is an application development tool that can be licensed according
to implementation options suitable to your immediate needs.
Upgrade to a higher implementation option is accomplished
by purchasing the applicable License Key.
STEP FORWARD Demo or Trial
The STEP FORWARD Demo is subject to certain
restrictions. The Trial period is 30 days and is unrestricted.
STEP FORWARD-based Gratis Applications
We are developing a number of STEP FORWARD-based applications
that will be listed in our download page. These Gratis Applications
will be added to and/or modified from time to time; so visit
our Site regularly to see what is new. You may download these
applications, free of charge, at any time whether for your
personal use, development examples, or commercial deployment.
They can be used “as-is” or modified by you to
suit. However, they do not carry any guarantee as to suitability
or marketability, for any purpose. Just keep in mind that
you will need at least one copy of the Product to test or
Some of these Gratis Applications will have table configurations
that exceed the demo restrictions. We have provided a loop-hole
for you that will enable you to run these expanded Gratis
Applications as configured, even in Demo mode. Only the limitation
placed on the number of records and transaction documents
will persist. Also, depending on the table count of the Gratis
or Tutorial Applications, you will not be able to increase
the table count, if the Gratis number already equals or exceeds
the established table limitations.
STEP FORWARD is protected by International Copyright Laws
and the Trade Secret Laws of the various international jurisdictions.
STEP FORWARD is provided in an installation file that clearly
and obviously states that if you proceed with the installation,
that you concur with the Licensing Terms and agree to be
bound by them. You may view these Licensing
commencing the download or before initiating the installation
Demo Download - What You Get
The download will supply you with a fully
functional Demo copy of the most current STEP FORWARD Navigator
version. However, it has certain volume restrictions*.
* demo license restrictions:
maximum number of Global Templates – 3
maximum number of Subledger Templates – 1
maximum number of Transaction Templates – 2
maximum number of Print Templates – 3
maximum number of Report Procedures – 3
maximum number of Processes – 1
maximum number of General Data records – 30
maximum number of Accounting Transaction documents –
The download of the STEP FORWARD Demo copy will include
the On-line documentation. In addition, you may download
any other offerings shown including any sample configured
databases, e.g., the Tutorial, as well as the necessary version
of Java, if you don’t have it.
Windows 7 and 10.
MS SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle, McKoi.
(McKoi is a fully-featured relational database, written
in Java, and is distributed with the demo.*)
Support for other databases is pending and will be implemented
on a demand basis. (Technical prerequisite: SQL 92 Standards
*Please note: You can carry out your development work in
a supported database other than the supported database that
you or your client wish to use for production purposes. STEP
FORWARD allows you to export your configured tables and procedures
into a file and then import them into another supported database.