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November 20, 2015
Firebird 2.5.5, Firebird 3.0 RC1, and Firebird documentation

Firebird 2.5.5 – upgrade now!

Firebird Project is glad to announce that Firebird 2.5.5 is available. This minor release has many bug fixes and highly recommended to be used in production environments, especially if you are running Firebird 2.5.0, 2.5.1, 2.5.3 or 2.5.4 – upgrade to 2.5.5 as soon as possible!
Please note that upgrade from 2.5.1 will require backup/restore, upgrade from other versions can be done without backup/restore.

Download links for Firebird 2.5.5:

Firebird 3.0 Release Candidate 1 – test it!

Last week Firebird project has released Firebird 3.0 RC1 – the first release candidate of Firebird 3.0. We encourage all Firebird developers to test this Release Candidate with your databases and applications. Firebird 3 introduces a lot of new features and improvements, including scalable SuperServer architecture, which gives 30-50% performance boost.

Download Firebird 3.0 RC1:

Firebird Documentation

The Firebird Docs team is calling for people who are fluent in both English and Firebird's SQL to assist with reviewing the English text of the Firebird 2.5 Language Reference manual.
If you feel able to help with the review, please send email to
It will subscribe you to Firebird-docs list where you can get beta version of documentation and help with its reviewing.

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