ODBC Driver for xBase

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Devart ODBC Driver for xBase provides a high-performance and feature-rich connectivity solution for ODBC-based applications to access FoxPro, Visual FoxPro, dBase, and other databases in DBF file formats from Windows, macOS, Linux, both 32-bit and 64-bit. Full support for standard ODBC API functions and data types implemented in our driver makes interaction of your database applications with xBase fast, easy and extremely handy.

How Does Devart ODBC Driver Stack Up Against Microsoft ODBC Driver?

Features
Devart ODBC Driver
Microsoft ODBC Driver
FoxPro2, VisualFoxPro
Yes
Yes
dBase III, dBase IV, dBase V, dBase VII
Yes
No
Clipper
Yes
No
CodeBase
Yes
No
HiPer-Six
Yes
No
Retrieval of corrupted data, including indexes
Yes
No
ODBC 3.52 compliant driver
Yes
Yes
Full compliance with ODBC API and data types
Yes
Yes
High-performance local xBase database indexing
Yes
No
Full level ANSI SQL-92 compliance
Yes
Yes
Verified compatibility with multiple BI and ETL tools
Yes
No
Forum community of people who use ODBC drivers
Yes
No
Fast parallel bulk data loading
Yes
Yes
Support for 32-bit and 64-bit applications
Yes
Yes
Available for Windows, Linux and macOS
Yes
No
Full support for SQL aggregate functions and complex JOINs
Yes
Yes
Nightly builds with the most recent changes and hotfixes
Yes
No
Dedicated support team of software engineers
Yes
No
Forum community of people who use ODBC drivers
Yes
No
ODBC 2.x behavior emulation
Yes
No
Support for popular programming languages
Yes
Yes

Direct Connection

Database applications based on our solution get an opportunity to establish a connection to FoxPro, dBase, and other databases in DBF file formats directly. Direct Connection gives your applications an unrivalled advantage — connection to xBase without any additional libraries. That improves performance of your applications, their quality, reliability and especially the deployment process, since there is no need to supply additional client software together with your application.

Native Connectivity to PostgreSQL

What are some reasons to choose Devart ODBC Driver for xBase?

Integration

The driver is compatible with 3rd-party tools for data analysis, such as Microsoft Excel, and integrates with various IDEs and systems like Visual Studio, etc.

For the complete list of compatible tools and environments visit the Compatibility page.

Platforms Variety

ODBC Driver for xBase can be used with 32-bit and 64-bit applications on both x32 and x64 platforms, so there is no need to additionally configure the driver, applications or environment.

Fully Unicode Driver

With our fully Unicode driver, you can retrieve and work with any data from multi-lingual xBase databases correctly, not depending on whether its charset is Latin, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Chinese, etc., in any environment localization.

Features Overview

High Performance

High Performance

Every operation with xBase becomes significantly faster using such capabilities of our driver as local data caching, connection pooling, and much more.

Advanced Data Conversion

Advanced Data Conversion

We have implemented advanced Data Conversion mechanisms that provide bi-directional mapping between any xBase and ODBC data types.

Bulk Updates

Bulk Updates

Moreover, with our driver you can perform bulk updates to xBase database by combining SQL statements into batches, thus simplifying and speeding up large data modification to xBase.

ODBC Conformance

The driver provides full support for common ODBC interface:

  • ODBC API Functions support
  • ODBC Data Types support

In addition, we provide support for Advanced Connection String parameters, thus allowing any desktop and web applications to connect to xBase from various environments and platforms that support ODBC.

xBase Compatibility

xBase Compatibility

ODBC Driver for xBase supports:

  • FoxPro 2, Visual FoxPro
  • dBaseIII-dBase10
  • and other DBF file formats
xBase Support

Support

Visit our Support page to get instant support from experienced professionals, fast and detailed responses, user engagement and interaction, frequent builds with bug fixes, and much more.