DBISAM is the standard for replacing the BDE in Delphi or C++Builder applications. It has has been deployed to thousands of locations around the world, and can be branded so that no one even knows that DBISAM is being used. It is licensed per-developer, and includes royalty-free distribution. License management isn’t required at all, and the money that you used to pay to the database engine vendor is now your profit to keep.
You don’t need to use a feature-crippled « free » product in order to avoid licensing fees anymore. With Elevate Software, you are backed by a company that has over a decade of experience in highly-distributed and pre-packaged database application software.