New Bento 3 Contact And Customer Manager From Filemaker Prepares Mac Users For A More Organized And Productive New Year

Free download includes trial version of Bento 3 personal database for Mac

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Jan. 13, 2010 - FileMaker, Inc. today announced the Bento 3 Contact and Customer Manager, a customized set of three new templates that make it easy for Mac users to organize all their contacts and customer details in one place - the perfect solution to a very popular New Year's resolution. The Bento 3 Contact and Customer Manager includes a free 30-day trial of the popular Bento 3 personal database for Mac, plus three professionally designed, ready-to-use templates including customer and client contacts, sales receipts, and sales opportunities.

The Bento 3 Contact and Customer Manager also works with Bento for iPhone and iPod touch, so customers can organize their contacts and business activities on an iPhone or iPod touch and then synchronize the information to their Mac.

With the Bento 3 Contact and Customer Manager, users can store and organize extensive details such as completed and upcoming calls, as well as meetings and to-do items for each contact linked from iCal Events and iCal Tasks. They can also keep date-and-time stamped notes from meetings and conversations and attach documents, spreadsheets, images and e-mails to any contact record. The Bento 3 Contact and Customer Manager lets users track sales opportunities including product or service, units, amount and probability of close. All of this detailed information can be located quickly using iTunes-style searching.

"Customers and prospects can tell if you are organized - or not. By tracking notes from past meetings and conversations, upcoming to-do items, completed phone calls, and important e-mails you'll be ready when your customers are." said Ryan Rosenberg, vice president, marketing and services, FileMaker, Inc. "With the Bento 3 Contact and Customer Manager, we're providing an easy and affordable way for customers to get instant access to complete contact and customer details-fully integrated with iCal Tasks and iCal Events-so they have a central hub of information that lets them stay more organized and productive."

The Contact and Customer Manager is designed to work with Bento 3, which has received rave reviews from the media including a recent 2009 Editor's Pick award from Macworld. Bento 3 adds useful new features such as Grid View, integration with iPhoto, sharing data with others on a local network and securing data with 128-bit AES encryption.

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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