FileMaker, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of its Bento for iPad app on the App Store. The app is based on Bento for iPhone with enhancements to make the most of the big, beautiful iPad screen. The new app enables users to manage contacts, track projects, plan events and more, and can be used by itself or synchronised with Bento 3 for Mac.
“Bento has been one of the leading productivity apps for the Mac and iPhone for some time and we’re very excited to now bring a great version to iPad at an incredible price,” said Steve McManus, Regional Manager, FileMaker, Inc. – Asia Pacific, in the press release.
The new Bento for iPad provides gesture support navigation on iPad and takes full advantage of the innovative device’s big screen. The app works in both portrait and landscape views, automatically switching between views as the user rotates the iPad. Users can simply touch the screen to edit information in choice, date and rating fields and checkboxes. A new quick tap lets users watch videos, view photos and send e-mails. Customers can even browse web links in Bento without leaving the app.
The app features cool new notebook, clipboard, and glass themes that you can apply to any Bento library to make your database look as great as it works. It also includes 25 pre-designed customisable templates ranging from event planning, time billing, recipes, classes, dieting and m