Reporting Services Extension to Deliver Reports in PDF & XPS formats

Export RDL reports to PDF, PDFA and XPS formats with great ease.

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Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services

Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services


Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services is a robust rendering extension that fulfills the need to build business intelligence and reporting solutions for generating PDF, PDF/A and XPS reports from Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.

Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services supports most of the RDL report features such as specifying page orientation within reports, Add footnotes & endnotes for text boxes, specify security constraints and add corresponding XMP metadata into resultant PDF documents, tables, charts, images and much more. This allows generating highest quality PDF and XPS file which look almost identical to the original report design.


Advanced PDF Rendering Extension Features



Render RDL report documents as PDF or XPS directly from Reporting Services


Integrate with Microsoft Report Viewer in local mode


Create table of contents, list of tables or list of figures for PDF documents


Specify arrows for new lines in reports


Add footnotes & endnotes for text boxes from inside the report


Explicitly specify the orientation of each page within reports


Specify security constraints for the resultant document


Embed font information into the resultant file


Specify page size information for the resultant PDF & XPS


Add corresponding XMP metadata into resultant PDF documents


Create PDF/A compliant documents


Set the page margin size information for produced PDF documents

Comprehensive RDL Support

Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services supports the RDL specification. This means that there is no need to redesign or customize your existing reports to work with Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services. You may use any RDL report designer of your choice, and the report will be exported exactly the way you designed it.

Parametric Support

You can specify many configuration parameters that have an effect on how Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services generates documents. The following list defines a handful of the many parameters supported by Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services.

  • Page orientation
  • HTML formatting
  • Security settings
  • Row across pages
  • IsFont Embedded
  • Page Margin Size
  • Page size
  • XMP MetaData
  • PDF conformance
  • List Section
  • Footnote or endnote
  • Line arrows
  • Page Rotating Angle
  • PDF Compression
  • Text Alignment Options

Integration with Microsoft Report Viewer

Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services can easily be integrated with Microsoft Report viewer where the Report Viewer can generate reports independently using a built-in engine (local mode), or it can display reports that are generated through Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Report Server (remote mode).

Generate PDF/A Compliant Documents

Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services supports certain configuration parameters that affect how the PDF document will be generated. Among these is PdfConformance, which can be used to generate the resultant PDF in PDF/A compliant format, if needed.

Adobe Acrobat Automation – Not Needed

Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services is built using managed code that can be installed and deployed as a single MSI installer or as a separator without needing Adobe Acrobat installed. It is easier and flexible to use compared to Adobe Acrobat automation.


Support and Learning Resources


Aspose.PDF offers individual PDF APIs for other popular development environments as listed below: