need some general information
i know nothing about filemaker so please humour me :)
i have a fairly complex database created in Access 2010, I distribute it freely to a fairly large group of people using a lot of different systems - about 80% of them use a runtime version of Access to use it, as you can imagine that is clumsy at best, also the mac people cant use it at all
So, i've decided i need to transfer it to Filemaker to make it more user friendly
Before i make the leap i need to clarify some issues
- virtally nobody has filemaker and aren't going to lash out and buy the full version - is there a runtime version of filemaker or will they be able to use it from a server without buying additional software?
- if i do choose to run it from a server, what software will i need to buy?
- I know Access pretty well (i've been using it for over 10 years) - how easy is filemaker to use and is it worth me changing my software?
- The idea of being able to use it on my Ipad was the deciding factor - how good is that feature?