTTP auth. RFC 2518 Web­DAV RFC 3253 Web­DAV vers. RFC 3744 Web­DAV ACL RFC 4324 iCal CAP RFC 4331 Web­DAV quota RFC 4709 Web­DAV mount RFC 4791 Cal­DAV RFC 4918 Web­DAV ext. RFC 5397 Web­DAV current principal RFC 5545 rev. iCal

(Availability Check)

RFC 5546 iCal iTIP(Group Scheduling) RFC 5689 Web­DAV ext. MKCOL RFC 5995 Web­DAV POST add member RFC 6352 Card­DAV vCard RFC 6578 Web­DAV sync RFC 6638 Cal­DAV sched.(Auto-Schedule) RFC 7529 iCal RSCALE RFC 7540 HTTP/2 RFC 7809 Cal­DAV time zones by ref. RFC 7953 iCal VAVAIL­ABILITY Free-busy URL
Baïkal[22][23] GNU GPL PHP Yes [Note 1] Yes Yes No Some No Un­known No Yes Yes Yes Yes Un­known Yes Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes [Note 1] Un­known Un­known Un­known
Bedework[24] Apache Java Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Calendar and Contacts Server[25] Apache Python Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Un­known No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Un­known Yes Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Calypso[26] GNU GPL Python Yes Yes Yes No Un­known No Un­known No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Cyrus IMAP[27] BSD C Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
DAViCal[28][29] GNU GPL PHP Yes [Note 1] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Un­known Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Un­known Yes [Note 1] Un­known Yes Yes
DavMail[30] GNU GPL Java Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Fennel[31] GNU GPLv3 JavaScript Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Group-Office[32] AGPL, proprietary PHP Yes [Note 1] Yes Yes Un­known Some Un­known Un­known Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Un­known Yes Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes [Note 1] Un­known Un­known Un­known
Horde Groupware GNU LGPL PHP Yes [Note 1] Yes Yes No Some No No Un­known Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No No Yes [Note 1] No No No
Nextcloud[33] AGPL v3 PHP Yes [Note 1] Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes [Note 1] Un­known Un­known Un­known
Open Xchange GNU GPL, CC Java, JavaScript Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
ownCloud[34] AGPL v3 PHP Yes [Note 1] Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes [Note 1] Un­known Un­known Un­known
Radicale[35] GNU GPL Python Yes Yes Some No Some No Un­known No Some Some Some No Some No Un­known Some Un­known No Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
SabreDAV[36] BSD PHP Yes [Note 1] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Un­known Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Un­known Yes Un­known Yes Un­known Yes [Note 1] Un­known Un­known Un­known
SOGo[37] GNU GPL Objective-C Yes Yes Un­known Un­known Some[38][39] Un­known Un­known Un­known Some[40][41] Un­known Un­known Some[42][43][44][45] Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Some[46] Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Xandikos[47] GNU GPL Python Yes Yes Yes Some Some No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Un­known Yes No No Un­known
Zarafa AGPL, proprietary PHP Yes [Note 1] Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Read only Un­known Un­known Un­known Yes [Note 1] Un­known Un­known Un­known
Zentyal[48] GNU GPL Perl Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
Meishi[49] BSD Ruby Yes Yes'basic' Someyes Someno Yesmuch of No Un­known No No Un­known Yes No No No Un­known Some Un­known No No Un­known No No Un­known
Zimbra GNU GPL Java Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Un­known No Yes Un­known Yes Yes Yes Yes Un­known Yes Un­known Yes Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known Un­known
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p PHP-based servers rely on the underlying web server platform for the implementation of HTTP.

The table is missing Kopano, Kerio Connect and Scalix, which are mentioned here for completeness.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AgenDAV project home
  2. ^ "Cadaver home". Archived from the original on 2015-03-12. Retrieved 2015-03-11.
  3. ^ "Main Page - ACal Wiki". Wiki.acal.me. 2013-04-01. Archived from the original on 2015-12-24. Retrieved 2015-12-23.
  4. ^ "gggard/AndroidCaldavSyncAdapater ¡ GitHub". Github.com. Retrieved 2015-12-23.
  5. ^ CalDavZAP
  6. ^ CardDavMATE
  7. ^ InfCloud (integrated version of CalDavZAP and CardDavMATE)
  8. ^ Chandler Project Archived August 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ DAVx⁵ website
  10. ^ Tasks.org website
  11. ^ jqCalDAV project home
  12. ^ KCardDAV project home
  13. ^ Lightning - Project Home
  14. ^ CardBook source
  15. ^ MineTime features
  16. ^ Mulberry client configuration
  17. ^ Outlook CalDav Synchronizer website
  18. ^ pyCardDAV project home
  19. ^ The Bat! - Features
  20. ^ SOGo Overview
  21. ^ ReminderFox project home
  22. ^ "Baïkal". Retrieved 2021-03-10.
  23. ^ Baïkal iCal export
  24. ^ Bedework overview
  25. ^ "Calendar and Contacts Server guiding standards". Archived from the original on 2012-01-01. Retrieved 2012-03-11.
  26. ^ Calypso
  27. ^ Cyrus IMAP Features
  28. ^ DAViCal RFC Compliance
  29. ^ DAViCal ChangeLog
  30. ^ DavMail project home
  31. ^ Fennel on GitHub
  32. ^ Group-Office website
  33. ^ Nextcloud home
  34. ^ ownCloud home
  35. ^ "A Simple Calendar and Contact Server". Retrieved 2015-11-20.
  36. ^ SabreDAV Supported RFC's
  37. ^ SOGo Overview
  38. ^ 0003283: (read-only) Addressbook reports DAV:all privilege
  39. ^ 0004822: Calender advertises wrong ACL for shared address books
  40. ^ 0001310: CaldDAV calendar-query returns events out of specified range
  41. ^ 0003161: Blackbery 10 can't edit event that was posted by KOrganizer (CalDAV)
  42. ^ 0001204: update the icalendar handling to rfc 5545
  43. ^ 0004747: SOGo creates invalid GEO value on import
  44. ^ 0003608: Cannot save/display multiple calendar alerts for one calendar event.
  45. ^ 0002574: No colors selectable if ressource ID contains space character
  46. ^ 0005163: no carddav RFC 6578 compliance
  47. ^ Xandikos
  48. ^ "Zentyal Community Edition official Site". Archived from the original on 2012-09-18. Retrieved 2014-11-28.
  49. ^ "Meishi, A lightweight CardDAV server built on Rails 3; GitHub repository". Archived from the original on 2018-06-11. Retrieved 2020-10-14.