M-Files provides partners with Visual Studio 2015/2017/2019 templates that can be used to rapidly develop Vault Application Framework Applications using C#.

VAF 2.1

The third version of the Vault Application Framework was released in late 2019, and can be used to create applications for M-Files 19.9 upwards. A detailed walkthrough shows how to use the VAF 2.1 template.

Note that the VAF 2.1 Visual Studio template is part of the M-Files Online Visual Studio template package. Currently this is available to partners from the Partner Portal.

VAF 2.0

The second version of the Vault Application Framework was released in mid-2018, and can be used to create applications for M-Files 2015.3 upwards. A detailed walkthrough shows how to use the VAF 2.0 template.

Note that the VAF 2.0 Visual Studio template is part of the M-Files Online Visual Studio template package. Currently this is available to partners from the Partner Portal.

VAF 1.0

The initial version of the Vault Application Framework was released in 2016, and can be used to create applications M-Files 10.2 upwards. A detailed walkthrough shows how to use the VAF 1.0 template.

Note that the VAF 1.0 Visual Studio template was only made available to M-Files partners, and can be downloaded from the Partner Portal. This software is not made directly available to end-users.