FMPR File Extension

FMPR file icon
FileMaker Pro Mac
  • Developer
    FileMaker, Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    0 ( votes)

What is FMPR file?

Full format name of files that use FMPR extension is FileMaker Pro Mac. FileMaker, Inc. defined the FileMaker Pro Mac format standard. FMPR file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with FMPR extension are categorized as Database Files files. The Database Files subset comprises 358 various file formats. The most popular software that supports FMPR files is FileMaker Pro. FileMaker Pro software was developed by FileMaker, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about FMPR files or the FileMaker Pro software program.

Programs which support FMPR file extension

Programs that can handle FMPR files are as follows. Files with FMPR extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support FMPR file

How to open file with FMPR extension?

Being unable to open files with FMPR extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with FMPR 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. Get the FileMaker Pro

Problems with opening and working with FMPR files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with FMPR files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download FileMaker Pro and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading FileMaker Pro installed is by going to developer’s website (FileMaker, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

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

You still cannot access FMPR files although FileMaker Pro is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of FileMaker Pro installed, it may not support FMPR format. 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. Assign FileMaker Pro to FMPR files

After installing FileMaker Pro (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open FMPR files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the FMPR with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the FileMaker Pro installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open FMPR files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with FMPR extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select FileMaker Pro and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with FMPR extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the FMPR for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the FMPR file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the FMPR in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the FMPR file hinders attempts to open 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 FMPR file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the FMPR file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with FMPR extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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 Pro Mac file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open FileMaker Pro

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support FMPR files. Close all running programs and try opening the FMPR file.

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 Pro Mac files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with FMPR files affecting older versions of given software.

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the FMPR file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on FMPR file.

Top File Extensions
Show more
File Extension of the day
wps icon

WPS

Microsoft Works Word Processor Document

Files with the WPS extension are documents created with the Mircosoft Works software. They may contain elements such as formatted text, images, Cli...