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FileMaker ships more than one million units of Bento for iPad, iPhone, and Mac

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FileMaker ships more than one million units of Bento for iPad, iPhone, and Mac


Bento retains position as top-selling personal database for Mac and iOS


United Kingdom – 4th January 2012 – FileMaker has shipped more than one million units of Bento, the top-selling personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPad.


Bento for Mac databases, available in seven languages, can be synchronised with Bento for iPhone and Bento for iPad so you will always have details at hand when you’re away from your Mac. Bento for iPhone and Bento for iPad are sold separately on the iTunes App Store.


“Bento’s elegance has led to sales of more than a million units, meeting the needs of customers ranging from ranchers and mobile dentists to personal trainers and rock bands,” said Ryan Rosenberg, vice president of marketing and services for FileMaker, Inc. “With Bento on your iPad, iPhone, or Mac it’s easy to organise your contacts, track projects, plan events and manage just about anything.”


Popular acclaim for FileMaker Bento
Since its release in 2008, Bento has received rave reviews receiving 4 Stars from both MacFormat and Macworld UK.


Bento customers also have praise for Bento.


Amy Holms, a jewellery maker, said, “With Bento for iPad, I can now track everything in my business and home life.  It’s truly a fantastic tool for me.” While Jessica Fonseca, who turned to Bento to assist her when buying her first home, remarked that “[Bento] is simple to set up and you can do almost anything with it.”  


Templates make Bento useful in an instant
Bento comes with more than 30 free templates that help users do everything from organising contacts and clients to tracking products and projects, managing orders and inventory, coordinating events and tasks, printing QR code labels and more. Bento lets users record voice memos on iPhone and iPad and sync to Bento for Mac to easily recall conversations and to-do items. FileMaker offers several Bento template kits to make organising events and processes easier. These include the popular:


·         Bento Project Manager

·         Bento Student Survival Kit

·         Bento Family Organiser Kit

·         Bento Contact and Customer Manager


The Bento Template Exchange lets visitors browse and download more than 1,000 free templates and share their own. The templates are free to download and give people real-world examples of the many uses of FileMaker’s popular Bento personal database. More than one million templates – for business, home and hobby uses – have been downloaded.


About FileMaker, Inc.
FileMaker is the leader in easy-to-use database software. Millions of people, from individuals to some of the world’s largest companies, rely on FileMaker software to manage, analyse and share essential information. The company’s products are the FileMaker line – versatile database software for teams and organisations, for Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and the web – and Bento, the personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPad. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple.


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08453 700 655


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