Realtime spreadsheet-database hybrid

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#5 Product of the WeekSeptember 26, 2014


  • Danielle A. VincentGeneral Enthusiast, Rouser of Rabble

    Keeps things organized

    Incredibly easy to use

    Easily integrated with Zapier, so you can track almost anything

    Flexible and configurable


    Formulas are complicated... would be nice if there was a formula builder

    We started using Airtable to manage our content projects at work. After using it for a month, I decided I liked it so much that I signed up for Zapier and Airtable to manage my personal projects as well. It has completely changed everything.

    Danielle A. Vincent has used this product for one month.
  • Seth HawkinsContent Marketing Manager, Vivint

    Powerful, flexible, user-friendly, customizable, fast, great offering at the free tier


    Color options

    I like to describe Airtable as spreadsheets on steroids. It's a Google Docs-esque approach to database management for people who really don't understand databases. But even if you do understand databases you'll enjoy the speed and flexibility of this web tool and its apps.

    I use Airtable to track a number of projects and activities. It's far more effective than spreadsheets and allows you to quickly group data together in a way that makes more sense than you can get with other clumsy methods in other spreadsheet programs.

    Some of the rich formatting options are particularly nice, like hyperlinking URL fields and showing uploaded photos.

    Every serious professional should add Airtable to their toolbox.

    Seth Hawkins has used this product for one year.


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ashton kutcher@aplusk · founder Sound Ventures, Aplus
Congrats! Great product.
Howie LiuMakerHiring@howietl · Cofounder, CEO @ Airtable
@ssnacks, hey, I'm one of the cofounders of Airtable. Thanks for checking us out! You can: 1) Import a CSV (new app/table => import) 2) Directly copy and paste data from Excel/Google Spreadsheets/Numbers into a table.
Matias Pedro Arroyo@matiasparroyo · Entrepreneur
@howietl @ssnacks hi.I want to set an inventory for my clients, it is posible set a password for all of them? It is possible that they find his files with a searcher? Thanks!
Ryan Williams@ryanstu89 · Food & Beverage Ops, Finance & Writing
@howietl I’m so glad I️ found this product. Fantastic job
Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
@jasoncrawford - if this isn't on your radar already, check it out.
Abhi Chirimar@abhic · Always Building
Holy shit! This looks powerful. Way tooooo much happens in Excel still. Instantly reminded me of what Quip did to my MS Word usage.
Steven Sinofsky@stevesi · a16z
Very exciting to see!