I just came across some files from several years ago using Filemaker 5. I not longer have a copy of 5 and would really like to see the files. I am using 15 now.
You need a .fp7 version of FileMaker Pro - V11 ist the best one. There should be still a demo-version available for that purpose
Opening the V5 files with V11 will convert. After the V11 run, You can open the .fp7 files with V15
You'll probably need to edit file-references (if the files are referenced to each other) - for viewing the Data should be enough
See these topics:
https://fmhelp.filemaker.com/help/16/fmp/en/index.html#page/FMP_Help/converting-files.html Converting files from FileMaker Pro 11 and earlier
"File conversion - Overview"
Follow links on this page that will help, such as:
"Converting older FileMaker Pro files to the .fmp12 file format"
(other links may be valuable!)
Thanks. I am downloading the trial copy of 11 and will see if that works.
I appreciate your help.
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