High performance native replication for Firebird 3.x.

Encryption plugin for Firebird 3.0

Encryption plugin - More information.

Pre-ODS 12 provider for Firebird 3.0

IBPhoenix have a pre-ODS 12 provider for Firebird 3.0 that will allow Firebird 3.0 to access Firebird 2.x databases. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about it.

Support for 64 bit Transaction Id's

IBPhoenix have a version of Firebird 2.5 that supports 64 bit Transaction Ids. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about it.

Developer DVD #28 - April 2017

A complete Firebird package: IBPhoenix is shipping its twenty seventh Developer DVD.

This Developer DVD contain's the python tool FBMon as well as the latest version of the The Firebird Book: a Reference for Database Developers - Edition II (upto date to Firebird 2.5) as well as binaries for all the latest builds and installs for Firebird (2.0.x. 2.1.x, 2.5.x and 3.0) plus all the other Firebird related software. The DVD also contains other documentation, drivers, tools, and source code. Also included on the DVD is an application that allows a user to browse and search their own copy of the Firebird support and developer archive lists.

About the DVD · Order your own copy · About FBMon · About the book

The Firebird Book: a Reference for Database Developers - Ed. II

by Helen Borrie

The Firebird Book: a Reference for Database Developers - Edition II is now availble directly from IBPhoenix in both a four volume printed book format, Volume 1: Firebird Fundamentals, Volume 2: Developing with Firebird Data, Volume 3: Administering Firebird Servers and Databases and Volume 4: Supplement for Firebird 3.0. Authored by Helen Borrie and also in electronic format (e-book) on the Developer DVD or as an immediate download. It covers Firebird upto V3.0.

Firebird Goodies

Want your own Firebird T-Shirt or Polo Shirt to impress your friends and advertise your favourite open source database?

Now you can!

Latest News


A beta version of a 64bit Firebird 3.0.3 for MacOSX is now available as a download for those of you who might be interested in trying it.


FB Smtp UDF is available, a UDF library for directly sending SMTP messages via triggers and stored procedures.


The "Documentation Funding 2017" has eached more than $3,000 of the £5,000 goal. The Firebird project needs some more help to reach the target.


We have a beta version of an installable 64bit Firebird 3.0.3 for MacOSX. It runs by default as SuperServer currently (as it should) with no simple way to switch to Classic/SuperClassic (yet). If any one wants a copy to download, install and test - please send Paul Beach an email.


Database Workbench V5.3.2 has been released.