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Specific features of the Express version
This help page presents some of the 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 discover all the features of WINDEV Mobile 25, some examples from "WINDEV Mobile 25 commercial version" are included in this trial version.
Main limitations of the Express version
  • Applications developed with the Express version as well as some processes of the editors may have a lower performance.
  • Some elements used by WINDEV Mobile 25 Express are prefixed with "EXPRESS".
  • WINDEV Mobile 25 Express cannot open a project created with "WINDEV Mobile 25 commercial version".
  • "WINDEV 25 commercial version" cannot open a project or an element created with WINDEV 25 Express. To use the project (or the elements) of the Express version without unwanted messages, the project (or the elements) must be saved with "WINDEV Mobile 25 commercial version". It may also be necessary to update the project: on the "Project" pane, in the "Project" group, expand "Recompile and synchronize" and select "Repair project".
  • WINDEV Mobile 25 Express does not allow you to import projects developed with earlier versions.
  • The Source Code Manager (SCM), used to share and manage resources (source code, windows, reports, ... ) in a development team is not available.
  • WINDEV 25 Mobile Express cannot be used by several developers on a network. It can only be used on a single computer at a time.
Remark: WINDEV Mobile 25 Express can open and handle a project created with an earlier Express version (e.g., WINDEV Mobile 20 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 the current computer)
Windows per project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the current computer)
Reports per project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the 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 the 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 the current computer)
Elements in a project: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the current computer)
Application RAD: Number of files taken into accountLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the current computer)
Languages of a projectLimited in the Express version64
Framework renamingNot 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 the current computer)
Various
  • No RAD pattern can be created in the Express version.
  • Standalone 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 the current computer)
Window templates: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the current computer)
Control templates: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the 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
VariousPDF files cannot be used as background of reports 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 the current computer)
Help editor
Not available in the Express versionAvailable
Modeling editor
Templates: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the current computer)
Objects per template: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the current computer)
UML editor
Objects per diagramLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the current computer)
HFSQL database engine
Files, aliases, views or queries opened simultaneously: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the 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 the current computer)
Files that can be opened in transaction: Maximum numberLimited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the current computer)
Assisted universal replication (ReplicEdit, ReplicAdmin and ReplicSynchro)Not available in the Express versionAvailable
Log-based replication:
  • Via network: Maximum number of files that can be used:
  • Via replication file: Maximum number of files that can be used:
Limited in the Express versionUnlimited (depending on the resources of the current computer)
Generated applicaations/executables
Various
  • Applications created with the Express version automatically close after about 1 hour of use.
  • Applications created with the Express version have a limited lifetime (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 the current computer)
Various
  • The Express version cannot be used to download the framework.
Various limitations
  • The main utilities are included in the Express version: they have the same limitations as the executables generated with the Express version (close after 1 hour, 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 Connectors (AS/400, ...) are not available in the Express version.
  • The RTF editor is not available with the Express version.
Free Technical Support
Not available for the Express version.
See the official forums for more details.
15 free queries (phone and email).
Minimum version required
  • Version 15
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