FileMaker Platform Trial

Download the 45‑day
FileMaker Platform Trial

3 steps to a successful experience

  1. 1 Define a specific task that you want to accomplish.
  2. 2 Download a ready-to-use template and customize it to fit your unique needs.
  3. 3 Review the video below for best practices on building your first custom app.

Get started with
Sample Apps.

Download a Sample app — a professionally designed template — and customize it to manage your common business tasks on iPad, iPhone, the desktop, or the web.

Watch a video to get started


Manage your business contact information.

Download contacts starter app


Create, manage and print or email your invoices for every order.

Download invoices starter app


Collect and organize your documents, music, images, and more.

Download content starter app


Manage event details, guest lists, agendas, and tasks.

Download events starter app


Organize your project details, and assign tasks to owners.

Download projects starter app


Track inventory levels, part numbers, and transaction history.

Download inventory starter app

Find inspiration in Marketplace.

Explore Marketplace, where you’ll find a wide array of ready-made apps, templates, and more — expertly created by Claris partners.

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Create your first app.

Watch as we show you how to build a FileMaker app with data you already have. You'll also see in minutes how your app can be deployed securely to your team. We will finish with a beautiful app made available for all your devices including iPads and iPhones.

Hey macOS users!
Try the new quick start preview.

Now available for macOS users. Get a sneak peek of a new quick start experience.* Try it out and tell us what you think. It comes straight from our labs and we designed it so anyone can easily create a custom app. No coding required – just snap together your apps.

*Offered now in English for macOS users. Available in more platforms very soon!


Call our sales team for help with your trial experience.

  • North America:  +1 800 725 2747
  • United Kingdom:  +44 208 268 6030
  • Australia:  +61 28 987 8300