Latest news


August 1, 2019
Registration service termination, VideoRaptor 1.x
As of 12:00AM EST, August 30th 2019, VideoRaptor 1.x will no longer able to register itself using the plug-in's registration functions, due to 3rd party vendor shutting down registration services.

It is recommended, for continued use of image capture functionality, existing database solutions be migrated to VideoRaptor 2.

For any questions regarding migration, please send questions to support@openideasinc.com.



April 30, 2019
End of life notice, VideoRaptor 1.x
As of 12:00AM EST, May 15th 2019, VideoRaptor 1.1 will no longer be available for sale through our online store.

Users of VideoRaptor 1.1 will still be able to use their plugin and continue performing online registrations of the plugin, until 12:00AM EST August 30th 2019.

To continue use of image capture functionality, consider migrating your database solution to VideoRaptor 2.



April 3, 2018
VideoRaptor 2.1v0
A new release is coming soon, 2.1v0. Have a look at the Preview Release page.

February 6, 2018
Plugin Release: VideoRaptor version 2.0v0 available for download.
A new release, now supporting 64-bit FileMaker Pro.

December 7, 2017
Plugin Release: VideoRaptor version 1.1v1 available for download.
New support release, with fixes addressing user feedback.

September 9, 2015
New Plugin Release: VideoRaptor version 1.1v0 available for download.
Over a year of work and feedback from our customers, a new release is available for download.

April 19, 2014
VideoRaptor version 1.0v10 released and available for download.
This release addresses multiple user-reported bugs, performance issues, rebuilt with the FM12 SDK and added developer site license capability.

March 17, 2014
VideoRaptor 1.0v10 Final Candidate Release
The final candidate release for 1.0v10 is available for download at http://openideasinc.com/preview/videoraptor/. Numerous fixes, performance improvements and more are featured in this plugin release.

August 6, 2013
VideoRaptor 1.0v10 Preview Release Update
A new preview release for 1.0v10 is available for download at http://openideasinc.com/preview/videoraptor/. This version is built for FileMaker 12 and includes updates and fixes.

December 31, 2012
Happy New Year!
We want to thank our customers for your continued business and have a safe and Happy New Year!

August 1, 2012
New payment options
We have expanded our online store to accept E-check (ACH), Wire Transfer and Purchase Order ( for orders $250 or above ) in addition to Credit Cards and PayPal.

We look forward to serving your software needs and we thank you for your business.

July 27, 2012
Customer support notice
Customers please note, we are performing updates this weekend to our servers, so support response times may be delayed. We thank you for your understanding and patience.

June 20, 2012
A good year for VideoRaptor!
Due to the overwhelming positive response we have gotten for the VideoRaptor plug-in in the past year, we have removed our services page to serve our plug-in clients better. Thank you for the wonderful year!

September 29, 2011
Version 1.0v9 of VideoRaptor is available for download.
Version 1.0v9 address bug fixes reported by end users as well as being rebuilt to work on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion.

This is a recommended update.

July 31, 2011
Summer time!
For the week of July 31, our office is closed.
You can still submit support requests, but response times will be longer than usual.
We thank you for your patience and your business!

September 12, 2010
Version 1.0v8 of VideoRaptor is available for download.
This version addresses user reported bugs.

July 14, 2010
Version 1.0v7 of VideoRaptor is available for download.
This is our first release for Windows!

November 6, 2009
Version 1.0v6 of VideoRaptor is available for download.
This version addresses user reported bugs.

October 20, 2009
Version 1.0v5 of VideoRaptor is available for download.
This version addresses user reported bugs.

September 20, 2009
Version 1.0v4 of VideoRaptor is available for download.
This version adds support for Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6, as well as addresses some minor bug reports. As a bonus, we added a new script to the sample file showing how to capture images from two different cameras.

August 31, 2009
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July 29, 2009
Online poll
Thanks to everyone who participated on the online poll!

May 27, 2009
We are now on twitter!
You can follow our tweets at http://twitter.com/openideasinc

May 17, 2009
After many months of hard work, the VideoRaptor plug-in for FileMaker Pro is available for Mac OS X.
It has been lots of fun working on the project and like anything else that requires hard work, a joy to see it's fruition.

We look forward to your comments and hope you enjoy the product.

A support section has been set up for VideoRaptor and future products, which can be accessed here!