Classification: Firebird Connectivity Package for Python

Provider: Pavel Cisar

Platforms: Linux

License: Open Source (MIT)

FDB is a Python library package that implements Python Database API 2.0-compliant support for Firebird. In addition to the minimal feature set of the standard Python DB API, FDB also exposes the entire native (old-style) client API of the database engine and contains extensive collection of submodules that simplify various Firebird-related tasks.


This is a legacy driver for use with Python 2.7 or Firebird 2.x. It does not support Firebird 4 and newer.

For Firebird 3 or newer, please use the new offical firebird - driver

Minimal requirements:

  • Python: 2.7 or 3
  • Firebird: 2

You can download this driver from PyPI or install it using pip:

pip install fdb

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