FileMaker Products and Windows 7

Tomorrow Windows 7 will be released and FileMaker just released two support documents which may help if you plan to use Windows 7 in the near future.

Windows 7 and FileMaker 10 products

Question Are FileMaker products compatible with Windows 7?

  • FileMaker Pro 10 & FileMaker Pro 10 Advanced are both compatible with Windows 7 and have Known Issues.
  • FileMaker Server 10 & FileMaker Server 10 Advanced are both not compatible.

Earlier versions of FileMaker have not been tested or certified with Windows 7. These products were developed and released before Windows 7 became available.

While these earlier versions may install and run on Windows 7, you may encounter installation and stability issues for which there is no resolution. We strongly recommend you use current FileMaker software.

Known Issues with FileMaker running on Windows 7

Question Are there any issues running FileMaker products on Windows 7?

Answer The following are known issues when running FileMaker Pro 10 with Windows 7:

FileMaker Pro 10 and FileMaker Pro 10 Advanced

  • List control may get garbled when scrolling
  • Mouse clicking outside of a modal dialog box causes the dialog box to flash excessively
  • Opened file names are not added to the Recent list