FileMakerApril 29, 20210

Technical Specifications – FileMaker Pro 13 and FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced

System Requirements

Please note that Windows XP and Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) are no longer supported. Please update your operating system before upgrading to FileMaker Pro 13.


Operating System
Windows 8.1, and
Windows 8.1 Pro*
Windows 8, and
Windows 8 Pro*
Windows 7 Ultimate, Professional, Home Premium*
OS X Yosemite v10.10
OS X Mavericks v10.9
OS X Mountain Lion v10.8
OS X Lion v10.7

*Version stated is the minimum requirement. FileMaker Pro may also work with later operating systems certified by FileMaker, Inc. Operating systems not listed in the table above have not been tested and are not supported.


Hardware Requirements


Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
Windows CPU: Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 or newer
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 or newer
Mac CPU: 64-bit Intel-based Mac
CPU: 64-bit Intel-based Mac
Citrix and Terminal Services
  • Citrix XenApp 6.5
  • Windows Server 2012 Terminal Services
  • Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Services
Additional requirements (all platforms)

TCP/IP: limited to five simultaneous FileMaker client connections; each client requires a licensed copy of the software; see FileMaker Server 13 for increased capacity. FileMaker Pro 13 supports Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) addresses, as well as IPv4 addresses.

Any computer accessing FileMaker Pro files over a network will need to have a licensed installation of versions 13 of FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Pro Advanced.

Deprecated and removed technologies

FileMaker, Inc. continually invests in the latest technology in order to keep making improvements to the FileMaker Platform. As a result, some features and operating systems are deprecated and will be removed in future versions of FileMaker software. See a list of deprecated technologies.


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