Average Ratings

18 Reviews
  • 5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $888.00/year
  • Pricing Details
    Up to five users
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows

Vendor Details

  • FileMaker
  • www.filemaker.com

About This Software

Customizable database software that allows you to create custom solutions for projects, digital assets, catalogs, and many more.


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Features Checklist

  • Approval Process Control
  • Asset Sharing
  • Brand Control
  • Cataloging / Categorization
  • Collaboration
  • Filtered Search
  • Image Editing
  • Keyword Search
  • Metadata Management
  • Online Proofing
  • Search Within Document
  • Usage Tracking / Analytics
  • Version Control
  • Video Management
  • Watermarking

Product Reviews

Great Database Software for both beginers and advanced

Apr 20, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's ease of use.

Cons: Not quite enough coding involvment.

Overall: This program allows people with no experience to create a simple database easily. It also allows people with more skills to create databases with greater scope.

Great software, has come a long way.

Apr 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Straightforward software, easy to use.

Cons: It helps to have a programmer on staff to work out bugs.

Overall: We have used FileMaker Pro for a few years, but we only changed after our programmer passed away. It is a solid, stable software that is easy to use.

Recommendations to other buyers: Have an employee trained in it to reduce costs.

Excellent in house custom software

Apr 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: If you have need of a custom developed solution and have someone in house who likes to tinker with computers and coding, this is a great solution. The suite of options makes it easy for drag and drop development all the way to coding custom scripts and functions. For the money = outstanding!

Expensive but beautiful database solutions

Feb 28, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Fresh clean database layouts, easy to use. Has a good support system as well

Cons: A little expensive for licenses but worth the cost

Overall: It's never been easier to build a database thanks to Filemaker Pro. If you're proficient at building your own, go right ahead, or feel free to use a pre-fab solution as well. Layouts are clean and fresh. Works great for both PC and Mac users. I've used it to track gigs, sales, contracts, dates, people - you name it, Filemaker Pro can do it. It also is very secure which gives me peace of mind. Licenses are a little pricey, but I'd gladly spend the money again.

Great product!

Feb 28, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I used filmmaker for a few years to keep track of phone call data for my private practice. It worked well and the features seemed endless! I have a few other projects I plan to implement with filmmaker in the future.

Data Powerhouse

Feb 28, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Filemaker has allowed us to create a tailored solution for our company that integrates with other systems API links and allows for robust reporting. It can be tricky to set up and make changes to the platform.

Filemaker Pro

Feb 24, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I have used FileMaker Pro for a long time (over 15 years) and it is fantastic for creating an easy relational database. I have used it to track a lot of different things from my movies and books to complex work related data capture. If you don't know anything about databases but want to learn it, FileMaker Pro is a great learning tool that has templates to start with and works so well with Microsoft Excel. Every version that they have deployed has added so much more power but has left the ease of use.
I use FileMaker Pro Advanced version which allows be to create a database with automation using scripts and complex algorithms that I can then make as a stand-alone database that I can send to users that don't have FileMaker Pro so that they can use it without buying a license.
The web interface makes it so easy to add to a website or to create an entire website without much effort. Other Companies have created templates that you can purchase that already works out the scripting and automation, with minimal tweaking, you can set up your database. You can be a beginner or and expert, FileMaker Pro supports both and you can make a database as easy or complex as you like.
The cost of FileMaker Pro is not too expensive, but, my only complaint would be having to purchase upgrades to keep the latest and greatest version. I have never needed Customer Support so I gave them 4 stars for not being needed and to match the rest of my review. I would highly recommend FileMaker Pro.

Maximeyes uses this platform

Feb 22, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We use this platform for our Maximeyes EHR. It works very well with patient management and we haven't had any issues with its performance.

Easy to customize extremely flexible

Feb 06, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality

Comments: Been using Filemaker since the late 80's and it has grown and been extendible to meet our company's needs through many seasons of change. Extremely powerful, yet easily customizable, its truly a creatively-executed database program.

Hard to live without

Feb 02, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: ease of use, intuitive interface, quick results

Cons: none

Overall: Filemaker allows me to create custom solutions for my role in fundraising and development in a small Christian school. From golf tournaments to fundraising auctions, family contact tracking to student body demographics, Filemaker allows me to manage data in a way that works and makes sense for our organization.

Great database tool

Feb 01, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I love the ability to create layouts.

Cons: I sometimes have trouble with the formulas. They are similar to Excel, but still different enough so that I have to think twice.

Overall: As registrar I keep most student data in Filemaker. Although we have a great SIS system, I can do many things in Filemaker much quicker than if I had to rely on our SIS for everything. Filemaker is versatile and the layouts you can create are limited only to your own imagination. It is difficult for me to imagine how I would get by without Filemaker.

Much like the FileMaker Pro

Feb 01, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Much like FileMaker Pro, you can create apps and host them on your computer. There are a lot of templates available for you to start such as calendars, or inventory management databases. Everything you do is fully customizable. I would recommend you to watch video tutorials first to understand what the application does, then just jump to it.

Great as a CRM

Jan 05, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The fact that you can create new fields easily and also create new reports on any of the data.

Cons: Some of the programmings require an expert. (Not necessarily a bad thing)

Overall: FileMaker is a great alternative as a CRM for SMEs that allows great flexibility at a more affordable price.

good customizable tool

Dec 01, 2016
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: it is customizable.

Cons: hard to customize and not many people know how to program this.

Overall: this is a great software if you want to customize it to your operations, though is difficult to find somebody to help you mold it to your needs, once you do it, its a great help for any business.

Recommendations to other buyers: try the mobile app

Very friendly system to create databases.

Nov 16, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Huge capabilities, ease of use, scalability, mobility solutions.

Cons: Slowly emerging versions for central European languages.

Overall: I'm using FileMaker since 1996 (20 years old) and I'm still very happy. Create solutions for themselves and others. FileMaker is good for small businesses to dokmu and large corporations, and the management does not require knowledge of black magic;-)
It includes a lot of ready-made solutions that you can use or develop yourself.
Very comfortable it is FileMaker Go for iOS that allows you to use our solutions created on a computer on the iPhone and iPad.

Recommendations to other buyers: I use it for 20 years;-)

***** 5 Star Database *****

Nov 03, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Been using Filemaker Pro for over 10 years and is now so refined that it make operating a business so much easier. Easy setup and great to use. Great product

Use FileMaker Pro to Manage Your Data

Nov 01, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use.

Overall: A great tool for managing your data and creating customized reports in excel. It's easy to create reports and share and publish your database with other users.

Filemaker Pro review

Oct 24, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: FileMaker allows for a database in a web browser without the need for extra development tools

Cons: Confusing online and built-in help resources.

Overall: Still the best database program out there for the average user. Very powerful, flexible, and customizable database program suitable for all but the largest and most nonstandard database applications. Highly recommended.

Recommendations to other buyers: Can not access via SAAS like Salesforce or similar systems.