Category Archive for "FM News"

FileMaker Pro OS Requirements

Sometimes it is hard to keep track of which operating systems currently work with which versions of FileMaker. Between OSX, Windows, iOS, and FileMaker upgrades it is easy to get confused. If you ever need help, here is the page on the FileMaker site which will help you to sort it all out: “FileMaker Pro […]

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FileMaker Go and iOS 11 Compatability

Apple released iOS 11 on Sept. 19th, 2017. FileMaker still has versions of FM Go out there for 14, 15, and 16. However, iOS11 is only compatible with FM Go 16 and Go 15. Also, please note that iOS 11 only supports 64-bit applications. Please see this knowledgebase article for more info.

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FileMaker Pro OS Requirements

Sometimes it is hard to keep track of which operating systems currently work with which versions of FileMaker. Between OSX, Windows, iOS, and FileMaker upgrades it is easy to get confused. If you ever need help, here is the page on the FileMaker site which will help you to sort it all out: “FileMaker Pro […]

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FM Licensing Konfusion!

FileMaker, Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apple, is a mature organization which has been around for some 30 years. They have a lot of licensing options; many more than are typically displayed on their website. It can be pretty confusing to find the right software licensing program for your business. Factors to consider are not […]

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Microsoft Web Access Services are Over!

Microsoft has announced they are shutting down web services for MS Access. If you know anyone who is still using Microsoft Access, you would be doing them a big favor to warn them now, so that they have time to switch their business over to FileMaker. See this note from Microsoft: “We no longer recommend […]

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New Release – FileMaker 16

FileMaker, Inc, has just released their newest version of their custom business application software: FM16. Here is the full list of new features: Mobility Create apps for iPad, iPhone, and the web that are sure to delight • Animations and transitions with scripts • Enhanced signature capture • Region-monitoring script • Custom paper sizes Development […]

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FileMaker as Low Code / No Code Software

There is a movement out there to find what is called “low code / no code” software solutions? What’s that mean? That means that the typical business owner doesn’t have the time to learn how to code new software, but s/he needs to find something that works for them, and that they can tweak and […]

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FM voted RAD award winner

FileMaker Platform Ranked #1 Rapid Application Development Software Are you looking for the right platform to build an app for your business? Drawing on independent reviews from real users, the G2 Crowd Report on Rapid Application Development Software compares vendors and shows that FileMaker, Inc., an Apple subsidiary, is the standout leader for rapid application […]

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FileMaker Pro App Starter Pack Promotion

Are you ready to get started with the FileMaker Pro App?  FileMaker, Inc. is running a special promotion until March 31st to help you get up and running with your automated business application. It’s called the “App Starter Pack” and is just what you need to get started with automating and streamlining your business data. […]

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FileMaker & Apple

Many people do not realize that FileMaker is owned by Apple, Inc. Yes, FileMaker is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apple. But that does not mean that FileMaker is only available on Apple products. It is a cross-platform solution which works on Macs, Windows, web, iPhone, iPad, and now using Web Direct technology, also on Android […]

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