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Developer(s) datenwerke Jan Albrecht
Initial release April 13, 2012 (2012-04-13) (1.3.0)[1]
Stable release

4.6.1  (May 26, 2023; 10 days ago (2023-05-26))

Preview release none [±]
Written in Java
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Reporting software
License(s) GNU Affero General Public License

ReportServer is a free open-source reporting platform that supports three different reporting engines: BIRT, JasperReports, and SAP Crystal Reports.

Product history

On April 13, 2012, German company datenwerke Jan Albrecht created a SourceForge project and uploaded the source code for ReportServer version 1.3.0.[1] In May 2013, after over a year of "intensive development," version 2.0 was released to the public, featuring a completely redesigned interface.[2]

datenwerke anticipates version 2.2 to be released in June 2014.[3]


The main features of ReportServer include:

  • support for the BIRT, JasperReports, and SAP Crystal Reports engines
  • ad-hoc reporting
  • export to Microsoft Excel, PDF, or XML
  • report scheduling
  • administrative tools

Hardware/software requirements

Requirements for installing ReportServer include:

  • Java Runtime Environment version 7
  • an application server like Apache Tomcat or PostgreSQL (if not using Windows installer)

Consult the installation guide for more information.

Videos, screenshots, and other media

  • Access a live demo of ReportServer here.

Entities using ReportServer

Further reading

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 "ReportServer - Files". SourceForge. Archived from the original on 15 July 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  2. Mittelbach, Arno (5 May 2013). "ReportServer 2.0". datenwerke Jan Albrecht. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  3. Mittelbach, Arno (26 March 2014). "Roadmap to ReportServer 2.2". datenwerke Jan Albrecht. Retrieved 28 May 2014.