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<title>SQLite Home Page</title>

<h3>What Is SQLite?</h3>

<p>SQLite is a C-language library that implements a
[footprint|small],
[faster than the filesystem|fast],
[self-contained], 
[high-reliability],
[full-featured SQL|full-featured],
SQL database engine.
SQLite is the [most used] database engine in the world.
SQLite is built into all mobile phones and most computers and
comes bundled inside countless other applications that people
use every day.
<a href="about.html">More Information...</a>

<p>
The SQLite [file format] is stable, cross-platform, and
backwards compatible and the developers pledge to keep it
that way through at least the year 2050.  SQLite database
files are commonly uses as a container to transfer rich 
content between systems
[affshort|&#91;1&#93;]
[SQLAR|&#91;2&#93;]
[appformat|&#91;3&#93;]
and as a long-term archival format 
for data
[recommended storage format|&#91;4&#93;].
There are over 1 trillion SQLite databases in active use.

<p>
SQLite [https://sqlite.org/src|source code]
is in the [public-domain] and is free to 
everyone to use for any purpose.

<h3>Latest Release</h3>
<a href="releaselog/3_27_0.html">Version 3.27.0</a> ([dateof:3.27.0]).
<a class="button" href="download.html">Download</a>
<a class="button" href="chronology.html">Prior Releases</a>

<h3>Common Links</h3>
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