Delphi XE4 Product Editions
Delphi XE4 is available in five editions – Starter, Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate and Architect.
Delphi XE4 is also available as part of the RAD Studio XE4 – a development suite that includes Delphi, C++Builder, Prism, HTML5 Builder and additional tools.
Choose the edition that's right for you
||iOS, Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) and Mac OS X
||Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) and Mac OS X
iOS (with purchase of optional mobile add-on)
|32-bit Windows only
|Database Application Architectures
||Client/Server, n-Tier, Local/Embedded
|Database and Cloud Support
||InterBase, SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Sybase, MySQL, ODBC and more. Amazon and Azure cloud. FireDAC data access library. DataSnap multi-tier.
||InterBase, MySQL and SQLite. Amazon and Azure Cloud.
||Advanced with refactoring, unit testing UML visualization and full UML modeling
||Advanced with refactoring, unit testing, UML visualization
||Basic and advanced VCL and FireMonkey components with source code and ability to create components.
||Basic VCL and FireMonkey components. No source code.
|Advanced database modeling and SQL tools
||ER/Studio Developer Edition
||DB PowerStudio Dev Edition
|Earlier version access
||Get licenses and downloads for earlier versions Delphi XE3, XE2, XE, 2010, 2009, 2007 and Delphi 7
||Full commercial license
See the Delphi XE4 full Feature Matrix (PDF) for a more detailed comparison.
More about the Delphi product editions
Delphi XE4 Professional
Embarcadero® Delphi® XE4 Professional is the multi-device, easy to use app development solution for ISVs to create high performance, true native apps for Windows and Mac with local and embedded database connectivity. Add-ons are available separately for iOS mobile development and for client/server database access with FireDAC. Delphi Professional features include:
- Cross-platform, multi-device development for iOS, Windows and Mac using the FireMonkey application platform
- 64-bit Windows development
- dbExpress local database connectivity to InterBase® and MySQL
- Expanded coding tools including Code Completion, live code templates, refactoring, command line tools, code formatter, Class Explorer, unit testing, and translation tools
- Special edition bundled tools including FastReport, Documentation Insight, AQtime Developer, Beyond Compare Differ, Raize CodeSite Express, IP*Works, TeeChart, IntraWeb Personal and glyFX graphics library
- Earlier version licenses and software for Delphi 7, 2007, 2009, 2010 XE, XE2 and XE3 at no extra cost
- Advanced debugging views and debugging of multi-threaded applications
- Cloud computing integration with Amazon EC2 and Windows Azure
- XML, Web Services, and advanced COM/DCOM development
- Expanded VCL component set and VCL source code
- UML code visualization, providing a visual representation of source code for easier understanding
Mobile Add-On Pack for Delphi XE4 Professional
The Mobile Add-On Pack for Delphi XE4 Professional extends Delphi and FireMonkey enabling developers to visually create iOS mobile applications using the Delphi IDE. Deliver high performance and secure native compiled apps as you leverage your Delphi skills and source code to target iOS mobile devices, including the iPhone and iPad.
FireDAC Client/Server Add-On Pack for Delphi XE4 Professional
Extend the database connectivity of the apps you create Delphi XE4 Professional using the FireDAC Client/Server Add-On Pack. 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, DataSnap and more.
Delphi XE4 Enterprise
Embarcadero® Delphi XE4 Enterprise is the multi-device, easy to use app development solution for ISVs and enterprises to create true native apps for iOS, Windows and Mac with client/server and n-tier capabilities. Connect with database and cloud platforms including SQL Server, DB2, Oracle, Sybase, InterBase, Azure & Amazon, and take advantage of DataSnap multi-tier technology. Delphi Enterprise includes everything in the Professional edition, plus the following for building mobile, client/server and multi-tier database and Web applications:
- Create iOS mobile applications
- Database server connectivity to InterBase, Firebird, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Informix, Sybase ASE, SQL Anywhere, and ODBC
- New FireDAC enterprise database connectivity
- DataSnap multi-tier application development
- Full two-way UML modeling capabilities with multiple diagram types, synchronization between code and models, documentation generation, and design patterns
Delphi XE4 Ultimate
Embarcadero® Delphi XE4 Ultimate is the multi-device, easy to use app development solution for enterprises that need to create database-intensive apps for iOS, Windows and Mac that interface with enterprise database systems. In addition, Delphi XE4 Ultimate includes SQL development, database change management, SQL profiling, and SQL tuning tools with DB PowerStudio®. Delphi Ultimate includes Enterprise edition plus DB PowerStudio tools that enable you to:
- Write high quality SQL faster with Rapid SQL
- Visually tune SQL with DB Optimizer Pro
- Simplify database change management with DB Change Manager
Delphi XE4 Architect
Embarcadero® Delphi XE4 Architect is the multi-device, easy to use app development solution for enterprises that need to create true native apps for iOS, Windows and Mac that integrate with enterprise database systems. Architect provides visual data modeling with ER/Studio Developer Edition to help developers get the most value out of enterprise databases and data structures. Delphi Architect includes everything in the Enterprise edition plus powerful database modeling and design capabilities:
- Reverse-engineer, analyze, and optimize databases
- Automatically generate database code from models for forward engineering
- Create logical and physical models based on information extracted from databases and script files
- Work with highly readable and navigable diagrams
- Advanced compare and merge with bidirectional comparisons and merges of model and database structures
Delphi XE4 Starter
Delphi® XE4 Starter is a great way to get started building true native apps for Windows fast. Delphi Starter includes a streamlined IDE, code editor, ultra fast 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. Starter edition features include:
- Develop 32-bit Windows applications using the Delphi VCL and FireMonkey application platform
- IDE and visual development environment
- Hundreds of included components
- License for use until your individual revenue from Delphi applications or company revenue reaches $1,000 US or your development team expands to more than 5 developers
If you're an individual you may use Starter Edition to create apps for your own use and apps that you can sell until your revenues reach $1,000 per year. If you're a small company or organization without revenue (or up to $1,000 per year in revenue), you can also use the Starter Edition. Once your company's total revenue reaches US $1,000, or your team expands to more than 5 developers, you can move up to an unrestricted commercial license with a specially priced Professional edition license. See the Delphi Starter page for more information and additional FAQs.
Delphi XE4 in Embarcadero RAD Studio XE4
Delphi XE4 is also available as part of Embarcadero RAD Studio XE4. Embarcadero® RAD Studio XE4 is the multi-device, true native app development suite for companies that need to create apps for PCs, tablets, and smartphones, and get them to markets and users fast. Manage one codebase, one team, and one schedule to get apps that deliver great performance, tighter security, and a better user experience..
Delphi XE4 in Embarcadero All-Access XE
If you're interested in Delphi XE4, 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.