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Crystal Report Runtime

What is Crystal Report Runtime

If you create an application using crystal report, then to run your Crystal Reports application you need to install the crystal report runtime engine on the target machine (Client machine). Crystal Report Runtime (Crystal Reports redistributable) has function and libraries which need to exist on the target PC without which reports won’t show up.

Service Pack 22 Visual Studio 2017,
SP 22 32 Bit
64 Bit

How to Install Crystal Report runtime

Choose the appropriate version of the report that i.e. 64bit or 32bit depending on your application. Download the runtime from the above link and save it to a folder on your hard disk. Unzip the content.

Double click on the .msi file and in my case it is  CRRuntime_64bit_13_0_14.msi

You will see the welcome screen as shown below

Crystal Report runtime installation welcome screen
Crystal Report runtime installation welcome screen

Click on Next to continue.




This will take you to the License agreement.

Crystal Report License agreement
Crystal Report License agreement

Click on I Accept the License Agreement and click on next to proceed.

If the previous version of the runtime is installed on your Computer, then the warning screen will appear.  If you continue, the installer will upgrade the previous version to the new version.

Previous Installation Warning Message
Previous Installation Warning Message

Click on next to continue to upgrade.

This will take you to start installation screen

start installation screen
start installation screen

Click on Next to proceed

The installation begins and it will take several minutes to finish. At the end, you see the following screen.

Installation Completed
Installation Completed

Click on finish.

This will complete your installation of runtime. You can now run your crystal report application without any issues.


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