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SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio: Updates & Runtime Downloads


The purpose of this document is to provide a quick look-up of all Support Packs, Fixed Issues and Distribution File downloads available for SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio.



Support Packs for "SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio" (SAP Crystal Reports for Visual Studio) are scheduled on a quarterly bases and support the following versions of Visual Studio:


  • VS 2010 - original release and higher
  • VS 2012 - SP 7 and higher
  • VS 2013 - SP 9 and higher
  • VS 2015 RC - SP14
  • VS 2015 - SP 15 and higher


NOTE: CR Redist packages for deploying the runtime only onto Work Stations and Application Servers are designed for the platform of your project and not for the Operating system. MSIExec will detect if the OS is 64 bit and install the 64 bit MSI, if your project is to be used in x86 mode there will be an error generated.


Support Packs, Fixed Issues and Distribution File downloads

Fixes for each Support Pack are prioritized and released on or about end of each yearly quarter. All support packs are full builds of Crystal Reports for Visual Studio, thus it is not necessary to update incrementally. The most recent Support Pack in the below table is listed first.

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Update: All Service Packs are cumulative so we are removing the links to previous patches and will be keeping 3 or 4 still active. Links still work if you have them.


Please note: To integrate "SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio" you must run the Install Executable. Running the MSI will not fully integrate Crystal Reports into VS. MSI files by definition are for runtime distribution only.

By default Windows 10 does not install the 3.5 framework, CR for VS still needs it. Select it by "Turn Windows feature on or off" and choose both options.


Note 2: SAP Crystal Reports, Developer Version for Visual Studio .NET does NOT support Express Editions of any version of Visual Studio .NET.


WARNING: If you are using any third party applications that use the SDK package Please check with the makers of the software and ask if they have tested with the version you are downloading. If they do not support it at this time do not install the package on your PC, it could break their application.


New In SP17 Release

  1. Support for Firefox ESR 45.
  2. Support for Office 2016.
  3. Addressed 10 customer Incidents.
  4. SAP HANA SP12.


Install ExecutableFixed IssuesMSI 32 BitMSI 64 Bit


32 Bit





WEB XML Deployment
Support Pack 17 (v. Fixed Issues32bit.msi64bi.msi13_0_17.msnClickonce32/64




Support Pack 16


SP16 Fixed Issues32bit.msi64bit.msi13_0_16.msnClickonce32/64




Support Pack 15


SP15 Fixed Issues32bit.msi64bit.msi13_0_15.msnClickonce32/64




Support Pack 14


SP14 Fixed Issues32bit.msi64bit.msi13_0_14.msnclickonce32/64





(v. 13.0.0.x)

Release Notes

Installation Guide





( previous Fixed Issues links are in the current links )


WARNING: Please refer to Knowledge Base article 2007224 for more info on configuring WEB Applications in Visual Studio 2013.

Note: Manual deployment of crdb_xml drivers requires manually installing and deploying JRE/JDK

1871962 - How To manually deploy Service Pack 6, and above, crdb_XML data source driver for Crystal Reports Developer for Visual Studio

Note: Clickonce32/64 is managed by the xml file for which one is installed.

1534388 - CRVS2010 - Creating Click Once deployment

Note: Click Once "Homesite" is to tell your installer to go here for the runtime.

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