A report generator is utilized by business organizations to measure their project performance and to analyze any venture undertaken for the benefit of the organization. The Crystal reports are a widely used as a business intelligence application which is utilized to design and generate reports from a variety of data sources and allows the its users to graphically design data layouts and develop reports. These reports are immensely simple to create as the user can use the data available from external sources like MS Excel spreadsheet, Oracle database and even local files. To make the usage of this application simpler, Report Viewer 4.0.5 has been introduced that supports all versions of Crystal Reports that are most commonly used across business verticals.
Report Viewer 4.0.5 opens with a vibrant looking interface with the main options placed at the top panel and other options intuitively arranged facilitating smooth navigation. The main utility of this application is to empower the user to save while putting various sources to use and works as a cost effective replacement from any other report generator. The users are free to refresh or rerun the reports with the current data and view numerous reports at once and along with it allowing the user to export the reports and even save it to the system or e-mail it as a PDF, RTF, Excel or HTML and further contains a full formula editor. The program works with any database and is highly customizable which means, it can be altered as per requirement. Effectively manages the reports and the application also arranges them in a hierarchy for easy routing.
To sum up, Report Viewer certainly proves to be an effectual tool for business analysis and report generation and hence gets a rating score of 4.5 points owing to its stellar performance and functionalities.