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FileMaker Pro Installation Instructions

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  1. Download the Windows installer.
  2. Run the installer with elevated privileges by right-clicking and choosing Run as Administrator.  FileMaker installation will begin, followed by Bonjour installation. .NET v4 will install if it's not already on the computer.
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts and accept all defaults.
  4. Download the Update to Filemaker Pro and install.
  5. Launch FileMaker Pro. 


  1. Download the macOS installer.
  2. Double-click the downloaded file to mount the disk image, then double-click on the installer to run it.
  3. When the installation is complete, navigate to /Applications/FileMaker and confirm installation was successful.

If you encounter a prompt that states the application or installer “cannot be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software,” follow these steps to proceed with installing FileMaker:

  • Open  > System Settings > Security & Privacy > Security
  • Click Allow for Filemaker to be installed
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