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FileMaker Pro 16

FileMaker Pro 16
  • Donor or Provider: FileMaker
  • Platform: Windows, Mac
  • Format: Download
  • Product ID: G-48981
  • Availability: Available

More informations about this product


FileMaker Pro is software for creating custom apps that work across Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone, and the web.

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 experience, you can create custom apps 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

  • Start quickly: Users with little experience can choose from 16 templates, called Starter Solutions, to get started quickly with tasks like contact management, event management, and resource scheduling.
  • Import existing data: FileMaker Pro can import data from .csv, .tab, XML, ODBC, and Microsoft Excel files.
  • Large file sizes: FileMaker files can be up to 8 TB in size, and individual types of fields can hold up to 4 GB of data.
  • Multimedia support: App fields can include documents, images, audio, and video.
  • 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.
  • Integrate with other programs: You can exchange and interact with data from other applications and create live, two-way connections with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and MySQL data sources.

Compatibility of File Format with Earlier Versions

FileMaker Pro 16 is not compatible with files created in versions earlier than 12. You can convert files from previous versions with FileMaker Pro 16.

Network and Mobile Access

Over a network, up to five licensed users can access the same FileMaker 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 16 allows access for unlimited licensed users.

Previewing FileMaker

You can download a free 10-day trial version of FileMaker Pro 16 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 23 FileMaker Pro products and 1 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.