A FileMaker workshop took place at the University of Salzburg on the 16th July 2020. The aim was to familiarize researchers at the University of Salzburg with the database program FileMaker Pro Advanced 17. In particular, knowledge and skills should be acquired for research ingesto archives and for working with large amounts of data and information with the help of the software. In this context, the participants were led by Ing. Dr.phil. Alexander Ringerthaler familiarized with the possibilities to manage data in databases and to generate his own database applications. The seminar was structured as an interactive workshop with practical exercises. Special concerns and wishes could be communicated to the speaker, whereby the course content was individually tailored to the participants.