Filemaker Pro

Some problems in 10.8

Some problems in 10.7

Filemaker Pro

Supports iCloud

Secured by Gatekeeper

Supports retina graphics

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Available on the Mac App Store
Not available on the Mac App Store
Version 11.0.3
Developer FileMaker
Status Some problems

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FileMaker website claims the app IS compatible with Mountain Lion 10.8

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10.8 claims that the app was not installed correctly or another app modified it.

See - custom date format, Inspector and Excel export issues.

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shmerlsshmerlsshmerls 26 Feb 2012 03:13

Apparently FileMaker has recently released FM 11.0v4, which is compatible with Lion. On the FM site they state:

-OS X Lion only: Addressed an issue with some date field formats showing Asian characters.

-OS X Lion only: Addressed an issue with not being able to use zero or negative numbers in data formatting in the Inspector and in some controls in the Chart Setup dialog.

But in the table about the upgrade to v4, they seem to be coy: under the Platform column they just say: "Mac OS X"

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Shaun ThomasShaun ThomasAnonymous 26 Jul 2012 14:20

Initially had a problem with FMP 11.04 crashing on launch, identified as FMiCalConnector.fmplugin plug in, removed this extension and it now works fine.
Hope this helps


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[ atlauren at you see eye dot ee dee you]atlauren at you see eye dot ee dee youAnonymous 27 Jul 2012 01:57

Verion 8.5v2, moved over via Migration Assistant, seems to work fine under Mountain Lion.

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[ gopher]gophergopher 30 Jul 2012 00:38

8.5v1 works fine in Mountain Lion.

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[ Juan]JuanAnonymous 30 Jul 2012 19:03

11.0.4 works fine with 10.8. FileMaker recommends configuring Gatekeeper settings to allow new installs, but I didn't encounter that problem.

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Louis TrapaniLouis TrapaniAnonymous 03 Aug 2012 07:33

I did a quick test of FileMaker Pro 9.0v3 under Mountain Lion (Mac OS 10.8) and it seemed to run okay. Again, I didn't do anything extensive, I just viewed some records.

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Lion (10.7) Comments

[ thefishyfew]thefishyfewAnonymous 14 Jul 2011 15:03

Seems to work fine on my Lion.

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[ gopher]gophergopher 16 Jul 2011 19:44

Version 8.5v1 works fine with Lion 11a494a

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[ David Winter]David WinterDavid Winter 20 Jul 2011 18:59

Although another user reported that FM 11.0v3 “seems to work fine”, FileMaker Inc. themselves say it doesn’t. describes some unpleasant issues regarding custom date formats and the Inspector - not to mention (pre 2007) Excel export, which now is broken as it relies on Rosetta.

If you're doing serious FileMaker work, these are non-trivial problems.

So when will they fix them?

In an update that we can expect (wait for it) in effin’ August - so that might be up to six weeks after the Lion was released. Users of the server version even will have to wait until October 2011.

Frankly, I find this bizarre.

I wanted to upgrade to Lion ASAP. According to RoaringApps, 99 % of all relevant developers and apps are up to date. And who’s not? The people who are practically standing around the same water cooler as Steve Jobs (FileMaker, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple Inc.). They probably had access to Lion (an OS that was announced in October, 2010) long before anyone else outside of Apple, yet take all the time in the world to fix their flagship product.

Sorry, I call this amateurish.

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[ gopher]gophergopher 20 Jul 2011 20:00

Excel export probably depends on a Microsoft plugin that Micosoft never upgraded. However, since Neo Office supports Lion, and 2008, 2005, 2004 Excel, you may not have to switch operaing systems to fix this issue. Knowing Microsoft and how they baulk at making Access available without virtualization, I don't doubt this. Custom date formatting I never use, so can't comment.

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[ Curt Cozad]Curt CozadAnonymous 23 Jul 2011 18:04

I have the date bug. In the date that you enter, you get two Asian characters along with your two numeric digits in the year.

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