FileMaker Forums, Email Lists and Newsgroups

Join a Forum, email list or newsgroup dedicated to FileMaker products.

FileMaker Forums

FileMaker Forum hosted by FileMaker, Inc. Get help with technical questions or report product issues, receive tips and advice from other customers.

  • Custom Functions forum hosted by Cleveland Consulting. Share your own custom function for FileMaker Pro 7, see what others have created, and ask questions in this forum.
  • FM Forums is a discussion list which unites the worldwide community of FileMaker Pro experts, developers, designers, and enthusiasts.
  • FileMaker Cafe is a user forum brought to you by MacLane Nova New Media.
  • FileMaker Discussion Board is a resource for FileMaker users and developers.

FileMaker Email Lists

  • FileMaker XML Talk is an online discussion forum where you can ask questions and exchange ideas with other FileMaker customers using the FileMaker Pro 6 XML Import/Export features.
  • FMAnnounce is a mailing list by Database Pros that keeps you on top of FileMaker-related announcements, including products, resources, tools and training materials.
  • FMPExperts is a mailing list which addresses beginner and advanced Filemaker techniques as well as FileMaker Pro questions and answers.
  • Troi FileMaker Plug-in Talk is devoted to all issues regarding the use of plug-ins with FileMaker Pro. This includes installation issues, scripting, requesting new features and more.
  • Lasso Talk is an email discussion about using Lasso to host FileMaker Pro databases on the Web. Hosted by OmniPilot Software.
  • Dartmouth University hosts an ongoing discussion via email. To subscribe, send a message to: and include in the body of the message: "sub FMPRO-L firstname lastname". Substitute your first and last name.
  • FileMaker Pro Talk is an email discussion list devoted to FileMaker Pro, hosted by OmniPilot Software.
  • FileMaker_Junto - A User Group for FileMaker Pro Support Share ideas with other FileMaker customers.


There were several USENET newsgroups dedicated to FileMaker products and related topics. These have been moved to Google or Yahoo groups.

FileMaker Newsgroups

Mac Newsgroups

Windows Newsgroups

Note: FileMaker, Inc. does not host or maintain any of the above-mentioned lists. However, FileMaker, Inc. personnel may monitor or contribute to these lists in an unofficial capacity.