FileMaker Pro 8.5 Universal Released

Filemaker announced that they will be shipping FileMaker Pro 8.5 today. The major upgrade brings Universal Binary support as well as new features including live Web data.

As easy as it is to bookmark a web page, a live web page can now be added to a record in a database using the new Web Viewer Control in FileMaker Pro 8.5. Data in specified record fields, such as customer's address or product name, will drive the URL in the Web Viewer.

FileMaker Pro 8.5 is available immediately for $299 and existing users of FileMaker 8.0 can upgrade for $99.