Technical Specifications

FileMaker Cloud

Product offering

FileMaker Cloud is a service available from Claris International Inc. through the FileMaker Store. It includes access to the following clients: FileMaker Pro Advanced, FileMaker Go, and FileMaker WebDirect.


Product documentation is available online.

Languages supported

FileMaker Cloud Admin Console: Worldwide English, French, Italian, German, Japanese, and Spanish


FileMaker Customer Console: Worldwide English, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Japanese, Dutch, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Brazilian Portuguese


FileMaker ID: Worldwide English, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Japanese, Dutch, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Brazilian Portuguese

Compatibility (Interoperability)

FileMaker Cloud 2.18 supports the following clients:

Instance types

Instance types vary depending on the amount of processing power, memory, and networking capacity needed to run your custom apps. Here are the available options:

Number of users Type CPU Memory
5 to 9 Users Medium 2 4 GB
10 to 39 users Large 2 8 GB
40 to 49 users x Large 4 16 GB
50 to 79 users 2x Large 4 16 GB
80 to 99 users 3x Large 8 32 GB
100+ 4x Large 16 64 GB
FileMaker WebDirect

Supported languages

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

Supported web browsers

FileMaker WebDirect is accessible from a web browser. Supported web browsers include:

Desktop browsers Mobile browsers
Safari 12.x minimum Mobile Safari on iOS 12.x minimum
Chrome 73 minimum Chrome 73 minimum on Android 7.x minimum
Microsoft Edge 44

Mobile hardware requirements*

Platform Supported devices
iPad iPad Pro (12.9", 11", and 10.5")
iPad 9.7"
iPad Air
iPad mini 5
iPad mini 4
iPhone iPhone XS
iPhone XS Max
iPhone XR
iPhone X
iPhone 8
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7
iPhone 7 Plus
Android Memory: 3 GB RAM minimum
CPU: 2.1GHz quad-core processor minimum
Screen-size: 5 inches minimum

* FileMaker WebDirect may work on other devices not listed in the table above, but these devices have not been tested and are not supported.

FileMaker WebDirect mobile hardware accessories

  • Smart Keyboard support for iPad Pro
  • Apple Pencil support for iPad Pro

Mobile network requirements

Network connection with consistent signal strength and connectivity is required.

Supported mobile networks
Wi-Fi LTE 4G

More information

For more information on FileMaker WebDirect see the FileMaker WebDirect Guide.

FileMaker Cloud Admin Console

FileMaker Cloud Admin Console supports the following desktop web browsers:

Desktop browsers
Safari 12.x minimum
Chrome 73 minimum
Microsoft Edge 44
FileMaker Customer Console

Supported web browsers

Desktop browsers Mobile browsers
Safari 12.x minimum Mobile Safari on iOS 12.x minimum
Chrome 73 minimum
Microsoft Edge 44

Users are able to perform the following tasks in FileMaker Customer Console on a mobile browser:

  • Access the Home page
  • Access the Subscription page
  • Create a FileMaker ID
  • Sign in with FileMaker ID

Mobile hardware requirements*

Platform Supported devices
iPad iPad Pro (12.9", 11", and 10.5")
iPad 9.7"
iPad mini 5
iPad mini 4
iPhone iPhone XS
iPhone XS Max
iPhone XR
iPhone X
iPhone 8
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7
iPhone 7 Plus

* FileMaker Customer Console may work on other devices not listed in the table above, but these devices have not been tested and are not supported.

ESS
Supported data sources
Microsoft SQL Server 2017
Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Microsoft SQL Server 2014
MYSQL Community Server 5.7.21
Oracle Database 11g Release 2
Oracle Database 12c Release 1
Oracle Database 12c Release 2
Capacities

The table below lists the tested and maximum allowed simultaneous connection limits for FileMaker Cloud 2.18. Tested maximums reflect the test configuration and do not represent a guarantee of performance.


FileMaker Cloud can host up to 125 custom apps.

Type of clients Tested* Maximum allowed*
FileMaker Pro Advanced 250 2000
FileMaker Go 100 100
FileMaker WebDirect 100 100
FileMaker Data API 100 100
OData 100 100

* Connections may be limited by instance type, app design, active users, or license agreement.

Storage

FileMaker Cloud includes 6 GB of FileMaker Data Storage per license per year. A minimum deployment of 5 users includes a total 30 GB of FileMaker Data Storage per year. Additional FileMaker Data Storage may be purchased through FileMaker Customer Console.

Security
  • Custom apps are automatically encrypted when uploaded to FileMaker Cloud.
  • FileMaker ID supports multi-factor authentication.
  • FileMaker Cloud 2.18 includes a built-in SSL certificate.
Deprecated and removed technologies

FileMaker, Inc. continually invests in the latest technology in order to keep improving 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.