FileMaker Pro 16 Advanced
For instance, use script steps to animate the transition from a list of contacts to a contact’s details.
and reorder existing paper sizes when printing in FileMaker Go.
|Feature||Description||FileMaker Pro||FileMaker Pro Advanced|
|Get started quickly||Choose from a variety of pre-designed Starter Solutions to manage contacts, inventory, projects, and more.||x||x|
|Import existing data||Bring your existing data into FileMaker Pro, including .CSV, Tab, XML, ODBC, and Microsoft Excel files.||x||x|
|Customize with ease||Use flexible design tools to make your layouts look and work just the way you want, all without programming.||x||x|
|Built-in reporting tools||Easy-to-use reporting and charting tools make it easy to make summary reports, colorful charts, and executive dashboards with a few clicks.||x||x|
|Share with your team||Create and share solutions across iPad, iPhone, Windows and Mac. Connect up to 5 other people on a network. Or use FileMaker Server to securely share with larger groups and extend solutions to the web.||x||x|
|Integrate with other programs||Exchange and interact with data from other applications. Plus, create live, 2-way connections with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL data sources||x||x|
|Script Debugger||Instantly pinpoint problem areas in scripts and Script Triggers directly in the new Script Workspace. Turn off Script Triggers when debugging to fine tune the troubleshooting process.||x|
|Data Viewer||Monitor fields, variables, and calculations while troubleshooting.||x|
|Multiple Table Import||Build or modify solutions faster by importing multiple tables at once.||x|
|Enable Database Encryption||Enable AES 256-bit encryption with FileMaker Pro Advanced to protect data on a FileMaker client or on FileMaker Server.||x|
|Custom Menus||Create, change, or delete specific menu items or entire menu sets.||x|
|Custom Functions||Build your own functions and copy, paste, or import them into any FileMaker file.||x|
|Database Design Report||Run comprehensive reports on all elements of your database schema.||x|
|Kiosk Maker||Build applications where all menus are hidden.||x|
|Build more robust calculations and extend solution capabilities.||x|
Custom apps created using FileMaker Pro 12 and later can be opened and used with FileMaker Pro 16 and FileMaker Pro 16 Advanced.
FileMaker Pro 16 and FileMaker Pro 16 Advanced can connect to the following hosts:
- FileMaker Server 16, 15, and 14
- FileMaker Pro 16, 15, and 14
- FileMaker Pro 16, 15, and 14 Advanced
- FileMaker Cloud 1.15.1 minimum
The latest updates must be applied to the above software before hosting FileMaker Pro 16 apps.
Note that OS X Yosemite 10.10 is no longer supported. Be sure to update your operating system before upgrading to FileMaker Pro 16.
|Windows 10 Pro Edition||32-bit and 64-bit
Fall Creators Update
|Windows 10 |
|32-bit and 64-bit
Fall Creators Update
|Windows 8.1 Standard Edition||System updates 2919355 and 2999226|
|Windows 8.1 Pro Edition||System updates 2919355 and 2999226|
|Windows 7 SP1 Professional Edition||System update 2999226|
|Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate Edition||System update 2999226|
|macOS High Sierra 10.13|
|MacOS Sierra 10.12|
*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.
|Minimum Requirements||Recommended Requirements|
|Windows||CPU: 1 GHz or faster x86- or x64-bit processor|
RAM: 1 GB
RAM: 1 GB
|CPU: 1 GHz or faster x86- or x64-bit processor
RAM: 2 GB or more
|Mac||RAM: 2 GB||RAM: 4 GB or more|
Windows Remote Desktop Services and Citrix XenApp 7.5 supported on:
- Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
- Windows Server 2012 R2
Remote Desktop Services clients supported on:
- Windows: Remote Desktop Services Client
- OS X: Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0
Citrix ICA client minimum requirements*:
- Windows: Receiver for Windows 4.1.2
- OS X: Receiver for Mac 11.8.2
*At this time, only the above clients are supported by FileMaker, Inc. Other clients may work as expected but they have not been tested for use with FileMaker Pro and are not currently supported.
|Networking||Peer-to-peer sharing is limited to 5 simultaneous client connections in addition to the host; each client requires a licensed copy of the software. Use FileMaker Cloud or FileMaker Server for increased security options and sharing capability.|
|Microsoft .NET||For Windows, FileMaker Pro Advanced and runtime solutions require Microsoft .NET framework version 4.6 or later.|
|ODBC and JDBC Client Drivers||Learn more about installing drivers to enable ODBC and JDBC clients to access FileMaker Pro Advanced data.|
|Supported email applications||FileMaker Pro Advanced can Send Mail via an email client application. To do so, you must have a supported email application installed and configured properly on your computer. See a list of supported email applications.|
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.
FileMaker is fully enabled to work efficiently in Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Indian. The specific editions of FileMaker for the Middle East and India offer a full support of your language with enhanced features to handle properly your language characteristics:
- text direction to manage efficiently RTL texts
- right-to-left layout options to tune your layouts one at a time orto switch in 1 click to a full RTL layout
- sorting to better manage your data (in Arabic, Hebrew, Farsi, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Panjabi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu,Kannada, Malayalam, Thai and Vietnamese)
- spell checking with the support of Hunspell* tool to enhance your writing & avoid typos