Report Designer - Online Edition

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The Power of Windward Report Designer—In Your Browser!

Document Designers and Report Creators can now use their favorite browser application to create and edit beautiful data-powered documents. No need to install and manage desktop applications or plug-ins. The server components can be called from your own SaaS or Web-based applications for seamless integration and require only a standard web server (Microsoft IIS) and come with everything you need to output your reports and manage connections to your file storage systems and font libraries. 

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Online Edition’s design environment is browser-based, so report creators can now use their favorite browser application to create and edit beautiful data-powered documents.

  • Ideal for SaaS and Web-based applications
  • Familiar document layout and design tools
  • Connect to multiple data sources and data types in a single document
  • No installation required. Creators and editors can use their existing Web browser
  • Supports multiple users simultaneously
  • High-performance output for ad-hoc and batch processing
  • Compatible with Report Designer Office Edition (formerly AutoTag). So users can edit templates that were created with Windward’s Microsoft® Word add-ins
"With Windward, our customers can design compelling solutions and automatically generate proposal and quote documents in minutes, rather than the hours it was taking them previously."
Ian Cross, Co-Founder, servicePath LLC

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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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