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FileMaker Pro
FileMaker Pro
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FileMaker Pro overview

FileMaker Pro is the tool you use to create a custom app. You also use FileMaker Pro to access your app on a computer. Start by importing data from a spreadsheet or using a built-in Starter app to manage contacts, inventory, meetings, and more. Or even quickly build a new app from the beginning
FileMaker Pro includes a set of advanced tools to help you design and develop custom apps faster and easier. Plus, you’ll get robust analysis capabilities, powerful diagnostic tools, and much more

Features:
  • Start quickly - Create precisely the app you want using the intuitive graphical interface, flexible design tools, built-in Starter apps, and ready-to-use themes
  • Import existing data - Bring your existing data into a FileMaker app. Import data types such as .CSV, Tab, XML, ODBC, and Microsoft Excel files
  • Built-in reporting tools - Easily make summary reports, colorful charts, and executive dashboards using built-in reporting and charting tools. Save your information in popular Excel and PDF formats
  • Out-of-the-box security - Centralize your information and safely access data using proven encryption standards. Manage group or individual user privileges - even for a single field
  • Share with your team - Create custom apps that work together seamlessly across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and the web. Securely share your app with others using FileMaker Cloud or FileMaker Server. Learn more
  • Integrate with other programs - Connect with other popular apps and web services through powerful REST APIs. And create live, 2-way connections with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and IBM DB2 data sources
Advanced features:
  • Script Debugger - Instantly pinpoint problem areas in scripts and Script Triggers directly in the Script Workspace. Turn off Script Triggers when debugging to fine tune the troubleshooting process.
  • Data Viewer - Monitor fields, variables, and calculations while troubleshooting.
  • Database Encryption - Enable AES 256-bit encryption to protect data on FileMaker Cloud, FileMaker Server, or on a FileMaker client.
  • Custom Menus - Create, change, or delete specific menu items or entire menu sets.
  • Custom Functions - Build your own functions and copy, paste, or import them into any FileMaker file.
  • Database Design Report - Run comprehensive reports on all elements of your database schema.
  • Kiosk mode - Build applications where all menus are hidden.

Note: The price is based off of a yearly subscription. More information here

What’s new in version 19.4.2

Updated on Jan 29 2022

  • When an ECC P-384 SSL certificate was used for Claris FileMaker Server®, FileMaker Pro and Claris FileMaker Go® were unable to securely connect to custom apps using fully qualified domain names.
  • When using FileMaker Pro 19.4.1 to connect to custom apps hosted by FileMaker Server or Claris FileMaker Cloud®, layouts took significantly longer to display.
View older FileMaker Pro updates

Information

License

Demo

Size

242.5 MB

Downloads

250223

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
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nobody2011
nobody2011
May 28 2022
19.4.2
0.0
May 28 2022
0.0
Version: 19.4.2
I don't understand the pricing. Here on MU the cost is $540. Converted to german € = 502,85 w/o tax. FMP + tax (19%) calculates a price of 598,40€ (rounded). In the Claris store will be a download price from 685,44 €?
xcoxco
xcoxco
Jan 31 2022
19.4.2
4.0
Jan 31 2022
4.0
Version: 19.4.2
Claris is doing a great job in moving the platform forward for rapid application development.
zlazkow
zlazkow
Dec 24 2020
19.2.1.14
1.0
Dec 24 2020
1.0
Version: 19.2.1.14
$540 ?!!! can't believe the price.Thank you very much, but NO!
Localboy56
Localboy56
Sep 29 2020
18.0.3
5.0
Sep 29 2020
5.0
Version: 18.0.3
This application is now Claris FileMaker Pro and has been version 19 since April 2020. You only need to upgrade every third year to retain upgrade pricing. I continue to do this because I haven't found another database that come closes to replacing it.
qb
qb
Nov 21 2019
18.0.3
0.0
Nov 21 2019
0.0
Version: 18.0.3
I really like FIlemaker but as an individual user I cannot pay their huge upgrade fees every year nor want to pay a subscription. I'm just a person who keeps my home inventory, book collection and a few things in Filemaker. Not a pro, not a company. Their cost has priced me out and I am looking for an alternative. Maybe they are suffering as over the past 4 months I keep getting email offers from Claris about By 1 Get 1 Free to share. I might do this except they now want a fee PER COMPUTER - I use it on 3 Macs so that sucks again. Anyway I am done with FM once v17 won't work for me...
bbitg
bbitg
Sep 4 2018
16.0.5
4.0
Sep 4 2018
4.0
Version: 16.0.5
FileMaker Pro replaced by FileMaker Pro Advanced — May 15, 2018 FileMaker Pro is no longer available. It has been replaced by FileMaker Pro Advanced which includes more features to help you develop and deploy custom apps faster and more efficiently.
Stevie24
Stevie24
Feb 12 2018
16.0.3
0.0
Feb 12 2018
0.0
Version: 16.0.3
FM 16.0.4 is our for a week now.
xcoxco
xcoxco
Dec 27 2017
16.0.3
4.0
Dec 27 2017
4.0
Version: 16.0.3
Filemaker Pro 16 is just fine. Though it would be nice to see FMP modernized a bit in several areas, to reduce development time and occasional agony, it remains a reliable workhorse.
xcoxco
xcoxco
Dec 27 2017
16.0.3
4.0
Dec 27 2017
4.0
Version: 16.0.3
Please note, I have found Filemaker Pro 16.x does not presently mix well with APFS. Filemaker Pro now runs just fine.

