Look Up Another Term

Definition: Claris


(Claris Corporation, Santa Clara, CA) A software subsidiary of Apple that was separated from the corporation (although mostly owned by it) in 1988 and then bought back in 1990. In 1998, Apple turned Claris Corporation into FileMaker, Inc., to focus on database and Web software. FileMaker Pro and Claris Home Page were the products retained by FileMaker, but Home Page was discontinued in 2001. For more information, visit www.filemaker.com. See FileMaker.