Where to download Crystal Reports client version?

Posted on 2005-05-05
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
I'd like to work with Crystal Reports on my own to build it up as a job skill.
I've heard that it is available for a free trial download - but I can't identify WHERE to get the client version that lets me point to ODBC data sources and make reports.  What I see is something about Enterprise Server something.

Can anyone point to a download link that just provides the simple "client" that you point to Access, Oracle, etc databases to do SQL pulls on?

Question by:psigurd
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    Hi psigurd,
    get a copy of a Visual Studio trial version, it includes a Crystal Reports to play with. That's the easiest way :) - however I think the trial version is limited.
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    Accepted Solution

    You can download a 30-day trial from Business Objects (the owners of Crystal):

    The VS version is different than the standalone version and if you're a complete newbie it's *much* easier to learn on the standalone version.  Once you're comfortable making reports then work on building them into your applications with Visual Studio, etc.



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    Thanks guys
    got it now!

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