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Build forms, spreadsheets, and document automations at zero cost

Thousands of businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies use Afterpattern to create custom forms, generate documents, and store their data for free.

How it works

Grow your project one step at a time on a single platform

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Build a database

Start your project by building a relational database to manage your data and files. Add columns for every data type: text, dates, attachments, dropdowns, and more.

Connect forms

Easily create online forms that send data to, and pull data from your database. Add logic, signatures, document automation, and more to create forms that feel like web apps.

Automate documents

Convert your static Word docs and PDFs into document automations. Use these automations to populate your documents with data collected by forms or stored in a database.

Launch a portal

Build web portals where teammates or customers can create accounts, use curated sets of forms and documents automations, and access selected data from your database.

Case studies

Make knowledge work about delivering expertise — automate everything else

Ready to get started?

Use all basic features for free. See Pricing to add integrations or to use Portals.

Download templates

Free pre-made forms and spreadsheets for you to customize.

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Hire a developer

Work with us to build your ideal automation suite.

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