Bento 4 for Mac – All Features List
Organize contacts, track projects, plan events and manage lists - the fast and easy way!
Get started in seconds
- Choose from 35 built-in templates for organizing contacts, tracking projects, planning events, managing tasks and much more.
- Download more free templates that have been posted to the Bento Template Exchange, including the Bento Business Organizer.
- Import your spreadsheet data with a few clicks.
- Design custom databases from scratch
using easy form design tools.
Do more with your data
- Bring lists of information stored in Excel, Numbers, and other files into Bento using copy and paste or the easy import feature.
- Choose to view information in Table view, Form view, Split view, or Grid view.
- Add style to your forms using beautiful themes designed by Mac artists.
- Perform calculations that can include text you enter and data from other fields.
- Create Smart Collections to group records based on conditions you've selected – just like Smart Albums and Smart Playlists.
- Get easy and accurate data entry using full-screen forms, pop-up choice lists, check boxes, spell checking, and more.
- Store sensitive data like logins and passwords in Encrypted fields.
- Use iTunes-style searching or the advanced find features to pinpoint more precise details.
- Print forms, lists, and mailing labels with a few clicks.
- Sort information in ascending or descending order by date, time, numeric, alphabetic order, duration, rating, and more.
- Get instant summary stats without entering formulas, including sum, count, average, minimum, or maximum.
- Send a group email to many recipients all at once.
We deal with every aspect of the business and that keeps us busy. I saw Bento and knew right away that we should try it out.
- Andrew Titus, Lawyer
There’s a lot to keep track of on a ranch, and I wouldn't be able to do it without my Mac and Bento.
- Wendy Lee, Rancher
Bento is a great solution and works much better than any other database or spreadsheet I've tried.
- Bill Stanford, Realtor
Connect contacts, calendars, files, photos, maps and more
- See contact details, meetings and to-do items related to each person - all on one screen.
- Track project tasks right alongside related files, photos, presentations and emails.
- Organize complete event information in one place, including contracts, vendor details, expenses and more.
- Get driving directions and map details with a single click on any address.
- Store sound and movie files in Media fields and play them right from within Bento.
- Store any type of file in a File List field and use Quick Look to view it instantly from within Bento.
Get your Bento to go
- Get instant access to details when you're away from your Mac with Bento for iPad or Bento for iPhone, both sold separately.
- View libraries and collections, create new records, edit details, sort data, and so much more — all on your iPhone or iPad.
- Plus, you can wirelessly keep your desktop or mobile device in sync whether you edit information on your Mac or on the go.