The FileMaker Platform is a line of products that work together across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web. Athenaeum Pro and Athenaeum Light are built on FileMaker technology.
FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Server are sold separately and can be licensed or purchased outright. Contact us or FileMaker for more details.
FileMaker Pro is the client software installed on your desktop computers. It is required to use Athenaeum Pro and Athenaeum Light in all configurations.
FileMaker Go is a free app that runs Athenaeum Pro and Light on iPad and iPhone.
FileMaker Server runs on a dedicated Windows or Mac Server, possibly in conjunction with a separate web server and hosts your FileMaker databases to the network. It provides live backups, robust networking and web hosting services. It is not required for Athenaeum though is strongly recommended.