Advanced Installation Files

Windward Installers (New Install)

There are three ways you can download and install Windward software:

AutoTag & AutoQuery

AutoTag Web Installer – (EXE)

AutoTag Full Installer – (EXE)

Install the following in order:

  1. Drivers
  2. AutoTag for Office 32-bit – (MSI)
  3. AutoTag for Office 64-bit – (MSI)

See the AutoTag release notes.

.NET Reporting Engine

.NET Engine Web Installer – (EXE)

.NET Engine Full Installer – (EXE)

Install the following in order:

  1. Drivers
  2. .NET Engine – (MSI)

See the Engine release notes.

Java Reporting Engine

Java Engine Web Installer – (EXE – Windows only)

There is no mode 2 for Java – use the MSI below.

Java Engine – (MSI – Windows only)

Java Reporting Engine – (ZIP file – any O/S) (same content as the Windows install program)

See the Engine release notes.

RESTful Engine

 RESTful Engine – (EXE) — (requires IIS)

Install the following in order:

  1. Drivers
  2. RESTful Engine – (EXE) — (requires IIS)

See the RESTful Engine release notes.

Windward Installers (Update)

Important Note: If a previous version is already installed, you only need to run the MSI for an update..

AutoTag & AutoQuery

See note in right column about 32-bit vs 64-bit installers. (A MSI file cannot install both.)

AutoTag Update Installer 32-bit – .(MSI) — (MS Office 32-bit ONLY)

AutoTag Update Installer 64-bit – (MSI) — (MS Office 64-bit ONLY)

.NET Reporting Engine

.NET Engine Update Installer – (MSI)

Java Reporting Engine

Java Engine Update Installer – (MSI)

Java Engine (any O/S) – ZIP file. (same content as Windows install program)

The RESTful Engine

RESTful Engine – (MSI) — (requires IIS)


Various Windward products may require additional installations. Check the full list on our drivers page.

For over 10 years Windward has been making software that allows business users and developers to create data-powered documents of all types including: forms, proposals, statements, reports, presentations and more. Windward's novel approach allows users to "tag" elements within standard Microsoft® Office documents to be dynamically replaced with data from common data sources when output. Windward's solutions have become the leading choice for developers adding reporting and document generation capabilities to their applications in over 70 countries around the world.

Windward's solutions include scalable high-performance output engines written for .NET, Java, and RESTful  applications coupled with design environments that include Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Windward's customers regularly report savings well over 50% in template design and production costs. And, their business users enjoy being empowered to design and edit templates without having to involve development resources. Windward's "drop-in" code libraries allow developers to add best-in-class reporting and document generation capabilities to their applications in less time, by orders of magnitude, compared with other platforms or in-house development. Proudly located in Boulder, Colorado, Windward is dedicated to making reporting and document generation more effective and accessible to business users and developers everywhere.


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