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"The only problem with the pricing of Windward is the limitation on the number of reports generated. It is costly in that sense. If you want to increase, you have to pay more, based on the number of reports generated per day. It is not the same with Crystal Reports. With the latter, you buy a license at one point in time and that's it."
"From my experience in this field, the product is reasonably priced, at least with the RESTful engine implementation. It's definitely not a cheap option. People say, "That's a fair amount of money to pay for a document generation tool." At the same time, you do get good functionality and the support is good."
"Pricing is something I complain about. Production pricing is okay, but for a testing environment the pricing looks a bit high to me."
"The pricing is very reasonable for what it provides. The report builder is about one grand per user... We are paying for a support contract, which is 20 percent of the price, but because the licenses are perpetual, I think the pricing is very reasonable."
"I'm starting to hear clients squeal about the price of their software. The cost of the software has gone up."
"The pricing is fair. The way that they have it priced is the Windward Designer has a price that's associated with it. Then, depending on the number of cores that you're looking for, that is the price that you pay. The more cores that you want, the more expensive it is."
"The cost is reasonable."
"We negotiated our prices many years ago, and while they go up a little bit here and there, they've been pretty steady."
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out of 9 in Document Generation Tools
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|Windward, Windward Studios|
|Smart Communications||Windward Studios|
|All of the G15 investment banks and some of the world's largest energy and commodity companies trust SmartDX to help them simplify trade and relationship documentation for all market participants, across all asset classes and product types. SmartDX accelerates all documentation processing for both the sell- and buy-side.|
What is Windward Studios?
For over a decade, Windward has been a leader in the software development industry by creating the most innovative and advanced document automation and reporting software on the planet.
Data-Driven Document Automation
Generate stunning documents that incorporate relevant data easily and seamlessly.
Visually Striking Designs
Our software provides innovative tools and features to build beautiful designs and stunning layouts, all within the familiar Microsoft Office Suite. Your imagination is the only limitation.
Agile Document Logic
We offer the best document automation software for the new millennium. With our conditional logic functionality, you can swiftly personalize the document content to gratify your end users.
Huge Time Saver
Looking for faster template creation that enables you to keep pace with your business? With our software, template creation takes minutes and you do not need any programming experience to get it done.
Exceptionally Intuitive Interface
Our program's design offers documents that can be edited, customized and designed using MS Office. Enjoy a stress-free document automation experience in programs you already know.
Significantly reduce the resources and time required for template development by using our streamlined template design and document automation tools.
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Computer Software Company30%
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Marketing Services Firm6%
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SmartDX is ranked 4th in Document Automation Software while Windward Core is ranked 1st in Document Generation Tools with 12 reviews. SmartDX is rated 0.0, while Windward Core is rated 9.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Windward Core writes "It has streamlined a lot of our reporting processes". SmartDX is most compared with , whereas Windward Core is most compared with Docmosis, SAP Crystal Reports, Ecrion EOS, TIBCO Jaspersoft and Microsoft BI.
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