updated 10:10 am EST, Fri January 13, 2006
Actual ODBC Pack 2.0
Actual Technologies today released the , a suite of ODBC (open database connectivity) drivers designed to connect to popular databases. The new drivers are distributed as Universal Binaries for compatibility with both PowerPC Macs as well as Intel-based Macs, and are designed specifically for Mac OS X. Each member of the ODBC pack connects Excel X to a database back-end, without the need for programming knowledge while allowing users to import from FileMaker Pro. Supported databases include SQL Server/Sybase, Oracle, MySQL/PostgreSQL, Microsoft Access, and OpenBase. Each database driver is available for $30, and requires Mac OS X 10.2.4 or later.