[Lazarus] Is Lazarus FPC compatible to RAD XE5?

Sandro Cumerlato sandro.cumerlato at gmail.com
Sun Jun 14 09:04:22 CEST 2015

Hello Bo,
there are several software examples listed here:


As you can see it is possible to develop any kind of software with
Lazarus, and the software description you provided does not preclude
its implementation with it.

Best regards,
Sandro Cumerlato

On 14 June 2015 at 08:41, Bo Berglund <bo.berglund at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am seeking an alternative to the Embarcadero RAD studio XE5 and I
> would like to know if a Delphi application developed with
> D6-D7-BDS2006-XE5 could be loaded and built in Lazarus?
> The application uses only standard features existing in the older
> versions of Delphi plus a couple custom components like an RS232
> component (AsyncPro) and graphics (GLScene).
> It is only VCL based for Windows32 (even though it would have been
> nice to compile it for Win64 to use a larger memory.
> The primary function is processing of tomographic data (lots of math)
> and display of the results using GLScene.
> The bulk of the math is implemented in 3 DLL files developed in
> Fortran(!), but these are standard interface DLL functions.
> No database stuff at all is involved.
> I moved it to XE5 about 6 months ago to make use of Unicode for the
> GUI and user messages (display in foreign languages even Chinese).
> Is it possible or is it going to be an uphill battle for a long time?
> --
> Bo Berglund
> Developer in Sweden
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