FileMaker Pro Advanced includes all of the features of FileMaker Pro plus a set of advanced development and customization tools. Get features to design and develop custom apps faster and easier. Plus, get robust analysis capabilities, powerful diagnostic tools, and much more. If you want to build more powerful and flexible apps for your business, then FileMaker Pro Advanced is for you.
Choose from a variety of professionally designed Starter Solutions to manage contacts, inventory, projects, invoices, assets, and more.
Import existing data
Bring your existing data into FileMaker Pro, including .CSV, Tab, XML, ODBC, and Microsoft Excel files.
Customize with ease
Use flexible design tools to make your layouts look and work just the way you want — without extensive development experience or IT skills.
Get 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. Save your information in popular Excel and PDF formats.
Share with your team
Create custom apps that work together seamlessly across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and the web. Learn more about sharing information with your team.
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.
Instantly pinpoint problem areas in scripts and Script Triggers directly in the Script Workspace. Turn off Script Triggers when debugging to fine tune the troubleshooting process.
Monitor fields, variables, and calculations while troubleshooting.
Multiple Table Import
Build or modify apps faster by importing multiple tables at once.
Enable Database Encryption
Enable AES 256-bit encryption with FileMaker Pro Advanced to protect data on a FileMaker client or on FileMaker Server.
Create, change, or delete specific menu items or entire menu sets.
Build your own functions and copy, paste, or import them into any FileMaker file.
Database Design Report
Run comprehensive reports on all elements of your database schema.
Build applications where all menus are hidden.
External Function Plug-in API
Build more robust calculations and extend app capabilities.
What’s New in FileMaker Pro 15:
Instantly recover your scripting work with multiple undo. Now you can undo and redo your work as many times as needed. Changes aren’t finalized until you both save and exit the Script Workspace.
Highlighted script errors
Red highlighted text helps you easily identify problem areas in the Script Workspace. This feature is useful when importing scripts from other FileMaker apps, or for more complex apps with multiple scripts.
Connect to even more External SQL Data Sources, including PostgreSQL and IBM DB2 using the ESS Adapter.
Basic Starter Solutions
Choose from 4 new basic Starter Solutions to help create your first custom app. Start managing contacts, inventory, content, and tasks right away.
Get faster results when searching for the FileMaker Pro information you’re looking for using the new web-based Help. Plus, you can even download Help and use it offline.
Updated user interface
The newly designed icons in the status toolbar in FileMaker Pro keep your custom apps looking fresh.
Concealed edit box
Hide sensitive information, such as passwords or credit card numbers, from being displayed on a screen. Data is masked with a “•” symbol. Learn about encrypting data in your custom app using FileMaker Pro Advanced.
Proactive security warnings
Within the FileMaker Platform, warning notifications appear when connecting to a host or website that has an invalid security certificate.
Portal in-line progress bar
Be more productive while working with your apps. Continue to use your app while filtering and sorting data. The progress bar indicates when the process is complete.