FileMaker Overview

FileMaker is the #3 ranked solution in our list of top Non-Relational Databases. It is most often compared to FoxPro: FileMaker vs FoxPro

What is FileMaker?
Cross-platform relational database application
FileMaker Customers
VUHL, Reynolds Services Inc., Market Refrigeration Specialists, Sea Breeze Farm, Jordan Lindblad, Henry Schein Dental
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HeikoWitte
Account manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Feb 2, 2020
A good database that's easy to use and quite stable

What is our primary use case?

We are using FileMaker for our customers. When we are sending invoices, or making proposals, etc., we make calculations and offers to our customers via the solution. We also store our assets in the FileMaker inventory.

Pros and Cons

  • "It's a good application that's easy to use."
  • "The UE is not very up-to-date. It looks like something that was created in the 90s. In that sense, the user experience is lacking."

What other advice do I have?

Our company is now an Apple premium reseller. I'm only a user of FileMaker within our organization. I'm not sure if I'm completely knowledgeable about a lot of the intricacies of the solution. The version of the solution we're using is FileMaker Pro 18 Advanced. 18.0.3.317. We have about 20-25 people on the solution at our organization and there are about three to four technicians running the solution that are admins. I'd advise others considering using the solution to test it out and try it first. If you plan to use it every day, it's important to talk to someone who uses it extensively to…