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See how to create and use custom apps in 5 easy steps.

View a demo.

In this demo, you'll learn the fundamentals of building your first custom app which you can turn it into a problem solving solution for you and your team!

Explore the possibilities.

Customer stories

See how customers around the world are using FileMaker apps to solve their everyday challenges.

Uses by industry

The FileMaker Platform is used in almost every segment of business, education, and government.

Mobile custom apps

Use FileMaker custom apps to manage all types of data and projects.

Assess your needs.

Find the right path for you.

Decide if you want to do-it-yourself, or hire a FileMaker Business Alliance partner to create your custom app.

Take the do-it-yourself or hire a partner quiz

Try the FileMaker Platform.

Free trial

Download a trial and see for yourself how quickly you can create a custom app for your business.

Trial tutorial

Use our step-by-step trial tutorial to learn about key features of the FileMaker Platform and how to use them.


Get FileMaker Templates — prebuilt workplace templates that can be customized by adding build-on features.

Get helpful resources.


Sign up to attend a FileMaker event and learn more about custom app development.

FileMaker DevCon
Local events near you

Learning resources

Get tools and information to help you create great custom apps.

Custom App Academy
How to guides


Find answers, ask questions, and connect with FileMaker experts.

Knowledge Base
FileMaker Community
Consulting partners