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Connect FileMaker to Google, Gmail and G Suite with the gManipulator plug-in

San Diego, CA – June 28, 2018 - Productive Computing, Inc., a Platinum member of the FileMaker® Business Alliance, is proud to announce the release of their newest product, the gManipulator plug-in.

The gManipulator plug-in connects FileMaker to Google services, including Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and Tasks and can be deployed locally or as a server-side integration on Mac and Windows operating systems.

We created gManipulator in response to customer requests for a plug-in that could communicate with Google Services. We’re really proud of the robustness and responsiveness of the gManipulator plug-in and pleased to add it to our suite of Mail and Calendar plug-ins for FileMaker.

Because every offering in Google services has a separate API, our plug-in team had to work with and integrate five different APIs into this one plug-in, and the result is fantastic.” - Marc Larochelle, Chief Executive Officer, Productive Computing, Inc.

The gManipulator plug-in connects FileMaker to Google services and gives a FileMaker solution the ability to:

  • Create, edit, and delete records in Google Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, and Mail
  • Draft, preview, and send plain-text or HTML formatted emails
  • Work with multiple types of Gmail folders - system, category, and custom labels
  • Manage multiple calendar types - Email, Holiday, Contact, and Shared
  • Push and pull events
  • Invite attendees to events
  • Make, update, and assign Google Tasks with reminders and notifications

The gManipulator plug-in is available starting at $120 per year for a single user (client side) and $1,000 per year for a server license. The server license comes with a free copy of the single user (client) plug-in to allow for development and authentication with Google. A server license allows for an unlimited number of connections to an unlimited number of Google accounts for a single organization.

For more information on the gManipulator plug-in and system requirements visit or email

At the end of July, Productive Computing will be releasing a full, professional training course for this plug-in available at Productive Computing University.

About Productive Computing, Inc.

Since 1996, Productive Computing, Inc. has been helping its customers become more efficient and profitable by implementing custom software solutions using FileMaker Pro.

Their certified FileMaker developers can create custom applications that a business can run on their Windows or Macintosh desktop computers, in a web browser and on an iOS device. Productive Computing, Inc. offers FileMaker solutions and plug-ins allows developers to integrate with third-party software. In addition, Productive Computing, Inc. is a full-service FileMaker hosting company, offering shared and dedicated hosting plans and FileMaker Cloud services.

Productive Computing, Inc. is proud to be a Platinum level member within the FileMaker Business Alliance and a Premier Intuit Reseller.

Productive Computing, Inc.
950 Boardwalk, Suite 205
San Marcos, CA 92078
(760) 510-1200

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