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See your business in a whole new light with
SAP Crystal Reports

See your business in a whole new light with
SAP Crystal Reports

Design and deliver meaningful business reports based on data from virtually any source – with SAP Crystal Reports. This easy-to-use BI and reporting tool can help you create a clear picture of your business and give colleagues, customers, and partners the information they need in the format of their choice. Integrate with well-known solutions to add data visualisations, dashboards, and more.

Why SAP Crystal Reports?

Because it is the de facto standard in business intelligence reporting. Companies around the world rely on SAP Crystal Reports to help them create richly formatted, interactive business reports from virtually any data source – delivered in dozens of formats, in up to 24 languages.

  • Leverage powerful reporting tools to deliver key insights and a clear picture of the business to decision makers
  • Get broad connectivity to diverse data sources to create real-time operational reports
  • Make actionable information available online or offline – from applications, portals, and mobile devices
  • Use flexible, customisable report design to give customers and partners the reporting formats of their choice

Learn how SAP Crystal Reports can simplify the lives of business users and IT staff:

Functional Capabilities

Intuitive design environment
Quickly design elegant business reports using a "what you see is what you get" (WYSIWYG) layout that offers popular design, integration, and deployment options.

  • Use intuitive design tools to create the precise report layouts you need
  • Reduce time spent on report formatting with templates and
  • Set parameter values and get results without refreshing data
  • Explore results interactively with on-report sorting and filtering
  • Set sorting and formatting to match local customs


Design acceleration features

Speed up report design using features such as global formula search, duplicate formula, duplicate running total, a "find-in-field" explorer, and more

  • Automatically create hyperlinks with the hyperlink wizard
  • Instantly generate barcodes with a "turn to barcode" function
  • Set report parameters and apply values from a single, easy-to-use parameter panel


Powerful data mash-ups

Enhance report designs with powerful, integrated components – such as dynamic charts, Adobe Flash, Adobe Flex, and SAP Crystal Dashboard Design data visualisations.

  • Convey information in a more compelling way with enhanced designer features
  • Add dynamic charts, graphics, and videos to reports using Adobe Flash
  • Visualise what-if scenarios with SAP Crystal Dashboard Design integration
  • Execute business decisions within reports by embedding Adobe Flex
Technical Capabilities
Comprehensive deployment options

Deploy and share reports in multiple ways – including data-driven publishing, new data access, comprehensive export options, and software development kits (SDKs).

  • Blast personalised reports to thousands of recipients by integrating with SAP Crystal Server
  • Access interactive data online using data drivers for enhanced Web services
  • Easily access complete customer data with a driver
  • Quickly integrate reports into business processes with XML exporting
  • Add, change, or create new report objects at runtime with SDK options

System requirements for SAP Crystal Reports 2016

System Requirements Details
Supported Languages
English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, simplified Chinese, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Korean, traditional Chinese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Swedish, Polish, Danish, Norwegian, Thai, Czech, Hungarian, Slovakian, Turkish, Romanian, Slovenian
Minimum Hardware
PC with AMD or Intel-based processors, dual core CPU, 2 GB RAM, 2 GB for default installation with English language, 4GB for default installation with all other languages
Operating Systems Microsoft Windows 2010, Microsoft Windows 8.1 RTM, Windows 8 RTM, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM, Windows Server 2012 RTM, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, and Windows Server 2008 SP2 2012 RTM, RedHat 7 and SUSE 12
Data Sources Native, ODBC, OLE DB, and JDBC connectivity to relational, OLAP, Web services, XML, driver, legacy and enterprise data sources
Minimum Screen Resolution Screen resolution of 1024 x 768 is recommended.

Free Trial

Try out a fully functional copy of our industry-leading software for 30 days.

SAP Crystal Reports 2016

495.00 USD / user

Taxes calculated during checkout 

Design and deliver compelling reports that empower decision makers with timely, fact-based business intelligence.

  • Create highly formatted, pixel-perfect reports using an intuitive design interface and efficient workflows
  • Deliver personalised reports to your business users’ preferred destination – in their preferred language and format
  • Combine and connect data with a variety of sources across the organisation

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Ensure a successful implementation and maximise your ROI with information resources that support the different phases of SAP Crystal Reports – from planning and installation to operation.


Plan your installation

Download to the SAP Crystal Reports Installation Guide to review important information about installation, update, and upgrade planning.

Confirm that you have a license key

When purchasing SAP Crystal Reports through the SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite, you need authorisation under myProfile*. To extend your authorisation, please contact an SAP user administrator*.

Download the software

Visit the SAP Support Portal* to download the SAP Crystal Reports 2016 software installation package (when purchasing with the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence suite).


Need additional help with your implementation? Contact SAP Digital Business Services or SAP Enterprise Support services 


Find an SAP partner to help with your implementation

Complete the installation steps

Refer to the SAP Crystal Reports Installation Guide* for a step-by-step overview of the installation process, including the required tools and associated documentation.


Need additional help with your implementation? Contact SAP Digital Business Services or SAP Enterprise Support services 


Find an SAP partner to help with your implementation


Manage your SAP applications

Refer to the SAP Crystal Reports 2016 User Guide* to learn how to manage, maintain, and run your SAP applications at peak performance.

Ensure the security of SAP Crystal Reports

See section 8.1 “Security Overview” in the Business Intelligence Platform Administrators’ Guide* for important information on securing SAP Crystal Reports.


Need additional help with your implementation? Contact SAP Digital Business Services or SAP Enterprise Support services 


Find an SAP partner to help with your implementation


Enhance your knowledge of SAP Crystal Reports

View the SAP Crystal Reports training and certification catalogue of instructor-led courses and e-courses – and train when and where it’s convenient for you.

Stay up-to-date with our curriculum maps

Get role-specific learning maps with implementation and operation information on the latest SAP products and upgrades.

View official SAP Crystal Reports tutorials 

Watch video tutorials on how to use SAP Crystal Reports – from creating, formatting, and sharing reports to connecting and sorting data.


Need expert guidance with your educational needs? Learn how education consulting services from SAP can help



Plan and carry out a successful upgrade to the latest release of SAP Crystal Reports – so you can take advantage of the new features and capabilities right away.


Identify the upgrade paths

Download the Product Availability Matrix to review upgrade paths for SAP Crystal Reports.

Download the matrix now*

Plan your upgrade

Section 8 of the Installation Guide contains important information about SAP Crystal Reports upgrade planning.

Read the guide*

What’s new?

Find out about new features and capabilities in the latest release of SAP Crystal Reports.

Learn more*




Complete the upgrade steps

Refer to the SAP Crystal Reports Installation Guide for an overview of the upgrade process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation.

View the guide*

Ask the Community

Visit the SAP Crystal Reports community for the latest technology news and updates. Ask
questions, post comments, and discuss issues.

Visit the community


Need additional help with your upgrade? Contact SAP Digital Business Services or SAP Enterprise Support services


Find an SAP partner to help with your upgrade


Get the support you need to keep SAP Crystal Reports running at peak performance. Our experts can help you maximise the value of your software, take advantage of new business models and capabilities, and more.

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