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Why choose the FileMaker Platform?

More than a million people turn to the world's leading Workplace Innovation Platform – the FileMaker Platform – to help them get out of their work rut and solve their unique business challenges.

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Anywhere access
Use one unified platform to create apps that work seamlessly together on mobile devices, computers, and the web. Real time updates allow all users to access the latest information at the same time.

Flexible
Create precisely the app you want using the intuitive graphical interface, flexible design tools, built-in Starter apps, and ready-to-use themes. Use built-in scripts steps to automate tasks and workflows. Deploy on-premise or in the cloud.

Out-of-the-box security
Centralize your information and safely access data using proven encryption standards. Manage group or individual user privileges — even for a single field.

Built-in reporting tools
Create reports on the fly, make colorful charts, and easily build custom reports with a step-by-step assistant.

Easy integration
Connect to existing data and systems with live, 2-way connections to external SQL data. Integrate with other popular apps and web services through powerful REST APIs.

Scalable
Securely share data with your small, large, or growing team. FileMaker Server supports up to 500 simultaneous users on-premise. FileMaker Cloud supports up to 100 simultaneous users via the AWS Cloud.

Affordable
The FileMaker Platform fits most budgets and is a great value compared to expensive enterprise applications or complex programming projects.

Proven platform
FileMaker, Inc. is an Apple subsidiary and has a proven track record of delivering high-quality software that delights customers year after year.

Global partners and trainers
Access a large global network of vetted partners to build your custom apps or to provide in-person training.

Comprehensive learning tools
Choose from a wide variety of resources — including documentation, videos, an online community, and an annual developer conference — to help you create custom apps or troubleshoot issues.
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