Firebird 4.0

Firebird 4.0 introduces new data types and many improvements without radical changes in architecture or operation, the most important are:

  • Built-in logical replication;
  • Extended length of metadata identifiers (up to 63 characters);
  • New INT128 and DECFLOAT data types, longer precision for NUMERIC/DECIMAL data types;
  • Support for international time zones;
  • Configurable time-outs for connections and statements;
  • Pooling of external connections;
  • Batch operations in the API;
  • Built-in cryptographic functions;
  • New ODS (version 13) with new system and monitoring tables;
  • Maximum page size increased to 32KB

Release Notes

Please read the Release Notes (html) or (PDF).

The complete Language Reference (html) for 4.0 is also available or (PDF).

Short Firebird Migration Guide To Firebird 4.0 (PDF)

Windows 32bit

Windows 32-bit
Date Filename Size Description
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-1-Win32.exe 15.0 Mb Windows executable installer
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-1-Win32.zip 21.0 MB Zip kit for manual/custom installs
Windows 32-bit Debug Kits (Binary + PDB components)
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-1-Win32-pdb.exe 28.0 MB Windows executable installer
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-1-Win32-pdb.zip 45.0 MB Zip kit for manual/custom installs

Windows 64bit

Windows 64-bit
Date Filename Size Description
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-1-x64.exe 17.0 Mb Windows executable installer
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-1-x64.zip 23.0 MB Zip kit for manual/custom installs
Windows 64-bit Debug Kits (Binary + PDB components)
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-1-x64-pdb.exe 33.0 MB Windows executable installer
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-1-x64-pdb.zip 47.0 MB Zip kit for manual/custom installs

Linux 32-bit

Linux 32-bit
Date Filename Size Description
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-0.i686.tar.gz 21.0 Mb Compressed tarball
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-debuginfo-4.0.0.2496-0.i686.tar.gz 175.0 Mb Compressed tarball with debug information

Linux 64-bit

Linux 64-bit
Date Filename Size Description
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-0.amd64.tar.gz 19.0 Mb Compressed tarball
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-debuginfo-4.0.0.2496-0.amd64.tar.gz 179.0 Mb Compressed tarball with debug information

Android ARM32

Android ARM32
Date Filename Size Description
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-0.arm.tar.gz 14 Mb Compressed tarball
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-withDebugInfo-3.0.7.33374-0.arm.tar.gz 66 Mb Debug compressed tarball

Android ARM64

Android ARM64
Date Filename Size Description
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-4.0.0.2496-0.arm64.tar.gz 16 Mb Compressed tarball
1st Jun 2021 Firebird-withDebugInfo-4.0.0.2496-0.arm64.tar.gz 66 Mb Debug compressed tarball