FMK4 File Extension

FMK4 file icon
FileMaker For Mac
  • Developer
    FileMaker, Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is FMK4 file?

Full format name of files that use FMK4 extension is FileMaker For Mac. FileMaker For Mac format was developed by FileMaker, Inc.. Files with FMK4 extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS platform. FMK4 file belongs to the Database Files category just like 358 other filename extensions listed in our database. FileMaker Pro is by far the most used program for working with FMK4 files. On the official website of FileMaker, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theFileMaker Pro software, but also about FMK4 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support FMK4 file extension

The following listing features FMK4-compatible programs. Files with FMK4 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support FMK4 file

How to open file with FMK4 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening FMK4 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with FMK4 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install FileMaker Pro software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening FMK4 files is that no program that can handle FMK4 files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download FileMaker Pro and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support FMK4 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download FileMaker Pro installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit FileMaker, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of FileMaker Pro

If you already have FileMaker Pro installed on your systems and FMK4 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why FMK4 files are not compatible with FileMaker Pro. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using FileMaker Pro.

Step 3. Set the default application to open FMK4 files to FileMaker Pro

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate FMK4 files with latest version of FileMaker Pro you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the FMK4 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where FileMaker Pro is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open FMK4 files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with FMK4 extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with FMK4 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the FMK4 file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper FMK4 file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The FMK4 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the FMK4 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the FMK4 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with FMK4 extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the FMK4 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the FMK4 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the FileMaker For Mac file.

4. Check whether your system can handle FileMaker Pro

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with FMK4 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with FileMaker For Mac files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the FMK4 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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