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FileMaker Pro 15

FileMaker Pro 15
  • Donor or Provider: FileMaker
  • Platform: Windows, Mac
  • Format: Download
  • Product ID: G-48981
  • Availability: Available

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FileMaker Pro is software for creating database solutions for Windows, Mac, iOS devices, and the web. Users with little database experience can choose from 16 templates, called Starter Solutions, to get started quickly with tasks like contact management, event management, and resource scheduling. Databases can also be created from existing spreadsheets.

This discounted offer provides a license for use of FileMaker Pro on one computer. The license includes one year of maintenance, updates, and upgrades.

Benefits for Organizations

With little prior database experience, you can create database solutions for

  • Tracking volunteer data
  • Managing mailing lists
  • Maintaining donor information
  • Managing grants and funding
  • Creating and managing surveys

Learn how other organizations are using FileMaker.

Major Capabilities

  • Import existing data: FileMaker Pro can import data from .csv, .tab, XML, ODBC, and Microsoft Excel files.
  • Large file sizes: Database files can be up to 8 TB in size, and individual types of fields can hold up to 4 GB of data.
  • Multimedia support: Database fields can include documents, images, audio, and video.
  • Data search: Every database solution layout can include a Quick Find field, and you can choose which fields Quick Find searches in that database.
  • Reports and charts: The Layout/Report Assistant helps you build reports based on 51 predefined themes. FileMaker's charts can display data in the form of bar, line, area, bubble, scatter, and pie charts, with a choice of fonts, styles, colors, and backgrounds.
  • iOS layouts: You can create layouts for displaying and entering data on iOS touch devices like iPad and iPhone. Others on the network can see the changes as soon as they are saved.

Compatibility of File Format with Earlier Versions

FileMaker Pro 15 is not compatible with files created in versions earlier than 12. You can convert files from previous versions to the version 15 format with FileMaker Pro 15.

Network and Mobile Access

Over a network, up to five licensed users can access the same database file simultaneously. This includes users of the free FileMaker Go app on iPad and iPhone devices.

If you need simultaneous access for more than five users, or web access, FileMaker Server 15 allows access for unlimited users, including access via web browsers and iOS devices.

Previewing FileMaker

You can download a free 30-day trial version of FileMaker Pro 15 from the FileMaker website. However, the license key received through this offer will not unlock the trial version for permanent use. You'll need to uninstall the trial version and then install the full version.


The FileMaker support page offers a knowledge base, forums, product documentation, and a phone number for help with issues like installation and registration at no charge. You can purchase support packages for technical issues and troubleshooting from this page.

Choose Carefully

The administrative fee for this product is not refundable, and the product cannot be exchanged.

Obtaining This Product

Expect two emails. When TechSoup approves your donation request, we will send a message to your organization email address with preliminary information about obtaining this product. Shortly after, the donor partner will send an email with information needed to complete the installation or activation.

Rules, Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Quantity: Organizations may request up to four FileMaker Pro products and one FileMaker Server license per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30.
  • Budget: Organizations with annual operating budgets of any size are eligible for products in this program.
  • Nonprofits and libraries only: Products in this program are available only to qualifying nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation and to public libraries. Public libraries must either have valid 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or be listed in the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) database.
  • Organization types: All organization types are eligible for products in this program.
  • Terms of service: Organizations that request FileMaker products must agree to any applicable terms of service.
  • Anti-discrimination policy: Organizations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background are not eligible to participate in this program. Organizations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive products in this program.
  • Case study: Recipient organizations must be willing and able to provide information to FileMaker for the purposes of creating a case study or testimonial on this program.
  • Product distribution:
    • Products will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations only, not to individuals.
    • Recipient organizations may not transfer or resell FileMaker products.