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How come you guys rock so hard? Also, seems secure.spanningtools.com isn't loading right now (DNS issues?) Just FYI!


This sounds great!

Are there any issues/caveats with cleaning stuff synced with MobileMe and/or Google?

Larry Hendricks

Leo, the cleaners are 100% compatible with Google and MobileMe. In fact they're especially tuned for syncing with Google since the Google sync API is somewhat less flexible. Also, MobileMe has been known to duplicate contacts with only single names, so the Contacts Cleaner will help prevent that kind of problem.

Enjoy, and be sure to send any feedback to beta@spanningtools.com.


Ryan Blunden

I just installed SpanSync and when I clicked 'more info' link regarding compatibility mode, it took me to http://s3.amazonaws.com/spanningsync.com/docs/3_0/Spanning-Sync-Users-Guide.pdf/contacts/compatibility-mode and the output of the page was

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Can you please fix this.

Charlie Wood





These worked great the first time I used them, but now when I try to open them, they say, "Sorry, this beta has timed out." What gives?

Larry Hendricks


Spanning Tools for Mac is out of beta. You can download the 1.0 release from:




If I have duplicate contacts in Google contacts or Entourage, will this program merge them to clean them up? If not merge them, will it do anything to solve the duplicate contacts problem?

Larry Hendricks


Contacts Cleaner will merge duplicate contacts in Address Book, but not Entourage. If you sync Address Book with Google then you can repair Address Book and then copy the "clean" data from Address Book over to Google.
Larry Hendricks

Jim Woolfrey

I purchased Spanning Tools yesterday. I love the Calendar Cleaner, but I really got it for the Sync Tune-Up... which I am having some issues with. I can't find "support" on your web site -- how can I find help for this?

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