What's New in Delphi 11

Dozens of New Features, Hundreds of Updates, Improved User Experience, Enhanced Productivity

Improved IDE, Enhanced Productivity

Use Delphi on 4k+ Screens!

Delphi 11 adds high-DPI support to the IDE, enabling developers to work on larger, high-resolution screens. Full support for the latest 4k+ high-resolution monitors improves daily developer activities with cleaner, sharper fonts and icons, and high-resolution support throughout the IDE windows, including in the VCL and FMX form designers and code editor.

FireMonkey for Windows now uses the same DP model (rather than Pixel model) of all platforms, offering a significant enhancements of the apps rendering on Windows HighDPI and 4K monitors.

“We absolutely love the new High DPI IDE in Delphi 11, making programming a delight and form development sharp and consistent with runtime. We finally have a true WYSIWYG Delphi IDE for hi-res targets.”
Roy Woll, President, Woll2Woll Software

Use VCL Styles at Design Time

VCL Styles now provides design-time support: Prototype stylish UIs even faster by seeing immediately at design-time how your styled forms and controls will look when running.

Viewing at design time how styles will impact the UI at runtime improves the design and testing process for modern UIs. Creating better UIs faster is especially useful when working with per-control styles.

“The new high DPI IDE looks absolutely gorgeous! The great big helper though is the VCL styles design-time support, which makes it a lot easier to see how my apps will actually look and feel at runtime - a really big help for me!”
Ian Barker, Embarcadero MVP

Be Ready for Windows 11!

Support for Windows 11 provisioning with integrated MSIX generation. WebBrowser component for Windows, with support for both the IE ActiveX and the new Microsoft WebView 2 control (Chromium-based Edge).

Enhanced VCL Form Designer to visually build native Windows applications, with live snap-to hints and layout guidelines. Enhanced Delphi and C++ RTL for 32-bit Windows and 64-bit Windows.

Deploy on M-Series Apple Silicon!

Compile for macOS (M-series Apple Silicon) and use the new universal package for AppStore submission. You can now compile for both existing Intel and new M-series macOS processors (Apple Silicon). Compiling for the newest processor versions enables the fastest performance across all platforms, and supports universal packaging for the macOS app store.

Compile for Android API 30!

Android API and Libraries updated - API 30, Google Play V3, Android X. Keep current with the latest requirements for Android as the platform evolves.

This includes the latest billing API (required by Google Play Store). Enhanced Delphi and C++ RTL for Android, with support for Android API level 30. Support for the new “AndroidX” libraries. In-app purchase component to help monetize your applications. Android solution Google Play Billing Library Version 4. Enhanced FireMonkey Application Platform for creating native Android ARMv7 applications for Android 11, 10, Pie (9.0), Oreo (8.1)

Work Remotely!

Improved Remote Desktop Support for VCL and IDE, helping developers working remotely from the office. Enhanced debugging for remote and local 64-bit Windows applications and macOS 64-bit applications (Intel and ARM). Enhanced remote desktop support boosts your team’s efficiency and improves your bottom line.

New Features to Help You Accomplish More

Download the full Feature Matrix (PDF) for a more detailed comparison between editions, or Contact Us to discuss further.

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