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Frequently Asked Questions
Our custom FileMaker app experts answer your frequently asked questions regarding FileMaker.

Technical Questions

What is FileMaker?

FileMaker is a cross-platform relational database application from FileMaker Inc. that allows the user to organize data into screens, layouts, or forms.

Why use FileMaker?

FileMaker is a rapid development software. It is known for being easy to use and for its ability to serve web pages dynamically without requiring the use of additional third-party applications. It is robust, has the ability to perform a wide range of tasks, and can be integrated with other apps increase its functionalities. Click this link: https://fmdbsolutions.com/filemaker-integration/ for more on integrations.

What is FileMaker server?

FileMaker Server (Latest version is FileMaker Server 16) is fast and reliable server software used to securely share data with groups of FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Go, and FileMaker WebDirect users. This server software is used to perform the following functions:

-Automate the task
-Store the audit log
-Share the data in secured manner (SSL)

How to license FileMaker for teams?

FileMaker Licensing for Teams is a simple way for teams of five or more people to license FileMaker software for their users. Purchase of FileMaker Licensing for Teams includes FileMaker Server and User Connections. Each user requires a User Connection. Click this link: http://www.filemaker.com/purchase/store/faq-teams.html for more information.

How can FileMaker help in a non-internet area?

You can take a copy of the database as an offline database and store it in any of the devices which have the applications to open the database. This offline database can later be synced with the original database.

Customer Service Questions

Why outsource?

Outsourcing your work has the following advantages:
- Freeing up time for more important tasks
- Reducing internal operating costs
- Sharing risks and burden
- Maximizing resources
- Utilizing external expertise
- Plus, if you're in the US, outsourcing to India will allow you to effectively operate 24x7 (when you sleep, we work, and vice-versa)

Why us?

FMDBSolutions is a team of experts and we have been dealing with FileMaker for a long time, 10+ years to be exact. We have worked with companies from all over the world for all sorts of projects and are sure to be the right fit for yours as well.

Take a look at our About Us page for more: https://fmdbsolutions.com/about-us/

What work have we done?

We have performed a variety of work for our clients in industries including manufacturing, retail, health, education, finance, media, travel, and others. We have set up the following types of software with FileMaker:

- Sales report trackers
- Work order management systems
- Point of sales services
- ERP subsuites
- Client tracking systems

For a more detailed report, view our portfolio: https://fmdbsolutions.com/filemaker-portfolio/

Where do we offer our services?

We have served companies in the USA, Australia, Canada, UK, Switzerland, Brazil, Singapore, Thailand, and India. No matter where you are, our team is confident that we can help you.

How long will a project take?

This depends on the project. There are many variables such as requirements, size, scope, etc. Rather than rushing to get the project completed as soon as possible, our team will take time to focus on quality and proper execution.

Have More Questions?

Feel free to ask us anything!