SAP Crystal Reports is a Windows-based desktop business intelligence program. It allows you to create filtered reports from almost any data source.
- Parameter panel – Adjust the parameters of your report and instantly generate a new one from the same data.
- Export – Export your reports as Microsoft Office files, Adobe PDF, or post them on web pages.
- Embed – Embed your reports in enterprise applications, or Java and .NET applications.
- Flash Integration – Create videos, graphics and charts and integrate them into your report or include them on your webpage.
You can purchase SAP Crystal Reports for $6,995 from the developers themselves or from software vendors.
As you can adjust the parameters of your reports how you choose, ad hoc reporting is provided with this product. It’s price however may put it out of the range of some smaller businesses.