What's New with FileMaker 17?

What's New with FileMaker 17?

FileMaker 17 is here, and with it comes a ton of exciting new features and platform improvements that are sure to take your FileMaker business applications to the next level. The new version of FileMaker focuses on speeding up and simplifying app development through starter apps, master-details layout options, and a revamped layout mode, plus it includes an overhauled FileMaker Server Admin Console and a new Admin API. 

Our FileMaker developers have posted some great how-to articles, tips and tricks to help you get started with the latest version. 

  • Development:  Starter apps and Add-on Tables, master-detail layouts, group object selection, redesigned Layout mode, default fields, scripting enhancements, My Apps window, multiple email attachments, copy and paste custom menus, FileMaker data migration tool​
  • Deployment:  FileMaker Server Admin Console, FileMaker Admin API trial, work while reconnecting​
  • Cloud:  Support for FileMaker 17 features, FileMaker Data API (no longer a trial feature), Comodo SSL certificates can be purchased 60 days before trial expiration instead of 30 days​
  • Mobile:  FM Go 17 new features include Sensor function support, configure local notification, auto-complete, keyboard shortcuts, drag and drop, improved iOS App SDK (app delegate extension)​
  • Integration:  FileMaker Data API (no longer a trial feature) supports scripts and uploading files to container fields​
  • Security:  Account lockout​

If you need assistance with an upgrade or would like to discuss adding new functionality to your existing solution, don’t hesitate to contact IT Solutions. Visit us online to learn about our FileMaker development and consulting services.

Important FileMaker Licensing Information:

With the new release, FileMaker has updated purchasing options to better accommodate working in teams. As a certified reseller of the FileMaker platform, make sure you contact us before your next software renewal date to find out if there are new licensing programs available to empower your teams and provide you with big savings!

Upcoming Event: FileMaker 17 Launch Event

Wednesday, June 13th | 10am - 12pm | Philadelphia, PA
Register Now!

Join IT Solutions on Wed. June 13th at the Apple Store on Walnut Street in Philadelphia for an exclusive, live event to introduce the new FileMaker 17 platform!

During this event, we'll showcase all FileMaker 17 has to offer, and how the new platform can help you develop and deploy your custom FileMaker solutions faster and easier than ever before. 


  • FileMaker 17 overview
  • New and improved developer tools
  • FM Go 17: new mobile features
  • Step-by-step demos and real world examples
  • and much more!

FileMaker 17 Launch Event
Wednesday, June 13th  
10am -12pm
Apple Walnut Street: 1607 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 

All attendees will receive special discount offers AND a copy of the sample files to take home to practice with. Bring your laptops so you can follow along! Lunch will be provided. 

Seats are limited... Reserve your spot today...REGISTER NOW!

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