The FileMaker Platform


Design and create your custom app.

Build apps on your Windows or Mac computer.

If you’re the problem solver in your workplace, use FileMaker Pro Advanced to design and create custom apps to help you solve your unique business problems.

These custom apps can be created for your computer, mobile device, or the web.


Choose how to host your custom apps.

Host custom apps in the cloud.

Easily share information with your team in the cloud. FileMaker Cloud for AWS provides reliable access to your custom apps without the administrative hassle

Host custom apps on-premise.

Use FileMaker Server to securely share data with groups of FileMaker users via an on-premise server.


Use your apps on any device.

iPad & iPhone

Use FileMaker Go to run your custom apps on iPad and iPhone.

FileMaker Go is ideal for your mobile team members that are in the field or not at a desk. Check inventory in the warehouse, create invoices during client visits, perform inspections onsite, and much more.

Web browser

Use FileMaker WebDirect to run your custom apps in a web browser on a computer, tablet, and mobile phone.

FileMaker WebDirect is a perfect alternative if you don’t want to install or maintain software locally. It’s great for working with teams located in remote offices to easily share information.


Use FileMaker Pro Advanced for each team member that uses a custom app on a Windows or Mac laptop or computer.

FileMaker Pro Advanced is great for managing contacts, inventory, projects, meetings, and much more.


Connect your apps to other data sources, applications, and technologies.

Use FileMaker data in other applications.

Easily exchange data with other web services and applications using REST APIs, cURL options, and JSON functions.

Bring external data into your FileMaker app.

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

The FileMaker Platform

All of these products make up the FileMaker Platform. To learn more, see a full list of features.

See feature checklist

Next steps

Get started

Follow 5 easy steps to start creating your first custom app.

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Video training

Get free, online video training from the Custom App Academy.

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