Saturday, 9 June 2012

FileMaker Pro

FileMaker Pro is a database application which allows user to modify the database by just dragging new elements to the layouts or forms. The application was developed for the Apple Macintosh and evolved from a DOS application. It is made available for Microsoft Windows and Mac operating system on 1992. 

FileMaker Pro is now available in FileMaker Pro 12 and advanced 12, FileMaker Server 12 and server advanced 12 as well as FileMaker Go 12 for iPhone and iPad. FileMaker Pro allows the user to create multiple tables in a single file. Users can even customized forms for data entry as well as reports for onscreen or printing. With FileMaker Pro, you can retrieve, store and organize data, maintaining the capacity to store large amount of file. The database application become known and used by many because it is user-friendly. Even those people who are not so familiar with computer can simple use the application just like computer experts. Thus, you don't need to be a computer developer in order to use FileMaker Pro. No need to have a particular training to use it. Also, it is easy to start with. You don't  need a lot of money to invest on this software. Even if you are having a small business or with little financial resources, you can still use the application. You can store information about your products, employee information as well as the expenses you made and the revenues you gain from the clients. You can also store client information on the FileMaker Pro.
Another advantage of using FileMaker Pro is that members in the organization can use a single FileMaker Pro database. When someone made changes on the data, all other employees can see the changes made. With this, efficiency could be increased in the company. FileMaker Pro is really enough for your company to
function daily because of its powerful database engine.
In summary, FileMaker pro is a database program that does not need any skills in programming before you can use it. Anyone can  use it. Users can simple point and click in order to create fields to hold the data. After creating the field, you can then arrange the data base on your preferences. Aside from all these, there are also additional tools available in FileMaker Pro for colors, drawings, borders and text. You can really customize your own layout because you can also add company logo through the insert picture command.

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