FM Starting Point is a FileMaker template designed for use with FileMaker Pro, and is focused on small businesses, work groups, and non-profit organizations. These templates were built with the experience gained from working with these target groups for over 18 years. New FileMaker Pro users that are familiar with the Starter Solutions that come bundled with FileMaker Pro, will enjoy using FM Starting Point for an integrated approach to their business solution needs. Experienced FileMaker Pro users will value a tool that makes building a new project substantially easier. It includes 360Works SuperContainer for easy document management.
April 05, 2011
Version: FM Starting Point 2.1v6
Wisely keeps the look and feel of the excellent FM interface. Very intuitive. Easily modified.
Wish there was some reports built in. No PO# visible on the printed invoices is an obvious omission.
This free program does more for me than some $5000 programs I tested. Going with this was a no-brainer. As my business grows, I am comfortable in the knowledge that this program can grow with me. (either by modifying it myself or having it modified by the vendor)
October 20, 2009
Version: FM Starting Point 1.0v13
All the major functions of a office management database including estimating, scheduling and billing. Nice layouts, uncluttered, fast. Downloaded and opened fine for me (2006 Mac Pro, FM10, OS-X Leopard).
Does need to be personalized, so plan to take some time to tweak the interface. Has FileMaker 10-specific hooks, so don't use with FM9 or earlier or some functions won't work.