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FP5 File Extension

FileMaker Pro 5 Database
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What is FP5 file?

FP5 filename suffix is mostly used for FileMaker Pro 5 Database files. FileMaker Pro 5 Database specification was created by FileMaker. Files with FP5 extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. FP5 file belongs to the Database Files category just like 403 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling FP5 files is FileMaker Pro, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of FileMaker, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theFileMaker Pro software, but also about FP5 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support FP5 file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with FP5 files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with FP5 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 FP5 file

How to open file with FP5 extension?

Problems with accessing FP5 may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with FP5 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with FP5 files.

Step 1. Download and install FileMaker Pro

Install software to open FP5 file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports FP5 files installed on the 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 FP5 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

Update software that support file extension FP5If you already have FileMaker Pro installed on your systems and FP5 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that FileMaker Pro cannot handle files with FP5 may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of FileMaker Pro should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate FileMaker Pro 5 Database files with FileMaker Pro

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate FP5 files with latest version of FileMaker Pro you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with FP5 file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the FP5 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where FileMaker Pro is installed, check the Always use this app to open FP5 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with FP5 file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the FP5 file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with FP5 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the FP5 file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the FP5 file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check FP5 file for viruses
1. Check the FP5 file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the FP5 file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the FP5 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. FP5 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with FP5 extension is complete and error-free

If the FP5 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. If the FP5 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the FileMaker Pro 5 Database file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run FileMaker Pro

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support FP5 files. Close all running programs and try opening the FP5 file.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with FileMaker Pro 5 Database files. It may be the case that the FP5 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

Conversion of a FP5 file

File Conversions from FP5 extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to FP5 file
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