programmer/publisher of iData Pro and
iData Mobile Plus is planning his
Please see the announcement here: Retirement
iData Pro is a flexible, easy to use,
database program that can handle any number
of datafiles. You design each datafile with
a freeform text area and any number of
optional fields (or none at all).
The Freeform Text Area In
addition to text, the FTA can include notes,
images (even PDFs), and small videos. Text in
the FTA can have font and style variations,
such as bold and italic (rich text). A
single record can contain text in a variety of
languages, such as English, Japanese, Chinese,
Fields can be added
to a datafile to provide more structure, and
more options for sorting and selecting records.
Links can be added
either to a field or to the FTA. Possibilities
are: links to web pages, links to email
addresses, links to other records in the
datafile, and links for opening specific files
on your hard drive or local network.
provides preference options that give you lots
of control over how it looks and behaves, at
both the application and datafile levels.
Find Your Data Every datafile
window has a Find Box that is always
available to make locating the desired
record easy and fast, even in a datafile
with thousands of records.
Synchronize Datafiles Between Devices
You can synchronize datafiles with
another Mac, or with an iPad or iPhone
running iData Mobile Plus to
take with you on the road. Datafiles for
iData Mobile Plus can be created and edited
in iData Pro on the Mac, then uploaded to,
and synchronized with, iData Mobile Plus on
the mobile device. This makes data entry
easier, using the larger Mac keyboard and
iData Pro's extensive import and data
Print Labels and Envelopes Templates
are provided for printing single or batch
labels and envelopes. You can make your own
templates with your return address, logo, or
other images. Templates can even be created
for printing business cards and custom forms.
There is a quick print function for printing a
single envelope or label from the current
Extensive User Guide iData Pro
includes a detailed online User
Guide that is available through its Help
menu. The Help Topics index contains
links to articles that are organized into
three sections: Introductory Help Topics,
General Help Topics, and Functional Help
Topics. The Functional Help Topics articles
are arranged by menu item, and they include
the details of the functioning of virtually
all of the iData-specific menu items.
to encrypt and password-protect your data.
Note for Dropbox
Users: It is important
that you do not store your
datafiles in your Dropbox folder. Doing so can
cause a variety of problems, including loss of
changes during synchronization. You must
create a separate folder for that purpose. The
recommended place to store your datafiles is
in a folder called something like iData
Pro Datafiles located in your Documents
folder. If you use the label and envelope
printing functions of iData Pro, you should
place your iData Pro Templates folder
alongside the iData Pro Datafiles
Download iData Pro and try it free for
up to 30 days.
Many other powerful and very useful
functions are available in iData Pro.
Click the link at the right to download
it and try them yourself.
The downloaded file will contain the
full version of iData Pro. It will
run without a license for 30 days of
actual use so that you have plenty
of time to work with it before deciding
iData 3 and iData Mobile datafiles
automatically work with iData Pro 4.
iData Pro can also convert iData
Mobile datafiles to work with iData
Datafiles from iData 2, iData Pro
1.0, InfoGenie, and QuickDEX can be
imported into iData Pro. See the
instructions that come with the
iData Pro download.
iData Pro is only available as a
download from the link at the
right. We do not provide CDs.
Requires OS 10.10 through 10.15
Below to Upgrade