.FP4 File Extension

FileMaker Pro 4 Database

Developer Claris
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What is an FP4 file?

An FP4 file is a database created by Claris FileMaker Pro 4. It contains one or more data tables, each of which includes labels and data records. Businesses use FP4 files to organize their inventories, finances, employees, and projects.

More Information

FileMaker Pro is a data management program that allows businesses to input, organize, and review data. For example, a business might input its inventory list into a FileMaker Pro database and use the program to track and share its inventory.

In 1997, Claris released the fourth version of FileMaker Pro, named FileMaker Pro 4. This version of the program saved users' databases as FP4 files. Notably, Claris changed its name to FileMaker, Inc. before releasing FileMaker Pro 4.1. The company has since changed its name back to Claris.

How to open an FP4 file

You can open an FP4 file with FileMaker Pro (Windows, Mac) versions 4 through 11. To open an FP4 file with a more recent version of FileMaker Pro, you must first convert the file to the current FileMaker Pro database format. For example, to open an FP4 file with FileMaker Pro 12, you must:

  1. Open the file with FileMaker Pro 11 to convert it to the .FP7 format.
  2. Open the converted FP7 file with FileMaker Pro 12 or a later version to convert it to the .FMP12 format.
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