What is M-Files?

M-Files enterprise information management (EIM) solutions eliminate information silos and provide quick and easy access to the right content from any core business system and device. M-Files achieves higher levels of user adoption resulting in faster ROI with a uniquely intuitive approach to EIM that is based on managing information by “what” it is versus “where” it’s stored. With flexible on-premise, cloud and hybrid deployment options, M-Files places the power of EIM in the hands of the business user and reduces demands on IT by enabling those closest to the business need to access and control content based on their requirements. Thousands of organizations in over 100 countries use the M-Files EIM system as a single platform for managing front office and back office business operations, which improves productivity and quality while ensuring compliance with industry regulations and standards, including companies such as SAS, Elekta and EADS.

Click the links below to take a guided tour of M-Files through a series of helpful videos:


Access M-Files Anywhere

Sometimes work needs to get done when you’re away from the office. M-Files allows you to access any document, anywhere, any time and with any device.

Annotate And Redline

Annotations and redlining capabilities enable any M-Files user to add comments to a document without modifying the original file.

Automated Workflows

M-Files automated workflows streamline common business processes (like contract approvals, controlled content, invoicing, etc.) so you can stay productive and ensure compliance.

Automatic Permissions

Metadata-driven permissions: a revolutionary approach providing unprecedented power and flexibility for user access control management.


Simultaneously edit shared documents with co-authoring in M-Files. Check a document out in M-Files and send the co-authoring link to co-workers, work groups and external collaborators to seamlessly edit a single document.

Document Templates

Eliminate unnecessary recreation of documents with M-Files document templates. Quickly create a template that will fill in information automatically for commonly used documents.

Dynamic Views

Standard folder-based systems force all users to conform to a pre-determined structure. M-Files allows every user to view all documents and information in the way that’s most natural and efficient for their role.


The eSignature capability integrated into M-Files enables you to monitor and approve processes, whether you’re at the office or on the go.

Everything In One Place

M-Files organizes everything in one centralized place based on what it is, so you never have to remember where it’s saved or which version is the right one.

Find The Right Content Instantly

Searching for (and finding) information in M-Files is simple and lightning fast. Search by document name, customer, document type, keyword, and more… even inside your document’s contents.

Mobile Scan

Scan documents (like expense receipts) directly to M-Files using the M-Files mobile app for iPhone and iPad. See how M-Files can keep your business running smoothly even when you’re away from the office.

Office Integration

M-Files acts just like a normal drive location, so you can easily save to your vault from any program — like Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other.

The One And Only Version

Check-out and check-in protect your documents from any changes made to documents simultaneously. A full history of every document is maintained automatically with the ability to roll-back to previous versions.

Scanning and OCR

Scan documents and automatically make them searchable with OCR technology built right into M- Files.

Sharing And Social

Sharing documents in M-Files is as easy as a right click. Whether you need to send a document to someone outside of your company or collaborate with colleagues.

Take It Offline

M-Files offline availability allows you to view, edit and save documents even without access to WiFi or a network connection.