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FileMaker Pro Advanced is used to create custom apps and to access them on a Windows or Mac computer. FileMaker Pro Advanced provides a set of advanced tools to help you design and develop custom apps faster and easier, including built-in templates. FileMaker utilizes reobust security features and samlessly intgrates with centralized MIT resources such as the Data Warehouse and Kerberos authentication.

Note: FileMaker Pro is no longer available after version 16

How to Obtain


FileMaker Pro 18 Advanced is available, via request, to MIT faculty and staff for use on MIT-owned machines only. 

Use of FileMaker GO and WebDirect is available for use only by those who otherwise qualify for MIT-issued FileMaker licenses.

Download (MIT faculty or staff certificate required)

By downloading a copy of FileMaker Pro 18 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 18 Advanced. You will receive an email with your activation key within a few days of submitting the form.


Storing data and security in FileMaker

If not properly configured and housed, the FileMaker files you work with may be at risk for security breaches.