LCFM Guide ETS 361

Download and Install LCFM Native

Updated Sep 29, 2020

Welcome to LCFM Native!

The LCFM Native tool allows you to convert your FileMaker solutions to native standalone applications. In this build the supported deployment platforms are Mac,  Android and iOS.

LCFM Native requires Mac OS Mojave or greater to run, there is no Windows version at present.

This guide will provide detailed instructions with screenshots for each step you have to take in order to convert your FileMaker solutions to native Mac, Android and iOS standalone apps that do not require anything else to run.

Important: This build of LCFM Native is provided under the terms of the LCFM Native ETS program and is to be used for evaluation and testing purposes only, commercial use and deployment is not allowed. The tool and any client apps built with it will expire and stop functioning at the end of the LCFM Native ETS program.

Getting your download

To download LCFM Native, log in to your account, here:

https://portal.filemaker.livecode.com/login

Use the email address and password you set up the account with.

Once you are logged in, you will see this on your Compilers screen:

Click on Download Compiler.

Installing

Locate your downloaded dmg file and double click to open. You will probably see a "verifying..." step and then the installer will open.

Drag the LCFM icon (1) into the Applications folder (2).

In your Applications folder, double click on LCFM Native ETS.

You will get the dialog above, click on Open and then you will see this:

Enter your account email address (1) and password (2) and click Log in (3).

Agree to the EULA on the next screen and then you will see this:

Congratulations, you have installed LCFM Native, and are ready to move on to the next lesson, Setting up your Android Device.

Next Article Your Android Phone Settings