Couchbase Lite 3.1 simplifies apps and makes them more secure, scalable, and efficient

Build apps that are always fast and available, even without internet


Embedding Couchbase Lite ensures that data is always available regardless of network connections. Data is stored locally, and automatically synced with the cloud and peer devices when connectivity is available.

Developer friendly

Develop faster with full SQL support, simple-to-use APIs for database CRUD, full-text search (FTS) and query operations, and comprehensive platform and language support. Schema-less JSON format simplifies app upgrades without requiring tedious data migration.


Couchbase Lite has a small footprint and is well-suited for resource-constrained mobile and embedded devices.


Support for mobile platforms including iOS, Android, and Windows. Develop desktop and web server apps with .NET and Java libraries. C-API support allows developers to build applications in C that run on nearly any platform.

Related features and capabilities


Developers leverage familiar SQL syntax, and can reuse the same queries across platforms and Couchbase Server and Couchbase Lite, reducing the effort required to develop, test, and optimize queries.

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Full-text search

There's no need to integrate separate search technology into your apps, full-text search is built-in to Couchbase Lite, making it easy to build compelling user experiences and smarter, richer mobile and edge applications.

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Peer-to-peer sync

Synchronize data directly between Couchbase Lite devices using peer-to-peer sync with and without the internet.

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On-device failover

Backup data directly on the same device to enable on-device failover and disaster recovery.

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On-device encryption

Data is secured on the device using 256-bit AES full database encryption.

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Predictive queries

Use the Predictive Query API to leverage machine learning models within your apps. Enable real-time predictions by analyzing data on-device, at the point of interaction.

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Scopes and Collections

Scopes and collections organizes data just like schemas and tables, making queries easier, security more granular, and data sync more efficient.

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