Download General DB for iPhone, iPad
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General DB is a general-purpose database app that lets you record information quickly and easily.
Try our FREE Private DB app to get a feel for General DB before you buy.
For example, if you have a bottle collection, you could make a table with these fields: Date Acquired, Bottle Type, Bottle Origin, Shape, Notes. Then whenever you add a new bottle to your collection, you can add a row to the table describing it.
If you want to track visits to different vacation sites, you can make a table with fields for the Date Visited, Location, Description, and Attraction. As you visit the sites, you can add corresponding rows to your table.
After you add rows to your tables, they will be:
Many apps are too specific to a subject, but General DB is flexible enough to handle many, many needs, such as:
- Customer info
- Membership lists
- Tracking Logs
- and many more !
No database knowledge is required to use this app, but you will pick some up as you go!
For power users:
General DB allows easy data entry into a full-fledged SQLite database. To do so, it enhances it with field formats.
The field formats supported are Text, Number, Date, Time, Duration, Location, Photo, Barcode, Raw, Picker, and Lookup Table. There are convenient buttons next to some fields for easier input.
For administrators or IT manager, you can create a master database of reference information that you don't want your users to modify. This master database can be published on the internet and either the Private DB app or General DB can download and view it.
Some more powerful features:
- Download files from the web or Dropbox
- Import text files into tables
- Execute SQL files
- Extract .zip or .gz files
- Manage your image files and create thumbnails
- Preview all the lines in a file before importing it
- Custom picker types to select values from a list
- Add your own image files from you computer using iTunes
- SQL Console for executing SQL statements
- Mark SQL statements as favorites
- See and execute past SQL statements in the History
- Built-in web browser to download files from
- Save websites in the Bookmarks
- Easily create a SQL VIEW (subsets of fields from a table)
- JOIN 2 or more tables or views for relational capabilities
- Export selected rows from your tables to a file
- Email your files to others
- Share your database via Email or Dropbox
- Create databases
- And much more!
If you have any questions, or if you need your business database customized for your iPhone or iPad, feel free to contact us on our website.
What's New in Version 5.9
- Make a table or view a Picker Table and use it as the field format of a field in another table.
- The Tables List now has a database file settings button. This lets you more easily make tables or views hidden in the currently selected database.
- See the file size of any file by tapping it in the Files List then tapping its details button.
- Picker Types are now called Pickers that are stored in the system tables.
- Bug fixes
- Decimal math functions
- Support for UPDATE FROM
IMPORTANT: This is a major release. If you have critical databases, you MUST back them up before updating this app. To back them up, share them with your computer or iCloud, or upload to Dropbox.