FileMaker Inc. is a computer software company formed in 1998 from the vestiges of Claris as a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple Inc.
FileMaker develops, supports and markets two relational database programs; FileMaker and Bento. FileMaker is available for both Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems and is aimed towards business use, or home users with high-end needs. Bento, aimed at the home user or basic small business user, is a Mac OS X application with additional versions available for the iPhone and iPad.
The company has been profitable for every quarter since its formation and currently employs 300 people in eight offices worldwide.