Focus Advanced Publishing software ™

Performance driven, future oriented,
standard and secure technology

The complete accounting and management software solution for managing a publishing or book distribution business
  • Version: 8.33
  • Date Published: 16/01/2020
  • Requires Microsoft SQL 2008 or Later
  • Download and Install FAP
  • Activate FAP with Licence
  • Install and configure SQL Server
  • Connect to your SQL database
  • Map network drive P:
  • Install latest .Net Framework (4.7.2)
  • Install Crystal Report Redistributables
  • Setup ODBC Setup Data source name
Focus Support is always available to help with your questions. Send an email to


  • On the Start menu select All Programs > Focus Advanced Publishing or double‐click the FAP icon on your desktop
  • Click OK to activate your licence.


  • Select the Login tab
  • Enter the following
    • User Name:
    • Password:
  • Tick the Save All Settings box
  • Click Sign In
  • Enter your user name and password and click the‘Sign In’ button.

Related Downloads

SNTitleVersion NoDateDownload URL
1.1. Focus Advanced Publishing Software (FAP APP)Ver 8.3316/01/
1.2.FAP Windows Service (Scheduler)
1.3. SQL Server2008 or laterSQL Server
1.4. Microsoft .Net Framework4.7.2.NET Framework
2.1. Focus on Publishing Software (FOP APP)10.2452Focus-On-Publishing
2.2. FOP JOB ScedulerFOP-Job-Scheduler
2.3. FOP Report ViewerFOP_Report_Viewer_Setup
2.6. PDF ConverterPDF_Converter
2.7.Focus on Publishing Software (FOP Ver 9.556)Ver 9.556Focus-on-Publishing_Ver_9.556
3.0. TeamViewer – Host, Quick Support or MeetingTeamviewer
4.4. Crystal Report Redistributable (2005) x642005CRRedist2005_X64
4.5. Crystal Report Redistributable (2005) x862005CRRedist2005_X86
4.6. Crystal Report Redistributable (2008) x642008CRRedist2008_X64
4.7. Crystal Report Redistributable (2008) x862008CRRedist2008_X86
9.2.Focus PaywizFOCUS-Paywiz
9.3.Focus Paywiz 7.8FOCUS-Paywiz-7.8
9.4.Focus Paywiz 4.0PAYROLL-4.0

FAP Windows Service (Scheduler)

The FAP Scheduler enables hands-free report generation and auto-emailing.


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