Symphytum, a Personal database for Linux
Today I want to present you a commercial application, Symphytum, it’s developed by giowisys and it costs around 9$ (or 6.7 €), but what can do this application for you ?
Symphytum is a personal database software for everyone who desires to manage and organize data in an easy and intuitive way, without having to study complex database languages and software user interfaces.
In fact collecting data is part of our lives, however, organizing information is not always easy, especially without the right tools. While big companies use notable database management systems with advanced functionality and tailored procedures, many people are still using spreadsheets as a database replacement for personal use, because of its simplicity.
Symphytum it’s something much better than a spreadsheet without all the problem that you could have in managing a real database such as Mysql or Postgresql it’s a simple application that can be used to create, design and manage a database with a look similar to the program iDatabase for Mac Osx.
Symphytum comes to help as a general-purpose solution to design and manage any kind of database or collection of information.
With it you can design input forms, move and resize fields thanks to the dynamic layout engine.
It’s possible to define the database fields as text, numbers, images, files and other control fields.
This is a short guide of what you can do with Symphytum to create a new personal database:
1) Create a new collection, this is in Symphytum a group your structured to put data together.
To create it just click the icon in the upper left area of the window
And give a name to your collection, I named it Linuxaria.
2) Now you have an empty collection with no structure at all, so now you must define the fields, click on “New Field”
3) Now you can define the first
Read more at Linux Aria
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