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HeikoWitte
Real User
Account manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Feb 02 2020

What is most valuable?

The database is the most useful aspect of the solution. It's where I spend most of my time when working with it. It's a good application that's easy to use.

What needs improvement?

I've only used the solution for about five months, so I haven't used it long enough to notice if there are any features that are lacking. 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. It would be nice if it was easier to export data. There's a lot of clicking involved. They should simplify the process so that it's… more»

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… more»
Elena Maxim
Real User
Responsible informatique en alternance at a consultancy with 11-50 employees
Sep 19 2019

What is most valuable?

The interface is very user-friendly, even for somebody who has never used it or has never done programming before. I feel very comfortable working with this solution.

What needs improvement?

This solution cannot be hosted in the cloud. It can be used in a virtual machine but you cannot implement it in the cloud, the way you can with other databases. It does not have the proper modules or licensing for a cloud-based solution. A cloud-based version is something that I would like to see in the next release of this solution. This solution needs improvement because it is designed only for… more»

What other advice do I have?

This is a solution that I have recommended to others. It is very good for learning the basics of databases and for learning programming. We are awaiting the new version of FileMaker to see what we can implement and develop. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

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Cross-platform relational database application
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