FormRouter.NET is a complete form hosting and retrieval service that
enables you to create, host and retrieve online form responses without
Each hosted account comes with:
Tools to rapidly build online forms and alerts
Live Web-based tutorials and support
Dedicated space to host forms live on the Internet
Client tools to securely download responses to forms
In short – FormRouter is here to help you successfully capture form
responses from the Internet.
How does an account work?
Just build an online form (use your tools or ours).
Submit the form and data will get posted to your account at
Our client-side software, residing on your desktop, pulls the form data
down from your account and writes directly to tables in your desktop
What are the options for building forms?
Option 1: Build forms in the Simple Form Builder (no programming required)
Option 2: Build forms with your favorite form editor. Here are some
Option 3: Have FormRouter support staff build your form
What form formats do accounts currently support?
The FormRouter.NET service is based on open standards and therefore
supports all major online form formats.
ASP and ASP.NET
Microsoft® Excel (with a plugin we offer)
Microsoft Word (with a plugin we offer)
Note: Our goal is to continue to improve and expand the number of form
formats we support, so that your FormRouter account will continue to be as
flexible and powerful as possible.
What are the online tools that come with an account?
The Forms Manager allows you to build and manage forms in your account. In
this tool you can view, edit, copy, delete and generate links to your
Simple Form Builder
The Simple Form Builder is an online tool that streamlines the building of
Web forms with associated alerts. It is designed to be used by everyone
within an organization. No programming required.
The FormRouter.NET server provides a powerful alerts engine. You can build
custom alerts that are triggered each time a form is submitted. Alerts
allow stakeholders to take timely action based on each form submission.
FormRouter File Manager provides a way to upload forms and supporting
graphics built in your favorite form editor into your FormRouter account.
The File Manager also enables you to move, hide and delete files and
folders from your account.
FormRouter Reports Manager generates graphical reports about form
utilization. These reports allow tracking of form submissions over
specific time intervals.
What client tools come with an account?
FormRouter Client Tool
Our client-side software, residing on your desktop, enables
one-click,secure download of form-collected data to popular database
formats or textfiles. The FormRouter Client Tool communicates relevant
information to userssuch as the number of forms downloaded and the names
of forms and tables towhich data was routed. FormRouter supports direct
What extra tools come with an account?
FormRouter XL & Word Button
Installed with the FormRouter Client Tool is a component that extends the
power of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. The FormRouter XL & Word
Button allows anyone to turn an Excel spreadsheet and Word documents into
forms that can submit responses securely over the Internet.
PDF Extractor for Access
This tool places a button on any Access form allowing you to launch a PDF
form locally or from the Web. Data from the Access record is then
displayed in the PDF form for viewing, printing or submitting.
Specific Use: Viewing registration data in original registration form or
pre-populating different PDF forms with fields in a database record for
What additional tools can I get for my account?
For those who need more functionality, take a look at FormRouter.Net
Upgrade options. These upgrades offer feature rich tools and services that
take form capture to the next level.
100 MB Memory Upgrade (More room for data and file attachments)
File Attachments (Capture documents and images with forms)
Credit Card Processing (VeriSign, Authorize.Net)
CRM Software Integration (salesforce.com)
LocalSave (Save PDF forms locally using Adobe® Reader®)
Remote Server Posting Utility (Host FormRouter forms on your servers)
Guest Users Accounts Enabled (Allow 3rd parties to capture data)
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