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Improved FileMaker Meetings And FileMaker Tasks

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Improved FileMaker Meetings 2.0 and FileMaker Tasks 2.0 Business Applications Now Shipping From FileMaker

But both at AUD$149 (ex. GST) for a limited time now at www.filemaker.com.au/applications; now compatible with FileMaker Pro 7

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -May 20, 2004 - FileMaker, Inc. announced new versions of its popular office applications, FileMaker Meetings 2.0 and FileMaker Tasks 2.0, meetings management and tasks management software designed to improve individual and team productivity. The two software applications include new features and work with the recently introduced FileMaker Pro 7 database software, which has already received high ratings from several technology publications. FileMaker also announced a special, limited time discount when both applications are purchased at the same time. First time buyers may purchase FileMaker Meetings 2.0 and FileMaker Tasks 2.0 for AUD$149 (ex. GST). Current users of FileMaker Meetings 1.0 or FileMaker Tasks 1.0 can upgrade their current application for free.

"This is an excellent bundle for companies that want to make sure they make the most of their valuable management and staff resources," said John Dasher, product manager, FileMaker, Inc. "The business value of just the first productive meeting using FileMaker Meetings more than pays for the cost of the two applications. For both individual career and organisational advancement, FileMaker Meetings and FileMaker Tasks should be core business applications."

FileMaker Meetings 2.0

FileMaker Meeting 2.0 is a ready-to-use, customisable meeting management application that makes it simple to create an agenda, record and distribute meeting minutes and assign action items. FileMaker Meetings helps create and communicate an agenda to build the foundation for a successful meeting. The application organises meeting-relevant information in one place. FileMaker Meetings also integrates with other FileMaker Applications, making it easy to share common data.

FileMaker Meetings 2.0 adds five essential new features, including:

* Organise meeting-relevant information in one place, including supporting documents

* Share common data like contacts and tasks between multiple FileMaker Applications (FileMaker Tasks 2.0, FileMaker Meetings 2.0)

* Save frequently used "Finds" or searches, for later re-use, which saves time entering frequently used search criteria.

* Compile project histories or summaries of outstanding action items with Meetings' built-in reporting

* Create multiple windows at will to construct a personalised work environment.

FileMaker Tasks 2.0 FileMaker Tasks 2.0 is a ready-to-use, customisable task management application that keeps individuals and workgroups on track and on task. FileMaker Tasks organises task-relevant information in one place, creating and assigning tasks, tracking tasks to completion, locating and reporting on tasks on demand and communicating task-relevant details and status to the workgroup group.

Unlike complex project management software, FileMaker Tasks gives employees an instant, visual picture of what their work priorities are. FileMaker Tasks integrates with other FileMaker applications so data can be exchanged and shared.

FileMaker Tasks 2.0 adds a number of exciting new features, including:

* Easily create and assign tasks and subtasks, either as an individual or for an entire group. * Save frequently used "Finds," or searches, for later reuse, which saves time entering frequently used search criteria * Create reports to check the status of outstanding tasks or just tasks for a specific project or group * Share common data like contacts and tasks between multiple FileMaker Applications (FileMaker Tasks 2.0, FileMaker Meetings 2.0) * Create multiple windows at will to construct a personalised work environment.

Pricing & Distribution

FileMaker Meetings 2.0 and FileMaker Tasks 2.0 are affordably priced at AUD$99 (ex. GST) each and can be purchased s a CD-ROM online at www.filemaker.com.au/applications. For a limited time, if purchased together, the price of the two applications is AUD$149 (ex. GST). Customers will also need to have FileMaker Pro 7 installed to run FileMaker Meetings 2.0 or FileMaker Tasks 2.0. Volume licensing is also available.

System Requirements

FileMaker Meetings 2.0 requires FileMaker 7. In addition, the computer monitor's screen resolution must be set to a minimum of 1024 x 768. FileMaker Tasks 2.0 also requires FileMaker 7. Both applications run on Microsoft Windows XP and Apple's Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later.

About FileMaker, Inc.

FileMaker Pro is used by millions of individuals and workgroups around the world to be more productive and efficient. Business, education and government customers rely on FileMaker to manage people, projects, images, assets and other information. In addition to being the number one-selling easy-to-use database software, the award-winning FileMaker product line also includes low-cost Applications that automate basic business tasks, ready-to-use Starter Solutions and tools to create and share solutions from the desktop to the web. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). www.filemaker.com.au

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C2004 FileMaker, Inc. All rights reserved. FileMaker is a trademark of FileMaker, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. The stated prices are suggested list prices and actual prices may vary.


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