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FileMaker Pro is a database software tool that is available for both Mac and Windows computer platforms. FileMaker Server is server software designed for securely managing FileMaker Pro databases.

On this page you will find information about purchasing and licensing FileMaker software through Information Technology Services (ITS) including:

System requirements for FileMaker software

Please click on the Tech Specs tab at the top of the following pages for the system requirements:

FileMaker software usage and licence terms

  • Staff and students can use FileMaker software on University-owned computers.
  • Staff can use FileMaker software on their home computers for University work only. They can only do so while they are employed by the University.
  • An annual licence for FileMaker software is available through ITS. The licence period is 1 February to 31 January.

Ordering FileMaker software through ITS

Please complete the order form on the software licence order forms page to order FileMaker software from ITS.

Staff also need to complete and submit a Work at Home application form to ITS if they wish to use FileMaker software on their home computer.

Do you have a question? Visit the AskOtago Service Portal to learn about the purchasing and licensing of FileMaker software.

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