The majority of the downloads have come from sales and trial downloader’s of Bento, and the company is just now beginning to distribute Bento around the world. In addition to English, Bento is now available in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese.
“Bento’s popularity is propelled by the need for easy-to-use organizational software tools such as Bento, and by the rapid adaption of Mac OS X Leopard,” said FileMaker president Dominique Goupil in the press release.
Bento has also won praise throughout the editorial community. BusinessWeek recently termed it “a powerful organizing tool anyone can use.” Bento was honored as Editors’ Choice by Laptop magazine, MacWorld magazine (UK) and Mac Observer.
Bento is the stylish, personal database that helps Mac users organize their work and personal life. Designed specifically for Mac OS X Leopard, Bento is an exceptionally easy way to organize contacts, calendars, projects, events, and more, faster and easier than ever before.
FileMaker, Inc. develops award-winning database software. Its products include the legendary FileMaker Pro product line for Windows, Mac and the Web, and the new Bento personal database for Mac. FileMaker Pro won 46 awards, more than its next eight competitors combined, from 2003-2007. Millions of customers, from individuals to large organisations, rely on FileMaker, Inc. software to manage, analyse and share information. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Inc.
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