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FileMaker Buying FAQ

Upgrade Pricing Eligibility

Please refer to the table to determine your eligibility.

FileMaker Pro 13 Upgrade Qualifications

If you have Regular upgrade price is
FileMaker Pro 121 US$179.00
FileMaker Pro 11 or 102 US$179.00
FileMaker Pro 9 or earlier Purchase full version for US$329.00

FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced Upgrade Qualifications

If you have Regular upgrade price is
FileMaker Pro 13, 12 or 111 US$299.00
FileMaker Pro 12, 11 or 10 Advanced2 US$299.00
FileMaker Pro 102 US$299.00
FileMaker Pro 9 Advanced or earlier Purchase full version for US$549.00
FileMaker Pro 9 or earlier Purchase full version for US$549.00

FileMaker Server 13 Upgrade Qualifications

If you have Regular upgrade price is
FileMaker Server 12 or 11 Advanced US$528.00 Upgrade
FileMaker Server 12 or 11 US$528.00 Upgrade
FileMaker Server 10 Advanced2 US$528.00 Upgrade
FileMaker Server 102 US$528.00 Upgrade
FileMaker Server 9 Advanced or earlier Purchase full version for US$1044.00
FileMaker Server 9 or earlier Purchase full version for US$1044.00

Volume pricing is available for 5+ FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Pro Advanced Licenses.

  1. Volume license customers can trade-up from FileMaker Pro 13 to FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced. Learn more.
  2. Volume Licensing upgrade pricing for FileMaker Pro 13, FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced and FileMaker Server 13 will be discontinued. Individual upgrade pricing for FileMaker Pro 13 and FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced will increase after September 26, 2014.   Learn more.
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Education Pricing Eligibility

Am I eligible for education pricing?

FileMaker, Inc. offers qualified education institutions, organizations, and end users the opportunity to purchase education versions of FileMaker products for administrative or educational instruction purposes. Non-profit/Education versions of FileMaker products cannot be used for any commercial purpose. A commercial purpose is any revenue-generating activity beyond the usual and customary activities educational institutions engage in. Please note that education programs and prices are subject to change without notice. Education institutions and organizations must meet at least one of the following criteria to qualify:

  1. Accredited public or private universities, colleges, and community colleges that grant degrees requiring at least two years of full-time matriculation*
  2. Accredited public and private K-12 Institutions including Charter and Virtual Schools*
  3. Hospitals, libraries, research laboratories, and museums wholly-owned and operated by the schools above
  4. State Departments of Education, administrative offices, boards of education, and county offices of education
  5. Home schools approved by FileMaker at its sole discretion

* Either institutionally accredited by an accrediting agency nationally recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or, recognized by the Department of Education of the State in which it is located. Students are eligible for education pricing only if they attend an accredited school described above, and provided that the software is only used by the student.

Which institutions do not qualify as an education institution or organization?

The following institutions or organizations do not qualify:

  1. Non-accredited schools
  2. Federal, state, and local government organizations
  3. Military academies that do not offer an academic degree
  4. Students are eligible for education pricing only if they attend an accredited school described above, and provided that the software is only used by the student.
  5. Nonprofit lobbyist groups
  6. Use of the license for any commercial purpose
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Non-Profit Pricing Eligibility

Non-Profit organizations with current proof of 501(c)3 non-profit status are eligible to purchase Non-Profit/Education versions of FileMaker products. Non-Profit organizations outside the U.S. will need to meet similar requirements for their respective country.

Learn more about Volume Licensing.

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Support

All single license products and Volume Licensing orders include help with installation, launch, or reinstallation (not including data recovery) when your hardware configuration meets the minimum system requirements for the software.

For questions involving the use of a feature in a FileMaker, Inc. product, select a support package to fit your need. Volume license customers receive a 20% discount on Annual Priority Support when it is purchased on the same order as your licenses.

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Downgrades

FileMaker gives all customers the right to purchase non-promotional licenses of FileMaker Pro 12 but install an earlier version of FileMaker.

Example #1:

You've purchased 15 FileMaker Pro 13 New (not upgrade) licenses and previously purchased 25 FileMaker Pro 12 licenses. You can install up to 40 licenses of FileMaker Pro - 15 licenses of FileMaker Pro 13 and 25 licenses of FileMaker Pro 12, OR 40 licenses of FileMaker Pro 12, OR any combination of FileMaker Pro 13 licenses (not to exceed 15) and FileMaker Pro 12 licenses.

Example #2:

You've purchased 15 FileMaker 13 Upgrade licenses and previously purchased 25 FileMaker Pro 12 licenses. You can install up to 25 copies of FileMaker Pro of which only 15 can be FileMaker Pro 13.

Licensed users of FileMaker Pro 13 may purchase a copy of the FileMaker 12 or 11 media disks.

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Where to Buy

Most FileMaker products may be purchased directly from the FileMaker Store, FileMaker Customer Support at +1-800-325-2747, or from a preferred reseller.

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Volume Licensing

Volume licensing is a great way to save money when you are purchasing 5 or more units. Learn more about Volume Licensing.

Volume License Customers: Your software qualifies for the Volume Upgrade discount. Please contact Licensing to upgrade: +1-800-725-2747.

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Buy now!

Call a FileMaker licensing representative at 800-725-2747.

Contact a reseller

New to licensing?

Learn about the FileMaker licensing program and how you can save money buying in quantity.

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