Let apps talk
to each other
over TCP


SimpleTalk Overview

SimpleTalk allows FileMaker to use the TCP/IP protocol for communicating with other TCP/IP capable applications

  • Communicate through TCP/IP
  • Act as a server/client
  • Connect via Telnet
Jeff England
Peter Wagemans
Tim Curtin

Communicate through TCP/IP

SimpleTalk enables your FileMaker Pro to communicate with other applications or devices through the TCP/IP protocol. It connects any TCP/IP capable applications, such as those created with Real Basic or Runtime Revolution.

Interface your solutions with anything you want, simple apps, other solutions or even produciton lines.

Video Preview TCP/IP
Video Preview Server/Client

Act as a Server/Client

With SimpleTalk, you can make your FileMaker Pro to act like a server or a client. The server waits for a TCP/IP connection, and then performs custom commands or calculations sent from the client.

Setup unique FileMaker solutions capable of working when contacted by other FileMakers through our plug-in.

Connect via TELNET

SimpleTalk allows you or your customers to connect to your solutions via Telnet, a protocol through which you can communicate via a terminal.

Let your solutions work wherever you are, making them available to work even when you or your customers aren’t next to the computer the solutions are running on.

Video Preview Telnet
SimpleTalk 2

SimpleTalk 2

  • Added support for 64-bit architecture
  • No delay after closing a server
  • Function STalk_set visible in FM calculation dialogs
  • Improved parsing parameters passed to STalk_Connect
  • Improved license registration interface

Added Support for 64-bit Architecture

SimpleTalk 2 now works on both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, making it fully compatible with all flavors of FileMaker Pro 15 and 16.

You can upgrade to the most recent version of FileMaker Pro as soon as you are ready. SimpleTalk 2 will simply work with it, letting you to keep your solutions connected.

Added Support for 64-bit Architecture


24U SimpleTalk Plug-In 2 Client License?
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Regular End User License.
N units purchased allows up to N copies of the software to be used by up to N users (individuals). Additional users need additional licenses even if they don't use the software concurrently.

Optional services

Premium Support for Plug-In End-Users License?
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Priority telephone and email support for the client license, including remote screen access and custom quick-fix builds if necessary to resolve your issue.
Basic Plug-In Implementation?
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Hire us to implement this product into your solution. As part of this service we will spend up to 8 hours implementing basic functionality of our plug-in into your solution. Basic implementation typically includes automating of the plug-in installation and registration, making at least one key feature work in your own script, and showing you how it’s done and how it works.
Complex Plug-In Implementation?
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If you want to spend none of your time implementing our plug-in at all, you can hire us to do the whole job for you. If you are not certain how much of our time to order, schedule a call with our sales to outline your goals and requirements and obtain a cost estimate for your project.
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Release date: June 27, 2019
  • Technical documentation
    If you are a developer going to implement this product, here you can examine its technical documentation to get a better understanding on how it works and how you can use it.
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    Recommended: Dual Core 1.6 GHz processor, 4096 MB RAM, Windows 10 or newer, FileMaker Pro 16 Advanced or newer.

    Minimum: 1 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, Windows Vista, FileMaker Pro 15



    Recommended: Any Intel Mac, 4096 MB RAM, macOS High Sierra 10.13 or newer, FileMaker Pro 16 Advanced or newer

    Minimum: Mac with 2 GB RAM running OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and FileMaker Pro 15

Release date: March 2, 2012
  • Technical documentation
    If you are a developer going to implement this product, here you can examine its technical documentation to get a better understanding on how it works and how you can use it.
  • Download


    Recommended: Pentium 1 GHz, 256 MB RAM, Windows XP or newer, FileMaker 16

    Minimum: Pentium 300 MHz, 128 MB RAM, Windows 2000, FileMaker 7.0v3



    Recommended: Power Macintosh G4, 256 MB RAM, Mac OS X 10.4 or newer, FileMaker 16

    Minimum: Power Macintosh G3, 128 MB RAM, Mac OS X 10.2.8, FileMaker 7.0v3


Looking for something not listed above? Contact us with your requirements, we can develop a custom plug-in or tool tailored to your specific needs.

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