Passware FileMaker Key

Instant decryption of FileMaker databases.

Passware FileMaker Key

Instantly remove passwords for FileMaker databases

Passware FileMaker Key is a fast and easy-to-use solution to remove password protection from FileMaker files (.FP* and .FMP*).


Files are unprotected instantly, regardless of passwords used.

all versions

Works with all recent versions of FileMaker, including FileMaker 2023.

and secure

Your data stays private and secure. No need to upload your database.

Mac files

Files created with FileMaker on Mac are supported.


Open your database as the admin user.

to use

Easy to use, install, and update. No need to set up password recovery.

Common use cases

  • There is a need to open an old file that hasn't been used for a while.
  • Employee leaves the company and many files remain protected.
  • People often forget their passwords.
  • There is a need to access important files or financial documents left behind by a family member.

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  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Lahav 433
  • Nasa
  • Deloitte

Frequently asked questions

Starting from version 2021v4, FileMaker Key comes for both Windows and macOS. You can use the Mac version to decrypt FileMaker databases directly on Mac.

Once FileMaker Key removes password protection from a FileMaker file, it displays the account names and the path to the unprotected copy of the database. Open the unprotected copy in FileMaker and type an account name displayed by FileMaker Key. Leave the password field empty and open the document.

Passware provides a 30-day Money-Back Guarantee when any product does not function as advertised on the website or in help files. Customers are required to produce evidence of the problem, i.e. screenshots, sample files, etc. upon request of the Passware Customer Support representative.

Passware products that do not come with a Software and Maintenance Subscription (SMS) can be updated with a 50% discount off the original price. Minor updates with bug fixes are provided free of charge.

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Download the Passware FileMaker Key free demo for Microsoft Windows and macOS. The Demo version recovers passwords containing no more than 3 characters.

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