Version History

The following chart compares the key features included in each major version of ActiveReports (AR) and Data Dynamics Reports (DDR) products.

Note: New and enhanced features are highlighted in bold.

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Available
ºPartial (as compared to current version)
 Not available
Developer Edition Version Comparison
Features IncludedAR11AR10AR9AR8AR7AR6DDRAR3AR2 COM
Designers
Visual Studio 2017        
Visual Studio 2015      
Visual Studio 2013, 2012, 2010    
Visual Query Designer      
Stand-Alone End User Designer
Report Layouts
Page Reports    
RDL Reports   
Section Reports 
Data Sources
JSON Data        
CSV Data        
XML Data  
SQL Server Client
Oracle Client
ODBC Drivers  
OLEDB Provider
Unbound Data
Custom Data Objects
Visualization Controls
Composite Charts        
Tablix       
Report Parts       
Stylesheets       
Server-Based Shared Data Sources       
Server-Based Shared Data Sets       
Server-Based Shared Stylesheets       
Server-Based Shared Master Reports       
Server-Based Shared Subreports       
Server-Based Shared Images       
Layers      
Table of Contents      
Maps     
Calendar   
Table   
Matrix/Crosstab/Pivot   
List   
Rich Text Box 
Formatted Text   
Barcodesºººº 
Chartººº 
Sparklines   
Bullets   
Image Control
Overflow Placeholders    
SubReports
Viewers
HTML5     
WinForms
ASP.NETº
WPF    
Adobe Flash   
Microsoft Silverlight   
MVC   
ActiveX       
Mobile Support     
Touch & Gesture Support     
Thin Viewers (Server Report Execution in WinForms and WPF)       
Report Import/Converters
MS Excel        
SQL Server Reporting Services (RDL)   
Crystal Reports
MS Access
Report Export Formats
DocX       
PDF
Excel
RTF
Microsoft Word
Text
Image
HTML
TIFF
XML
Support Currently Provided
Technical Support
Bug Fixes
Optional Server Add-Ons
ActiveReports Server
ActiveReports Server Report Designer

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