FileMaker Pro 10.0.x & 11.0.x (Mac OS; Windows)
Important Notes: Many Schools and Centers have standardized on the use of specific database applications (such as Microsoft Access, Oracle, etc.) and may not support FileMaker Pro for their faculty and staff. Information Systems & Computing (ISC) strongly suggests that faculty and staff speak to their local support provider to determine which product(s) are supported before selecting database software.
FileMaker, Inc.'s FileMaker Pro is the database program recommended for ISC's clients, including off-campus students. FileMaker Pro can be used to build flat file and relational databases from raw data for form letters and reports. Features include scripting, interoperability with Microsoft Excel, and word processing with tabs, indents, font control, and embedded data fields in text.
Windows 7 Compatibility
FileMaker Pro 11.0.x is fully compatible with Windows 7. FileMaker Pro 10.0.x is compatible with Windows 7, with some relatively minor issues. Please see FileMaker's Windows 7 and FileMaker 10.0.x compatibility page for more information.
Mac OS 10.7 Lion Compatibility
FileMaker Pro 11.0.x is fully compatible with Mac OS 10.7 Lion while FileMaker Pro version 10.0.x has minor issues that may be relevant to some users. See FileMaker's Mac OS 10.7 compatibility page for FileMaker 10.0.x for more information.
FileMaker Pro is commercial software that can be purchased from the Computer Connection at an educational discount.
Configuration instructions are included with the software.
Primary computing support is usually located in the schools, units, and residences, close to the faculty, staff, and students being served. Contact lists are available for:
To look up your local support provider, select your University affiliation above. You also may call First Call at 215-573-4778 to request a referral if you are not sure who to contact.
Information Systems and Computing
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