FMWebschool has announced the availability of FMTouch which enables you to deploy FileMaker Pro on your iPhone or your iPod touch. FMTouch runs locally on your iPhone and does not require internet connection. FMTouch is available in the Business section of Apple’s App Store.
If you use FileMaker Pro and you have an Apple iPhone or iPod touch you can transfer that fully relational database to your iPhone or iPod. Yes you can run FileMaker locally on your iPhone.
FMTouch supports multiple databases: have your contacts database, your inventory database, all with you on your iPhone. You can access your data anywhere and never have to worry about internet connections. You can have all of your FileMaker data running locally on your iPhone. If you add, edit or delete records from your FMTouch database, you can easily sync to your main FileMaker database on your local or served file with our secure sync plug-in. FMTouch works with both Macintosh and Windows.
FMTouch is like having FileMaker in your pocket. FMTouch includes a design interface and offers features only available on the iPhone or iPod touch. Simply tapping a phone number in a field and it automatically dials the phone, or tapping an email address and you are instantly presented with your email application.
FMTouch supports multiple related tables, layouts, portals and value lists. You can add records, edit records, delete records, delete found sets, sort records, edit portal rows, search, find all records and even use FileMaker generated runtimes.
FMTouch requires FileMaker 8 or FileMaker 9. FileMaker Advanced is needed to generate a one-time report to transfer the layout objects and table data to the iPhone. If you don’t have FileMaker Advanced, don’t worry: FMWebschool provides an automated way to upload your database files and generate the DDR for you.
More info here.
FMTouch retails for US$69.99 via Apple’s App Store here.