Be aware.

I have repeated crashes under APFS but not HFS+ when compacting a large database (>5GB). This invariable crashes the app, macOS High Sierra. And, ultimately, the disk is not useable - the 1TB SSD must be reformatted from scratch.

Thus I have transitioned back to HFS+ for the time being, with not one hiccup.

All is fine.

For the uninitiated, the transition to an altogether new file system (APFS) is a very big deal technically. Presently developers have little experience and almost no technical documentation to go with. And it will take time for Apple to both identify and iron out what will be inevitable technical hiccups.

APFS is a very sophisticated file system that must track far more than does HFS+. I suspect that monolothic disk intensive apps, such as Filemaker Pro, are best left to HFS+ for the time being.

Incidentally, I run an iMac ( i7 @4GHZ and 32GB RAM ), and fast 1TB boot disks, along with several external hard disks.
gbdoc
gbdoc
Dec 13 2017
16.0.3
0.0
Dec 13 2017
0.0
Version: 16.0.3
I don't understand why this version is only now listed here, and listed as new. I bought FMP seven weeks ago, and what I got was this version, 16.0.3.
Spank-Me-Baby
Spank-Me-Baby
Dec 13 2017
16.0.3
2.0
Dec 13 2017
2.0
Version: 16.0.3
And still the incredibly long-running (i.e., it has been around for years) GetNthRecord function bug where it displays a "?" after the 140th record has not been fixed despite numerous developers bringing the bug to Apple's attention. I would have given it a four star (or possibly higher) except the function is too critical in financial work and this has really stuffed me around. Hey guys, just let me know when it is fixed and I will be as happy as a pig in mud (or a developer in his FileMaker scripts) knowing I can use the function. Thanks Zzzzzzz......
Macbookpro
Macbookpro
May 9 2017
15.0.3
0.0
May 9 2017
0.0
Version: 15.0.3
I think they meant to say FileMaker Pro 16 came out today. http://www.filemaker.com/products/whats-new.html
iamdavid
iamdavid
May 9 2017
15.0.3
3.0
May 9 2017
3.0
Version: 15.0.3
Why is this on today's listing (May 09)? It came out in January 2017.. This web site is becoming a waste of space, it's certainly not worth suscribing to any more.
Macbookpro
Macbookpro
Jan 19 2017
14.0.6
0.0
Jan 19 2017
0.0
Version: 14.0.6
FileMaker Pro 15 is out along with updates including version 15.0.3.305.
xcoxco
xcoxco
Aug 23 2016
14.0.6
4.0
Aug 23 2016
4.0
Version: 14.0.6
The seeming annual upgrade fee for Filemaker Pro Advanced is remarkably expensive at $349 per user. I would mind less if there were more extensive feature improvements. But as it is, features such as detecting script errors should have been made integral to FMP long ago. In today's world, FMP is in many respects an aging platform. The big question is whether Apple actually has any meaningful plans for the platform, or not. We could sure use a good ad hoc custom database creation environment, for smaller entities, Filemaker's original role. It would be nice if Apple would help to move FMP beyond its legacy constraints to something far more meaningful in this modern age. Apple bought the leading edge FoundationDB in 2015 ... what's happened to that technology within the overall Apple product family?
Teksestro
Teksestro
Aug 20 2016
14.0.6
0.0
Aug 20 2016
0.0
Version: 14.0.6
@MacUpdate: FileMaker 15 has been out for several months.
iamdavid
iamdavid
Aug 14 2016
14.0.6
3.0
Aug 14 2016
3.0
Version: 14.0.6
Why is this posted on August 13? I installed this update on May 13. Why do I bother with this web site that used to be so reliable, and now seemed only to be interested in advertising, at the expense of their raison d'être
SegN3rd
SegN3rd
Aug 12 2016
14.0.6
0.0
Aug 12 2016
0.0
Version: 14.0.6
I don't have a review for FileMaker (the software), but if I could write a review for FileMaker (the company), I would have to give them one star even though they are a division of our beloved Apple. Bento 1 didn't really work right, but they charged users full price for Bento 2 anyway. Bento 2 didn't work right either, but they charged us again for Bento 3 and Bento 4, and even though it still had many problems, they then abandoned the product with the only consolation being a modest discount on FileMaker Pro. FileMaker Pro is too expensive (even with the discount) and too complicated for most Bento users. Users who complained about this on FM's forums were not treated well by the moderators. In my opinion, they should have to refund every dollar they ever got for Bento - but even something like a Mac App Store credit would've been better than the lame deal they offered.
Macbookpro
Macbookpro
Jun 7 2016
14.0.5
0.0
Jun 7 2016
0.0
Version: 14.0.5
Updates for version 14.x are out. http://www.filemaker.com/support/downloads/
F451
F451
May 20 2016
14.0.5
0.0
May 20 2016
0.0
Version: 14.0.5
FileMaker 15 is now released.
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