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The FileMaker Platform

The FileMaker Platform is simply powerful software for creating custom apps that work seamlessly across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and the web.

Unlike packaged apps or programming tools, custom apps meet the unique needs of small and large teams, helping to transform their businesses.

Anyone can create a custom app using the FileMaker Platform. Make your own app even without extensive development experience or IT skills.

It’s easy and affordable to get started — so you can immediately see the results.

Programming
VS.
FileMaker Platform
Complex

Requires expensive programming resources.

Easy

Requires no programming skills.

Weeks

Takes weeks or months to create and deploy.

Hours

Takes just hours to create and run.

Single-platform

Requires separate projects for desktop, mobile, and web.

Cross-platform

Works across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and the web.

The FileMaker Advantage

Only the FileMaker Platform has what you need to start managing contacts, assets, projects, and more in just hours or days, rather than weeks or months.

Cloud hosting

Cloud hosting
Cloud hosting

Easily share information with your team in the cloud. New FileMaker Cloud provides secure, reliable access to your custom apps using FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Go, and FileMaker WebDirect — all without the administrative hassle.

iOS ready

iOS ready
iOS ready

Build powerful iPad and iPhone apps that leverage the full capability of the FileMaker Platform. Plus, use your app to scan bar codes, capture signatures, add photos and videos from the camera, and more.

Cross-platform

Cross-platform
Cross-platform

Small and large teams alike can securely share the same information among their FileMaker users on iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and the web — all in real time.

Built-in
reporting tools

Built-in
reporting tools
Built-in reporting tools

Create reports on the fly in familiar spreadsheet-like format, make colorful charts, and easily build custom reports with a step-by-step assistant.

Data
security

Data security
Data security

Centralize your information on FileMaker Server and safely access data using proven encryption standards. Manage individual user privileges, right down to a specific field.

Easy
integration

Easy integration
Easy integration

Connect to existing data sources such as SQL, ODBC/JDBC, XML, and more. Manage processes and create views of information that span multiple systems across your business.

Affordable
pricing

Affordable pricing
Affordable pricing

The FileMaker Platform fits any budget and is a great value compared to expensive enterprise applications or complex programming projects. Visit the FileMaker Store to see pricing for teams.

Why FileMaker

Millions of people in organizations around the world rely on the FileMaker Platform to share customer information, manage projects, track assets, and more.

To get started creating apps for tasks like these, explore a variety of built-in templates

Next steps

To guide you along the way as you plan, create, and deploy your custom apps, here are a few helpful resources:

FileMaker Community discussions

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Guides and training materials

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FileMaker Business Alliance partners

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