SUNRISE Contacts 2024

Make it your own

About this software

An information organizer built for efficiency and simplicity in mind, and with the ability to personalise the software to suit your personal life or company branding. This is an independent (i.e., not affiliated or controlled by Apple Inc., the government, the military, or any other organisation) solution designed to give you what you want, not what others think you should have. We also seek to provide a self-contained solution that can run without needing to be connected to the internet (so you are not forced to tell others whether you are online, who you are, whether you have registered your software, make excuses that someone is merely sending personalised adverts to you or making your experience in using the software a better one etc.). In that way, you are not twiddling your thumbs waiting for the software to work. Should the internet be available, additional information and features can be accessed and kept.

This software can be used as you see fit, for as long as you like. No restrictions in the number of records you can create or type of information you want to store and organize. Apart from handling contact details, this tool contains a variety of features, such as built-in function and statistic plotters, a calculator with scientific functions, send HTML and Plain Text emails (for receiving emails, we recommend CNS POP3it Pro), text encryption and decryption, keep track of important events in the calendar, archive all kinds of electronic documents (you have a choice of storing files externally, internally, or both), perform OCR on scanned documents (for Mac users on macOS 12.5 or higher), and more.

We also have add-on databases available for you to buy. They are there to help you separate and focus on more specialized information relating to your work, hobby or other activities and to expand the capabilities of your core free software. To activate these additional databases as well as hidden features in your core free software, grab a license key now.

Download Current Version 2024 v24.6.5
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Mac (354,270,556 bytes, or 337.86 MB) or PC (409,758,927 bytes, or 390.78 MB)*.

System Requirements
How to Run

FileMaker Pro 17 - 19 and FileMaker 2023 (or use the supplied Intel-based Runtime app which works perfectly well on Apple Silicon Macs (the ones with an arm64 processor) so long as you have Rosetta installed), or the free FileMaker Go (for iOS devices, but still waiting for the freemium version or something equivalent from Apple to run on Apple Silicon Macs as the alternative to the Runtime app. Zzzzz...). To run our plug-ins on a Mac, we recommend that you use Get Info on the FileMaker Pro app and choose "Open with Rosetta".

Mac Requirements

OS X Sierra or higher (including macOS Sonoma) using the free Runtime app supplied, or purchase Claris FileMaker Pro.

PC Requirements

Windows 7 or higher (including Windows 11) on Intel-based PCs using the free Runtime app supplied, or purchase Claris FileMaker Pro.

Disk space

Minimum 1.16GB disk space plus 1 or more GB for storing videos, audio, large digital eBooks, and high-resolution pictures or if you intend to purchase add-ons.


Learn more about how to make SUNRISE Contacts secure and why we think security is important in any database.

Getting Started

For information about how to get started using SUNRISE Contacts.

2024 v24.6.5

Current phase of product development requires very little work to fix things. If you find anything out of place or not working (should be extremely rare), don't hesitate to let us know. In this update, important refinements have been made to Sort Script, handling issues with the new JavaScript messages and how it can affect certain functions (ideally, Claris should be focussed more on providing the in-built and seamless features and functions people want to make the life of developers and ordinary users easier to achieve things, rather than all its aims of creating Claris Connect and fiddling around with licensing just to maximise its own profits), fixed auto-entry to the selected calendar date, and making sure lookup/add-on databases when they open do not hide behind contacts by the new message script. Unfortunately these sorts of things may not show up until we decide to do a complete "recover, clean, and re-import" check of the contacts.fmp12 file to ensure it is fully optimised and working as it should. Because once this optimisation is performed, certain features and functions are likely to change and that's when further refinement may be necessary. In response to this optimisation, we have also added some auto entry of default data with a new record start on selected fields, such as Device Type for window sizes and ensuring the menu command for it appears in the Window menu, and made it available across all databases. As a result, contacts.fmp12 is the cleanest file available as of 12 May 2024, and is the best working file with notable improvement in performance in certain areas. For maximum performance, feel free to turn off Speech and Message notification options in the Preferences page.

Further Improvements

From now on, it is up to you to decide how you want to use this product.

* Includes the exact file size in bytes. Use this file size to determine if the file is genuine and untampered with (i.e., always free of malware, spyware, and adware). When you download, check the download file size is equal to the number of bytes shown here. We don't apply any special programming to restrict the app through code-signing (usually time-based) as Apple can do with its own apps. As a further security measure, only download the software from this page.