Fast Report Comparison

Here you can compare Fast Reports report generator tools for various languages and IDEs, various platforms and operating systems.


Let's compare cross-platform report generators, their functionality and relative advantages.
The table covers desktop reporting, web-reporting (independent as well as with different server support), databases, multi-platform reporting, export filters and conversion from other report generators.

This table will help in selecting the right reporting tool for your projects.


 FastReport FMXFastReport VCL 5FastReport LazarusFastReport.NetFastReport.Mono
Programming languages
Object Pascal




FreePascal




C++




C#




VB.NET




Oxygene (Object Pascal based)




Full sources




IDE
Embarcadero Delphi v 4-XE3




Embarcadero C++Builder 6-XE3




Embarcadero RAD Studio XE




Embarcadero RAD Studio XE2




Embarcadero RAD Studio XE3




Embarcadero Delphi Prism




Lazarus




Microsoft Visual Studio 2005-2012




MonoDevelop




OS (platform)
Microsoft Windows




Mac OS




Linux




Report engine
Bands
 

 



Code based
 

 



Scripting language
Pascal Script




C++ Script




J Script




VB Script




C#




VB.NET




Data Base support
Visual SQL Builder

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MS SQL




 
Oracle




 
MS Access




 
Firebird




 XML




OLE DB




ODBC




Internal application datasets




Custom connections




Reporting features
Dialogue forms




Report inheritance




 
Drill-downs




 
HTML tags in text object




 
Preview component




Design-time visual report designer




Run-time visual report designer




Stand-alone designer




Dot-matrix printer support




Advanced printing modes




Report objects
Text




Shape




 
Picture




 
Sub-report




 
System text




Chart




Barcode




2D barcode




Map




Zip code




Cellular




OLE




Rich Text




Gradient




Cross-tab




Table




Web-reporting
Integrated HTTP server




CGI




 
ISAPI




 
ASP.NET




 
MVC




Export in formats
Acrobat PDF




Images Jpeg/PNG/BMP/GIF/TIFF




 
Rich Text




 
Word OOXML (docx)




 
PowerPoint OOXML (pptx)




HTML




MHT (web archive)




Microsoft XPS




Excel OLE




Excel XML




Excel binary (xls)




Excel OOXML (xlsx)




Comma separated values (CSV)




DBF (table)




Plain Text




Open Document Speadsheet (OpenOffice)




Open Document Text (OpenOffice)




Email




Clouds (DropBox)




Convertors from
Quick Report




Report Builder




 
Rave Reports




 
Microsoft Reporting Services (RDL)




 
Crystal Reports




FastReport/FreeReport VCL 2.*




FastReport.NET




FastReport VCL 4




 

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