What are the various components in crystal reports? When .NET application uses crystal reports, the following components are required:
Report files: .rpt or report files needs to be distributed which can either be compiled into the application (Embedded) or independently (non embedded) from the application.
Crystal reports merge module: The merge module ensures that the correct report components and component versions are installed with the application.
.Net Framework: .Net framework must be available on the client machine.