New FileMaker Connectivity for RagTime 6.5

Hannover/Dortmund – December 18, 2008, developer of the award winning business publishing solution RagTime, announced a Universal Binary version of RagTime FileTime, its extension to connect to FileMaker databases on Mac OS X. The new version, named RagTime FileTime X-UB, is much faster on Mac Intel computers. No special programming or database knowledge is required to enhance mail merge, personalized brochures, catalogs, and other printed materials, with data from a FileMaker database. RagTime offers manifold layout features like integrated table setting options and ready-made business graphs. Whether providing professional output for digital and offset printers, producing PDF or HTML, RagTime 6.5 is the ideal tool for efficient, and easy to use, database publishing and reporting


RagTime FileTime X-UB  includes 15 functions to effortlessly implement automated database queries. Intuitively using drag & drop, the content of individual database fields can be transferred into any RagTime layout document. The underlying functionality is automatically provided by RagTime 6.5 as a background task. Each customer owning RagTime FileTime X can get the upgrade free of charge on purchasing a RagTime 6.5 upgrade until 31.12.2008. Only the FileTime X license number is required. There is also a special 15% savings on any RagTime FileTime X-UB purchase until the end of this year


Further information on RagTime FileTime X-UB can be found on the website A preview version of RagTime FileTime X-UB and RagTime 6.5 can be downloaded and tested free of charge.

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For more than ten years, the RagTime business publishing solution has enabled users to easily and professionally set up office and creative design documents. RagTime 6, introduced in 2006, made it even easier to use, while incorporating sophisticated design technologies like transparencies, PDF and HTML output.

RagTime is the perfect match of an office and a desktop publishing application: the software combines word processing, spreadsheet, diagrams, images, and graphics in a comfortable layout environment. RagTime is easy to use and covers all needs, from the "ad hoc“ set up of simple forms to the database driven production of a multi-language technical catalog. RagTime is offered in identical versions for Mac and Windows, and is licensed for a main and a secondary computer. Thus full compatibility is guaranteed for mixed Windows and Mac installations.

Learn more about the features and benefits of RagTime 6 on the RagTime website RagTime is a registered trademark of Development GmbH.



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