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SharePoint Reminder is an add on to Microsoft SharePoint (2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016).
(For Office 365 / SharePoint Online, please see Reminder's sister product: Reminder 365)
It enables SharePoint to remind you of Important Dates, Overdue Tasks and Unresolved Issues through Email.
SharePoint Reminder constantly monitors your list data and applies user defined rules for sending out customisable email alerts.
SharePoint has the built in Alert Me feature but this is limited to sending out emails when data in your list is changed by users - for example if a Task is assigned to you to complete.
SharePoint Reminder will add the ability to send out emails on certain date based events - for example it could constantly monitor a Task list and send out a 'This Task is Due Soon' email when the Due Date is less than 3 days away. It could also send out another email if a task becomes overdue.
Its applicable to a variety of common SharePoint scenarios such as :-