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FileFire Advanced

FileMaker plug-in that improves the way you manage and reference external files

FileFire Advanced for FileMaker 7-12

Product Info

Attach external Files to Records

FileFire Advanced is an indispensable FileMaker plug-in that improves the way you manage and reference external files. Create, copy, move, delete and archive files and folders. Link files to FileMaker data the way you always wanted. Retrieve all items of specific folders or volumes. Import and apply file attributes such as name, size and even icons. Launch referenced files from within FileMaker together with their parent applications. Enrich your solution with stunning file management features not seen in FileMaker before.

Compare Features

File Management Feature FM 8-12
FFA
FM 7
FFA
FM 7
FM 8-12
Import/reference single file, static path
Import/reference single file, dynamic path defined through file dialog
Export single file, static path
Export single file, dynamic path defined through file dialog
Export single file, dynamic path calculated by script  
List contents of folders and volumes in FileMaker    
Show file attributes including file size, icon, creation and modification timestamp    
Launch any external file    
Check existence of any external file    
Import/reference single file, dynamic path calculated by script    
Batch import/reference all files of a folder (including office documents), dynamic path defined through folder dialog      
Batch export multiple files, dynamic path defined through folder dialog      
Write file attributes    
Create, copy, move and delete files and folders    
Zip and Unzip files and folders    
Find files and folders on disk    
Status dialog    

Function overview

Import or reference all items of a specific folder (including office documents)
Have users specify external files or folders using system dialogs and retrieve selected paths in ScriptMaker List items of any folder or volume in FileMaker
Batch export files or references from container fields into user specified folders
Launch any external file from FileMaker together with its parent application
Manipulate the file attributes, like name, icon, size, creation and modification dates
Create, copy, move and delete files and folders
Zip and UnZip archives
Find files and folders on disk
Script the status dialogs

Possible Solutions

Create professional document libraries that link relevant files to FileMaker records
Add file attributes to solutions that import or reference external files
Manage external files on disk from within FileMaker
Integrate FileFire Advanced features with FileMaker script steps such as Insert File, Insert Picture, Insert QuickTime and Export Field Contents (requires FileMaker 8 or later) to create dynamic file management solutions
Archive database backups in ZIP format

Availability

FileFire Advanced is available as single user and network licenses starting at just US$ 59 (upgrade just US$ 35). If you would like to redistribute FileFire Advanced together with your FileMaker solution you can obtain a developer license for royalty-free distribution. Please review the Pricing & Purchase page for further information.

Download Free Trial

Download a trial version of FileFire Advanced for free. The Quick Start file included in the download package gets you started in minutes. For further reference check out the detailed manual that is included as well.

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