Binding files into a runtime solution (FileMaker Pro Advanced)
Use the Developer Utilities to produce a stand-alone runtime database solution that users can access without running FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Pro Advanced. The Developer Utilities create a copy of your files, and bind the database file or files to a runtime application with a name that you specify.
To bind database files into a runtime database solution:
Choose Tools menu > Developer Utilities.
Click Add to locate the files that you want to customize.
For Solution Options, click Specify.
In the Specify Solution Options dialog box, select Create Runtime solution application(s).
For Runtime Name, type a name for your runtime application.
The runtime name is used for the runtime application filename and for the name of the folder that contains the runtime database solution files.
For Extension, type a one- to five-character filename extension or use the default extension .fmpur.
The extension is used to associate the solution files with the runtime applications. See Naming runtime solutions (FileMaker Pro Advanced).
For Bindkey, type a key between 1 and 24 characters long.
Important  The binding keys are case-sensitive.
The binding key links the runtime application to the database files and ensures that the bound files will only open in the appropriate runtime application.
Important  Binding installs system files pertaining to each platform. See Preparing files for a runtime solution (FileMaker Pro Advanced) for more information.
The image should be at least 382 x 175 pixels (72 dpi) or higher, otherwise it will be distorted when displayed. The supported image formats are JPEG and GIF.
For Delay, set the number of seconds that you want the splash screen to display.
You can preview the effect that your custom splash screen will have by clicking Preview.
To be able to quickly repeat the process, click Save Settings, and choose a folder and location for your settings file. See Saving solution settings (FileMaker Pro Advanced).
Click Create.
Use a binding key you’ll remember and record it in a safe place. (You can do this by saving the Developer Utilities settings file. See Saving solution settings (FileMaker Pro Advanced)) If you forget your binding key and want to change a runtime database solution, you’ll need to rebind all of the database files using a new binding key and then redistribute the entire solution, including a new runtime application.
You can open a bound runtime file in FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Pro Advanced to make modifications to it. However, if you selected the Remove admin access from files permanently option when you bound the files, then you can’t regain access to some features. See Removing Admin access to databases (FileMaker Pro Advanced). In this case, you’ll have to open the original database files in order to make design changes in FileMaker Pro Advanced and then rebind them using the binding key that you assigned to that runtime database solution.
Related topics 
About creating runtime solutions (FileMaker Pro Advanced)
Naming runtime solutions (FileMaker Pro Advanced)
Distributing runtime solutions (FileMaker Pro Advanced)
Importing data into upgraded runtime solutions (FileMaker Pro Advanced)
Starting runtime solutions (FileMaker Pro Advanced)
Recovering runtime files (FileMaker Pro Advanced)