Support for the TurboPower
Open Source Libraries

Note: These libraries support the CodeGear development tools that Embarcadero acquired from Borland.

The libraries on SourceForge

Abbrevia is a compression toolkit for Borland Delphi, C++Builder, & Kylix. It supports PKZIP 4, Microsoft CAB, TAR, & gzip formats & the creation of self-extracting archives. It includes visual components that simplify the manipulation of ZIP files.

Async Professional is a comprehensive communications toolkit for Borland Delphi, C++Builder, & ActiveX environments. It provides direct access to serial ports, TAPI, and the Microsoft Speech API. It supports faxing, terminal emulation, VOIP, & more.

Async Professional CLX is a comprehensive communications toolkit for Borland Kylix. It provides direct access to serial ports, and supports terminal emulation, file transfer protocols, & much more.

B-Tree Filer is a fast library of file-based database routines for Borland Turbo Pascal & Delphi. B-Tree Filer supports stand-alone programs or those running on Microsoft-compatible networks including Novell Netware.

Essentials contains 13 native VCL controls for Borland Delphi & C++Builder. The controls include drop-down calendars & calculators, roll-up dialogs, 3-D labels, tiled backgrounds, scrolling messages, menu buttons, and more.

FlashFiler is a client-server database for Borland Delphi & C++Builder. It features a component-based architecture & the server engine can be embedded in your applications. FlashFiler is easy to configure, performs well, & includes SQL support.

Internet Professional is a set of VCL components providing Internet connectivity for Borland Delphi & C++Builder. iPRO includes POP3, SMTP, NNTP, FTP, HTTP, Instant Messaging, & HTML viewer components, as well as components for low-level socket access.

LockBox is a cross-platform toolkit for data encryption. It contains routines & components for use with Borland Delphi, C++Builder, & Kylix. It provides support for Blowfish, RSA, MD5, SHA-1, DES, triple- DES, Rijndael, & digital signing of messages.

OfficePartner is the easy way to integrate your projects with Microsoft Office, the worlds leading business productivity software. With OfficePartner you can access COM services in Microsoft Office with easy to use VCL components.

OnGuard is a library to create demo versions of your Borland Delphi & C++Builder applications. Create demo versions that are time-limited, feature-limited, limited to a certain number of uses, or limited to a certain # of concurrent network users.

Orpheus is an award-winning UI toolkit for Borland Delphi & C++Builder. It contains over 120 components covering everything from data entry to calendars and clocks. Other noteworthy components include an Object Inspector, LookOut bar, & report views.

ShellShock provides a set of components that let you customize applications with the functionality available in the Windows Shell & Windows Explorer, all without writing code. The components are written in native VCL for Borland Delphi & C++Builder.

String Resource Manager is a tool for building string resource libraries in Borland Delphi. It prevents string resource clashes and simplifies the translation of the string resources.

SysTools is a library of utility routines & classes for Borland Delphi, C++Builder, & environments that support COM. It includes 1-D & 2-D bar codes, sorting, money routines, logging, high-precision math, a run-time math expression analyzer, & much more.

SysTools for Kylix is a library of utility routines & algorithms for Borland Kylix. Among other things, it supports 1-Dimensional bar codes, date time and string routines, sorting, a regular expression engine, & a run-time math expression analyzer.

Visual PlanIt is a set of synchronized, data-aware components for adding time, task, & contact management capabilities to applications written in Borland Delphi & C++Builder. Get that Outlook look & feel without the hassle.

XML Partner helps add the power of XML to Borland Delphi, C++ Builder, and Kylix projects through native, easy to use VCL and CLX components. These powerful components simplify the process of creating, modifying, and parsing XML data documents.

Search the old TurboControl newsgroups as well as the old TurboPower newsgroups:
Hint: Put the newsgroup section into the search box to restrict the search to one of the TurboPower libraries. For example, put "^apro" (along with other search terms) into the search box to restrict the search to the newsgroup section for AsyncPro.

New! Components for RAD Studio XE7

Delphi XE2 TurboPower component status

Updates for Orpheus and Delphi 2009 are in the Orpheus Sourceforge CVS.

More libraries converted for Delphi 2007 & 2009:

Some libraries converted for Delphi 2009:

Some SysTools updates for Delphi 2009 are here.

Package files for many of the libraries to install the components into Delphi 2005: Cornelius Concepts

A copy of the old (Sept. 26, 2000) public TurboPower FTP site:

A newsgroup for the TurboPower FlashFiler open source library is available from Nexus Database Systems


An open source project based on FlashFiler 2.13:

A (somewhat modified) copy of the old AProZilla web site:

Support pages for two of the libraries:
Async Professional
Internet Professional

Freeware component that extends the Turbopower Orpheus 4.x TOvcTextFileEditor component to be able to read and write Mac and Unix format text files:

OnGuard ported to CLX:

Some of the TurboPower libraries are being ported to FreePascal and Lazarus along with other components.

Several components from Internet Professional are included with Lazarus (link needed).
Visual PlanIt

Some files for TurboPower products not released on SourceForge

If you have a version of ProActivate you'll want to get the 1.11 patch (below) that removes the license activation requirement:
The readme file: rdme111.txt The patch file: pa111p.exe

The Sleuth QA 3.06 patch (adds support for D7 plus more):
The readme file: sq306.txt The patch file: sq306p.exe
See the newsgroup announce section for a message on how to use Sleuth QA 3.x with Delphi 2005.
New! The Nexus Quality Suite is based on Sleuth QA!

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