Paradigma Software has released Valentina 4.8, an update of the cross platform columnar database system. This release offers greater native support for Apple Cocoa development, Valentina Studio support for SQLite databases and enhancements to Valentina Reports.

Valentina 4.8 also includes preview releases of Valentina Studio for Linux, and the soon-to-be-available iValentina free database clients for iOS for iPhone and iPad. Its Interface Building plug-in allows for codeless drag creation of database systems within Apple XCode, Key Value Coding, Valentina class support for garbage collection and Enumerator Objects and methods.

Valentina Studio is Paradigma Software’s visual database development tool for database design, administration and visual report building — both for local databases as well as remote servers. Previously exclusive to Valentina DB format only, Valentina Studio now allows SQLite users to administrate, query and run visual reports with the public domain SQLite database engine.

SQLite support is currently available in the “no-risk, free-to-use” Valentina Studio Pro on Mac OS X and Windows. Valentina DB is columnar database technology. Valentina Reports is a component that enables rich, visual business reports, for local databases or generated from a server. Developer solutions begin at US$199.

Valentina Office Server combines a business ready server solution on Mac OS X, Windowsand Linux, and includes Valentina Studio Pro for database creation, reports design and analysis. Valentina Office Server begins at $299.99, with an unlimited version at $1,499.99. Valentina 4.8 products are immediately available on the Valentina technology web site (