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Bento Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Bento for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Airtable, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Bento and 17 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Bento are LibreOffice - Base, Tap Forms, Claris FileMaker and Symphytum.

Bento alternatives are mainly Database Managers but may also be Spreadsheet Apps or Project Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Bento.
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  1. Airtable icon

    Airtable

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    128 alternatives to Airtable 

    Airtable is the easy but powerful organizational tool that works exactly the way you want. It's as fast and flexible as a spreadsheet, but offers a refreshingly clean, modern way to organize and collaborate on everything.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Airtable simultaneously.
    2.  Kanban BoardAirtable allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    3.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Airtable using IFTTT.
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  2. LibreOffice - Base icon

    LibreOffice - Base

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    73 alternatives to LibreOffice - Base 

    Base is a full-featured desktop database front end, designed to meet the needs of a broad array of users, for all kinds of usages, such as keeping track of collections of objects,maintaining customer information databases,maintaining student grade and curriculum...

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    1.  PortableLibreOffice - Base can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLibreOffice - Base can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Ad-freeLibreOffice - Base doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Tap Forms

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    19 alternatives to Tap Forms 

    Tap Forms is a very powerful organizational tool designed to help you keep track of all your life's most important information.

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    - Label Designer -
Using the custom layout designer on Mac, you can generate printable labels for any of the data stored in your form fields. With over a thousand Avery® label sizes available, you can quickly and easily create and print any quantity of labels, no mail merges or data sorting required. Print address labels for clients, or print price stickers for new merchandise to efficiently track your product inventory.
    - Custom Layouts -
The custom layout designer built into the Mac version of Tap Forms allows you to showcase your data differently for digital and print. For instance, you can create printable summary reports to share with your clients, while viewing a more detailed report on your Mac.
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    Tap Forms vs Bento opinions
    Most users think Tap Forms is a great alternative to Bento.
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    no PW, uneasy to use, difficult to sync mac and iphone, no other templates etc.

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    Tap Forms imports Bento templates in one step. It re-creates all your Bento layouts and imports all your records, including photos and file attachments.

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    Claris FileMaker

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    87 alternatives to Claris FileMaker 

    FileMaker is a cross-platform relational database application. It integrates a database engine with a graphical user interface and security features, allowing users to modify the database by dragging new elements into layouts, screens, or forms.

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    Most users think Claris FileMaker is a great alternative to Bento.
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    FileMaker Pro is just the best. However, for the home user, it's far too expensive. :-(

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    Symphytum

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    36 alternatives to Symphytum 

    Symphytum is a personal database software for everyone who desires to manage and organize data in an easy and intuitive way, without having to study complex database languages and software user interfaces.

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    1.  Import CSV DataSymphytum can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
    2.  PortableSymphytum can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Most users think Symphytum is a great alternative to Bento.


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    Steward Database

    108 alternatives to Steward Database 

    Steward is a personal database for organizing everything. It's easy to use.

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    Records for Mac

    • Mac
    14 alternatives to Records for Mac 

    Records is the most innovative personal database app ever designed. Efficiently collect and organize any kind of information, from your movies to your customer invoices in this easy-to-use database creation and management tool.

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    iDatabase for Mac

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    13 alternatives to iDatabase for Mac 

    iDatabase makes it easy for everyone to create and manage collections, inventories, lists and databases thanks to a novel user experience for this type of application. iDatabase is ideal for those who want to organise and quickly look up useful information for work or leisure.

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    EagleData

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    7 alternatives to EagleData 

    EagleData is a simple but flexible database that I wrote in the last millennium for the good old ATARI. It is useful to file your addresses, catalogue your cd-, games-, or video-collection, etc.. It can even export your data as html-table and print labels.

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    Ninox

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    30 alternatives to Ninox 

    Create your own Business Application with Ninox that matches your workflow. Ninox lets you integrate and customize applications from different departments such as CRM, ERP, HR, Accounting, Sales and PM to streamline your operations most efficiently.

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    Organize people, projects and inventory
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