QlikView is a desktop-based reporting tool that is designed to extract and compile data from a number of sources. It can create ad hoc reports, using Associative Query Logic.
- Easy to learn – QlikView has a short learning curve and an intuitive interface.
- Templates – There is a selection of templates supplied with this application that allow you to quickly format and lay out your report.
- Rapid Loading – Data can be uploaded extremely quickly, with millions of records being loaded into QlikView in just a few minutes.
- Import – Data can be imported from a variety of files including HTML, XML, Excel, text, OLEDB, ODBC and AS/400. Exporting is available in a range of file formats.
You can download a free demo of QlikView from this address. Further pricing information can also be obtained from this site.
QlikView is fast and versatile, but collaborative features are limited. As it is desktop-based, there is no real time collaboration option.