Returns the version of the current operating system.


Get ( SystemVersion )



Data type returned 


Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier



  • 6.3 for Windows 8.1

  • 10.0 for Windows 10

  • 11.3 for macOS version 11.3

  • 14.4.2 for iOS version 14.4.2

  • <operating system or device> <web browser> <browser version> for FileMaker WebDirect

FileMaker WebDirect: For <operating system or device>, returns:

  • Win for a Windows operating system

  • Mac for a macOS operating system

  • Linux for a Linux operating system

  • iPad for iPad

  • iPhone for iPhone

  • Android for an Android device

  • Other for an unknown operating system or device

FileMaker WebDirect: For <web browser>, returns:

  • Safari for the Safari browser

  • Edge for the Edge browser

  • IE for the Internet Explorer browser

  • Chrome for the Chrome browser

  • Other for an unknown browser

For browser version, returns the version of the web browser accessing FileMaker WebDirect.

Example 1 

Returns 11.3 when the current operating system is macOS version 11.3.

Returns iPad Safari 14.0 for iPad using FileMaker WebDirect in Safari version 14.0.

Returns Win Chrome 89.0 for a Windows computer using FileMaker WebDirect in Chrome version 89.0.