This file is created in the database by the FileMaker Pro from version 7 to 11. Data in this file is stored using records and tables where each of these records also has multiple fields. This file also includes charts, forms, and many other database objects. This is mostly used to store and organize data of a number of people with multiple details.
The .FP7 files are upgradable to the new FMP12 format. This is simply done by opening them in Filemaker Pro 12. This converts them automatically while still saving a backup of the previous .fp7 file in case you need it.
The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support FP7 files. Files with FP7 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.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening FP7 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with FP7 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 FP7 files.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports FP7 files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the FileMaker Pro developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support FP7 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit FileMaker Pro website and download the installer.
You still cannot access FP7 files although FileMaker Pro is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of FileMaker Pro installed, it may not support FP7 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.
If you have the latest version of FileMaker Pro installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage FP7 on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
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 FP7 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
Should it happed that the FP7 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the FP7 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the FP7 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic FP7 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the FP7 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
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 7+ Database file again.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open FP7 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with FileMaker Pro 7+ Database file. It may be the case that the FP7 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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