Description The FileMaker Platform is software for creating, managing, and publishing custom apps that work across Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone, and the web. The FileMaker Platform includes FileMaker Pro Advanced: Desktop software for creating and accessing custom apps FileMaker Server: A dedicated database server for managing and sharing custom apps created using FileMaker Pro Advanced FileMaker Go: An app that allows developers to perform many of the functions of FileMaker Pro Advanced via iPad and iPhone devices FileMaker WebDirect: Web technology that allows developers to perform many of the functions of FileMaker Pro Advanced via a web browser on a desktop, laptop, or mobile deviceThis discounted offer provides a perpetual license for use of the FileMaker Platform for five users. It includes three licenses for FileMaker Server. The license includes one year of maintenance, updates, and upgrades. You can renew your maintenance directly through FileMaker at a cost of $540 per year.Benefits for OrganizationsWith little prior experience, you can create custom apps forTracking volunteer dataManaging mailing listsMaintaining donor informationManaging grants and fundingCreating and managing surveys Learn how other organizations are using FileMaker.Major Capabilities Start quickly: Users with little experience can choose from several starter apps to get started quickly with tasks like contact management, event management, and resource scheduling. Import existing data: The FileMaker Platform 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, as well as the new Data API.Compatibility of File Format with Earlier VersionsThe FileMaker 17 Platform is not compatible with files created in versions earlier than 12. You can convert files from previous versions with FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced.Previewing FileMakerYou can download a free 45-day trial version of FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced or FileMaker Server 17 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.SupportThe 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.