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FileMaker Pro 8 Is Best Database Management Solution Codie Finalist


SANTA CLARA, California – February 2, 2006– FileMaker Pro 8 has been selected as a finalist for a 2006 Codie Award, the premiere annual software industry awards selected by members of the Software Information Industry Association (SIIA), FileMaker announced today.

FileMaker Pro 8, the #1-selling easy-to-use database software that efficiently manages people, projects, assets and more, is a finalist in the “Best Database Management Solution” category (for a list of all category finalists, see

“The 21st Annual Codie Awards continue the tradition of honoring the best of the software, information and education technology industries,” said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. “When one considers the number of outstanding companies that competed this year, being named a Codie Awards Finalist is a significant achievement.”

With more than 11 million units distributed worldwide, FileMaker Pro is used by workgroups within the Fortune 100, the top 250 school districts in the U.S. and each of the top 50 U.S. undergraduate colleges.

Since shipping in August 2005, FileMaker Pro 8 has received numerous top editorial awards from leading publications, including “Product of the Year” awards from PC Magazine and Macworld.

About FileMaker, Inc.
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.


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