The free edition is provided in the hope that it is useful to fellow IT Pros, it is not intended to just be a trial/demo of the standard edition (though you can use it as such if you are considering purchasing the standard edition). Whilst some features are only available in the standard edition, hopefully the free edition will still be useful to people. See below for a summary of the features that can be found in the free edition (and the standard edition)
Powerful - With options such as being able to view group members (and nested group and primary group members) directly within the report
Fast - Intelligent caching helps make this one of the fastest permissions reporting tools available
Accessible - Just right click on any directory in Windows Explorer and choose Report Permissions to see permissions for the full directory tree
Accurate - Unlike some other tools out there, you will always get accurate representations of permissions with NTFS Permissions Reporter
User Friendly - Designed to be easy to use and modern, you can be running your first report within seconds of launching the application for the first time
Exportable - Easily export report results to file (HTML file in free edition, additional formats in standard edition)
Multi-Domain Friendly - Correctly reports display names and other account details for accounts in external trusted domains
Standard edition includes all of the features included in the free edition listed above, as well as the following features:
Export query results to Excel XLSX file, CSV, HTML, or the NTPR file format that allows reports to be loaded back in to the tool at a later date
Compare Reports feature allows you to see the differences in permissions between 2 reports that have been exported to NTPR format
Email report results automatically when a report finishes
Create filters that help you find exactly what you are looking for or exclude permissions that you are not interested in
Full command line support makes it easy to schedule report generation or to load your favourite filters and settings each time you launch the application
Free upgrades to new versions for the lifetime of the application
Prerequisites: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile (.NET 4.0 requires WIC, which is built in to XP SP3 and above)
Supported OS: Windows XP and above (including Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2 64 bit editions)
AD Permissions Reporter
Allows you to easily report on security permissions on OUs and other objects in your Active Directory domain. Document permissions on every object in the domain or use the powerful filtering capabilities to only include very specific permission configurations or certain types of objects.
AD Info - Active Directory Reporting Tool
Query your Active Directory domain for information on several different types of objects (Users, Computers, Groups, Printers etc) using this flexible and user friendly Active Directory reporting tool.
Clean up your Active Directory domain by identifying user and computer accounts that are no longer in use. Any accounts that match your search criteria can have a number of actions performed on them, including: Disable, Move, Remove From All Groups, Export To CSV and many more.
Service Credentials Manager
Locates services and scheduled tasks running as a specific account across all servers in your domain and automates the task of updating them to use new credentials.
AD Photo Edit
A user friendly program for uploading photos into a user's (or contact's) thumbnailPhoto attribute in Active Directory. The images in this attribute are used by Outlook 2010 and several other new Microsoft products to display images of users.
A user friendly application that lets end users edit the members of any groups that they are assigned as the manager of in Active Directory.