Category Archive for "FM News"

HighPower’s Newest Software Offerings

Two Software Products have been added to the Claris Marketplace Claris has approved the addition of two of our powerful software tools to their Claris Marketplace. If you are not aware of what this is, the Claris Marketplace (, is an international repository of top FileMaker Pro software. Last month our Freelance agency software which […]

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Release 19.3

New FileMaker Release 19.3

Claris has released a new version of FileMaker Pro. Here is a quick highlight of the new features: Apple Silicon Support FileMaker Pro is now a Universal macOS app, which takes advantage of the advanced capabilities of Mac computers with Apple silicon and also runs on Intel-based Mac computers. If you use FileMaker plug-ins or ODBC […]

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FileMaker Pro Charting Options

Charting Options in FileMaker Pro

Dashboard systems to visualize your data in FileMaker Pro It used to be that in the “old” days of FileMaker, if you want to present a chart, you only had access to FileMaker’s internal charting options. But now, you have three choices. First, you can use FileMaker’s internal charting options These have been around forever, […]

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Database Market

Database Market Continues to Expand

A recent report shows that FileMaker and similar software markets continue to grow. This report is by Orbis, and here is the link to the full report. This is good news for anybody who is using FileMaker. This means that the market for this type of product continues to grow. So anybody who owns or […]

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Claris Engage Conference

A virtual conference for FileMaker developers and users This year the annual conference, like so many others impacted by the Covid19 crisis, has gone virtual. This conference used to be called FileMaker Devcon for some twenty plus years. Last year, to mark the name change of the parent company, from FileMaker to Claris, the name […]

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FileMaker 19 is here!

We love the spring-time when the flowers bloom, the sun shines, and Claris releases a new version of FileMaker Pro! FileMaker Pro is one of the best and most amazing software development platforms out there for creating custom business applications. It has proved its worth by continuous growth and prosperity over its forty-year history! It […]

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FileMaker is Poised to “Boom from the Coronavirus Crisis”

A recent article on May 1st, 2020 by Eric RosenBaum at CNBC makes this amazing claim. The article is entitled, “An Apple business you may not know that’s poised to boom from coronavirus crisis.” Some people may not know that Claris (formerly known as FileMaker, Inc) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apple. The article states […]

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FileMaker is Great RAD Software!

What is RAD software? It is Rapid Application Development software. Read it this way, “software that will save my company a lot of development costs because it can be built quickly”. FileMaker has always been one of the great options for rapid application software. This article ( ) lists several others in that same […]

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Claris Connect is Going Virtual!

This year, due to the Covid-19 outbreak, some changes are happening at the conference formerly known as “DevCon for FileMaker”. The annual conference for developers of FileMaker Pro and Claris Connect, is going to be virtual this year. The conference is usually held in August of each year and brings together thousands of developers. They […]

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No-Code Software is the Name of the Game

One of the top players in the No-Code Software category is FileMaker by Claris. What is No Code software? Also sometimes called ‘low code’ software it is a special category of software which is easier to pick up and start using by the average person.  In many cases, very little computer science education is required […]

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