Claris FileMaker Alternatives for Linux

    Claris FileMaker is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is DBeaver, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Claris FileMaker and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Claris FileMaker are Symphytum (Free, Open Source), Odoo (Freemium, Open Source), Kexi (Free, Open Source) and Matrify (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 14, 2021

    1. DBeaver - Universal Database Manager and SQL Client. DBeaver is free and open source (GPL) universal database tool for developers and database administrators. Usability is the main goal of this project, program UI is carefully designed and implemented.
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    2. 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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      The GitHub repository is archived, no longer maintained.

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      Most users think Symphytum is a great alternative to Claris FileMaker.
      This app is straight forward and allows you to get a task done immediately. What it lacks in import export power this app makes up for in pure function.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    3. Odoo (formerly OpenERP) is a suite of open-source business apps written in Python and distributed under the AGPL license, under the Open Core software business model. It is used by 2 million users worldwide to manage companies of all size.
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      Bricolas Next generation of cloud CRM and 100% online database management
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    4. Kexi is considered as a long awaited Open Source competitor for Microsoft Access, Filemaker and Oracle Forms.
      Some users think Kexi is a great alternative to Claris FileMaker, some don't.
    5. Matrify is the middle way between spreadsheets and industry-specific software. Use Matrify to work on tables and lists with your team, e. g.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
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      Combine the flexibility of a spreadsheet with the robustness of a database to organize your data, your way.
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      VFront is a dynamic front-end for MySQL or PostgreSQL databases written in PHP and Javascript. With VFront you can create forms for manage your data in AJAX style, different rules and privileges for groups, report in XML,HTML,PDF,statistics and much more.
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      Some users think VFront is a great alternative to Claris FileMaker, some don't.
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      Write once, deploy anywhere LiveCode enables flexible delivery to multiple platforms and devices from a single code base. This capability can boost the return on investment you get from adopting LiveCode by an order of magnitude.
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      LiveCode is nothing like Access. You still have to code everything yourself, no wizards, no easy report builder, no automatic data-binding to controls... The list goes on and on. This is a programming application, not an end-user application. Completely different.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      restdb.io is a Plug-and-Play Database Service, suited perfectly to power business apps and dynamic web content. Databases are built in an easy to use web interface. It features a rich selection of data types and relation types as well as Excel import/export.
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      HSQLDB (Hyper Structured Query Language Database) is a relational database management system written in Java. It has a JDBC driver and supports a large subset of SQL-92 and SQL:2008 standards. It offers a fast, small (around 1300 kilobytes in version 2.
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      HSQLDB is a DBMS. Filemaker is not only a DBMS, but a frontend design app too.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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