I was searching for a script to import contacts from various email providers like gmail,yahoo, hotmail etc. I came through an interesting open source product called Open Inviter.

Open source OpenInviterTM (Open InviterTM) is a free import contacts (addressbook) script from email providers like Nz11, YouTube, Libero, Rambler, Sapo.pt, Popstarmail, MSN, Abv, Clevergo, Mail.in, O2, Kids, Zapakmail, Terra, Meta, Mail2World, Netaddress, Care2, India, Lycos, OperaMail, IndiaTimes, Mail.com, Doramail, Canoe, Aussiemail, Yahoo!, GMail, 5Fm, Azet, AOL, Walla, GMX.net, LinkedIn, Yandex, Virgilio, FastMail, Freemail, Pochta, Wp.pt, Uk2, Inbox.com, Techemail, Live/Hotmail, KataMail, Hushmail, Bigstring, Evite, Mail.ru, Gawab, Interia, Web.de, Inet, Grafitti, Apropo, Mynet.com, Atlas, Bordermail, Rediff or social portals like Brazencareerist, Twitter, Friendfeed, Bebo, Flixster, Mevio, Xuqa, Skyrock, Orkut, Last.fm, Motortopia, Xanga, Friendster, Ning, Koolro, Plazes, Mycatspace, Hyves, NetLog, Multiply, Hi5, Badoo, Cyworld, Eons, Plaxo, Konnects, Flickr, Livejournal, Vimeo, Famiva, Xing, MySpace, Plurk, Facebook, Faces, Kincafe, Bookcrossing, Mydogspace, Vkontakte, Meinvz, Lovento, Perfspot, Tagged, Flingr, Fdcareer. This contacts importer script is integrating with content management systems (aka CMS) like JamRoom, myBB, Buddy Zone, nowFire, Dating Pro, symfony, PhpBB, Social Engine, jamit job, vBulletin, phpizabi, Drupal, SimpleMachines Forum (SMF), joovili, Joomla, WordPress, PHPMELODY, RoundCube, Boonex Dolphin, Joomla1.0, phpFoX, PunBB, Vwebmail, Atmail5. Open Inviter is written in PHP 5 (no database required but cURL or wget required) and running on any webserver (tested on Apache) offering advanced tell a friend features. OpenInviterTM is a free self hosted solution that does not use a third party gateway (or API) to import contacts.

Some of the Features are :

  • Easy access to your visitors address book in all major email providers and social networks around the world.
  • Completely painless and easy way of integrating in your website. It takes virtually not more than 5 minutes to have your own OpenInviterTM up and running on your site.
  • Constant updates so that you can sit back and relax and always have access to the latest ways to get your visitor’s address book.
  • WGET-ready! Yes, you read right! OpenInviterTM is the only contacts importer supporting both WGET and cURL as methods of handling requests (since version 1.2) so now you can use it on ANY server you want without the hassle of installing libcurl!
  • Real time access to the service statuses so you can know if there is an email provider that is not working right with OpenInviterTM.

How to Get OpenInviter

OpenInviterTM is totally free and open-source solution. You can download it, change it, write plugins for it. Everything for free. What are you waiting for? Grab your OpenInviterTM today! Go to the Download section now!

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