Specific features of Express version
This help presents some differences between WINDEV Mobile 25 Express and "WINDEV Mobile 25 commercial version".
Reminder: WINDEV Mobile 25 Express is a limited version of WINDEV Mobile 25. This version allows you to discover the main features of WINDEV Mobile 25.
To check all the features of WINDEV Mobile 25, some examples of "WINDEV Mobile 25 commercial version" are supplied with this trial version.
Main limitations of Express version
  • The performance of applications developed with the Express version as well as some editor processes may be slowed down.
  • Some elements handled by WINDEV Mobile 25 Express are prefixed by "EXPRESS".
  • A project created with "WINDEV Mobile 25 commercial version" cannot be opened by WINDEV Mobile 25 Express.
  • A project or an element created with WINDEV 25 Express can be opened by "WINDEV 25 commercial version". To use the project (or the elements) of the Express version without inopportune messages, the project (or the elements) must be saved with "WINDEV Mobile 25 commercial version". For the project, a project upgrade may also be required: on the "Project" pane, in the "Project" group, expand "Recompile and synchronize" and select "Repair the project (Upgrade the project)".
  • WINDEV Mobile 25 Express does not allow you to import projects developed with the earlier versions.
  • The Source Code Manager (SCM), used to share and manage the resources (source code, windows, reports, ... ) is not available.
  • WINDEV Mobile 25 Express cannot be used in network by several developers. Only a single-computer use is allowed.
Remark: A project created with an earlier Express version (WINDEV Mobile 20 Express for example) can be opened and handled by WINDEV Mobile 25 Express.
Limitations specific to each editor
Express versionCommercial version
Project editor
Login windowNot available in the Express version
Windows per project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Windows per project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Reports per project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Classes per project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version8,000
Sets of procedures per project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Procedures per project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version5,000 for each project element
Global or locale variables per project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version65,500
Processes of a project: Maximum number of linesLimited in the Express version65,500
Number of components imported into a projectLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Elements in a project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Application RAD: Number of files taken into accountLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Languages of a projectLimited in the Express version64
Renaming the frameworkNot allowed in the Express versionAllowed
Common renamed frameworkNot allowed in the Express versionAllowed
Importing a Visual Basic or Access projectNot allowed in the Express versionAvailable
Component
  • A component created with the Express version cannot be imported into a project created with WINDEV commercial version.
  • The components used by a project cannot be translated in the Express version.
Internal component: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Various
  • No RAD pattern can be created in the Express version.
  • The stand-alone messaging is not available in the Express version.
Window editor
Controls per window: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version5,000
Procedures per window: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version5,000
Process: Maximum number of linesLimited in the Express version65,500
Languages selected for a window: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version64
Internal windows: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Window templates: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Control templates: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Report editor
Controls per report: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version5,000
Procedures per report: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version5,000
Process: Maximum number of linesLimited in the Express version65,500
Languages selected for a report: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version64
VariousThe PDF format cannot be used as report background in the Express version.
Data model editor
Files: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version65,535
Items per file: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version65,535
Keys per file: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version65,535
Items per analysis: Maximum numberLimited in the Express version65.535
Query editor
Files per query: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Help editor
Not available in the Express versionAvailable
Modeling editor
Templates: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Objects per template: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
UML editor
Objects per diagramLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Engine of HFSQL database
Files, aliases, views or queries opened simultaneously: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Files that can be described dynamically by HDescribeFile, HDeclare, HDeclareExternal, HAliasExternal, HDBOpen, HDBCreation: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Files that can be opened in transaction: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Assisted universal replication (ReplicEdit, ReplicAdmin and ReplicSynchro)Not available in the Express versionAvailable
Logged replication:
  • Per network: Maximum number of files that can be used:
  • Per movable support: Maximum number of files that can be used:
Limited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Generated applicaations/executables
Various
  • The applications created with the Express version are automatically closed once they have been used during 1 hour.
  • The lifetime of the applications created with the Express version is limited (a few weeks).
  • The generation of applications for Android is available in the Express version. However, the Express version cannot be used to sign the applications.
  • The generation of applications for iPhone/iPad is available in the Express version.
  • The generation of applications in Windows Store App mode is not available in the Express version.
  • The generation of applications in Apple Watch mode is not available in the Express version.
Setup editor
Files that can be installed: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of current computer)
Various
  • The Express version cannot be used to download the framework.
Various limitations
  • The tools are supplied in Express version: they have the same limits as the executables generated with the Express version (1-hour use, etc.).
  • "WDConver" (tool for importing the external databases) is not available in the Express version.
  • "WDModFic" (tool for applying the modifications made to the data files in the data model editor to the end-user computers) is not available in the Express version.
  • The optional native accesses (AS/400, ...) are not available with the Express version.
  • The RTF text editor is not available with the Express version.
Free Technical Support
Not available for the Express version.
See the official newsgroups for more details.
15 free queries (phone and email).