Accelerate Innovation with Perforce Version Control

Perforce Helix Core is the leading version control system for teams who need to accelerate innovation at scale. Store and track changes to all your digital assets, from source code to binary to IPs. Connect your teams and empower them to move faster and build better.

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Store Everything in One Place

Save time by tracking every digital asset in one place — including code, video, large binary files, IPs, and more.

Get a Foundation You Will Never Outgrow

Helix Core is the only versioning and collaboration system that scales endlessly without sacrificing performance.

Collaborate Securely with Anyone

Global teams and external partners get only the information they need. Your IP stays secure.

Version Within Your Workflows

Keep using your proven tools and processes. Helix Core will version in the background.

Top Teams Trust Perforce Helix Core for Version Control

Across industries, teams who want to innovate at scale trust Perforce Helix Core version control.

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Top AAA Game Dev Studios

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Semiconductor Companies


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“Helix Core has become the central and critical tool to store everybody's work… The speed, reliability, and scalability of Helix Core are crucial to Ubisoft.”

Nicolas Beaufils
Technical Architect at Ubisoft


“Helix Core is key to what we do because our business revolves around digital content and data is our lifeblood.”

Mark Holland
Head of Content Management at Dimension

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“Without Perforce, we struggled to release 20 chips a year. Now we have increased our output to 55 chips.”

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What Helix Core Does For Your Team

Helix Core gives your team the foundation to accelerate innovation. It provides one secure place to store everything, enables global teams to collaborate better, and versions in the background so you can focus on your work, not your tools.

Save Time When Every Digital Asset is in One Place

Helix Core gives the entire team, from designers to devs, quick access to the latest version of the file they need — and it versions more than just source code. Get to market faster with higher quality products when your team isn’t overwriting each other’s work.

  • Access a complete history of every digital asset, not just source code. Helix Core versions video, large binary files, IPs, and more. And it lets you visualize your assets' evolution over time.
  • See when files are checked out, or automatically lock them, so you don’t waste time editing binary files that can’t be merged.
  • Start working right away. There is no need for team members to download entire projects to their local drives to begin working.

Get a Foundation You Will Never Outgrow

Helix Core scales endlessly while continuing to perform at lightning speed. It won’t slow down as your teams and projects grow.

  • Never outgrow your version control system. Helix Core was built to handle tens of thousands of developers and creatives, tens of millions of daily transactions, and petabytes of data.
  • Develop at high velocity. Your Helix Core server can handle 10,000+ concurrent commits without slowing down.
  • Eliminate WAN wait. Transfer large amounts of data and enormous assets quickly to teams across the globe.
  • Start creating in the cloud. Helix Core has quick and pre-configured deployment options for Microsoft Azure and AWS.

Collaborate Securely with Anyone

Stop sharing valuable IP via unsecured channels. Keep it safe while still enabling efficient collaboration within teams and with external partners.

  • Set permissions all the way down to a single file and IP address.
  • Allow outside contributors to access only the files they need.
  • Provide your users Single Sign On when integrated with your organization's IdP.
  • Review your full audit history to see what was accessed, what was changed, when, and by whom.

Version Without Reinventing Your Workflows

Keep your team focused on their deliverables. Helix Core versions your assets in the background and fits into your existing workflow and toolchain.

  • Keep developing with Git, but with the power of Helix Core. Your developers are probably more familiar with Git, and they don’t need to stop using it. Helix Core and Git  work well together.
  • Easily integrate it with the tools your team already uses – like Unreal Engine, Jenkins, Photoshop, and Maya. Check out our vast inventory of free integrations.
  • One of your tools not on this list? We offer APIs, so you can integrate and automate with any tools we don’t currently have an integration or plugin for.

Deploy Your Way

The fastest path to scalable version control for teams under 50.

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Fully managed and hosted by Perforce, available as a monthly subscription.

The enterprise option for unlimited scale and flexible deployment.

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Improve your global team’s performance with fully configurable version control. Deploy on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment — with options for remote administration.

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Calm Chaos with the Perforce Planning & Collaboration Suite

Helix Core is the foundation for storing, securing, and tracking all assets. Add on other solutions to streamline creative processes, scale Agile planning, and get end-to-end traceability across the development lifecycle.

Streamline & Secure Creative Workflows

Find any art asset fast with a visual library and smart search tools. Speed up the review process by commenting directly on it. Quickly check its status on the Kanban board.

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Turn Chaos into Clarity

Streamline your backlog and align your dispersed teams with Helix Plan (formerly Hansoft) — the Agile planning tool made by game devs, for game devs. Support your teams no matter their methods or location.

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Unite Hardware & Software Teams

Accelerate semiconductor design. Track IP and its metadata across projects, get end-to-end traceability, and enable effortless IP reuse with a scalable IP lifecycle management platform.

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Manage Changes Proactively

Get end-to-end traceability across your entire development lifecycle with Helix ALM. Manage changes with ease and deliver higher-quality products, fast.

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Integrate With Everything

Helix Core integrates seamlessly with your existing toolset.

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What Sets Perforce Version Control Apart?

Helix Core provides a single source of truth across teams. You can store code, large binary files, IP, and digital assets (including media files) in one central location. And it can handle both hardware and software assets.

Distributed, global development chooses Helix Core for that very reason. It handles 10,000+ concurrent commits and intelligently syncs across locations. Remote contributors always have the latest version — no matter where they’re located.

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Helix Core includes an unrivaled scalable architecture. This technology provides replication for high performance development and builds.

Remote teams get faster access via edge and replica servers. And all your files synchronized with a central server. Large files. Large numbers of projects and files. High volume automation (millions of transactions a day). Your global teams get it all fast at LAN speed — without compromising security.


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Helix Core offers enterprise-grade security for your most valuable digital assets. You get granular access control — down to the individual file level— giving team members, contractors, and third-party teams only access to only the files they need.

You can use enterprise identity and access management (IAM) infrastructure with SSO, with AD/LDAP and SAML. 

Secure Your Files

MFA with Helix Core

Helix Core delivers customizable, automated workflows through Perforce Streams, extensions, and code review tools.

For dev teams, you can set up pre-defined, controlled branch/merge patterns, and other customizable workflows in Perforce Streams. You can also customize workflows and extend server functionally through extensions. And if you’re using Helix Swarm, you can customize workflows for code review.


Helix Core Streams

Helix Core maintains an immutable history for every change ever made. This includes what the change was, who made it, and why.

You can use Helix Core’s version history and log features to satisfy audits. You can also search through files to reuse them across teams and projects.


Why use version control for compliance? Helix Core provides an accurate history of every change ever made, which makes compliance easier.

If you need help, we’re here. Our global support team is filled with experts ready to help your team.

You can utilize our expert experience, tools, and processes for migrating from existing systems (such as SVN or ClearCase) to Helix Core. And you can leverage our consultants, who have vast experience in the industry, for tricky projects. Learn more about your support options with Helix Core. 


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Compare Perforce Helix Core to the Competition

Perforce Helix Core isn’t the only version control option on the market. But it is the only option for teams who need to accelerate development at scale. Compare Helix Core vs. the competition.

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Get Started With Helix Core

You can get started with Helix Core for free for up to 5 users and 20 workspaces. 

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