Monkeybread Software (http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/) has released version 2.0 of the MBS plug-in for FileMaker. It purportedly extends Filemaker with over 400 functions.
New in version 2.0 are URL Scheme, GraphicsMagick and RPC. The URL Scheme handling functions allow you to register a filemaker runtime solution as an URL handler on Mac OS X. MBS plug-in version 2.0 adds over 200 functions for GraphicsMagick. You can load picture files from a container field or a file, modify them and write them back.
In your FileMaker database you can crop, scale, flip, rotate and roll images. There are image effects like Colorize, Emboss, Enhance, OilPaint, Quantize, Solarize, Shear, Sharpen, Swirl, Unsharpen and more.
With version 2.0 of the MBS plug-in, a FileMaker database can send a request to, for example, a REALbasic application and receives a response. This communication goes over a TCP Socket. Monkeybread includes a sample project for REALbasic and a specification which any developer should be able to turn into an application.
The plug-in is available for FileMaker 7 to 11 on Windows XP, Vista and as Universal Binary for Mac OS X. Demos are available on the website, along with license and purchasing information.