Apple owned FileMaker has announced a special 'Buy One FileMaker, Give One Free' special holiday offer that allows those purchasing a downloadable version of FileMaker Pro 11 from the online FileMaker Web Store to receive a second downloadable copy free – worth £260.
The award-winning, database software for Mac, Windows, iPhone iPad and the Web would make an ideal Christmas gift insists FileMaker. The limited offer is valid until 22 December 2010.
"FileMaker lets people manage their information the easy way," said Ryan Rosenberg, vice president of marketing and services for FileMaker.
"Now, in the spirit of value and sharing this holiday season, we are making it simple to pass along the productivity by giving friends, colleagues, clients or charities a gift that can help them improve the way they organise their data and activities. There has never been a better time to purchase FileMaker Pro 11 and take advantage of all its new features."
The small print reads: "The offer is limited to one gift request per person, per household, and per company. The promotion is valid only for the downloadable version of FileMaker Pro 11 and applies only to new versions of FileMaker Pro 11 – not for software upgrades, updates, volume licenses and/or site licenses. The offer is not valid in connection with any other rebates, discounts, or promotions."
For full offer details can be found at www.filemaker.co.uk/offer/bogo/.
System requirements for FileMaker Pro 11 and FileMaker Pro Advanced 11 are Mac OS X 10.5.7 or later and is Universal with the exception of the Intel only Mac OS X 10.6. PC requirements are Windows XP Professional, Home Edition (SP 3), Windows Vista Ultimate, Business, Home Premium (SP 2) and Windows 7 Ultimate, Professional, Home Premium. Full specs can be found here.
FileMaker Pro 11 costs £260.61. FileMaker Pro 11 Advanced costs £391.51. FileMaker Server 11 costs £831.81. FileMaker Server 11 Advanced costs £2,616.81.
A FileMaker 11 Workgroup Bundle offering potential savings is also available. 5 FileMaker Pro 11 licenses, one FileMaker Server 11 license, and one-year of Maintenance costs £1,783.81. 10 FileMaker Pro 11 licenses, one FileMaker Server 11 license, and one-year of Maintenance costs £2,973.81.
All prices include VAT. A free 30-day trial is also available here.
A comparison between FileMaker Pro 11 and FileMaker Pro 11 Advanced is available here.
FileMaker Pro 11 garnered Macworld UK’s Editors Choice with a 5 out of 5 rating. Macworld's review of FileMaker Pro 11 is available here.
FileMaker Pro 10 won Best productivity software at last year's prestigious Macworld Awards, while FileMaker's Bento 3 won Best Consumer Software.