Delphi is available in four editions – Community, Professional, Enterprise, and Architect. Delphi is also available as part of the RAD Studio development suite. Choose the Delphi edition that's right for you:
Build native Windows Applications with High-Performance UI Framework and Components (VCL)
Visual Component Library (VCL) is a visual component-based object-oriented framework for developing UIs for Windows applications. It delivers a number of visual and non-visual components to achieve optimal performance and native platform user experience on the Windows OS.
Build Mobile First, Cross-Platform Apps with Native Experience UI Framework (FMX) and Components (iOS, Android, macOS, Windows)
FireMonkey (FMX) is a visual component framework that uses smart styles and platform services to design the UI once and adapt it to each platform, so you can to target multiple platforms, including both application logic and UI, with the same code.
Run-Time Library source code
Includes source code for the VCL, FMX and most other libraries, to learn from or extend with your own code
Full Commercial use license
Consult the EULA for the full license terms for each edition.
Connect to local databases and build data-aware applications with support for multiple data sources with FireDAC
FireDAC local/embedded connectivity to certain local databases, including Microsoft Access database, SQLite database, InterBase ToGo / IBLite, InterBase on localhost, MySQL Embedded, MySQL Server on localhost, Advantage Database local engine, PostgreSQL on localhost, Firebird Embedded, and Firebird on localhost.
InterBase Embedded Database
InterBase is an award winning, high-performance SQL Database with multiple advanced features, including enterprise security, change views, alerts, generators, and more. There are 2 embedded versions, IBLite and IBToGo, which adds encryption support and extra features.
Build connected apps with support for remote and enterprise data sources with FireDAC
FireDAC enables client/server and enterprise connectivity to a wide variety of natively supported databases including InterBase, SQLite, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, DB2, SQL Anywhere, Advantage DB, Firebird, Access, Informix, DataSnap and more.
Build Linux client / server applications (includes FMX GUI for Linux)
The RAD Studio Linux Compiler enables compiling applications to popular Linux platforms. FireMonkey GUI for Linux extends the FireMonkey UI framework to provide full Linux GUI support.
Build your REST web services on Linux or Windows with RAD Server
RAD Server is a turn-key Application Server based on REST architecture that provides a robust back-end platform for Delphi and C++ developers, including multiple pre-built applications services and integration capabilities.
Connect with the cloud using Enterprise Connectors (CData)
Make Connecting to Any Application as Easy as Connecting to a Database
Move, integrate, and analyze data with ease utilizing our NEW FireDAC Enterprise Connectors, powered by CData. These unparalleled components allow you to integrate 90+ Enterprise applications, simplifying connectivity into a standard model using SQL.
Data today is more decentralized than ever, not to mention difficult to access with the average company running upwards of 20+ SaaS applications, and at least as many on-premise applications. Make better business decisions, eliminate headaches and increase time to productivity by organizing vast amounts of data in an actionable format fast and efficiently with these drivers.
Database Development and Management
Aqua Data Studio provides database design and administration, plus data management and visualization capabilities. Whether you are working with relational, NoSQL, or cloud databases, your data is easily and quickly accessible with Aqua Data Studio.
Note: Different individual user permitted. If desired, license for AQDS can be assigned to someone else within your company.
Ext JS Web Development Framework (Pro)
Sencha Ext JS helps you build data-intensive, cross-platform web apps for desktops, tablets, and smartphones. It includes 100s of pre-built UI components, such as powerful grids, and has features to make integration with RAD Server easy.
Note: Different individual user permitted. If desired, license for Ext JS can be assigned to someone else within your company.
More About the Delphi Product Editions
Embarcadero® Delphi Architect is the superior choice when you need to build and update data-rich, hyper-connected, visually engaging applications for Windows 10, macOS, Linux Server, Android, iOS, IoT and more. Choose the Architect edition for unlimited possibilities.
Delphi Architect takes your enterprise and database apps to a new level with the included Aqua Data Studio database modeling and design capabilities. Whether you are working with relational, nosql or cloud databases, your data is easily and quickly accessible with Aqua Data Studio.
Build web-enabled and robust enterprise apps using Architect’s included Sencha ExtJS Professional license and the included multi-site RAD Server deployment license.
Get more from your embedded database with Architect edition’s included InterBase ToGo license, which offers encryption, no database file limit, and powerful Change Views to keep your applications’ data synced with lower network costs.
Delphi Architect edition includes all Enterprise and Professional edition capabilities plus a RAD Server multi-site deployment license, a Sencha ExtJS Professional license, InterBase ToGo license, and advanced data modeling and design.
Delphi Enterprise Edition is our most popular edition for building client/server applications for mobile and desktop platforms! Choose Enterprise Edition to create services-based applications, when you need remote database connectivity capabilities, and when you want to create applications for Linux.
Build client/server and n-tier connected 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. The included InterBase ToGo license adds encrypted, embeddable database capabilities for your application.
Delphi Enterprise includes FireDAC, a high performance data access library for developing multi-device applications connected to enterprise databases. Enterprise Edition also includes all Professional Edition capabilities plus a RAD Server single-site deployment license ($5000 value), FireDAC data access libraries, an InterBase ToGo license, and support for creating Linux applications in Delphi.
Delphi Professional is the fastest way to build and update data-rich, hyper connected, visually engaging applications for Windows, Mac, Mobile, IoT and more using Object Pascal. Quickly and easily update VCL and FMX applications to Windows 10 with the new Windows 10 VCL Controls, Styles, and Universal Windows Platform services components.
Delphi Professional includes InterBase Developer edition and IBLite for local and embedded database capabilities.
Choose Delphi Professional and start designing and developing multi-device apps today!
Delphi® - Community Edition
Our free Delphi Community Edition is designed for freelance developers, startups and nonprofits with revenues under $5000 USD and it allows them to easily design, code, debug, and deploy applications for iOS, Android, Windows and macOS from a single codebase with professional and integrated tools. Frequently Asked Questions
Delphi is in RAD Studio
Delphi is also available as part of Embarcadero RAD Studio. RAD Studio includes Delphi and C++Builder.