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Personal Database | Bento 3

Supplier: FileMaker

Personal database, Bento 3 helps to organise contacts, track projects, plan events and more, all in one place.


Personal Database - Bento 3

Organise contacts, track projects, plan events and more - all in one place.

Meet Bento 3 for Mac, the breakthrough new version of the wildly popular personal database from FileMaker that's as easy to use as your Mac

Do it better with Bento

Pre-designed templates, downloads from others, and custom forms make it easy.

What's your passion? Selling products, building client relationships, booking your band, organising volunteers, running marathons, collecting coins? Whatever it is, Bento can help you do it better - the fast, fun, and easy way!

Choose from 35 pre-designed templates included with Bento, download and import templates from others who share your passion, or design your own custom forms using beautiful themes designed by Mac artists

Use Bento 3 to do all this and more

  • Organise contacts, clubs and mailing lists
  • Track projects, tasks, and deadlines
  • Plan special events, parties and weddings
  • Link photos to contacts, projects, and events
  • Manage students, classes, and lecture notes
  • Search wine and movie collections
  • Catalogue inventory, assets, and equipment
  • Record billable hours and payments due
  • Keep a daily log of diet and exercise
  • Store recipes and shopping lists

Complement Excel and Numbers

View information in beautiful forms, get easy data entry, and quick searching, sorting, and stats.

If you're managing lists in Microsoft Excel or iWork Numbers, you can easily bring them into Bento using copy and paste or the easy import feature.

Then view your information in beautiful Bento forms, get easy data entry, iTunes-style searching, an Advanced Find feature, quick sorting, instant summary stats, and much more in a personal database format!

Your contacts and calendars like new

View and interact with your contacts and calendars like never before.

Bento links directly to the Address Book and iCal information you already have on your Mac to display your contacts and calendars in new and exciting ways.

Add places to store important details about each person, event, or task, including related files, photos, and emails.

Plus, changes you make in Bento are reflected in Address Book and iCal so your MobileMe account, your iPhone, and your iPod touch will be in sync

Take your photos further

Track more details and link to other information.

With exciting new ways to display your iPhoto information, Bento makes it a snap to track more details about your photos.

Add detailed notes to vacation photos, such as the photographer, plants and wildlife included, or directions to the location.

Plus, it's easy to link your photos to contacts, projects, and events stored in Bento giving you a more complete picture all in one place.

Share your information with ease

Keep your team informed and up to date.

Now you can easily share your contact lists, project plans, event details, and other Bento libraries with up to 5 Bento users on your local area network.*

Choose which libraries you want to share, and if you want to allow adding, deleting, and updating of information, or limit access to viewing only.**Even add a password if you like.

Now your family and friends, classmates, and co workers will always be informed and up to date.

*Sharing requires each user to have their own licensed copy of Bento, and a local area network using a wired or Wi-Fi wireless connection.

**iCal events cannot be edited by others when sharing libraries

Organise more on your iPhone

Get your Bento to go.

Your Bento for Mac information can always be at your fingertips when you use it with Bento for iPhone and iPod touch, sold separately*

Get instant access to details when you're away from your Mac. View libraries and collections, create new records, edit details, and sort data - all on your iPhone or iPod touch.

Plus, you can wirelessly keep your desktop and mobile device in sync whether you edit information on your Mac or on the go**

Learn more about Bento for iPhone and iPod touch.

*Bento for iPhone and iPod touch is available on the App Store for AU$5.99.

**Synchronisation between Bento for Mac and Bento for iPhone and iPod touch requires a Wi-Fi connection.

Note: Some field types require Bento 3 for Mac desktop software.