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Definition: FileMaker


A cross platform database management (DBMS) and development system for Mac, Windows and iOS from FileMaker, Inc., an Apple subsidiary. FileMaker Pro allows for the creation of apps that run on desktops, mobile devices and the cloud. FileMaker Go runs FileMaker apps on iPhones and iPads, while FileMaker WebDirect runs the apps in a Web browser. FileMaker Server provides a sharable server for the apps, and FileMaker Cloud provides sharable access via the Amazon AWS cloud. See Claris.