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FileMaker Pro is a cross-platform database application program that allows users to organize data into screens, layouts or forms and manage contacts and projects. Initially, FileMaker Pro was designed to work with Apple computers, but it later became available on the Windows platform.
An important aspect of FileMaker pro is that users do not need programming skills to use it. It consists of more than 30 integrated starter solutions, which helps users to rapidly handle important tasks.
Since its launch, FileMaker Pro has been released in various versions, from Version 1 to FrameMaker Pro 11 Advanced. FileMaker Go is also available for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad.
Some of the of FileMaker Pro's key capabilities include:
FileMaker Pro normally deals with fields in a record and is concerned with organizing data into layouts. Multiple tables can be included into one document. FileMaker Pro work is done in any of the following four modes:
Although data is entered into FileMaker Pro only once, the information can be viewed in many ways. Layouts display all or some fields as per user requirements.