FileMaker 16.0.4 Now available

FileMaker Inc. have now released the 16.04 patch for the FileMaker Platform.

Full release notes can be found here:

FileMaker Server 16.0.4

FileMaker Pro 16.0.4

FileMaker Advanced 16.0.4

Summary of issues addressed by the FileMaker Server patch:

FileMaker WebDirect
Addressed an issue where, during certain times of the week in certain locales, databases did not open in FileMaker WebDirect using Chrome or Edge, and a message incorrectly stating that cookies were disabled was displayed.

Addressed an issue where a Java update on a Windows server could prevent a hosted database from being opened in FileMaker WebDirect.

Third-party components
FileMaker Server 16.0.4 installs Java 8 Update 161.

* Important* On Mac OS, OS X El Capitan 10.11 is no longer supported. Update your operating system before updating FileMaker Server 16.


Summary of issues addressed by the FileMaker Pro / FileMaker Advanced patch:

Checking for updates when plug-ins were installed caused FileMaker Pro to close unexpectedly.
Insert File script steps did not perform correctly when the account's privilege set had available menu commands set to minimum. 
Creating and managing files
macOS: Scrolling in the Manage Database dialog box caused the application to close unexpectedly.
macOS: Opening the Manage Value Lists dialog box when a reference to an external value list was missing caused FileMaker Pro to close unexpectedly.
macOS High Sierra 10.13: Some options were not visible in the Save As dialog boxes until the dialog boxes were resized.
macOS High Sierra 10.13: Popover animation started from the wrong position.
FileMaker Pro Advanced
macOS: Selecting the Script Debugger menu after a script had opened and closed a hidden external file caused FileMaker Pro Advanced to close unexpectedly.

If you are planning to upgrade to FileMaker 16 then look at our guide here:

Alternatively, if you require assistance with planning & implementing your upgrade to FileMaker v16 then contact our consulting team for assistance.