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FILEMAKER MARKETPLACE LAUNCHES TODAY

…One-Stop Shopping for FileMaker Pro 7 database software add-on solutions and resources now available via www.filemaker.co.uk

London, UK, 7th April 2005 – FileMaker International Ltd. today announced the opening of FileMaker Marketplace, a new online store offering third-party products that work with the award-winning FileMaker Pro 7 database software family. Accessed via the FileMaker UK web site (www.filemaker.co.uk <http://www.filemaker.co.uk> ), FileMaker Marketplace currently features over 50 products from worldwide vendors. FileMaker Marketplace initially is available to customers across Europe and has language availability including English, French, Italian, German, Dutch and Spanish. “Over time we expect to add even more products and languages that will appeal to the large number of customers we have in Europe,” said Neil Wright, European Marketing Manger at FileMaker.

FileMaker Marketplace is a centralised portal for all types of products associated with FileMaker Pro 7, including solutions, plug-ins, books, training programs, tools and utilities. The site is designed to allow customers to purchase products associated with FileMaker and to raise the visibility of the hundreds of products supporting FileMaker Pro that have been created for the convenience of nearly every industry, government and non-profit organization.

To celebrate the launch of Marketplace, FileMaker is offering free shipping on all Marketplace orders during April and a further £20.00 discount when a Marketplace product is purchased alongside a FileMaker-branded product.

“There is an large worldwide community of FileMaker developers, consultants and software companies that bring out the best of FileMaker Pro resources to public and private sector customers,” said Keith Harris, Vice President - International for FileMaker, Inc. “FileMaker Marketplace is essentially “one stop FileMaker Pro 7 shopping,’ added Harris.

“We are delighted to make our products available to the large FileMaker community via the new Marketplace store,” said Peter Baanen, of Troi Automatisering, a leading developer of FileMaker plug-in technology, “We see Marketplace as the ideal place for new and existing FileMaker users to find all the complementary products they need.”

According to Paul Cruse at Cruse Control: "As a leading FileMaker developer, we see the new FileMaker Marketplace as a great way of increasing exposure for our solutions. It means even more potential customers will be able to understand very clearly how our solutions can help them and how they can be using these in no time at all."

FileMaker Marketplace makes it easy for customers to make payment, displaying prices in British Pounds, Euros, Swedish Krona, Norwegian Krona, Danish Krona and Swiss Francs. Customers may also use credit cards that are accepted internationally.

Third party vendors interested in listing their solutions on FileMaker Marketplace may receive further information from their local FileMaker office.

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 a range of scalable servers, mobile database products, 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).

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CUSTOMER CONTACT

For information on where to purchase FileMaker products please call:
Tel: 01628 534158 www.filemaker.co.uk <http://www.filemaker.co.uk>


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