FileMaker Pro 14 and FileMaker Pro 14 Advanced

Technical Specifications

FileMaker Pro 14 and FileMaker Pro 14 Advanced

What's included:

The boxed versions of FileMaker Pro 14 and FileMaker Pro 14 Advanced include the product software, the Installation and New Features Guide, and a license key for installation on DVD.

The downloadable version contains the product software, an electronic version of the Installation and New Features Guide in PDF format, and a link to an electronic license certificate that contains a license key needed for installation.

FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Pro Advanced display and support the language used by the desktop operating system.

Languages supported: Worldwide English, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Japanese, Dutch, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Brazilian Portuguese.


FileMaker Pro 14 and FileMaker Pro 14 Advanced solutions only work with FileMaker 14, FileMaker 13, and FileMaker 12 software. Solutions from FileMaker Pro 11 and earlier must be converted to the latest file format to be opened or shared with FileMaker Pro 14 and FileMaker Pro 14 Advanced.

Learn more about converting your pre-12 FileMaker solutions.

System Requirements

Please note that OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 and OS X Lion 10.7 are no longer supported. Please update your operating system before upgrading to FileMaker Pro 14.

Operating System*
Windows 10 Pro Edition
Windows 10 Enterprise Edition
Windows 8.1 Standard Edition
Windows 8.1 Pro Edition
Windows 8 Standard Edition
Windows 8 Pro Edition
Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate, Professional, Home Premium*
OS X El Capitan v10.11
OS X Yosemite v10.10
OS X Mavericks v10.9

*Version stated is the minimum requirement. FileMaker Pro may also work with later operating systems certified by FileMaker, Inc. Operating systems not listed in the table above have not been tested and are not supported.

Hardware Requirements

  Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
Windows CPU:1 GHz or faster x86 or x64 processor
DVD drive for boxed product
CPU: 1 GHz or faster x86 or x64 processor
RAM: 2 GB or more
DVD drive for boxed product
Mac RAM: 2 GB
DVD drive for boxed product
RAM: 4 GB or more
DVD drive for boxed product

Remote Desktop Services and Citrix XenApp

Windows Remote Desktop Services and Citrix XenApp 6.5 supported on:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012

Remote Desktop Services clients supported on:

  • Windows: Remote Desktop Services Client, installed by default in Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8.
  • OS X: Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0

Citrix ICA client minimum requirements*:

  • Windows: Receiver for Windows 4.1.2
  • OS X: Receiver for Mac 11.8.2

*At this time, only these clients are supported by FileMaker, Inc. Other clients may work as expected but they have not been tested for use with FileMaker Pro and are not currently supported.

Additional requirements


Peer-to-peer sharing is limited to five simultaneous client connections in addition to the host; each client requires a licensed copy of the software. Use FileMaker Server 14 for increased sharing capability. FileMaker Pro 14 supports Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) addresses, as well as IPv4 addresses.

Any computer accessing FileMaker Pro files over a network will need to have a licensed installation of FileMaker Pro 14 or FileMaker Pro 14 Advanced.

Microsoft .NET

For Windows, FileMaker Pro and runtime solutions require Microsoft .NET framework version 4.5 or later.

ODBC and JDBC Client Drivers

Learn more about installing drivers to enable ODBC and JDBC clients to access FileMaker Pro data.

Deprecated and removed technologies

FileMaker, Inc. continually invests in the latest technology in order to keep making improvements to the FileMaker Platform. As a result, some features and operating systems are deprecated and will be removed in future versions of FileMaker software. See a list of deprecated technologies.

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