C++Builder XE6 Product Editions

C++Builder XE6 is available in five editions – Starter, Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate and Architect. C++Builder XE6 is also available as part of the RAD Studio XE6 development suite.

Choose the C++Builder edition that's right for you

StarterProEnterpriseUltimateArchitect
Develop 32-bit Windows apps          
Develop 64-bit Windows apps        
Develop Mac OS X apps        
Develop iOS and Android apps Optional      
Comprehensive VCL and FMX component sets Limited        
Library source code        
Build database apps with local and embedded connectivity        
Build database apps with client/server connectivity Optional      
DataSnap multi-tier framework      
SQL database tools  
Data modeling tools  
Commercial use license Limited Full Full Full Full
Access to earlier version licenses        

See the C++Builder full Feature Matrix (PDF) for a more detailed comparison.

More about the C++Builder product editions

C++Builder XE6 Professional

C++Builder® XE6 Professional is the multi-device, standards-based C++ solution for rapidly building high performance, natively compiled apps with local and embedded database connectivity that runs on both Windows and Mac OS X. Deliver modern apps faster by targeting multiple platforms from a single development project with the full power of the Standard C++ language.

Mobile Add-On Pack for C++Builder XE6 Professional

The Mobile Add-On Pack for C++Builder XE6 Professional extends C++Builder XE6 Professional to create true native mobile applications for Android and iOS from a single codebase.

FireDAC Client/Server Add-On Pack for C++Builder XE6 Professional

The FireDAC Client/Server Add-On Pack enables client/server database connectivity and support for additional enterprise databases in C++Builder XE6 Professional. With its powerful universal architecture FireDAC enables direct access from your applications to Oracle, SQL Server, InterBase, DB2, Firebird, SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Anywhere, Advantage DB, Access, Informix, and more.

C++Builder XE6 Enterprise

C++Builder® XE6 Enterprise is the multi-device, standards-based C++ solution for ISVs and enterprise developers. Build client/server and n-tier, true native apps that connect to a wide array of enterprise database and cloud platforms including Microsoft SQL Server, DB2, Oracle, Sybase, InterBase, Amazon and Microsoft Azure.

C++Builder XE6 Ultimate

C++Builder® XE6 Ultimate is the multi-device, standards-based C++ solution designed for software developers and teams building, managing, and tuning database-intensive, true native apps with enterprise database systems. C++Builder Ultimate includes everything in Enterprise edition plus DB PowerStudio® Developer Edition SQL development, database change management, SQL profiling, and SQL tuning tools.

C++Builder XE6 Architect

C++Builder® XE6 Architect is the multi-device, standards-based C++ solution designed for enterprises to create true native apps for Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android that integrate with enterprise database systems. C++Builder Architect provides visual data modeling with ER/Studio Developer Edition to help developers get the most value out of enterprise databases and data structures.

C++Builder XE6 Starter

C++Builder® XE6 Starter is a great way to get started building high-performance C++ apps for Windows. C++Builder Starter includes a streamlined IDE, code editor, 32-bit compiler, integrated debugger, two-way visual designers to speed development, hundreds of visual components, and a limited commercial use license. Database components and drivers are not included.

See the C++Builder Starter page for more information and additional FAQs.

C++Builder in Embarcadero RAD Studio XE6

C++Builder XE6 is also available as part of Embarcadero RAD Studio. RAD Studio XE6 is the complete software development solution for building true native applications for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android from a single codebase. RAD Studio includes Delphi, C++Builder and HTML5 Builder.

C++Builder in Embarcadero All-Access XE

If you're interested in C++Builder, in combination with additional Embarcadero development tools and a complete range of database design, management and performance tools, Embarcadero All-Access is the solution for you. Embarcadero All-Access XE provides all the application development and database tools you need – when you need them. It's the easiest to use 'toolbox' solution for any size team of developers, architects, performance testers, and DBAs. All-Access is ideal for both large enterprise teams working on a wide range of technologies; and for smaller teams, consultants, and individuals who find their time split across the software development life cycle.