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Bento Template Exchange Exceeds 200,000 Downloads

Community-based exchange shows off the amazing range of uses for Bento, the personal database for Mac users

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jan. 20, 2010 - FileMaker, Inc. today announced that more than 200,000 templates have been downloaded from the Bento Template Exchange since its launch on June 16, 2009.

The Bento Template Exchange now offers more than 400 templates for Bento, the personal database for Mac. The templates range from Customer Appointments to Medication Record to Lecture Materials to Power Projects to My Job Search and even to The Beer Hunter! Other top templates include Power Projects, a job tracking system for creative agencies; Bills, Bills, Bills, a system for managing monthly bills; Sales Funnel Management, a sales opportunity tracking system; and the Bento 3 Customer and Contact Manager, which also helps users track and close sales opportunities.

The Bento templates -- free to browse, download and use -- show how Bento can organize virtually any information in business, education and home settings.

"We’re very pleased that the Bento Template Exchange has proven to be so popular so quickly,” said Ryan Rosenberg, vice president of marketing and services, FileMaker, Inc. "Bento excels at helping you organize almost any information, and the Exchange is the best place to see real-world Bento solutions. It makes it clear how you can get started with Bento, and how quickly Bento can help you get organized.”

Visitors to the Exchange will find that downloading and using templates is simple and beneficial. The Bento Template Exchange includes clear instructions on how to download and import templates, as well as how to submit Bento templates for sharing. Bento customers are encouraged to share their templates on the Bento Template Exchange to help potential customers imagine their own uses for Bento. Downloaded templates are also usable with Bento for iPhone and iPod touch as well, if they are synched with Bento on the Mac.

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, analyze and share essential information. The company's products are the FileMaker Pro line - versatile database software for teams and organizations, 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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Media contact:

Kevin Mallon
408-987-7227
kevin_mallon@filemaker.com

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