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Crystal Reports Resources, Downloads, Links, and 3rd party software.
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Free Crystal Reports Viewers:

For Windows:
Crystal Reports Viewer 2011
Crystal Reports Viewer 2008

For Mac:
Crystal Reports Viewer 2011
Crystal Reports Viewer 2008


SAP Sites

SAP Crystal Reports Blog
Find the latest white papers, tutorials, free trial downloads, blogs, sample reports, forums, and service pack hot fixes.

SAP Crystal Reports, version for Visual Blog
This place is dedicated to topics related to custom applicationdevelopment or deployment with Crystal Reports in Visual Studio .Net.

Popular Forums / Boards

Sapfans.com
The SAP Fan Club and User FORUMS(Top in the world); the place where you can exchange ideas with other SAP users in the world.

BusinessObjects Board
One of the largest board’s on the net

Tek-Tips
An oldie but a goodie


Report Schedulers / Managers

CRD
CRD® is a Crystal Reports Scheduler that saves time and money by making it easy to automate Crystal reports. Crystal Reports distribution is easy. Just define single or packages of Crystal Reports®, schedule and run them automatically, and send the reports to print, fax, disk, ftp, sms or email in a number of standard formats. You can just “set it and forget it.

Proviewer
Schedule reports to be mailed, printed, or opened on screen and manage Crystal Reports.

R-Tag Report Manager
Price: $300
R-Tag Report Manager is a viewer/scheduler for Crystal Reports , SSRS and ad-hoc queries. The software will help you to manage, view, export and schedule your reports. Supports user roles and permissions, network installation which allows you to setup all users from one place, advanced report and job workflows. Check tis video for some unique features of R-Tag Report Manager: http://www.r-tag.com/Pages/Preview_Demo.aspx


Documentation Utilities

.rpt Inspector Professional Suite
16 tools for Crystal Reports in the most powerful, integrated, and easiest suite of tools to Edit, Analyze, Document, Modify, Migrate and Convert.

Report Analyzer
Provides you with complete documentation, analysis and performance suggestions for your Crystal Reports projects. Find tables, fields, formulas or any other report object in your Crystal Reports in seconds.


Report Viewers

For Windows:
From SAP – Crystal Reports Viewer 2011
From SAP - Crystal Reports Viewer 2008

Logicity
Free {Supports all versions}

CrystalKeen
Pricing starts at $196 for a 5 user license

CRW Reporting
Pricing starts at $25 for a 1 user license

The Report Viewer
Organize and view multiple reports at once with tabbed reports, refresh report with current data, load saved data, save to disk, export, and e-mail as PDF, Excel, XML, Word, DOC, TXT, and HTML document versions of the report. Supports Crystal Reports 2008, 12, XI, 11.5, 11, 10, 9, and 8.5.

R-Tag Crystal Reports Viewer
Price: $25
R-Tag Crystal Reports viewer works with Crystal Reports , SSRS and ad-hoc queries. The software will help you to manage, view and export your reports. Supports user roles and permissions, network installation which allows you to setup all users from one place, advanced report and job workflows. Check this video for some unique features of R-Tag Report Manager: http://www.r-tag.com/Pages/Preview_Demo.aspx

For Mac:
From SAP Crystal Reports Viewer 2011
From SAP Crystal Reports Viewer 2008


Fonts

IDAutomation – Barcode Font UFL
Easily create barcodes in Crystal Reports.

PrecisionID – Barcode Fonts
Barcode fonts for Crystal reports


Miscellaneous Utilities

Report Analyzer
Provides you with complete documentation, analysis and performance suggestions for your Crystal Reports projects. Find tables, fields, formulas or any other report object in your Crystal Reports in seconds.

CR Data Source
Price: $29
CR Data Source is a tool which will allow you to update database connection for all crystal reports in a specific folder (including subfolders).

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