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Firebird Database Converter FAQ

You are welcome to look through the following Frequently Asked Questions list for getting to know the answers to the most commonly asked questions about Firebird Database Converter.

If you want to ask a question which is not in the list you may apply to our support team.

What is Firebird Database Converter?
Firebird Database Converter is a powerful  GUI frontend that allows you to migrate any database to Firebird. This tool provides you with abilities to pump databases (structure and data) from such sources as SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MS Access and others, and to save all options to a project file for instant re-execution, powerful command-line interface, and other useful features.
Is it possible to try Firebird Database Converter before buying?
Yes, of course. The latest fully functional trial version is always available for downloading.
I want to use your software for educational purposes. Can I get a discount?
Yes, you can. Feel free to choose a non-commercial license. Exact prices can be obtained on the purchase page.
We intend to buy multiple licenses. Is it possible to obtain a discount?
Yes, certainly. You can get a volume discount purchasing 3 and more licenses for the same product as well as a cross-selling discount purchasing multiple different products at a time. Also you can get a great discount purchasing a bundle that includes Firebird Database Converter.
I would like to resell Firebird Database Converter to my customers. What are your reseller's discounts?
You are to discuss reseller's policy with our sales department.
Which license type can I select?
You may choose a non-commercial license if you use the software for non-commercial purposes in non-business, non-commercial environment. You should purchase a business license to use the software in a corporate, government, or business environment.

Single license means that a copy of the software is allowed to be used only on a single computer and only by a single user at a time. If you wish to use the software for more than one user, you will need a separate license for each individual user (click the "Order now" button to see volume discounts). Site license means that the software is allowed to be used without limitation on count of installations and users within one organization.

All our products and bundles are shipped with 12 months of free upgrades (minor and major ones) or with 36 months of free upgrades for a quite small additional fee.

Can I deploy a single license for both desktop and laptop?
A single license can be installed on a single computer. However, we offer a special allowance which authorizes you to deploy Firebird Database Converter on both desktop computer and portable computer, laptop, or other mobile computer with a single license, as long as it is not being used simultaneously.
What are system requirements for installing your software?
  • Pentium PC or higher;
  • Windows NT4/2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10;
  • 1 GB RAM (2 GB or more is recommended);
  • 50 MB of free hard disk space;
  • SVGA-compatible video adapter.
How can I find out the date of my current product version release?
Product versions are formalized according to the date of release. For more information, please refer to the appropriate news article.
Is it possible to install the software in "silent" mode (without user interaction)?
Yes, it is possible. Run installation_package.exe with /SILENT or /VERYSILENT command line parameter. When /SILENT is used the wizard and the background window are not displayed but the installation progress window is. When /VERYSILENT is used this installation progress window is not displayed at all.
Which Firebird server latest version is supported by your software?
Firebird Database Converter can be used with all Firebird server versions including 4.0 alpha.
Does Firebird Database Converter work with Firebird server installed on a Linux platform?
Yes, Firebird Database Converter works fine with Firebird servers installed under any OS.