In this post, we want to discuss Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2019 and how to download it. Before we get started, if you need SAP Crystal Report for VS2015, please go through the following article: Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2015.


The Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2019 is also known by the name Crystal Reports Developer Edition for Visual Studio 2019. Visual Studio Installer does not install the Crystal Reports. You must download and install it separately. It is free to download and use. In this article, we will share two download links.

  1. Crystal Reports Developer Edition: To create crystal reports using Visual Studio, you need to download and install the developer edition.
  2. Crystal Report Run Time: To distribute the application to the client or as a web server, you need to install the runtime.
Download Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2019

You can download the latest edition of crystal reports from the official site. Just click on the following link. The latest version available is SP26 and it runs on all editions of visual studio starting from Visual Studio 2015 up to 2019.  The above link takes you to the following web page. Click on Download software now button.

If you are arriving at the website for the first time, then register with them. The Registration is free and allows you to access a few free stuff along with the software. The free stuff includes manuals, software downloads & access to Community. If already registered, then enter your email & password to continue.

Download Crystal Report Official

Installing Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2019
  1. Installation is a straightforward process. Right-click on the downloaded file and click on Run as administrator
  2. Select the language and click on the OK button
  3. Welcome Screen. Click on the Next button
  4. Accept License Terms and click Next
  5. The Installer will detect the previous version automatically. The installer will upgrade it to the latest version.
  6. Ready to Install. Click Next to start the installation process
  7. The installation will take a few minutes before completing with the following window. Before clicking on finish, you have the option of Installing the Runtime. Choose yes and then click on Finish. Another Installation window appears, which installs the Crystal Reports Runtime.
  8. That’s it. Now you open Visual Studio 2019 and start creating great reports.
Older Edition Downloads

If you want to download an older version (Service Pack 25) of Crystal report for Visual Studio 2019 to 2010, please click here to download.

Download and Install Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2019

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