Breakthrough web technology for data access anywhere
Combine the power of a desktop application with the
simplicity of a web browser to manage and share your business information.
Available in FileMaker Server 13, FileMaker WebDirect is breakthrough web
technology that runs custom business solutions directly in a web browser on
a desktop or laptop - with no web development skills required. Since
FileMaker WebDirect looks like and acts like a desktop application, it
gives you familiar functionality such as:
Use themes, styles, charts, menus, and more. Even drag and drop files
into container fields.
Get instant access to changes in your data or solution – no need to
refresh your browser.
Enable scripts, calculations and conditional formatting to validate data
and streamline workflow.
Create your ideal
iPad and iPhone experience
Build solutions for iPad and iPhone even faster than before. With
additional support for native iOS behaviors, and new features to speed data
capture; the FileMaker 13 Platform delivers the best experience for your
team when they’re on the go.
Redesigned Layout/Report Assistant
Create layouts and reports optimized for iPad and iPhone. Predefined
screen dimensions, views, and themes make it easy to design for different
Create iOS-style popovers on iPad, iPhone and desktop to group fields,
links and other information without having to move to other layouts or
Create multi-panel slide controls to manage images and other data in
separate slide panels all within same layout. Swipe to navigate between
panels on FileMaker Go and click to move between panels in FileMaker Pro.
New iOS keyboards
Choose one of 7 new keyboards to match the type of data you want to
collect. New keyboard types include URL, number, email, phone, and more.
Bar code scanner
Automatically scan bar codes using your iPad and iPhone with FileMaker Go
– no plug-ins required. Scanned data can also be accessed from your desktop.
New iOS keyboards
Design by FileMaker
The new FileMaker 13 Platform helps you create custom business solutions
that are not only professionally designed but gorgeous too! When a database
looks great, it’s more compelling to use. Your team can easily manage and
share data, making them more productive than ever.
Modify and save changes to existing layout themes to match your exact
business needs. Reuse your themes across other solutions, and share with
FileMaker Pro 13 comes with 11 new, ready-to-use themes - for a total of
51 themes - to help you easily design custom solutions for iPad, iPhone and
Themes now have styles (sets of colors, fonts and text sizes applied to
objects such as buttons, fields, and backgrounds) to give your solutions a
consistent and professional look. Choose from a variety of predefined styles
or customize and save your own. Modify a style once and it changes
Improved Starter Solutions
The Contacts, Assets, Content Management and Invoices Starter Solutions
have been entirely re-designed with a fresh look that takes advantage of new
features in the FileMaker 13 Platform.
Drag and drop fields directly onto your layout with the new Field Picker.
Includes convenient options for controlling field and label placement.
Control Object Visibility
Make your layouts more interactive by hiding or displaying objects such
as fields and buttons based on a specific condition or calculation.
Create your own custom themes
Rest assured with the latest
Secure your data wherever you keep it – desktop, device or server.
Using powerful 256-bit AES encryption, your data is now secure from
unauthorized access when it’s on a FileMaker client or hosted on FileMaker
Server. FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced is required to enable encryption.
Also new is a visual encryption state indicator that shows when a
connection to the server is secure and whether or not it is validated by a
More new features
The FileMaker 13 Platform also includes new scripts, Script
Triggers, calculation functions, container field enhancements and
Check out over 50 exciting, new features.