FlatBuffers is a cross platform serialization library architected for maximum memory efficiency. It allows you to directly access serialized data without parsing/unpacking it first, while still having great forwards/backwards compatibility.
Go to our landing page to browse our documentation.
Supported operating systems
- And any others with a recent C++ compiler (C++ 11 and newer)
Supported programming languages
Code generation and runtime libraries for many popular languages.
- C++ - snapcraft.io
- C# - nuget.org
- Dart - pub.dev
- Go - go.dev
- Java - Maven
- Python - PyPi
- Rust - crates.io
- Swift - swiftpackageindex
- TypeScript - NPM
FlatBuffers does not follow traditional Semver versioning (see rationale) but rather uses a format of the date of the release.
- FlatBuffers Issues Tracker to submit an issue.
- stackoverflow.com with
flatbufferstag for any questions regarding FlatBuffers.
To contribute to this project, see CONTRIBUTING.
- FlatBuffers Google Group to discuss FlatBuffers with other developers and users.
- Discord Server
Please see our Security Policy for reporting vulnerabilities.
Flatbuffers is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0. See LICENSE for the full license text.