FileMaker Pro 13 and FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced

Technical Specifications

FileMaker Pro 13 and FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced

What's included:

The boxed versions of FileMaker Pro 13 and FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced include the software and product documentation on DVD. Both FileMaker Pro 13 and FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced come with the Installation and New Features Guide, and a license key for installation.

The downloadable version contains the product software, an electronic version of the product documentation 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 13 and FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced databases only work with other FileMaker 12 and FileMaker 13 software. Files from previous versions of FileMaker Pro must be converted to the new file format to be shared with FileMaker Pro 13/Pro 13 Advanced.

Learn more about converting your pre-12 FileMaker solutions.

System Requirements

Please note that Windows XP and Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) are no longer supported. Please update your operating system before upgrading to FileMaker Pro 13.

Operating System
Windows 8.1, and
Windows 8.1 Pro*
Windows 8, and
Windows 8 Pro*
Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate, Professional, Home Premium*
OS X Yosemite v10.10
OS X Mavericks v10.9
OS X Mountain Lion v10.8
OS X Lion v10.7

*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

CPU: Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 or newer

CPU: Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 or newer
Mac CPU: Intel-based Mac
CPU: Intel-based Mac

Citrix and Terminal Services (FileMaker Pro 13 only)

  • Citrix XenApp 6.5
  • Windows Server 2012 Terminal Services
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Services

Additional requirements

Networking (all platforms):

TCP/IP: limited to five simultaneous FileMaker client connections; each client requires a licensed copy of the software; see FileMaker Server 13 for increased capacity. FileMaker Pro 13 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 versions 13 of FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Pro Advanced.

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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