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The Most Important Differences Between the Editions in a Nutshell

Community Edition

Offers basic functionality for the creation of simple documents.

Standard Edition

Provides already full control over the preview and printers, has additionally hatching, gradients and rounded corners for frames. For PDF creation it provides compression and True-Type font embedding. Has a fast cache for the import of BMP images.

Enhanced Edition

Imports besides BMP also TIFF, JPEG, GIF, PNG and many other image file formats and can rotate images in 90 degree steps. Furthermore the creation of 39 different barcode types is supported.

Professional Edition

Provides extensively additional features, such as the import and rendering of Rich Text (RTF), the creation of charts, clickable objects, 2D Barcodes (Data Matrix, QR Code, PDF417, Maxicode, Aztec), XML import and export, export to HTML and ODT, export of pages or parts of pages to different image formats, memory streams for fast server applications, as well as extended layout features. In addition the embedded PDF library provides professional features like: PDF/A-1b for digital preservation, encryption, selective protection, creation of Linearized PDF ("Fast Web View"), True-Type Font Subsetting, Font Substitution, Recompression for embedded images and the creation of Bookmarks.

bullet Customer's Responses

"I have been constantly fighting with the limitations of Seagate Crystal Reports to get the reports that I want. Now, with VPE, I'm glad to have found a reporting tool that offers all the freedom I need. I have not yet come across a problem that VPE couldn't handle! Thanks for your help!"

Mark Irwin, Developer, Canada Life Assurance Company, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada