Product Availability and Compatibility
The FileMaker Platform combines the database, business logic layers, and cross-platform user interface into one rapid application development environment. The FileMaker Platform consists of FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Pro Advanced, FileMaker Go, FileMaker WebDirect, FileMaker Server, and FileMaker Cloud.
FileMaker, Inc. offers product updates, 1-to-1 support, and a variety of self-support tools for FileMaker products. Below are the FileMaker product versions that are currently supported and available. Availability refers to direct sales, technical support, replacement media, downgrade media, and downgrade license keys.
|Product||Product updates||1-to-1 Support*||Available||End of life (EOL) date|
|FileMaker 15 Platform||Yes||Yes||Yes||TBD|
|FileMaker 14 Platform||No||Yes||Yes, available for downgrade only||TBD|
|FileMaker 13 Platform||No||Yes||Yes, available for downgrade only||September 22, 2017|
|FileMaker 12 Platform||No||No||No||September 23, 2016|
Note: Customers are encouraged to use the most recent version of the FileMaker Platform for the latest improvements in performance, security, and iOS compatibility.
*1-to-1 support includes assistance in the following areas: prepurchase and orders, installation, configuration, and migration. For more complex issues, priority support is available for purchase.
FileMaker Go ‐ App Store availability
|FileMaker Go 15||Yes||TBD|
|FileMaker Go 14||Yes||July 31, 2017|
|FileMaker Go 13||No||September 23, 2016|
Note: Due to iOS compatibility or for security issues, FileMaker Go may be removed from the App Store earlier than scheduled.
FileMaker Server 15 supports the following clients:
|FileMaker Pro 15, 14, and 13.0.9|
|FileMaker Pro 15, 14, and 13.0.9 Advanced|
|FileMaker Go 15, 14, and 13.0.9|
|Apps created using iOS App SDK|
The latest security updates must be applied to the above clients before the clients connect to FileMaker Server 15. Some features may not be fully backwards compatible. Learn more
Custom apps from FileMaker Pro 11 and earlier must be converted to the latest file format before being hosted by FileMaker Server 15. Learn more
FileMaker Cloud 1.15.1 supports the following clients:
|FileMaker Pro 15.0.2 minimum|
|FileMaker Pro 15.0.2 Advanced minimum|
|FileMaker Go 15.0.2 minimum|
|Apps created using iOS App SDK 15.0.2 minimum|
3rd party software
Only known compatible 3rd party software should be used with your FileMaker software. Failure to do so can lead to results ranging from poor performance to feature failures and irreparable file corruption.
|ESS (ODBC/JDBC) drivers|
|3rd party backup software|
|3rd party plug-ins|
View technical specifications for the following products:
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.
Note: Deprecation does not mean the immediate deletion of an API or technology.See a list