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Modernization, FoIP and Document Output Management Solutions for IBM i



Automatic IBM i Spool File Beautification and Distribution


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Formtastic before and after

Formtastic is an easy-to-use document automation solution that enables you to custom design forms, checks, and bar code labels from a desktop-based interface designer. From there, Formtastic extracts spooled data from your IBM i and inserts it into a new business form. You can then automatically fax, email, print or store the newly formatted electronic document within a network.




  • Quickly brand your customer facing documents
  • Automatically distribute and archive
  • Easily create and deliver forms in PDF and TIF format.
  • Save money on pre-printed forms and printing supplies

Download Formtastic IBM i Spool File Overlays and Forms Creator Datasheet

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View Formtastic 2-Minute Overview

"Formtastic takes jobs that previously took hours to do and does them in seconds. That’s strength. Formtastic and Formatter are good options for anyone looking for a native IBM i forms output and management solution."

-Jeff Peterson, Programmer, Coleman Cable

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  • Transforms traditional pre-printed documents into customized and organized forms
  • Extracts spool data from the IBM i and remaps it into the created digital document
  • Automatically manages document changes between connected clients and the IBM i
  • Pre-sorts spool files using designated criteria, making documents easier to review and distribute
  • Enables users to access their documents from a secure web-portal on their PC or mobile device using the Nexus Portal integration
  • Requires no coding or development
  • Integrates with any untethered signature capture device, including iPad and iPhone
  • Works out-of-the-box by using our pre-designed and mapped Forms, Checks, and Labels for major applications
  • Integrates data from data files and further conditions, condenses and removes blank lines and pages using Formatter module
  • Formtastic 10 Design Client supports all versions of Windows supported by Microsoft, including Windows 7, 8 and 10

View 2-Minute Overview Video:



Formtastic Nexus Integration:
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Formtastic Modules


Condense, clean IBM i spool files


Email Gateway
E-mail directly from IBM i apps


Pre-mapped Overlays

Tax Forms


News and Articles

Formtastic Nexus Integration: 3-Minute Video
– January 27, 2016

Formtastic Web-Portal Webinar
– November 12, 2015

Formtastic 10 Available Now!
– November 10, 2015


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  • IBM i Server: IBM OS (Requires OS/400 V5R2 or Above)
  • Printer Protocol: HP-PCL 4 or 5
  • PC Client: IBM Client Access Express 4R4 and Above | IBM Client Access for Windows V3R2