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FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced is available, via request, to MIT faculty and staff for use on MIT-owned machines only. 
FileMaker GO and WebDirect can be provided where MIT hardware is not available.
Note: FileMaker Pro is no longer available in version 17

How to Obtain

Downloads and Licensing (MIT faculty or staff certificate required)

By downloading a copy of FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced, Server, FileMaker Go or WebDirect, you acknowledge that you agree to abide by the Guidelines for using the MIT License.

  • Once the Guidelines have been reviewed, you may Request FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced.
    You will receive an email with your activation key within a few days of submitting the form.


  • FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced Solutions only work with FileMaker versions 12 through 17.
  • Solutions from FileMaker Pro 11 and earlier must be converted to the latest file format to be opened or shared with FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced.


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About this Version 

FileMaker Pro Advanced is the tool you use to create a custom app. You also use FileMaker Pro Advanced to access your app on a Windows or Mac computer. Start by importing data from a spreadsheet or using a built-in Starter app to manage contacts, inventory, meetings, and more. Or even quickly build a new app from the beginning.

FileMaker Pro Advanced includes a set of advanced tools to help you design and develop custom apps faster and easier. Plus, you’ll get robust analysis capabilities, powerful diagnostic tools, and much more.