Nickenich, Germany - MonkeyBread Software today is pleased to announce MBS FileMaker Plugin 2.9 for Mac OS X or Windows, the latest update to their product that is easily the most powerful plugin currently available for FileMaker Pro. As the leading database management solution for Windows, Mac, and the web, the FileMaker Pro Integrated Development Environment supports a plugin architecture that can easily extend the feature set of the application. MBS FileMaker Plugin 2.9 has been updated and now includes 1200 different functions, and the versatile plugin has gained more than 100 new features:
- We added new OCR functions which allow you to use the open source tesseract 3.01 library to recognize text in images. This works nice with images in Filemaker containers and provides text for full text search in media databases.
- With our XL functions and the libXL library, you can read and write content to Excel files. No need for Microsoft Excel being installed. Especially you can write reports by loading a template Excel file and adding your data. Also you can create customized import functions to read data from Excel files. LibXL supports several Excel versions and supports both the older xls files and newer xlsx files.
- You can now use PHP again in our plugins. We updated those functions to work with current PHP library. You can execute PHP functions, work with various extensions and call back from PHP code to your Filemaker scripts.
- We now include our Runtime Shrinker application with our plugins. This application can reduce the size of a Filemaker runtime application by over 50%, depending on the settings like which languages or libraries to remove. Try it and enjoy faster downloads of your runtime solutions.