Claris FileMaker

An application development platform to build apps like a boss.

Take on digital transformation with Claris FileMaker. Quickly build custom apps that solve your business problems today — and tomorrow. Accelerate your business, unlock your team’s creative potential, and drive to better outcomes.

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Tackle any task.

Need an app to solve a really sticky business problem? Build it with FileMaker. It’s got all the tools you need to roll up your sleeves and DIY — or team up with pro developers for next-level expertise.

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Start building business applications today.

And by today, we mean today. With built-in templates, drag-and-drop design, and an intuitive graphical UI, you’ll be app-building in no time. And your work goes live the second you’re ready, across every device — that’s the power of FileMaker.

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NEW Snap together
for an
instant app.

Create robust apps faster than ever when you snap together add-ons. Instantly add calendars, kanban boards, responsive photo galleries, and more. You’ll discover a whole new way to easily include rich functionality in your apps — no advanced coding skills required. Simply drag and drop and you’re ready to go!

Nine new JavaScript add-ons come prebuilt with FileMaker Pro 19.1.

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Get inspired by a world of FileMaker apps.

Need an app now but crunched for time? Odds are you’re not alone. Explore Marketplace to find the perfect jumping off point for your own custom app — from templates and components to fully-completed vertical market apps.

  1. CRM
  2. Project Management
  3. Content Library
  4. Asset Manager
  5. Invoicing Details
  6. Contract Management
  7. Event Planning
  8. Field Research
  9. Supply Management
  10. Tour Dashboard
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All devices,
all the time.

Secure, real-time sharing on any device. That means your app works on mobile or desktop, on the web, on premise and in the cloud. Because apps this important should be accessible anytime, anywhere.

How it works.

Claris FileMaker offers a complete toolset to create, share, and access your custom apps,
even integrate these apps with your other systems.
Here’s how the components fit together.

FileMaker Pro

FileMaker Go

FileMaker WebDirect

Claris Connect

FileMaker Data API

Power for problem solvers.

Mobile AI.

Use smart tech such as Core ML for things like image and sentiment recognition, Siri Shortcuts for voice-enabled interactions, and NFC reading — all on mobile.

Globally certified.

FileMaker Cloud maintains a SOC 2® Type 2 report for security, availability, and confidentiality, and ISO certifications for information security management (ISO/IEC 27001) and personal data in the cloud (ISO/IEC 27018).

Complete tooling.

Use scripts, triggers, calculation functions, graphical design tools, and relational data modeling to build robust apps that scale with your business.

Total security.

Built on Claris Core, FileMaker includes industry-standard protections to keep your data secure — both in the cloud and on premise.

Integrate. Automate. Innovate.

Connect to all kinds of web services and apps in minutes using Claris Connect. It’s the best way to automate your workflows.

Our whole company is built upon FileMaker and its flexibility.
Michael Williams, Owner British Honey
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What’s new in FileMaker 19.

Learn more about exciting, new features to extend the platform using
JavaScript, plug-and-play add-ons, native support for Apple silicon, and more.

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Help when you need it.

Take advantage of an extensive ecosystem that includes a global professional partner network, in-depth learning resources and an active online community.

Claris Partners

Work with a Claris-certified developer to help your business succeed.

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Connect with a global network of users sharing insights about the platform.

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Claris Academy

Watch free video-based tutorials to plan, create and extend your solution.

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Claris FileMaker Learning Adventure

Begin exploring the Claris platform with this organized pathway to help you get started. Start your journey, learn what you can do, and get help along the way with these resources at your fingertips.

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Ready to get started today?

And we mean today. With FileMaker’s low code platform you can start developing custom apps without a huge learning curve.

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