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Apple Subsidiary FileMaker Returns to 1980s Name Claris Following Stamplay Acquisition

Tuesday August 6, 2019 7:56 am PDT by
Apple subsidiary FileMaker today announced it has returned to its original name Claris from the late 1980s. Claris was spun off as an Apple subsidiary in 1986 while John Sculley was Apple CEO. At the time, it was known for several programs such as MacWrite, MacPaint, MacDraw, and FileMaker, but the company eventually began to focus solely on FileMaker, leading it to be renamed FileMaker in...

FileMaker 18 for macOS Launches With Improved UI and More Security Controls

Wednesday May 22, 2019 8:02 am PDT by
FileMaker 18 for macOS launched today, introducing a collection of feature enhancements like an improved user interface and a larger variety of security controls. FileMaker, Inc. is one of Apple's subsidiary companies and makes the FileMaker Platform, which allows developers to build custom apps. The company said that the new UI includes an "Import Field Mapping" dialog box, so that users...

FileMaker 17 Launches With Improvements to App Development Speed and Interface

Tuesday May 15, 2018 6:21 am PDT by
Apple subsidiary FileMaker today announced the launch of FileMaker 17, the newest version of the company's popular database platform designed to make it easy for businesses to create a range of customized apps able to operate effortlessly across iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows, and the Web. Version 17 of the FileMaker software focuses on speeding up and simplifying app development through start...

Apple Subsidiary FileMaker Shares New Ad Starring Actors From The Office

Monday January 15, 2018 11:05 pm PST by
Apple Subsidiary FileMaker, which makes a popular database platform, today launched a new ad campaign that brings together former stars of hit television show "The Office." Kate Flannery (Meredith), Leslie David Baker (Stanley), and Paul Lieberstein (Toby) team up in a three minute spot called "Farm Time." The ad features a news report on a popular beet farm where the trio use FileMaker to run ...

FileMaker 16 Launches With Enhancements to Mobility, Scalability, Security and More

Tuesday May 9, 2017 6:00 am PDT by
Apple subsidiary FileMaker today announced the launch of FileMaker 16, the newest version of the company's popular database platform that's designed to make it easy for businesses to build a range of customized apps able to work effortlessly across iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows, and the Web. FileMaker 16 focuses on enhancing mobility, scalability, and security, along with providing new features...

FileMaker 15 Debuts With Focus on Mobility, Ease of Use, and Security

Tuesday May 10, 2016 6:00 am PDT by
Apple's FileMaker subsidiary today announced the launch of FileMaker 15, the latest version of the company's database platform for easily building customized apps. FileMaker's emphasis is on bridging the gap between generic apps and custom coding to allow teams with limited IT resources to efficiently build custom apps for a variety of platforms. Mobility is a key focus of FileMaker 15, with ...

FileMaker 14 Adds New Script Workspace, Launch Center and More for Mac, Redesigned for iOS

Tuesday May 12, 2015 7:48 am PDT by
Apple subsidiary FileMaker today announced FileMaker 14, a new version of its database development platform for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Windows-based PCs and the web. FileMaker 14 contains several new features for developers, including a new Script Workspace for faster automation of common business processes, a redesigned FileMaker WebDirect, new app-like Launch Center interface, an enhanced iOS...