Learn About the New FileMaker Pro 8.5 At Apple Stores During August and September
Leading database for both Windows and Mac—now a Universal Application—to be featured at over 50 Apple stores nationwide
SANTA CLARA, CA, Aug. 9, 2005 – FileMaker Pro 8.5, will be demonstrated live by FileMaker experts in over 50 Apple U.S. retail stores throughout this month and next, FileMaker announced today (for store listings and further details go to www.filemaker.com/news/business_days ).
Beginning users and those already familiar with FileMaker Pro will learn about managing and sharing information using the new features in FileMaker Pro 8.5 ( http://filemaker.com/products/fmp/ ), which shipped from FileMaker in July.
As effortlessly as you can bookmark a web page in your browser a live web page can now be added to a database record using the new Web Viewer Control in FileMaker Pro 8.5. Database information can now be linked to related up-to-the minute information on the Internet. Examples include street maps based on a customer address field, shipping status based on a shipment tracking number, pricing for a manufacturers part number, or the latest news based on a company name.
The new product line, which includes FileMaker Pro 8.5, FileMaker Pro 8.5 Advanced, FileMaker Server 8.0v4 and FileMaker Server 8.0v4 Advanced all feature new Universal Application support and run on Mac OS X on Intel-based Macs delivering up to 116% faster performance vs. running on Power PC, based on the company’s benchmark testing (for FileMaker Pro 8.5, go to http:// filemaker.com/products/fmp/universal_app.html and for FileMaker Server 8.0 v4 go to http://www.filemaker.com/products/fms/benchmark.html ). The new versions also run on Power PC-based Macs, Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
FileMaker runs on both Mac and Windows systems and is widely used by small businesses of all types. For participating Apple store locations and hours, to www.filemaker.com/news/business_days
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FileMaker Pro is used by millions of individuals and workgroups around the world to be more productive and efficient. Business, education and government customers rely on FileMaker to manage people, projects, images, assets and other information. In addition to being the number one-selling easy-to-use database software, the award-winning FileMaker product line also includes low-cost Applications that automate basic business tasks, ready-to-use Starter Solutions, and tools to create and share solutions from the desktop to the web. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).
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