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Score 9.1 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Caspio

Contact forms are incredibly easy to build and customize, as are most other kinds of more involved forms. Forms allow html input and can be designed in a number of ways. It's helpful if you know some HTML. JavaScript knowledge can add advanced options, but is not necessary for the most common uses. The company used to call itself "No-Code," but has changed to say "Low Code," which is much more accurate.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FileMaker Pro

If your company is really small, I can understand the need for a product like this. However, I would go for MS Access... FileMaker Pro can not be integrated with other systems (like MS Access can at least be handled by C# for instance, and can be integrated with MS Excel or even SQL server). I'm really not sure in what scenario one would choose for FileMaker Pro. If your application or company grows bigger, you're going to have a problem to move to another environment. Also, the fact that only one person can work with the backend at any given time is a problem in a somewhat larger company.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Low-Code Development

Caspio
8.3
FileMaker Pro
Visual Modeling
Caspio
7.0
FileMaker Pro
Drag-and-drop Interfaces
Caspio
7.2
FileMaker Pro
Platform Security
Caspio
9.0
FileMaker Pro
Platform User Management
Caspio
8.0
FileMaker Pro
Reusability
Caspio
9.5
FileMaker Pro
Platform Scalability
Caspio
9.3
FileMaker Pro

Pros

Caspio

  • Caspio is an online database platform. It allows one to create multiple tables and views to be stored via the web. Tables can be configured to not only hold data but also to hold files like Word docs and images.
  • Caspio is great at creating online forms and reports. It allows the user to create forms to capture, update data, whether it's password protected or just a simple form.
  • As a database platform, one can create online tables and forms linking multiple tables and views to each other. I would say it is the Microsoft Access of the online platforms.
  • The system is very easy. Wizards allow one to create forms, tables, and datapages. Since the platform is online, you may access your database anywhere.
Salvador Curiel | TrustRadius Reviewer

FileMaker Pro

  • The relational database management system makes the program highly customizable to fit the needs of any product. You can add a ton of information to each record and update your inventory on a regular basis with an Excel import or manually inside of the record. It has the capability to incorporate barcoding, which can manage your available inventory with ease.
  • The scripting language allows FileMaker to automatically calculate complex algorithms automatically or generate report outs with the click of a button. This allows for greater UI, especially with active users who are not familiar with writing code. Almost all of our internal data is linked to the FileMaker database
  • The server license allows many users to update the database in real time, which is handy if your inventory is constantly changing. We have users with Macs, PCs, iPhones and handheld tablets linked to our FileMaker database and they are updating the information constantly throughout the day.
  • If you invest some time into formatting and scripting the database, there is a high ease of use for users without knowledge of any programming or FileMaker itself.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Caspio

  • Pricing for additional storage could be a bit more competitive
  • The builder wizard is helpful, however there could be a tutorial for first time users
  • Calendar pdf exports would be usefull
Daniel Fisher | TrustRadius Reviewer

FileMaker Pro

  • Developer features need to be beefed up - namely adding the ability to search code for a phrase or keyword and the ability to do the same in the "relationship graph" in the database.
  • Add ability for users to edit the same table record at the same time by version control.
  • Allow Filemaker Server to use more than 1 core; currently multi-processing is not supported and it can be tricky to find just the right server to support the application you've built to the fullest capacity.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Caspio

Caspio 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We are committed to Caspio Bridge. We could migrate to another product, but we would not be able to do so quickly. I estimate that we would need about a year (maybe more) to convert all of our forms and processes if we were to switch to some other product
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FileMaker Pro

FileMaker Pro 10.0
Based on 6 answers
It it not really up to me but my opinion does have some weight in the decision and the reason I would renew my use FileMaker Pro 8.5 is because I am finally getting used to it! Now that I have been working with the program, tasks have become quicker and projects are getting done faster. File Maker Pro 8.5 really is a versatile tool and I think we are just scratching the surface with it's abilities.
Veronica Allen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Caspio

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FileMaker Pro

FileMaker Pro 6.0
Based on 4 answers
The usability rating I'm providing is for the development interface - the usability of the application you build is relative to how much effort is put into the application. Filemaker needs to roll out some features that are "modern" sooner rather than later. They do roll out new features every year, but at a slow pace. We generally get 1 new TRULY useful feature every year. They need to step it up some!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Caspio

Caspio 8.5
Based on 2 answers
I've had some instances where my team and I discovered a bug in Caspio. We alerted the company, and the bug was fixed in the next regular update of the software. The few times that I've had to contact support, it was a pretty good experience. They're not terribly quick to respond and take action, but they don't ignore you, either.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FileMaker Pro

FileMaker Pro 7.9
Based on 9 answers
The forums are great with lots of helpful experts and the staff monitor them to provide help where needed. There have been a couple of unique technical issues I've had to deal with that I haven't been able to get resolved so I chose to score this a 9 instead of a 10.
Mike Memme | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Caspio

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FileMaker Pro

FileMaker Pro 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Suggest you use an iterative R.A.D. or AGILE development approach. (i.e. rather than writing a gigantic spec for a system, then building it). FileMaker facilitates quick prototypes. Developing an example, then allowing users to "try it out" is a snap.
Gary Teuber | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Caspio

GroupHigh is so frustrating to use. It is constantly changing the way you can search for bloggers, and we can never find exactly what we are looking for
Lynzee Jablonka | TrustRadius Reviewer

FileMaker Pro

FileMaker is still the quickest way to go from zero to having a minimum viable working solution. Simple solutions can be built in as little as a afternoon of development. It is the only tool I am aware of which allows tech savy end users with domain knowledge to build bespoke apps for their businesses without undertaking professional software development training.
Benjamin Fletcher | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Caspio

  • Positive impact of easy of adding new varieties.
  • Positive impact of having new emails added directly to email list through Zapier.
  • Positive impact on increasing productivity of our staff.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FileMaker Pro

  • We are a more agile company because of FileMaker. A few of us who are tech-savvy enough to manage the database (but are not professional developers) can make needed adjustments to our database without having to employ an in-house developer or contract with a 3rd party. As our business processes evolve and change, it's easy to update the database to accommodate those changes.
Kelly Turner | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Caspio

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Caspio Editions & Modules

Edition
Free$01
Explore$1251
Build$2501
Grow$5001
CorporateCustom Pricing
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details
> All plans include unlimited application users. > Use visual point-and-click tools to build custom database applications without IT or programming skills. > Embed apps seamlessly on any website, intranet, CMS or portal in a few clicks. > Enterprise-grade scalability and reliability on cloud infrastructure running on AWS and Microsoft SQL Server. > Compliance plans support strict regulatory requirements: HIPAA; FERPA; PCI DSS Level 1; VPAT 2.0/Section 508; GDPR; EU-US Privacy Shield; SOC 1, 2 & 3; ISO 9001, 27001; CSA Star Level 1, 2 & 3; 3D Secure 2. > Project consultations for planning and customization, in-depth online help, how-to videos and instructor-led training. > Pricing plans designed for teams of all sizes.

FileMaker Pro

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

FileMaker Pro Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Caspio
9.3
FileMaker Pro
6.8

Likelihood to Renew

Caspio
10.0
FileMaker Pro
10.0

Usability

Caspio
FileMaker Pro
6.0

Reliability and Availability

Caspio
FileMaker Pro
9.0

Support Rating

Caspio
8.5
FileMaker Pro
7.9

Implementation Rating

Caspio
FileMaker Pro
10.0

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