MBS Xojo Addressbook Kit 1.1

The MBS Xojo Addressbook Kit provides you with a few useful classes and modules to easily add Addressbook to your Xojo iOS application.

  • Complete Wrapper for iOS Addressbook framework.
    • CFErrorMB
    • ABSourceMB
    • ABRecordMB
    • ABPersonMB
    • ABMutableMultiValueMB
    • ABMultiValueMB
    • ABGroupMB
    • ABAddressbookMB

You can query sources, groups and persons, read/modify/delete values and get/set images for people. Our example shows you how to create a person and browse people, groups and sources.

Wrapper Features

  • For new Xojo framework
  • Using exception handling to track error
  • Using enums for saver constant passing
  • Test code included
  • All classes with MB postfix to avoid name conflicts.
  • All module definitions are protected to avoid conflicts
  • Inline documentation
  • Full Source code, no encrypted code.
  • Works for 32bit and 64bit targets.




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Public Interfaces


Xojo 2015r1 or newer

No Open Source projects, please. This would violate the license.

If you need similar classes for OS X, you can check the MBS Xojo Cocoa Plugins from us.

Xojo 2020r2 or newer

Since Xojo 2020r2 introduced plugin support for iOS, we can now produce our plugins for iOS. Please consider using CNContactStoreMBS class for future projects as it can do more.

API 2.0

Our Kit is written for the traditional Xojo API and may show warnings when used in newer Xojo version.

Feel free to make adjustments as needed.

Version history

Version 1.1, 31st July 2019

  • Updated for Xojo 2019r1.

Version 1.0

  • First public release.


Limited product support is offered for free. Custom contract development to help you integrating our kit or making improvements for you can be ordered.

Updates to the kit will be available regularly to all registered users. Free for the first year.

If you have questions, please contact us. See contact page or use our feedback form.


You receive the full Xojo source codes of all projects for use in your applications. You are not allowed to share your copy of the kit with other developers.

Full license text is includes in the kit manual.

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