dBASE Mac 1.x

dBase Mac, originally developed by a small company named DigiCorp and then marketed by Ashton-Tate under the dBase name, was a unique and powerful database program for the Macintosh. It featured a sophisticated graphical user interface, a procedural programming language, and the ability to access data from other databases and spreadsheets. 1.00 was released in 1987.

Other than the name, it had nothing in common with the DOS based dBase products.

It never attracted the dBase development crowd that was hoped for, suffered from performance issues and omitted some functionality found in the DOS versions. Reportedly, Ashton-Tate considered porting this product to the PC to replace their aging dBase III product, but instead went with a disastrously slow re-write that became dBase IV.

Wikipedia documents the gory details of all of the name changes and product direction turns it took over the years: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DBASE_Mac

Product type
Application Database
Release date
User interface
Download count
0 (0 for release)


Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
dBase Mac 1.01 (1988) (3.5-800k) 1.01 English 58.53MB 0


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