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FileMaker Pro for Mac

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out of 39 votes

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  • Date Added:
    Feb. 10, 2011
  • Price:
    Update; 30-day trial; $299.00 to buy

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5 stars

"Best database for the Mac."

May 25, 2011  |  By dfbishop

 |  Version: FileMaker Pro


Full featured, web integration, ease of programability, flexibility in layout and robust data protection.


Past updates have made some earlier versions incompatible or required much reprogramming. Hopefully, this will not be the case in the future.


Outstanding product

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3 stars

"Good for big users I'm sure"

February 21, 2011  |  By clandise

 |  Version: FileMaker Pro


Many features


Be prepared to rewrite old scripts because they don't seamlessly update


For the small business user. Bento is too stripped down, Filemaker is too complicated

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5 stars

"Easy to use powerful database system"

February 11, 2011  |  By Martin Turner--2008

 |  Version: FileMaker Pro


Ridiculously easy to use and format, ideal for 'fast and dirty' database programming, and can also be scaled up for robust bigger systems, or issued as runtime through Filemaker advanced


Slow! On most databases on modern computers you won't notice this. However, the code is not compact or optimised for an enterprise level solution. Migration to MySQL etc is data-only.


Most databases these days are Excel spreadsheets -- a highly risky strategy for any data of more than passing importance. Filemaker is vastly more powerful and functional, and only marginally less 'obvious'. It has a very high degree of control over forms and relations, as well as strong calculations and a serviceable scripting system. Filemaker has worked hard to create enterprise versions of it, using Filemaker Server. Although this is a robust solution, the speed doesn't match high-end enterprise solutions, although the costs are a lot lower. Vastly preferable to Access for many applications, and makes construction of a database as part of a project solution a fairly easy step, which can itself save months of work and specification. However, you have to take your own steps to ensure data robustness, as the 'anything can relate to anything' ease of use can easily produce results which are unexpected (ie, illogical).

Updated on Feb 11, 2011

Not had any problems installing any version.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version
  • Improved performance when opening a hosted file that references multiple related files by DNS name rather than an IP address.
  • Addressed an issue where using printing presets created in another application to print in FileMaker caused the FileMaker print options to disappear the next time you tried to print.
  • Addressed an issue with text in a field spanning one or more page breaks being horizontally truncated in printouts, previews, and PDF exports.
  • Addressed an issue where Send Mail did not work with Outlook 2011.
Publisher FileMaker
Publisher web site http://www.filemaker.com
Release Date February 10, 2011
Date Added February 10, 2011
Category Business Software
Subcategory Database Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 619.88MB
File Name External File
Total Downloads 36,710
Downloads Last Week 56
License Model Update
Limitations Not available
Price $299

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