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24U SimpleFile Plug-In 2.0

Manage files & folders
anywhere on your computer
directly from FileMaker Pro!

  Mac OS XWindows        Download   Buy

This file management plug-in for FileMaker Pro allows you to create, delete, copy, move, rename, read and edit all your files and folders directly from your databases.

This version brings network volume mounting, RTF file support and picture converting functions. It comes with ready-to-use examples for both FileMaker Pro 11 and FileMaker Pro 12. Download a free trial now and try the new version yourself.

What is new in version 2.0

  • Importing/exporting formatted text to/from RTF files
  • Resizing and rotating picture files
  • Mounting and unmounting network volumes
  • Base64 encoding support
  • No limit for long unix paths
  • Recorded sound can be written to a file
  • Works correctly with FileValut protected folders
  • Improved compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
  • Improved compatibility with Windows 7
  • Improved compatibility with FileMaker Pro 12
  • Added native examples in the FileMaker 12 file format
  • Improved stability, performance, and error handling
  • Several minor improvements

Main features

  • Creating files and folders
  • Deleting files and folders (including complete contents)
  • Copying files and folders (including complete contents)
  • Moving files and folders (including complete contents)
  • Renaming files and folders
  • Checking kind of items (file/folder/not found)
  • Checking size of files and folders (data fork/resource fork/file/folder)
  • Checking and setting creation and modification date & time
  • Checking and setting file/folder privileges
  • Choosing file, folder and new file name via system dialog
  • Reading folders (list of items)
  • Reading files (whole contents or part)
  • Writing files (whole, append, modify)
  • Support for explicitly specified text encodings
  • Reading and writing binary files as hexadecimal dump
  • Support for full and relative paths (cross-platform)
  • 100% Unicode

Simplicity in the first place

  • Intuitive syntax with optional parameters
  • Support for multiple path formats with automated recognition
  • Just one easy function for all kinds of dialogs
  • A tutorial with step-by-step instructions included
  • Dedicated example file available for every feature

With the 24U SimpleFile Plug-In you can simply use the path format you're used to and focus on your coding. SimpleFile will automatically recognize the path format and find your files. Fast and simple! See the the examples!

Leverage the Power of FileMaker Server!

  • 24U SimpleFile Plug-In is fully functional as a server-side plug-in
  • Can be used in server-side scripts to access local files on your FileMaker Server
  • Can be used from within web publishing to access local files on your FileMaker Server
  • Allows for importing and exporting data through PHP Web Publishing and Instant Web Publishing

Integrate with MS Office or iWork

The newly added support for styled text import and export lets FileMaker developers more closely integrate word processing applications with their solutions. 24U SimpleFile Plug-In 2.0 uses the standard RTF format for styled text exchange. RTF can be opened and saved by every popular word processor, including MS Word and Pages.

FileMaker Pro Compatibility:

Note for registered users

Type: shareware

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Featured Solution
Local Mini Soccer League using SimpleFile to upload images over web
Derby Junior Football League is using a FileMaker 11 solution hosted on FileMaker Server Advanced to manage clubs and allow clubs to manage their teams. 24U SimpleFile Plug-In is helping them to allow uploading member pictures directly to the FileMaker database over the web interface.
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Item   Language   License (Click here for License Guide)   Users   Price
  24U SimpleFile Plug-In v2   English       $  
  Upgrade from version 1.x   English       $  
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Item   Notes   Files
24U SimpleFile Plug-In 2.0   FM Pro 8.5 - 12 Windows   24uSimpleFilePlugIn20.zip
    FM Pro 8.5 - 12 Mac OS X   24uSimpleFilePlugIn20.dmg
24U SimpleFile Plug-In 1.1.1   FM Pro 7 - 11 Mac OS X   24uSimpleFilePlugIn111.dmg
    FM Pro 7 - 11 Windows   24uSimpleFilePlugIn111.zip
24U SimpleFile Plug-In 1.0   FM Pro 4 - 6, 7 - 11 Mac OS X, Mac OS   24uSimpleFilePlugIn10.dmg
    FM Pro 4 - 6, 7 - 11 Windows   24uSimpleFilePlugIn10.zip