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FileMaker and ServiceObjects Announce Free Web Services For
FileMaker Pro 6 Users

…Business-ready XML solutions deliver real-time data directly into
FileMaker Pro 6 databases…

London, UK - Nov. 29th, 2002 - Starting today, FileMaker International is
making available the following two free Web services for FileMaker Pro 6
users in conjunction with ServiceObjects, Inc., a leader in building web
services, downloadable free of charge at now through September 30,

o Package Tracking - Track packages across multiple carriers (including
DHL, Federal Express, UPS and USPS) from a central Web interface.

o Email validation -Verify email address in real-time to improve customer
feedback and reduce time and cost for follow-up emailing.

All of the ServiceObjects' DOTS ™Web Services may be accessed 100 times per day.

"By working with ServiceObjects, we are helping FileMaker developers pave the way for a future of universal information exchange," said Dominique Goupil, president of FileMaker, Inc. "Through ServiceObjects, FileMaker Pro developers will have ready access to Web services so they can create
custom applications that automatically gather and share information over the Web."

"With integrated XML import and export, FileMaker Pro 6 is extending desktop application development to the next level," said Geoff Grow, CEO of ServiceObjects. "By integrating with DOTS Web services over the Web, FileMaker developers can quickly create custom applications that contain
real-time data drawn from many different sources and have that data updated automatically as it changes."

FileMaker Pro 6 users may also download customized XSLT (Extensible Style Sheets) free at The stylesheets allow for XML data exchange between FileMaker Pro 6 and specific XML based data sources. All use of the web services and
customized XSLT style sheets are subject to the terms and conditions stated on the FileMaker Web site.

About FileMaker, Inc.

FileMaker is a leader in workgroup databases. FileMaker software lets departments and teams create and share databases to manage and track projects, assets and people. Its award-winning FileMaker line of database software provides relational power, instant and custom Web publishing and
legendary ease-of-use. FileMaker, Inc. is the database software subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).

About ServiceObjects, Inc.

Founded in 1999, ServiceObjects, Incorporated develops Web services for common business tasks such as address correction, email validation, and phone number look-up. ServiceObjects' DOTS platform enables users to simultaneously access third-party Internet sites, databases, intranets and
other external resources as if the content existed locally. ServiceObjects has 140+ clients and enjoys a high retention rate due to its fanatical commitment to customer service.


For information on where to purchase FileMaker products please call:

Tel: 01628 534158

©2002 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. Pricing and
availability are subject to change without notice.

Andrew Smith

Object Marketing

Tel: 020 8762 9292


Tony Speakman

General Manager, FileMaker Northern Europe

Tel: 01628 534100


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