iCal Manipulator Plug-in for FileMaker and Apple Calendar

iCal Manipulator plug-in for FileMaker

Integrate your Apple Calendar with your FileMaker Pro calendar and easily exchange data between the two applications.

iCal Manipulator 

Version 3.0.0.1

Platform
Mac

Pricing Options
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You can eliminate double entry when you directly connect FileMaker with Apple Calendar. Easily manipulate and share calendars, events and reminder information between your FileMaker solution and your native Apple Calendar application.

In the hands of a capable developer, the functions available in this plug-in allow you to build a simple or robust integration allowing to you push or pull data between FileMaker and Apple Calendar.

Key Features

Easily push or pull data between FileMaker and Apple Calendar

Create, edit or delete calendars, events and tasks in FileMaker

Access your FileMaker data remotely via your Calendar app

Schedule, edit and delete repeating events

Add alarms for events or reminders to alert you on your desktop or iOS device

Work with multiple calendar types: Local, Exchange, Google, IMAP and more

Download our Plug-in Demo

Try our fully functional demo file for up to 30 days. Please note the demo will expire 2 hours from opening your FileMaker application. To reset the demo, close and reopen your FileMaker application.

Need help getting started?

Visit our Help Center for a full list of FAQs and product documentation, submit a question on our PCI FM Forums page, or view videos on our YouTube channel

System Requirements

Application:

FileMaker Pro 15 - 17 (64-bit)

Platform:

Mac OS 10.12 - 10.14

This plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker Pro 15-17 (64-bit) and macOS 10.12 - 10.14.

Version History

  • Version: 3.0.0.1 | Release Date09/20/2018 | PlatformMac
    • This plug-in is verified compatible with Mac OS 10.12 - 10.14
    • Miscellaneous bug fixes
  • Version: 3.0.0.0 | Release Date07/27/2018 | PlatformMac
    • Added the field "ExternalUID" as an accessible property for PCiM_GetProperty for events. The ExternalUID is a common identifier for an event located on multiple machines.
    • Updated demo handling of DueDate property to properly support the Timestamp FileMaker field type
    • Resolved an issue with the handling of the AbsoluteTrigger property for PCiM_SetProperty to properly handle the value as a date
    • Added "ModifiedDate" to the list of available Event properties. ModifiedDate is the last modification date of the Event record in iCal
    • Miscellaneous issues and enhancements to demo file
  • Version: 2.0.2.1 | Release Date05/15/2018 | PlatformMac
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker Pro 15 - 17 (64-bit)
    • Download version 2
  • Version: 2.0.2.1 | Release Date09/25/2017 | PlatformMac
    • Added the ability to set a due date time for a Reminder item
    • Added ability to pull "Date Modified" property for events
    • Resolved an issue that did not allow an alarm to be remodified on a Reminder
    • This plug-in is verified compatible with Mac OS 10.11- 10.13
    • Updated demo file
    • Updated Developer's Guide
  • Version: 2.0.2.0 | Release Date05/09/2017 | PlatformMac
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker 14 -16 (64 - bit)
    • Created DMG installer package for installing the Mac plug-in
    • Added FileMaker 16 script step functionality
    • Updated Developer's Guide
    • Updated Demo file 
  • Version: 2.0.1.0 | Release Date09/02/2016 | PlatformMac
    • This plug-in is verified compatible with Mac OS 10.10 - 10.12
       
  • Version: 2.0.1.0 | Release Date05/10/2016 | PlatformMac
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker for Mac 14-15, 64-bit 
    • Confirmed compatibility with Mac OS X 10.11 
    • Added additional error capturing and error messages
    • Miscellaneous bug fixes with alarms
    • Updated Developer's Guide
       
  • Version: 2.0.0.0 | Release Date09/16/2015 | PlatformMac
    • Yosemite OS X 10.10 certified
    • 64-bit compatible with FileMaker Pro 14 
    • Resolved formatting issue with reminder due dates that resulted in bad return values
    • Added ability to set one or more alarms for events or reminders
    • Updated Developer's Guide
    • Updated Functions Guide
    • Confirmed compatibility to read and write to any calendar in your Apple Calendar, including: the local calendar, iCloud, Exchange, Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, and CalDav
    • Created using the latest Apple tools and technologies for maximum under the hood performance and efficiency
    • Miscellaneous issues and enhancements to demo file including a new user interface
  • Version: 1.0.4.0 | Release Date01/03/2014 | PlatformMac
    • Added support for FileMaker Pro 13
    • Removed support for alarms in iCal/Calendars/Reminders
    • OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) is not supported by iCal Manipulator version 1.0.4.0+
    • Updated Developer's Guide
    • Updated Functions Guide
    • Miscellaneous minor updates to demo file
    • Download version 1
       
  • Version: 1.0.3.2 | Release Date09/23/2013 | PlatformMac
    • Internal code updated to use FileMaker 12 SDK
       
  • Version: 1.0.3.1 | Release Date07/25/2012 | PlatformMac
    • Fixed a bug when adding a new event to an existing calendar
    • Registration 2.0 compatible - users can now manage licensing online
    • Updated compatibility with OSX 10.8
       
  • Version: 1.0.3.0 | Release Date06/20/2012 | PlatformMac
    • Registration System 2 Plug-in releas
    • Updated demo lockout from 30 minutes to 2 hours
    • Updated Registration URL to "licensing2.productivecomputing.com"
       
  • Version: 1.0.1.0 | Release Date07/28/2011 | PlatformMac
    • Added support for OS X 10.7 Lion
    • Lion compatibility removed support for 10.4 Tiger and 10.5 Leopard (special builds available for 10.4 or 10.5 by request)
       
  • Version: 1.0.0.1 | Release Date04/06/2010 | PlatformMac
    • Initial Public Release
       
  • Version: 1.0.0.0 | Release Date03/26/2010 | PlatformMac
    • Silent Release

Additional Information

Please Note: 

This fully functional demo file is usable for 30 days. However, the demo will expire 2 hours from opening your FileMaker application. To reset please close and reopen your FileMaker application.

Integration Details:

Successful integration of FileMaker plug-ins requires the creation of integration scripts within your FileMaker solution. Intermediate to advanced experience with FileMaker Pro, especially in the areas of scripting and calculations is necessary to integrate this plug-in. After review of our overview videos, sample scripts and documentation you find you need assistance please contact us or fill out a Request For Quote.