It's an affordable, comprehensive software package designed to revolutionize the management of recording/mastering/project/video post-production studios and production companies, written in a database application called FileMaker® Pro by FileMaker Inc®. Studio Suite's 20 relational modules organize, manage, and simplify the complex environment of large, multiroom facilities at a home-studio price.
The Main Menu, intuitive, tabbed interface, and built-in key commands make navigation easy. Enter your project data one time, and use it throughout the entire system. It features built-in relational, cross-platform (Mac/PC), multi-user, network capabilities. It is password protectable with 12 different levels of role based access.
Enter your logo and information about your company(ies) to automatically generate letterheads and return-address information on all printouts (Invoices, Letters, Envelopes, Tape Labels, etc.).
New in Studio Suite 8
- New, modern interface that’s simplified, cleaner, brighter, less busy and more uniform.
- Designed to eventually work in multiple languages.
- Runs on FileMaker 8.5, FileMaker Server 8 and FileMaker Server 8 Advanced – more secure, faster more extensible.
- Simplified file structure, 7 Files on Server instead of 32, one file on Client, instead of 11. (8 files total instead of 43).
- Dashboard overview on Main Menu to see daily details - Projects, Sessions, Tasks, Messages, Callbacks, etc
- Much better window management – only one at a time, all the same size and in the same place.
- Back button functionality on all screens.
- Integrated Barcode font (no need to buy/install font).
- Emailing directly from Studio Suite (invoices, booking confirmation, etc).
- Task management linked to employees, Projects, Sessions, etc. Includes user-definable Task Groups.
- Media Inventory reconciliation is now optional instead of mandatory.
- Designed from the ground up for future web accessibility.
- 12 levels of pre-defined security (rather than 5) with over 100 individual Permissions per user
- Greater number of User preferences.
- Record Level Security in critical modules, allowing only specific records to be viewed by defined users.
- Main Menu accommodates specified button visibility per user.
- Better column sorting – all columns now sort in both directions.
- Pop-up calendar for entering all date fields.
- Variable, selectable fields in List Views.
- Plus much more !