Now you can master the essentials of FileMaker 12! This self-paced curriculum on DVD provides step-by-step exercises, examples, and videos to improve development skills and help create more professional FileMaker solutions.


- 13 self-paced training modules

- 800+ page manual plus demo files, exercises and videos

- Dedicated FileMaker Go module


Offer valid in U.S., Canada and Latin America (except Brazil). This offer does not apply to volume license purchases. Offer subject to change without notice. Education /non-profit pricing available to eligible customers.

FileMaker Resources

FileMaker Pro 12 Fact Sheet
FileMaker Pro 12 Advance Fact Sheet
FileMaker Server 12 Fact Sheet
Bento and FileMaker Pro Comparison
FileMaker and MS Access Comparison

FileMaker Product Line

FileMaker Pro 12

FileMaker Pro 12 Advanced

Chart a whole new course for your data

FileMaker Pro 12 is the fastest way to create stunning databases for you and your team. Give your solutions a polished look by choosing from 40 attractive layout themes customized for your iPad, iPhone, and desktop. Get the design precision you need with new gradients, image slicing, and alignment guides to create solutions for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and the web.

Eye-catching themes. Apply one of 40 stunning new themes to instantly change the look of your database.
More layout tools. Use new gradients, image slicing, and alignment guides to get the design precision you need.
All-new Starter Solutions. Manage projects, content, estimates, and more with re-designed solutions—now with layouts for iPad and iPhone.
Enhanced container fields. Drag and drop files into your database, render images faster, and securely store and manage data externally.
Quick Charts. Create eye-catching charts in a just a few clicks with the new integrated set-up and customization window.
iOS design and development tools. Get design tools, themes, scripts, and calculation functions to help you quickly build apps for iPad and iPhone.
Advanced database development and customization made easy

FileMaker Pro 12 Advanced includes all the features in FileMaker Pro 12 plus a suite of advanced development and customization tools. Design and develop more powerful and flexible database applications for yourself and your team.
  • Design and develop databases faster
  • - Create, change, or delete specific menu items or entire menu sets. NEW! Specify custom menus that display when using an iOS device.
    - Build your own functions and copy them into a FileMaker Pro database.
  • Monitor more efficiently
  • - Pinpoint problem areas in scripts and Script Triggers. NEW! Turn off Script Triggers when debugging for easier troubleshooting.
    - Monitor fields, variables, and calculations with the Data Viewer
  • Modify and maintain databases with ease
  • - Analyze your solutions with the Database Design Report
    - Build databases faster with Multiple Table Import

FileMaker Server 12

FileMaker Server 12 Advanced

Get faster, more reliable data serving

FileMaker Server 12 is fast, reliable, easy-to-use server software that improves the speed, stability, and performance of your FileMaker solutions. Managing groups of FileMaker users is now easier and more secure than ever.

Faster WAN performance. Get faster data retrieval. Less data is sent across the network with fewer round trips.
64-bit application. More memory allows for faster and more efficient data access.
Progressive Backup. Only data that has changed in the database is bundled and applied to the baseline backup. Choose a backup frequency between 1-60 minutes.
Improved web publishing engine. Handle multiple data requests at the same time with more efficient memory management.
More stable architecture. Scripts and plug-ins run together as a separate process. Progressive Backups run independently as well.
Progressive media download. Progressively download videos to your FileMaker Pro client. View PDFs and other media instantly.

Maximize your database sharing capabilities

FileMaker Server 12 Advanced includes all the features in FileMaker Server 12 plus maximum sharing and connectivity options.

Sharing. FileMaker Server 12 Advanced technology does not limit the number of FileMaker Pro clients. Technical limits are imposed only by your hardware, database design, and operating system.
Security. Manage user access through external authentication via Active Directory/Open Directory. Use SSL encryption for secure data transfer.
Instant Web Publishing. Easily publish and share databases over the web with up to 100 simultaneous users.
NEW! Group Start Page. Display a list of all databases accessible to your team on one convenient web page. Launch FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Go, and Instant Web Publishing directly from the page.
24/7 Reliability & Availability. Get anytime access to your data with 24/7 availability. Protect your data with scheduled live back-ups.
ODCB/JDBC Support. Share data with other applications via server-based ODBC/JDBC support.