Smart List Lite

Benefit from all the features of Smart List Pro for free! Add tab and column permissions, custom input validation, view permissions and more. This product is not limited in functionality, only in the number of rules you can define.
Your SharePoint is already an almost perfect platform for running most business applications you will ever need. Now it's just time to fill in some gaps to make it truely great!
  • Design your SharePoint form using tabbed interface, apply permissions to tabs and use them as stages of your business process
  • Or set permissions for individual columns, according to conditions and current user identity
  • Set permissions on list views, set different default views for different users
  • Optionally apply column/tab permissions on the fly when changing values of other columns on the form (Pro only)
  • Advanced input validation rules, applied according to conditions and current user identity
  • Set initial column values for new items, even set different values for different users
  • Notify about progress with Smart Alert Pro (Pro only)
  • Support mobile devices with Smart List Mobile (Pro only)
  • No tools required, configuration done directly in list settings
  • No need for coding, no drag'n'drop and no design surfaces
  • Changes to the form are applied as you save, no need to deploy
  • The original list form is always used, it is not modified or replaced by any custom form
  • Your settings are always preserved when you use site or list templates
For walkthrough on configuring a sample business process, read our blog post

Is Smart List Lite enough for you?

  • Create permission rules for up to 3 fields.
  • Create up to 2 tabs and assign up to 3 fields to each tab.
  • Create up to 3 validation rules and default values.
  • Assign permission to up to 3 views.
  • No support for datasheet view and web services.
  • No theming support.
  • No mobile device support.
  • No alert integration.
  • No tab descriptions.
Need more? You can always upgrade to Smart List Pro by simply entering a license key.

Forms creation is real simple and goes hand in hand with the built-in capabilities of SharePoint. Smart List Lite extends SharePoint lists with a multitude of new cool features: tabbed views, column permissions, view permissions, default values, advanced field validation and more, completely covering the needs of over 80% of all forms you will ever need.

Smart List Lite is very simple to use, so forms are easy to create, maintain and use for users with basic SharePoint skills. Use this product for free with no obligations, consider upgrading to Smart List Pro for unlimited settings.
  • Create complex workflow using simple list items, turning on and off visibility of columns according to the workflow status
  • Break down complex metadata forms into topics
  • Store sensitive metadata with the item and hide it from unauthorized users
  • Save time on data entry with smart default values
Run the installation package and follow the on-screen instructions. Afterwards, enable site collection feature and use the new options on list settings page.

Feature Image Our Product SharePoint Native
Show columns in tabs caption  Included  
Show columns in groups caption  Included  
Assign permissions to tabs/groups   Included  
Specify default tab for every user   Included  
Dynamically set column values based on conditions and other columns   Included  
Columns hidden or read-only based on current user identity caption  Included  
Columns hidden or read-only based on columns values   Included  
Columns hidden or read-only based on current form type caption  Included  
Attachments permissions based on current user identity caption  Included  
Default values for any column   Included  
Permissions on list views caption  Included  
Create business processes and multi-stage input forms using WSS alone   Included  
Seamlessly package list settings within site and list templates   Included  
Add descriptions to tabs and groups   Included  
Number of settings is limited in the free version   Included  
Localized into English, French, German, Swedish, Russian and Spanish   Included  
Note: unless specifically stated otherwise, all products require only SharePoint Foundation 4.0/5.0. Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010-2016 is supported, but not required. Except for SharePoint 2013-2016 apps, all of our products must be installed as farm solutions.
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Version Release Date Changes
1.1.0 11-Jul-2010
  • Initial release. Refer to Smart List Pro for versioning information
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Want to try before you buy? Just download the 30-day full-featured trial version! You can even turn it into a registered version by simply entering a license key.

Every server running Windows SharePoint Services Web Application requires a license, regardless whether or not it is accessed by users. Free licenses for application servers will be provided upon request.

License Types

  • Server License with Annual Support - entitles you to the right of installing the product on one front-end server, including the right to contact us on non-bug related issues within the period of one year, you may also upgrade to any future major/minor version.
  • Server License - entitles you to the right of installing the product on one front-end server. Front-end server is one responding to user requests (web server). This license is not time-limited, but you are not entitled to new major/minor versions, except for explicit bug fixes within the first 12 months.
  • Developer License - entitles you to the right of installing the product on one front-end server in non-production environment. Note that you must order at least one full server license to have the right to order a developer license.
  • Annual Support Renewal - extends the annual support for another year.