The following chart compares the key features included in each major version of ActiveReports (AR) and Data Dynamics Reports (DDR) products.

Note: New and enhanced features are highlighted in bold.

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Available
ºPartial (as compared to current version)
 Not available

Developer Edition Version Comparison
Features Included AR12 AR11 AR10 AR9 AR8 AR7 AR6 DDR AR3 AR2 COM
Designers
Visual Studio 2017
Visual Studio 2015
Visual Studio 2013, 2012, 2010
Visual Query Designer
Stand-Alone End User Designer
Report Layouts
Page Reports
RDL Reports
Section Reports
Data Sources
JSON Data
CSV Data
XML Data
SQL Server Client
Oracle Client
ODBC Drivers
OLEDB Provider
Unbound Data
Custom Data Objects
Visualization Controls
Composite Charts
Dataset Joins                  
Tablix
Report Parts
Stylesheets
Server-Based Shared Data Sources
Server-Based Shared Data Sets
Server-Based Shared Stylesheets
Server-Based Shared Master Reports
Server-Based Shared Subreports
Server-Based Shared Images
Layers
Table of Contents
Maps
Calendar
Table
Matrix/Crosstab/Pivot
List
Rich Text Box
Formatted Text
Barcodes º º º º
Chart º º º
Sparklines
Bullets
Image Control
Overflow Placeholders
SubReports
Viewers
HTML5
WinForms
ASP.NET º
WPF
Adobe Flash
Microsoft Silverlight
MVC
ActiveX
Mobile Support
Touch & Gesture Support
Thin Viewers (Server Report Execution in WinForms and WPF)
Report Import/Converters
MS Excel
SQL Server Reporting Services (RDL)
Crystal Reports
MS Access
Section Reports (RPX) Converter                  
Report Export Formats
CSV                  
DocX
PDF
Excel
JSON                  
RTF
Microsoft Word
Text
Image
HTML
TIFF
XML
Support Currently Provided
Technical Support    
Bug Fixes
Optional Server Add-Ons
ActiveReports Server
ActiveReports Server Report Designer